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Vasant utsav of dance: At Sri Kapali Temple from May 1

April 19, 2018

The Saraswathi Educational, Cultural and Charitable Trust will be conducting this year’s Vasant Utsav of Dance from May 1 – 11 at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore.

The event will be inaugurated by dancer Dr. Sonal Mansingh. She and several other artistes will be honoured by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former governor of West Bengal, for their contribution to the field of music and dance.

R. Jaya, commissioner of Hindu religious and charitable endowment department and several other guests will be present at this event. A bharatanatyam recital by Binesh Mahadevan and students of Akshaya Arts will follow.


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April 19, 2018

Huge rush for Bombay Gnanam’s play on Ramana Maharishi leaves people fuming, hosts shaken

Huge rush for Bombay Gnanam's play on Ramana Maharishi leaves people fuming, hosts shaken

Mylapore Fine Arts Club’s auditorium zone looked like a cinema hall where a new film of a star was to be released. Over 1000 people were swarming the place, people walking in as early as two hours before the show. […]

April 18, 2018

Remembering Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan

Remembering Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan

Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan had a vision, and that was to spread the works of composer Sri Narayana Tirtha. He started a trust namely Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust and devoted his time to this cause. His sudden death on […]

April 18, 2018

Yet another edition of Kodai Nataka Vizha to be launched on April 22

The eagerly awaited Kartik Rajagopal 29th Kodai Nataka Vizha, organised by Kartik Fine Arts, is around the corner. Theatre buffs who would like to beat the summer heat can walk into Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet from April 22 to May […]

April 17, 2018

Exhibition of photos of vintage rail engines, locos

If you are passionate about steam locos and trains of the past, this is an exhibition you must check out. The Iron Horse is the theme of this show that opens on April 18 at The Wandering Artist in R […]

April 17, 2018

Explore old houses of Mylapore on these Walks

Would you like to explore the architecture of the old houses of the Mylapore neighbourhood? Then join the Houses of Mylapore Heritage Walk that is to be held on the mornings of April 19 and 20. The walks are being […]

April 17, 2018

Activist Aruna Roy shares her story of how the Right to Information Act came to be

Activist Aruna Roy shares her story of how the Right to Information Act came to be

Sivagami Petachi Auditorium in Alwarpet was packed on Monday evening as people listened to social activist Aruna Roy highlight the journey that made to make the Right to information Act a reality. Aruna, who quit the IAS to join community […]

April 17, 2018

Admissions application forms on sale at Dr.MGR Janaki College

Application forms for admission into under graduate and post graduate courses are available at Dr. MGR¬†Janaki College on all working days, including Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Candidates who would¬†like to join B. A. (Natya) have to contact […]

April 16, 2018

Magazine launched at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Magazine launched at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

At Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore Saturday, April 14, was a day to remember. The temple launched its spiritual magazine ‘Desika Sandesam’, more than 500 people had gathered there to participate in the event that evening. The temple trustee R. […]

April 16, 2018

QMC says goodbye to faculty, staff on their retirement

QMC says goodbye to faculty, staff on their retirement

This is the season to say goodbyes at school and college campuses. Students hosting parties after the line of final exams. Teachers wishing seniors who retire. And so it was a session of warm words and goodbyes at Queen Mary’s […]

April 16, 2018

Montessori teacher training course

Admissions are open for the Montessori teacher training course at Indian Montessori Training Courses (IMTC) – Chennai. The comprehensive 600 hour course will include theory and practical demonstrations. A diploma will be awarded by Indian Montessori Centre. Starts on July […]

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