Saanskrutie boutique offers pure cotton sarees with mirror work exclusively for Pongal; the sarees can be teamed up with Kutch embroidered blouses . At 77/10, C.P.Ramaswamy road Alwarpet. Ph: 45000700.
New collection of wall paper designs introduced at Peekaboo wallpapers – durable & easy to maintain. Also available – furniture pieces made of child friendly material. At Peekaboo Patterns Studio, Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet .
Thaligai presents a Pongal festival menu for lunch. On Jan 15 & 16. At 60, Luz Church Road. Luz. Ph: 9791272888, 24661512.
Gramathu Virundhu for lunch is on offer at Mahamudra restaurant. From Jan 12 to 20, 12 p.m. At 117, Luz Church Road, Luz. Ph: 43535555 / 24991757.
Unlimited Sushi on menu for the 10th anniversary of Teppan restaurant.At 146, T.T. K. Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 4867002 / 6360552071.
Creative workshops at Kalaa Manjari * Make fridge magnets with clay with animal faces like lion, tiger etc. On Jan 12, 3 p.m. Age: 5 – 7 years. Fee: Rs. 500 * Learn to make a wall clock with Worli art.
On Jan 13, 3 p.m. Age: 8-12 years. Fee: Rs. 750. Materials provided. Limited seats. Register: 9840421305/ 24312676. At 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, Alwarpet.
Taekwondo Classes by Shang Meen Kim from Korea. For ages 5 years and above. Every Tuesdays and Thursdays, for two months. Registrations till Jan 31 on first come first served basis. From Jan 17, 4 p.m. At InKo Centre, 18, Adyar Club Gate Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 24361224.
Smart Minion certification course by Vaayusastra Aerospace Pvt Ltd and CurioPlay – a 12 session certification course for children in the age group 5-14 years. Curriculum is inspired & created combing NCERT and NASA. Child takes back science models based on the concepts learnt. At CurioPlay, Bawa Road, Alwarpet: 9790761906.
ON FILM MAKING
Lets Talk Life presents Talk Write, a workshop and discussion on finer aspects of film making with new age directors. On Jan 12, 6 p.m. At CurioPlay, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9840917714.Registration fee: Rs. 100.
OPEN MIC TALENT SHOW
A platform to express your talents – singing, stand up comedy, mono acting, story telling etc. in front of an audience. The sessions also include guest performances featuring Top Artists.
On Jan 12, 6 p.m. At Sahanas, 2, Sukha Sadhanam Flats, Papanasam Sivam Salai, Mylapore. Age limit – 16 years and above. Limited slots. Register: 9486251761.
Photo exhibition of C. P. Satyajit’s Heavenly Bodies, featuring farmers, tree climbers, masons, fishermen at their homes, work places. From Jan 17 to Jan 30, 10 a.m. (except Sundays). At The InKo Centre, 18, Adyar Club Gate Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 24361224.
Thematic dance drama on the Lord Shiva. By guru Sasirekha Raammohan’s group. ‘Thennadudaiya Shivane Potri’. On Jan 13, 8 p.m. At Mylapore Festival’s main stage, Sannidihi Street, Mylapore. Open to all.
The National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai and Citi India presents Aadi Anant: From here to Eternity’. Featuring tabla maestros Alla Rakha Khan, Zakir Hussain, Shikhar Naad Qureshi. On Jan 12, 6.30 p.m. At Music Academy, T.T. K. Road, Alwarpet. Entry Fee: Rs. 500. Ph: 28112231.
Russian Cultural Centre with the Indo-Russian Chamber Of Commerce and Industries & Indo-Russian Cultural and Friendship Society host performances of 19 different varieties of Russian dance – ballet, tap, folk, gypsy, and acrobatic styles. On Jan 17 & 26, 12 p.m. & 7 p.m. At Russian Centre, 74/27, Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 42109580. Ticketed event.