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February 25, 2018

Divya Desa Darshanam

The concluding part of the Isai Urai series ‘Divya Desa Darshanam’ will be held on Feb 26. Commentary will be given by Dr. Sudha Seshayyan. Musical rendering of pasurams by Vasundhra Rajagopal. The chief guest N. Gopalaswami, former chief election […]

February 24, 2018

Remembering musician M. D. Ramanathan

A event ‘Bhavayami Ramanathan’, curated by mridangam player Bombay C. N. Balaji, in memory of noted guru M. D. Ramanathan will be held on Feb 25 at Ragasudha Hall, Luz. Veteran artistes, violinist Prof. T. N. Krishnan and mridangist Guruvayur […]

February 24, 2018

Guru Sasirekha Raammohan celebrates 15th anniversary of her dance school

Guru Sasirekha Raammohan celebrates 15th anniversary of her dance school

Bharatanatyam guru Sasirekha Raammohan celebrated the 15th anniversary of her dance school, Kanagasabai School of Bharatanatyam on Feb.23, Friday evening at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. All the students of this school got the opportunity to perform on stage in turns. […]

February 23, 2018

Play based on the life of Sadasiva Brahmendra to be staged

Theatre troupe Prayatna will stage its new play ‘Brahmendrar’ based on the life of saint Sadasiva Brahmendra. The script is by K. Vivekshankar and this is his 25th play. Some of his earlier scripts are ‘Dhanushkoti’, ‘Narendra’ and ‘Sister Niveditha’. […]

February 23, 2018

Honour for violinist T. Rukmini

PSN Disciples Foundation will be celebrating their annual day on Feb 24 and 25. At the inauguration to be held at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz on Feb 24, violinist T. Rukmini will be honoured. Cleveland V. V. Sundaram presides over […]

February 23, 2018

Events at Bhavans this weekend…

Two events will be held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore this weekend. J J Kalai Vizha, an event to commemorate the 70th birthday of late chief minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa will be held on Feb 24. Organised […]

February 23, 2018

Mylapore Academy to celebrate its anniversary on March 1

The Mylapore Academy will be celebrating its 70th anniversary on March 1 at Sringeri Pravachana Mandram, R. A. Puram. S. Jagadeesan, retired judge, Madras High Court presides. Prizes will be given to the winners of competitions held for school and college students […]

February 22, 2018

Listening to songs of M. D. Ramanathan; garden concert

Anujan Broadcast and Indira Ranganathan Trust have organised a ‘pul veli kutcheri’ this weekend. Spend the evening listening to recordings of Carnatic maestro M. D. Ramanathan. The session will be guided by T. V. Gopalakrishnan. On Feb 24, 6 p.m. […]

February 22, 2018

Book release: At C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation

A book by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP, Thiruvanandapuram, titled ‘Why I am a Hindu’ will be released by Dr. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former governor of West Bengal at an event to be held at C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, Alwarpet on Feb 24. […]

February 21, 2018

Remembering Carnatic music maestro M. D. Ramanathan

Mridangam artiste Bombay C. N. Balaji is hosting a ‘Remembering MDR’ day on February 25 morning at Raga Sudha hall, Luz. The event celebrates the life and music of the Carnatic music maestro, M. D. Ramanathan. At this event, excerpts […]

February 19, 2018

Obituary: Violin vidwan Parur M. S. Anantharaman

Obituary: Violin vidwan Parur M. S. Anantharaman

Well-known violinist Parur M. S. Anantharaman, a resident of Mylapore passed away early on Monday morning ( Feb. 19). He lived on Sri Apparswamy Koil Street, Mylapore. He was in his 90s and was restricted to his home the past […]

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