February 25 | That Madras Place
City-artist Tammarah, in association with That Madras Place and Hindustan Trading Company, is organising a two-hour mandala workshop for beginners. The workshop will focus on basic strokes, creating intricate geometrical patterns and different techniques that go into designing mandalas. Limited registration. (All materials will be provided.) Rs 1,500. Details: 8939177621
February 25 | T Nagar
The group Hansel and Gretel Kids is giving children a chance to explore their creativity at the Puppet Show Carnival. A group contest with a maximum of four participants, each entry should include the narration of a story with the use of handmade puppets and other props. Open to children aged between 4 to 8 years. From 4 pm to 6 pm. Details: 9840431549
Kids take centrestage
February 24 | Adyar
Playcoop is conducting a 45-day intensive theatre workshop for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years. The course will focus on the basics of acting, voice modulation, and stress and intonation patterns. The graduating class will perform a 50-minute play, Ananandha Leela, written and directed by Playcoop, on April 17. Rs 1,250.
Strike a pose
February 25 | Rutland Gate
Joshna Ramakrishnan and Holly Ann, both certified yoga teachers, are conducting a one-of-a-kind yoga workshop. While Joshna will conduct an intense gravity-defying inversion practice session, Holly Ann’s special ‘sound bath’ is designed for therapeutic and restorative relaxation through sound waves.
7.30 am to 9 am. Rs 1,000 per guest.
March 2 | Harrington Road
Learn the fundamentals of art like drawing, painting using different mediums, and perspectives. This four-week workshop for adults, hosted by Rainbow Fish Studios, will include theoretical sessions alongside practical classes. Rs 7,000 (Inclusive of materials).
February 26 | Taj Coromandel
IDP Education India is conducting an education fair for students looking to pursue higher studies in the UK, USA, Canada and New Zealand. The fair will feature over 80 universities, offering courses such as Business Management & Finance, Mass Communication, and Hospitality, among others. Entry free.
Hot off the press
February 24 | Phoenix Marketcity
Catch debut author Krishna Trilok from the city at the release of his first novel Sharikrida, at Starmark. A piece of fantasy fiction set in the Indian subcontinent, the novel deals with a futuristic world, where the country has been split into six kingdoms fighting for power and existence.
From 6 pm. Details: 30083560
February 24 | MaalGaadi
The White Rainbow Project’s (WRP) One Handed Clap is an initiative that will have designer Laura Eastman Malcolm unveil her latest collection of beaded scarves at MaalGaadi.
The scarves will be sold to raise funds for WRP’s initiative in helping widows learn to upcycle beads and saris. Called Heart to Heart, the collection will be showcased at MaalGaadi from today. Details: shop.maalgaadistore.com
A leaf out of life
February 25 |
Odyssey Book store
Life coach and speaker ‘AVIS’ Vishwananthan is organising an evening of conversation featuring stage actor and director Freddy Koikaran and RJ Shyam Renganatha of Fever 91.9 FM. The event will feature inspirational stories and personal experiences from the lives of the guest speakers. Entry free. RSVP.