Events ahead: Music, workshops, for kids, dining out

MUSIC. COMEDY.

COMEDY: ‘The English Stand up Comedy’ by Rupen Paul and Ashwin Srinivas – comedians from Bangalore. Humour about family, work life and relationships. On Dec. 2, 7 p.m. At Wandering Artist, 51, 6th Main Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 9840111425.

 MUSIC FROM SINGAPORE: Three-day music festival ‘Alangkar 2018’ by Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society ( SIFAS) for December Season. The opening evening show highlights Indian, Chinese and Singaporean streams. Conceptualised and conducted by guru Sreekanth and inspired by the diverse and multi-cultural influences of Singapore on artistes who study / teach at SIFAS. Concerts daily. Dec. 7 – 9, 6 p.m.  At Music Academy mini hall. Open to all. Ph: 9962260372.

MUSIC FEST OF DIFFERENTLY ABLED: ‘Parallel Music Fest 2018’ showcases the music of differently abled artistes. Hosted by Nippon Paint and Rotary Club of Madras. Featuring D. V. Mohan Krishna and Sagar Morankar, plus a concert by G. S. Mani ( film and Carnatic music is the theme). On Dec 3, 4 p.m. At Music Academy mini hall. Ph: 28112231. Open to all.

SHOPPING

HOME DÉCOR: Sale at Peekaboo patterns on play set and wooden bookshelves. Also available: wall decor accessories for Christmas. At Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9962430862.

HANDLOOMS FROM NORTH: Exhibition-sale by Chitrika, a brand by handloom weavers of Godavari and Vamshadhara. Featuring collection of classic and contemporary sarees designed in Jamdani, Kuppadam, Checks, Ballakkami, and Buta weaving techniques.
On Dec 1 & 2, 10 a.m. At C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 24341778.

JUMBLE SALE: Jumble sale by NAPTU, an NGO for upliftment of women. Residents can donate clothes, goods, bed linen, gadgets, curios that are not needed by them for use to others. On Dec. 7 & 8, 10 a.m. At Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam, 332, Ambujammal Street, Alwarpet. Ph: 9445189512, 9940135132.


MISCELLANEOUS

BOOK LAUNCH: ‘Yarn’ by Pragya Bhagat, compiling the life of Pragya Bhagat’s grandmother, Shyama from an ordinary Indian family. On Dec. 2, 5 p.m. At Wandering Artist, R. A. Puram. Ph: 9840111425.

FOR KIDS: Activity-based contest for kids ‘L’il Skolar Contest’ by Goli Soda and Skola Toys, for children aged of 3 – 6 years. Includes age based games and activities with Sloka toys. The winners will take home Skola toys and all participants get badges and gifts. On Dec. 1, 3 p.m. At Ashvita Bistro, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9500057536.

WORKSHOPS

COOKERY: Frangipani Culinary Expressions presents two workshops: * On Dec 1, 11 a.m.: Learn to make your own pizzas from scratch with different types of crusts, sauces, toppings and garnishes.
* On Dec 7, 11 a.m.: Brookie entrements, includes 4 brookies. Hands-on course.
At 6/9 Cresent Street, Boat Club Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 9962048088, 9840297000. Paid event.


EATING OUT

POP UP LUNCH: A gourmet five-course meal, prepared by chef and food stylist Neelima Sriram. Learn how plant-based, whole food can help reverse lifestyle illnesses and help build a sustainable disease-free life. Menu includes dal makhani fondue served with garlic bread cubes on skewer and pumpkin soup with pepita. Paid event. On Dec 7, 12 p.m. At CurioPlay, 3, Ananda Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 40031909, 9769117747.

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