January 6 | Maven Art Academy
The two days Zentangle and one day broken glass painting workshop is conducted by the Maven Art Academy for adults. The materials will be provided by them. Rs 950, 10am-1pm, January 4, 6 and 9. At Kodambakkam.
January 6 | Amethyst
Flaunt a new look for the New Year, with a little shopping, around town. Sample fun pieces for your wardrobe at the Lime Soda Pop-Up at The Folly, Amethyst, Royapettah. January 6 to 7. Timings: 10.30 am to 7.30 pm. For home decor and handicrafts, check out the 13th lifestyle edition shopping fest exhibition at theCP Arts Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. January 6 to 8. 11 am to 8 pm, Details: 45991631.
January 6 | Bay of Life Surf School & Surfshop
This paddleboarding lake adventure is the best way to experience the world’s fastest growing water sport. It has some interesting sessions on learning balance and different strokes, knee paddling, board manoeuvers, nature watching, snorkelling and more. Explore the water bodies like never before and even if you are a non-swimmer, you are still welcome. The age limit is 18 onwards and they provide pick-up and drop services too. On January 8 , Rs 3,000 (10 per cent discount for CTC members & Bay of Life students). Details: 7667075875.
December 30 | Phoenix MarketCity
The city music lovers will be glad to know that Max Bessesen and Siddharth Kumar are coming to the Phoenix MarketCity today. Max Bessesen, a saxophonist from Denver and Siddharth Kumar, a highly talented pianist will be there to create magical music. The musical environment is the most awaited one, so head to the phoenix to have a rocking weekend. 7- 9 pm Details: phoenixmarketcity.com.
Legend on stage
January 1 | The Mylapore Fine Arts Club
KJ Yesudas, the legendary singer,who has recorded more than 40,000 songs in a number of different languages, is here in Chennai. The famous singer will captivate audiences with his tunes, joined by the likes of Lalgudi G J R Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, R Aswathnarayana,and Sri J Suryanarayana Murthy.
January 2 | Multiple Venues
The sixth-generation musician,Jayanthi Kumaresh, the youngest of veena artistes today, has been performing around the world for over
30 years. Apart from several prestigious venues and festivals in India, Jayanthi has performed with many renowed artistes like Ustad Zakir Hussain. She has performed in international venues and festivals such as the San Francisco Jazz Festival. Catch her live in town this week. On January 2, at Ragasudha Hall.
On January 4 at Infosys Hall.