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Vidya Mandir students win at Dakshin Chitra heritage quiz competition

August 22, 2017

At a heritage quiz conducted as part of the Madras Week celebrations at Dakshin Chitra on Aug 18, three students from Vidya Mandir, Mylapore defended their title and won laurels for their school in a nail-biting finish yet again.

Students from more than 60 city schools participated in this event. The three winners,  Shashank Kalyanaraman, Ishani Mukherjee and Pranav Kanna of class VIII were awarded bicycles, trophies and certificates.

 

August 22, 2017

Harikatha exponent T. S. Balakrishna Sastrigal’s jayanthi celebrated

Harikatha exponent T. S. Balakrishna Sastrigal's jayanthi celebrated

Dancer Padma Subrahmanyam, Lalgudi GRJ Krishnan and drama artistes Crazy Mohan and Maadhu Balaji were just a few among the many noted guests who had gathered on Aug 20 at P. S. School to celebrate the 98th jayanthi of harikatha […]

August 21, 2017

MLA plans to spend funds allotted to him to create soak pits to draw in stagnant water during rains

Mylapore’s MLA R. Nataraj has made public a plan he has for this area which he must fund with the funds allotted to every MLA. To spend about one crore rupees on water conservation projects. Nataraj made this announcement at a […]

August 21, 2017

Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations at local temples..

Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations at local temples..

Here are events planned at some temples in the neighbourhood for Vinayaka Chaturthi… On Aug 25, at Sri Siddhi Buddhi Sametha Sri Karpaga Vinayakar Temple, R. A. Puram, a navakalasa pooja and homam, and ekadasa rudra abhishekam and a kalasabhishekam will […]

August 21, 2017

Minor fire at apartment complex at MRC Nagar

A minor fire was reported at an apartment complex at MRC Nagar on Sunday (Aug 20) afternoon. According to fire personnel, the fire control room received a call a little after 12 p.m. about smoke emanating from a house on […]

August 20, 2017

Exhibition of paintings by Harish Ojha and Sonal Varshneya

Exhibition of paintings by Harish Ojha and Sonal Varshneya

Art Houz will exhibit the paintings of the husband-wife duo Harish Ojha and Sonal Varshneya. Harish Ojha tries to merge cultural and agricultural philosophy and revives folk imagery in his paintings. Sonal Varshneya derives her themes from Hindu traditions and […]

August 20, 2017

Make your own clay Ganesha for Vinayaka Chathurthi

Make your own clay Ganesha for Vinayaka Chathurthi

Learn to make Ganesha idol using clay at this workshop organised by The Art Room, C. I. T. Colony. On Aug 23, 4.30 p.m. For children aged 8 and above. To register mail theartroomchennai@gmail.com or call 7550071255.

August 19, 2017

Tamil comedy play to be staged this weekend; at Mylapore

Madras Naadaga Company will stage their Tamil comedy play ‘Rendum Onnum Naalu’. This is a special show for the 9th anniversary of Vasantha Memorial Trust, a center for cancer care. For details visit http://vasanthamemorial.com. On Aug 20, 6.45 p.m. At […]

August 19, 2017

Workshops: Organic gardening and coffee painting

Workshops: Organic gardening and coffee painting

ORGANIC TERRACE GARDENING – An organic gardening workshop at Ashvita Bistro has been organised by Goli Soda and The Offshoot. Hariesh from The Offshoot will present the session and will talk on ‘Why my garden is always a challenge to nurture’. […]

August 19, 2017

Weekend events: reading session about Chennai, comedy event

ALL ABOUT CHENNAI – To celebrate Madras Day, Stagefright Productions is hosting a reading session. Theatre personalities will read out from C. S. Lakshmi’s book ‘The Unhurried City’, which is based on Chennai. On Aug 20, 5.30 p.m. At Wandering Artist, […]

August 18, 2017

Events this weekend: Conversation with Justin Vijay Yesudas and all about Vinayaka Chathurthi

Events this weekend: Conversation with Justin Vijay Yesudas and all about Vinayaka Chathurthi

CONVERSATION WITH JUSTIN VIJAY JESUDAS – In the 7th edition of the series ‘Heart of matter – Happiness Conversations’, curators Vaani Anand and Avis Viswanathan talk with Justin Vijay Jesudas – a tetraplegic, who is an international swimming and rifle-shooting champion. […]

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