Western music students present concert

Natarajan’s Academy of Music run by the wellknown piano teacher Natarajan celebrated d 258th birthday of Mozart,  with a western classical concert onJan.19 2014 at Tapovan Hall, Chinmaya Heritage Center, Chetpet. This is for the 3rd time that Mozart, the celebrated classical music composer has been celebrated by this academy based in Virugambakkam. The students […]

Vijay Siva, Gayathri Venkataraghavan to perform at Carnatic music fest in mid-Feb.

The annual Carnatic Music festival hosted by Lakshmi Mahalir Manram of Alwarthiru Nagar will feature some big names in this field this year. Artistes like Vijay Siva, Dr Ganesh and Gayathri Venkataraghavan are scheduled to perform at this fest which starts on Feb.19 evening. The venue is the auditorium of Le Chatelaine School, Arcot Road […]

Vadapalani dance academy hosts fest at Mylapore temple

Sridevi Nrityalaya is presenting a five day dance fest at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. It starts on Jan.29 and goes on till Feb.2 and will be held in the open near the Saneeswarar sannidhi. The opening show features ‘Balaramayanam’ by the host’s dancers; the academy is based in Vadapalani and is run by guru Sheela […]

Big Carnatic music fest in Feb. in Arcot Road

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram will have its annual Carnatic music contest in early February this year. The group is elated that the management of La Chatelaine has provided its well equipped  auditorium. The artistes have just been finalized and the Manram will offer the feast of music free to all rasikas. The Manram welcomes local sponsors […]

Saligramam media college students get creative on the Marina

A group of students of Davinci Media College Saligramam ) and a few faculty members connected current vents with skills they teach and learn on campus. They created a sand sculpture of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela, the world renowned leader to pay tribute on his passing away. The team then cleaned a section of the […]

From Japan, For Dance!

Vadapalani-based  Prof.Sikkil Vasanthakumari presented dancers Dhanya Varshini, a resident of Saligramam and Japan artiste Dr.Ryoko Misumi at Mahalingapuram’s Sri Ayiaapan Temple recently. Vasanthakumari is a visiting professor to Japan and teaches Bharathnatyam to Japanese students there as well as her Vadapalani space. Photo si of Dr. Ryoko Misumi, Dhanya Varshini and Prof. Vasantha Kumari.

Margazhi season’s music floats in Virugambakkam

As the city celebrates Carnatic music this December Season, a community that loves music has also been hosting concerts in Chinmaya Nagar. These are  jointly arranged by Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, Natesan Nnagar, Virugambakkam, and Sangeetha Rasika Sangam, says Viji Sundaram, the treasurer. C. S. Rajan plans and lines up the concerts for the fests […]

Sign up your kids for puppet-making workshop in K K Nagar

Spring and Zoom organizes a colourful, fun- filled puppet making workshop  by the noted puppeteer Dr. R. Bhanumathi, Managing Trustee of Pavai Centre for Puppetry  on  November 10, Sunday. This is a three hour workshop ( 2pm to 5pm) for 7 years and above. She will  help  the children create animal  puppets and understand the importance of biodiversity. Students will make a presentation […]

Watch a Tamil play this weekend

De Vriksha is presenting a Tamil play ‘Seevaka Sinthamani; on October 26 and 27, 7 pm onwards at the MGR Janaki School in Arcot Road, Saligramam ( opp. Shoppers Stop store). It is open to all. Seevakan was a hero born amidst chaos and irony in a graveyard. His father, a king, smitten by the […]

Group show by artists at K K Nagar gallery

Achalam Art Gallery is conducting a group show by 5 artists from 26th October to 30th October. The artists are Vijaya Swaminathan, Gayathri Ram Balaji, Manjusri, Sriranjani and  Siri. The paintings are acrylics on canvas on various themes. The paintings can be viewed in the gallery timings of 11.00 am to 07.00 pm on all days. The gallery […]