Archive for the Arts Category

February 22, 2019

Honouring Sri Narayana Tirtha: Festival at Narada Gana Sabha

A three day festival in honour of Sri Narayana Tirtha will be held from Feb 23 to 25 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. On Feb 23, a lec-dem on ‘The philosophy of Sri Narayana Tirtha as seen in Sri Krishna […]

February 22, 2019

Concert series on till March 3: Organised by Indira Ranganathan Trust

The Yuva and vetern concert series organised by Indira Ranganathan Trust is on at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet till March 3. On March 1, the Sresta Sangita Seva Lahari award will be given to Jayalakshmi Balakrishnan at an event […]

February 21, 2019

Multi-media production on ‘Ramayana’: a fund raiser

Multi-media production on 'Ramayana': a fund raiser

Desika Daya Trust, a charitable organisation founded by Dushyant Sridhar, is presenting Ramayana Sudha, a multi-media dance production that traces the birth of Rama till the salvation of Sabari. The dance choreography is by Bharanatyam dancer Shobana Balachandra and the […]

February 19, 2019

Discussion on love and relationships

FabIndia store is launching the debut edition of the FabIndia Experience Series, in the backdrop of celebrating love and relationships. The event aims to unfold a conversation with three couples who come from different backgrounds to give audiences an insight […]

February 18, 2019

Vivekananda Short Film Contest

Vivekananda Short Film Contest

In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Chicago addresses of Swami Vivekananda, a short film competition based on his message is being conducted by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai. Swami Vivekananda was an iconic and inspirational figure for many and […]

February 18, 2019

Story telling workshops by WSI

Dr Eric Miller, director of the World Storytelling Institute (WSI) and the Chennai Storytelling Festival (CSF) are organising 3 story telling workshops: ‘Storytelling for Coaching and Counselling’. On Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. 11 sessions. From Feb 20 via videoconference. […]

February 18, 2019

Suhasini Maniratnam pays dance homage to her guru K. J. Sarasa

Senior dancer Lakshmi Vishwanathan highlighted late Bharatanatyam guru K J Sarasa’s place in the classical dance world, saying her dance academy is among the few in this region which has produced a big number of dancers who have a reputation […]

February 17, 2019

Two events held to celebrate S. Rajam’s birth centenary

Two events celebrated the birth centenary of the multi-faceted S. Rajam, the man who lived eight-plus decades of his eventful life on Nadu Street, Mylapore.   The Rajam Centenary Committee hosted the centenary celebrations on February 8 at The Music […]

February 17, 2019

Artistes remember dance guru K. J. Sarasa at festival to celebrate her academy’s 70 years

Artistes remember dance guru K. J. Sarasa at festival to celebrate her academy's 70 years

It was the start of a dance festival that celebrates one of Bharatanatyam’s highly respected gurus, late K J Sarasa who had her dance academy in Mandaveli. Her sishyas and wellwishers were celebrating the platinum jubilee of Sarasalaya, the school […]

February 16, 2019

International Short Film Fest at R. A. Puram campus. Feb.16 evening onwards

International Short Film Fest at R. A. Puram campus. Feb.16 evening onwards

Chennai International Short Film Festival (CISFF) will be held from February 16 to 23 at NFDC Tagore Centre, R. A. Puram ( TN Music & Fine Arts University campus). Short films from 61 different countries will be screened. CISFF has partnered with […]

February 15, 2019

Workshop on creative non-fiction for young children. Apply by Feb.20

This workshop is presented by Parag and EdelGive in collaboration with Tulika Publishers, Alwarpet. It is on from March 18 – 21 and Tulika is seeking applications now. This four-day intensive workshop will be a think tank for writers and illustrators […]

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