Archive for the Arts Category

February 23, 2020

Vocal, veena and violin classes: At Shruthilaya School

Shruthilaya School of Music and Arts is offering vocal, veena, violin and guitar classes at its premises at R. A. Puram. Admissions are open for regular classes which will commence on Feb. 25. For details contact them at 9841700157.

February 22, 2020

Sivarathri music concerts at Pelathope bungalow provide unique experience

Sivarathri music concerts at Pelathope bungalow provide unique experience

This was more of a chamber music concert and rasikas who attended the series which were held on the occasion of Sivarathri (Feb 21) at a vintage bungalow in Pelathope soaked in a unique experience. The Ramkumars who take care […]

February 22, 2020

Remembering mridangam guru Palghat Mani Iyer

Gurusmaranam has organised an event in memory of mridangam guru Palghat Mani Iyer at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz on Feb. 23. Prof. T. N. Krishnan will talk about his experiences working with Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar and Palghat Mani Iyer. At […]

February 20, 2020

Sivarathri: music and dance concerts at Mylapore temple

RASA – Ramana Sunritya Aalaya – which is based in R. A. Puram will host the 27th Sivarathri Music and Dance Festival at Sri Apparswami Temple in Mylapore (near Thiruvalluvar statue – opposite Sanskrit College). Every day, from February 22 to 24, […]

February 20, 2020

Pelathope bungalow to host Sivarathri music concerts

Music and dance themed on lord Shiva will be the highlight of many a Sivarathri celebration on Friday, starting in the evening and going into the night and past midnight. In a heritage bungalow in Pelathope in Mylapore, the Ramkumars […]

February 18, 2020

Dancers pay tribute to guru K. J. Sarasa

Dancers pay tribute to guru K. J. Sarasa

Every year, the sishyas of famed Bharatanatyam guru late K. J. Sarasa put their hands together to curate a dance festival in her memory. The 2020 festival was held last weekend, held over three evenings at Bharatiya Vidya  Bhavan, Mylapore. […]

February 17, 2020

Mahashivarathri celebrations: At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Feb.21

Layapriya’s 28th Mahashivarathri musical night will be held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore from 4 p.m. on Feb. 21 to 5 a.m on Feb. 22. There will be Thirumuraipadalgal, devotional songs, namasankeertanam and vocal concerts by several artistes. At East […]

February 17, 2020

At dance fest in Mylapore, Swarnamalya performs to verses reflecting issues on CAA

At dance fest in Mylapore, Swarnamalya performs to verses reflecting issues on CAA

Pakistan poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s poem, ‘Hum Dekhenge’ has become a sort of an anthem of the anti-CAA protest campaign across India. On Sunday, classical dancer and scholar Swarnamalya Ganesh, while performing at a dance festival which paid tribute to […]

February 17, 2020

Children join artists at Sunday sketching session in Marina kuppam

Children join artists at Sunday sketching session in Marina kuppam

Chennai Weekend Artists is a small group of artists, trained and amateurs who meet up every Sunday at a spot in the city to sit and sketch, paint or illustrate. Last Sunday, Feb.16 the CWA group met at Nochikuppam, a […]

February 15, 2020

Second part of classical dance fest at Sri Kapali Temple on this weekend

Second part of classical dance fest at Sri Kapali Temple on this weekend

Every year, Bharatanatyam guru Sheela Unnikrishnan hosts a classical dance festival and the Navaratri mantapam at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is her favourite choice as the venue. This year too, the festival is on but had to held on […]

February 14, 2020

Musicians to be honoured: At Narada Gana Sabha tomorrow

Musicians Trichur V. Ramachandran and Giridhar Udupa and actor Bombay Gnanam will be honoured by Laya Laavanyaa Fine Arts Foundation (headed by mridangam guru Umayalpuram. K. Sivaraman) at an event to be held at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet on Feb. […]

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