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September 17, 2019

Golu dolls bazaar at North Mada Street is abuzz but prices are stiff

Golu dolls bazaar at North Mada Street is abuzz but prices are stiff

The golu dolls bazaar at Mylapore’s North Mada Street is abuzz. Shoppers from across the city are here to buy dolls that fit into their Navaratri kolu theme they have planned this year. On Sept.16 evening, Revathi from Poonamalle bought […]

September 14, 2019

This hawker serves fruits in donnais

This hawker serves fruits in donnais

At a time when single-use plastics have flooded the market despite the ban, Balashankar at R.H. Road sells fruits in an eco-friendly way – in donnais. Every evening, since the past 25 years, he says, he has been selling fruits […]

September 13, 2019

Hawkers start displaying golu dolls for Navarathri

Hawkers start displaying golu dolls for Navarathri

Navarathri is not far away and Mylapore’s mada street hawkers have started setting up golu dolls at North Mada Street, Mylapore. This year, the doll of lord Athi Varadar seems to be in great demand. Pieces have been set up […]

August 29, 2019

Organic food promoter to sell small quantities of rice, millets at main gate of park on weekends

Sankranti Organics’ promoter Ramanathan proposes to offer his organic products on sale at the main gate of Nageswara Rao Park, Luz on weekend mornings. “This is more of a safe food awareness effort and not a sale outlet,” he says. […]

August 12, 2019

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

Recently, Padma Prakash, a resident of Karpagam Avenue, R.A.Puram has started selling Kodaikanal Malai Poondu ( Kodaikanal Hill Garlic) at her house. She sells 100 g of this garlic at Rs.70. This variety of garlic, known for its medicinal and […]

August 10, 2019

Sri Krishna Jayanti is on August 24; Repaint your Krishna dolls at this shop in Mylapore

Sri Krishna Jayanti is on August 24; Repaint your Krishna dolls at this shop in Mylapore

As Sri Krishna Jayanti is just around the corner on August 24, S.Paramasivan, the well-known doll painter of Mylapore repaints a Krishna doll at his shop in Chitrakulam with much care and attention. With over 13 years of experience in […]

August 10, 2019

Events for you: talks, sales, workshops for kids and adults, concerts

MISCELLANEOUS MADRAS DAY TALKS As part of the Madras Day celebrations a series of talks are organised by Madras Local History Group. On August 15, there are two talks. At 5.30 p.m., arts promoter Cleveland Sundaram will speak on ‘Transporting […]

August 10, 2019

Gandhigram hosts sale of saris, fabrics and more; open till Aug.11

This is a sale you may want to check out – it is on till August 11 at the C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. It showcases saris, yardage, duppatas and stoles made by weavers of Tamil Nadu. There are also […]

July 27, 2019

Check this out: Workshops, music and more

Check this out: Workshops, music and more

MISCELLANEOUS TALK: TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE Dr. Chithra Madhavan will talk on Dynamic Indian Temple Architecture. The talk  will cover monuments of eight dynasties; Chalukya, Pallava, Pandya, Chola, Hoysala, Kakatiya, Vijayanagara and Nayaka. On July 28. At Wandering Artist, R . A. Puram […]

July 25, 2019

Special postal cover on Athi Varadar on sale at Mylapore Head Post Office

Special postal cover on Athi Varadar on sale at Mylapore Head Post Office

To commemorate the ongoing Athi Varadar festival at Kanchipuram the Tamil Nadu Postal Circle has released special a Athi Varadar cover. Copies of this theme postal cover, a collector’s item especially for philatelists are now available at Mylapore Head Post […]

July 21, 2019

Check this out: Art, workshops, shopping and more

Check this out: Art, workshops, shopping and more

MUSIC , DANCE AND DRAMA IN  HONOUR OF LEGENDARY ACTRESS P. KANNAMBA Vintage heritage presents ‘Anbil vilaintha amudamae’ a special programme on legendary actress P. Kannamba on July 21.  Song and action sequences from select films in which she acted […]

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