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Convocation held: For students of Chennai Corporation Community College

December 13, 2018

Dec 3. A group of underprivileged students who recently completed their paramedical courses have gathered at Chennai Corporation Community College at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. They are excited, after all it is not everyday that they get to attend their convocation.

Soon the event begins. The guests, Govindasamy, educational officer and Bharathidasan, additional educational officer, Greater Chennai Corporation, hand over the certificates to the students.


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December 13, 2018

Sampoornam Foundation’s music fest rolls

  The margazhi music festival of Sampoornam Foundation for music and arts started on Dec. 12 evening at Arkay Convention Centre, Luz.    The concert by Mylai Karthikeyan (nadaswaram), Sradha Ravindran (violin) and Ambur Padmanabhan (mridangam) preceded the formal launch event. […]

December 12, 2018

Chennai International Film Fest: one theatre venue is in R. A. Puram

If you are a film buff you can also catch some great World Cinema and the best Thamizh films at the annual Chennai International Film Fest that takes off on Dec. 13 evening – and is on till the 20th. […]

December 12, 2018

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

The managers at Sri Velleswarar Temple in Mylapore have addressed a messy issue here. Spillage of offerings made to the gods here have been discouraged. The temple management has introduced a bin system from Dec 1. A row of big […]

December 12, 2018

Chitra veena and violin jugalbandhi. By two women artistes.

Chitra veena and violin jugalbandhi. By two women artistes.

Perhaps for the first time women artistes on the chitra veena and on the violin performed in in a jugalbandi concert – this happened on Dec.11 afternoon for the Trinity Arts Fest. Vocalist and instrumentalist Bhargavi Balasubramaniam played the chitra veena […]

December 11, 2018

Christmas celebration at Fatima Primary School, R. A. Puram

Christmas celebration at Fatima Primary School, R. A. Puram

Christmas celebrations were held at Fatima Nursery and Primary School in R. A.Puram this past week. Students presented a medley of Christmas carols, short plays and theme dances. There was an act on stage on events leading to the birth […]

December 11, 2018

‘Parasurama’ staged by Chettinad Players this year

'Parasurama' staged by Chettinad Players this year

Chettinad Players, the theatre house from Chettinad Vidyashram, R. A. Puram recently put up yet another play titled ‘Parasurama’ this year. The play was directed by J. Jayakumar with sets by art directors Thota Tharrani and Thota Rohini. This is […]

December 11, 2018

Season’s festival of MFAC sabha launched on Sunday

The excitement that goes with the launch of a music festival at a sabha was clearly missing at Mylapore Fine Arts Club, a very old sabha in Chennai. It seemed as if the sabha team was hosting this fest for […]

December 10, 2018

Bharathi celebration in Mandavelipakkam

Bharathi celebration in Mandavelipakkam

Mahakavi Bharati’s birth anniversary celebrations were held at Kalyan Nagar Association in Mandavelipakkam on December 8 evening. The programme was organized by Vedha Bharathi of T. Nagar. Rastriya Seva Samithi (RSS) senior member RPVS Manian spoke on this occasion. A series […]

December 10, 2018

KutcheriBuzz Music Guide for Season now available

The KutcheriBuzz Music Guide  to the December Season 2018 has been released. Copies, given free are available to rasikas now – they can be got at the KutcheriBuzz office in Alwarpet ( 77, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 600018) […]

December 9, 2018

Lec-dems on music, dance at R. R. Sabha; Dec.9 to 16

R R Sabha presents a series of lectures and demonstrations on music and dance based themes with the launch this Sunday, Dec.9 at one of its halls in Mylapore. The first lecture is on Contribution of the Coromandel Coast to […]

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