Archive for the Arts Category

November 21, 2017

Mylapore Arts Academy is 52

Mylapore Arts Academy is 52

Mylapore Arts Academy recently celebrated their 52nd anniversary by organising a music festival during the last week of October. The chief guest was V. B. Apte, partner, ARK Rubber Products and chairman, Maharashtra Mandali. The academy, which always conducts its […]

November 20, 2017

Release of ‘Ghatam’ Karthick’s latest album

‘Ghatam’ Karthick has been associated with the music industry for 30 years. To mark this occasion, a new album is being launched on Nov 23, 6 p.m. at RR Sabha, Mylapore. Titled ‘Purnakumbham’ the album features 30 pieces composed by […]

November 19, 2017

Remembering T. R. Mahalingam – flute concerts and award ceremony

Ragasudha Hall is celebrating T. R. Mahalingam Day on Nov 19. There will be two flute concerts – by Sivakumar at 4 p.m. and S. Rajaram at 5 p.m. This will be followed by presentation of ‘Lifetime achievement Award’ to […]

November 18, 2017

Lecture – demonstration: Appreciating Carnatic Music

USIEF (US India Educational Foundation) has organised a lecture demonstration on ‘Appreciating Carnatic music’ by Dr. Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam. She is a senior Carnatic music vocalist and 2010 – 11 Fulbright – Nehru visiting lecturer. The event has been organised as part […]

November 18, 2017

Open MIC night; this weekend at R. A. Puram

It is the second edition of PFA Open MIC. It is an artistic initiative from the team at ‘Platform For Artists (PFA) for all the art-lovers and appreciators from diverse backgrounds to showcase their artwork, perform and share their story. […]

November 17, 2017

Remembering dancer Krishnaveni Lakshmanan

Remembering dancer Krishnaveni Lakshmanan

Gayatri Krishnaveni Lakshamanan, the founder of Krishnadwani School of Natya, and her team will stage a dance presentation titled ‘Jai Sri Ram’, an adaptation from the Goswami Tulsidas -Ram Carita Manas, on Nov 24 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. The […]

November 16, 2017

Lec – dem on compositions of Muthuswamy Dikshithar and Thyagaraja

Nadasangamam, the musical wing of Narada Gana Sabha, has organised a lec – dem, Ragantara, today at 6.15 p.m. The title of the presentation is ‘Raga perspectives seen in the compositions of Muthuswami Dikshithar and Thyagaraja’ by Dr. R. S. […]

November 16, 2017

Cultural festival at Bhavans: From Nov 18

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is conducting its annual cultural festival from Nov 18 – Jan 14. On Nov 18, the first edition of the music series will be inaugurated by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Purohit. He will present the […]

November 15, 2017

An evening of slam poetry with Miles Merril

The Australian Consulate General, Chennai in association with The Spoken Word and Stray Factory has organised an evening of slam poetry with Miles Merril. There will be a performance by a band to open the evening and presentations by other […]

November 15, 2017

Japanese classes for beginners

The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising Japanese language programmes for beginners from Dec 9. Classes will be held during the weekend. At 21, K. B. Dasan Road. Ph: 248556140, 24352779.

November 14, 2017

Dance performance by Arun Velayuthan; today at Mylapore

The dance school founded by the Dhananjayans, Bharathakalanjali, organises a dance performance every year in memory of one of their students, Rajesh. This year’s show features Arun Velayuthan from Kalakshetra. The dance programme is today Nov 14, 6.30 p.m. At […]

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