Archive for the Arts Category

January 7, 2019

Concert by the special students of Sowmanasya Trust

The students of Sowmanasya Trust, run by Lakshmi Mohan, a music therapist who works with persons with special needs, will be performing on Jan 12 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. The theme is ‘Sadasiva Bhrammendral Charitham’. At 11.30 a.m. All […]

January 5, 2019

Classical Beats Fest on at Sri Kapali Temple

Shree Sundarkumar is called the Khanjira Man. For Carnatic music rasikas that is a familiar name – Shree is a leading percussionist and after a busy December Season, he has curated the Beats Festival. The fest was launched at the […]

January 2, 2019

Dance guru Roja Kannan curates fest to present her dancers

Dance guru Roja Kannan curates fest to present her dancers

Bharatanatyam dancer and guru Roja Kannan’s Bharata Natyalaya (Academy of Natyam and Sangeetham) presented Natya Aaraadhanai at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple. Roja said that she curated this fest to enable her senior dancers get a platform during the margazhi season of […]

January 2, 2019

Carnatic music artistes Aruna Sairam and Kalyani Ganesan given prestigious awards by Academy

Carnatic music artistes Aruna Sairam and Kalyani Ganesan given prestigious awards by Academy

Mylapore neighbourhood residents vocalist Aruna Sairam and veena vidushi Kalyani Ganesan were decorated with the highest awards given by The Music Academy at its annual Conference and Concerts of 2018. The event, called sadas was held on January 1 evening […]

January 1, 2019

Ethnic music fest held at Mylapore hall to welcome New Year

The annual Ethnic New Year Music Concerts came to the Vendanta Desikar Hall on Venkatesa Agraharam this December 31. From 9 p.m. onwards senior and junior artistes took turns to perform – vocal and instrumental – on the stage and […]

December 31, 2018

Local dance school hosts two day dance festival

More than 170 dancers from all over India including Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana and Bengaluru participated in a dance festival held at P. S. School, Mylapore on Dec 22 and 23. The event, organised by Abhiramapuram based SKS Cultural Foundation […]

December 28, 2018

Meditative music at this Luz apartment, every morning. Early.

Meditative music at this Luz apartment, every morning. Early.

Vocalist K. Gayatri launched the 2018 edition of the Prabhata Sangitam series of margazhi concerts some days ago at this Luz apartment. A series that ends on Jan.13, 2019. The drawing room of an apartment owned by a lawyer couple […]

December 27, 2018

Vipanchee’s art festival: On till Dec 31

Vipanchee’s annual art festival is on till Dec 31 at Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore. At the award function to be held on Dec 31, the chief guest, N. Ravi, publisher, The Hindu group of companies and chairman, […]

December 27, 2018

Preparations on for India Quilt Fest in Alwarpet in January

The INDIA QUILT FESTIVAL ¬†is to be held January 25 to 27 at Sri Sankara Hall, TTK Road, Awarpet and is a one of its kind.¬†Chennai is hosting this craft for the first time and the best artistes from India […]

December 26, 2018

Paddhathi Music Fest: To be inaugurated today

Paddhathi Music Fest, presented by Sri Vedanta Desikar Devasthanam and Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, will be inaugurated at Desikar Vidya Bhavanam, Mylapore today. The chief guest is T. K. Ramachandran, chief secretary/commissioner, HR&CE, Tamilnadu Government. The guest of honour is […]

December 21, 2018

Giri Trading opens auditorium on North Mada Streets; music fest on now

Giri Trading opens auditorium on North Mada Streets; music fest on now

Giri Fine Arts, a unit of Lakshmi Giri Charitable Trust have designed and launched their own Lakshmi Giri Convention Hall on North Mada Street, Mylapore. Now, Giri is encouraging young and aspiring music artistes around the world to perform at […]

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