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Music school celebrates Onam

September 9, 2014

CARNATIC LIFE ONAM CELEBRATIONLekshmy Manoj, a teacher who runs a music school – Carnatic Life at Mylapore recently celebrated Onam with her students. An orientation programme on carnatic music was followed by a vocal performance by her students. A poo kolam contest was also organised for the students and parents.

Lekshmy has been taking classes for 4 years. She says, “I quit my job in the IT sector to pursue music full-time. I recently completed my masters degree in music and hope to start research soon”. She takes online classes too. At 1/1, “Aditi”, Anandapuram, Off Dr. Ranga Road, Mylapore. She can be reached at 9840292954.

September 8, 2014

Obit: R. Srinivasan

Obit: R. Srinivasan

R. Srinivasan (aged 82 years) passed away on July 30. He was a longtime resident of Mylapore. A pioneer in the manufacture of domestic wet grinders under the brand name ‘Chandra’, it was popular among domestic consumers and hoteliers through […]

September 8, 2014

Serbian film festival

From September 8 to 11, the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation and the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia will jointly organise a festival of films from Serbia at Alwarpet. A total of four films will be screened from 6 p.m. […]

September 8, 2014

Alwarpet Gym’s anniversary offer

Fitness One and Pink Gyms, which began their first outlet at Alwarpet and now cover 3 Southern states across 45 outlets, are offering a membership discount on the occasion of their 10th anniversary. Members can enrol at Rs. 10,000 for […]

September 8, 2014

CWA celebrates anniversary

CWA celebrates anniversary

A group of enthusiastic artists calling themselves Chennai Weekend Artists celebrated their 2nd anniversary yesterday. A cake cutting session was followed by a sketching session and  a sculpting session based on live models. The group strength is 1700-plus now and […]

September 8, 2014

Beach clean-up drive

Viveks Foundation and Exnora International are organising a Marina beach clean up drive on Sep 9 at 9.30 a.m. About 75 volunteers from Viveks and the general public will clean the area from the Gandhi statue to the Lighthouse. To […]

September 7, 2014

Hollywood movie screening

On September 7, the 1942 movie titled ‘Holiday Inn’ will be screened by Vintage Hollywood Classics Club. A musical film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astair, the film has 12 songs and received an Academy Award for the best original […]

September 7, 2014

Mohiniyattom fest

A two-day fest on September 7 and 8 will be held at Mylapore as part of Onam festival celebrations. Organised by Chennai Kendra, it will present performances by Vijayalakshmi, Gopika Varma, Pallavi Krishnan and Neena Prasad. At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, […]

September 6, 2014

Conceptual photography exhibition

On till September 7 at Alwarpet is award-winning photographer Sharad Haksar’s series of radiant cherry blossom trees in spring, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. At Art Houz, 41, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9841141311.  

September 6, 2014

Seminar for CEOs

On September 27, a seminar on survival strategies during adversity and change will be conducted at San Thome. Author Yossi Ghinsberg of international bestseller ‘Jungle’ will be the speaker. The seminar is for corporate managers and company CEOs. Early bird […]

September 6, 2014

Obit: Thailambal Vaidyanathan

Obit: Thailambal Vaidyanathan

Thailambal Vaidyanathan, affectionately called as Amba was aged 69 years. She passed away at her home on August 14, 2014. She has lived in Mylapore for over six decades. Her native place was Angarai, a village near Laalgudi. She finished her […]

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