Archive for the Madras Week Category

August 24, 2015

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz; Chettinad Vidyashram lifts trophy

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz; Chettinad Vidyashram lifts trophy

The venue of the 5thedition of the Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz seemed jam-packed with enthusiastic students, teachers and parents, as 960 students registered to participate in this inter-school quiz contest which was held on Aug 22 at St. Bede’s Auditorium, […]

August 24, 2015

Madras week celebrations: At Sivaswami Kalalaya

Madras week celebrations: At Sivaswami Kalalaya

At Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Madras week celebrations started off on Aug 17 with a talk on Madras Presidency by D. K. Hari of Bharat This was followed by competitions throughout the week which included poetry […]

August 7, 2015

Madras week events: Illustrated Talks at Gallery Sri Parvati, Alwarpet

Illustrated talks hosted by Kalpakalakshmi Charitable Trust will be held at Gallery Sri Parvati, Alwarpet from Aug 8. Artist Trotsky Marudi will talk about the ‘Development of popular art’ (poster, banner and calendar) on Aug 8, M. Lalitha on ‘The […]

August 24, 2014

Dining out – the days ahead

Food festivals and offers on now in Mylapore – Illusions Pub at Mylapore is celebrating Madras Week with a live DJ from 7 p.m. till midnight from today till the weekend. Retro music will be played on August 24. At […]

August 23, 2014

Madras Heritage Marathon

Madras Heritage Marathon

The Madras Heritage Marathon is being organised to spread awareness on the importance of preserving the city’s heritage structures. The run is scheduled for September 14 and has three categories – 3, 5, and 10 kms for all age groups. […]

August 22, 2014

Madras Week events in Mylapore neighbourhood

Brush with Madras – Painting exhibition From Aug. 8 to 23.Between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Display of paintings by Anand Kumar. At Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Open to all.

August 21, 2014

Savera Hotel celebrates Madras Week

Savera Hotel on Dr. R. K. Salai was one of the first star hotels in the city. As part of Madras history, the  hotel is participating in celebrating the city’s 375th birthday and has lined up programs to delight food […]

August 20, 2014

From L. A. to Mylapore – Heritage Talk

This evening, a Chennai heritage lecture titled ‘Conversation – From L. A. to Mylapore in search of music’ with film critic and writer Baradwaj Rangan and Carnatic musician Sandeep Narayan will be held from 6.30 p.m. onwards. This event is part […]

August 12, 2014

Art exhibitions on now

On now till August 15, is a group show by artists Amlan Dutta, Parag Adhikari and others near Alwarpet. At Artworld, 1/12, Ganeshpuram 3rd Street, off Cenotaph Road. Ph: 24338691. On now till August 23, an exhibition of paintings by artist […]

August 8, 2014

Paintings on Madras

On August 8, an exhibition of paintings by artist Anand Kumar will be held at Alwarpet. Titled ‘Brush with Madras’ it will showcase a series of watercolour paintings on the city’s landmarks. The exhibition will be inaugurated by film director Gnana Rajasekaran […]

August 4, 2014

Mylapore heritage tour

On August 10, historian Chithra Madhavan will lead a heritage tour organised by Namma Mylapore. A van will take participants to Kapaleeswarar temple, Luz church, San Thome Basilica and two temples near Chitrakulam. The fees are Rs. 350 per head, […]

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