Vijayadasami admissions for classical music

Mohanam Academy of Music promoted by Shri Maharajapuram Santhanam Rasikas Trust is admitting students to music classes this Vijayadasami at its centers in Valasarawakkam, K K Nagar and Nesapakkam. There will be a concert by the students of this school on Oct.3 at 4 pm at Achariya School, Lamech St., Valasarawakkam. Open to all. Call […]

Music, culture classes for kids; in K. K. Nagar

Paaramparya is open to admission of new students for music and sloka classes on Vijayadasami day in K. K. Nagar  ( located near PSBB school). Carnatic vocal classes for children, Slokas like Lalitha Sahasranamam, Vishnu Sahasranamam, Soundaryalahari, Bhagawad Gita are taught  for housewives during daytime. Maths, Sanskrit and Tamil are also taught for students. For details contact  97908 […]

Mandolin maestro U. Shrinivas passes away; he lived in Vadapalani

The Vadapalani neighbourhood of Kumaran Colony seemed to know little about a man called Mandolin Shrinivas though he was an internationally known musician and a prodigy in Carnatic music. So when news set in on Friday morning that this famous resident of Venkateswara Street had died in a city hospital after his organs failed following […]

Charuhasan, folk music stars, the Kuppuswamys guests at Mahathi Academy event

Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance celebrated its 11th Annual Day on August 31 at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, T. Nagar. The students of the academy performed from 9 am onwards presenting concerts in Carnatic vocal, veena, violin, flute and also on the western key board and western guitar styles and ending with short […]

Mahathi academy celebrates A-day

Mahathi Academy of music & Dance in Virugambakkam celebrates its 11th Annual Day on 31st August at Infosys hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, T. Nagar  The students of the academy will perform from 9 am to 7.15 pm. At the valedictory function at 7.15 pm veteran actor Charuhasan  and well known folk artistes Dr Pushpavanam Kuppusamy and Anitha Kuppusamy will […]

Madras Youth Choir to perform at Sivan Park on Aug.30 evening

Madras Youth Choir wil perform on August 30, Saturday evening at the Chennai Corporation park in K K Nagar popularly called Sivan Park because of the large image of the lord. Choir members say that following the excellent feedback that it got after performing at Natesan Park, T.Nagar, for the Madras Week celebrations, the Madras […]

Achalam’s art on show at K K Nagar gallery

Artist S.Venkatachalapathy has displayed his latest works of art at his solo show which is now on at Achalam Art Gallery in K K Nagar. It is open till August 14. The artist who is popularly known as Achalam is Director of Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam, has done his Masters in painting at Government College of Fine […]

Nail and thread art on show

Artist P. Mohanudu is exhibiting his nail and thread works of arts at Achalam Art Gallery in K K Nagar. He presently works with Southern Railway (Loco Works). He has been doing these type of art work for the past 32 years. Many of his art collections are at VTI and Ambassador Pallava hotel. The […]

Puppet show at Koothu-p-pattarai; July 8

Traditional puppeteers from Kanyakumari are presenting a show at the Koothu-p-pattarai theatre in Sri Iyyappa Nagar, Virugambakkam on Tuesday, July 8 evening, 7 pm. It is open to all. For a week now, the master puppeteer and his team have been sharing their skills with the actors and theatre students at this drama company. Address; […]

Two young dancers win top prizes in contest

Two young Bharatanatyam dancers, Jyothsna A and Namrata Sivakumar of this area did themselves proud when they won top prizes at a classical dance contest in Mylapore. Both are students of PSBB school in K K Nagar. The duo won the first and second prizes respectively at the recently held event hosted by Sivaswamy Kalalaya […]