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Co-optex sale opens in Alwarpet; saris, shirts, kurtis and furnishing

April 21, 2018

Co-optex has launched its summer sale at the C P Art Centre, Alwarpet.

It is showcasing its products at the ‘Paruthi’ exhibition. Featured are handloom products like hand woven, organic cotton sarees, authentic Karaikudi Chettinad cotton sarees, Coimbatore cotton sarees, kurtis, readymade cotton and linen shirts and home furnishings.

The sale is on till Apr 29, 10 am to 8 pm. At C. P. Art Centre, 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.

April 21, 2018

Wellknown TV house ‘Minbimbangal’ launches first play

The legacy of theatreperson and film maker K. Balachander is moving in a new direction. On Friday evening, Balachander’s daughter-in-law Geetha Kailasam presented the first play of Minbimbangal, the well-known TV production centre based in Mylapore. The Tamil play ‘ […]

April 21, 2018

Thyagaraja Jayanthi: From April 23

Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam will be celebrating Sri Thiagaraja Jayanthi from April 23 to 27 at its premises at Thiagarajapuram, Mylapore. The event will be inaugurated on April 23. The chief guest T. S. Krishnamurthy, former chief election commissioner, […]

April 21, 2018

S. V. Shekher’s house stoned during protest by mediapeople

The house of actor-politician S V Shekher in Mandavelipakkam was stoned by a group of people during the course of a protest by some journalists. This took place on Friday afternoon. The group was arrested by police and detained at […]

April 20, 2018

S. V. Shekher gets into controversy after sharing a FB post

Actor-politician S V Shekher has got himself into the middle of a controversy after he shared a Facebook post which spoke about and commented cheaply about women journalists in Tamil Nadu. The post, said to have been made by a […]

April 20, 2018

Aradhana Mahotsavam: From April 21

Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam will be held from April 21-24 at Sundaram Salai, R. A. Puram. Highlights include a nava chandi homam, sai gayathri homan, veda parayanam and more. The maha mangala aarathi and prasadam distribution will take place […]

April 20, 2018

RAPRA’S quarterly meet to be held this weekend

R. A. Puram Residents’ Association will be conducting its quarterly meet on April 22 at Wandering Artist, R. A.Puram. Various civic issues will be discussed, with special emphasis on problems at First and Second Main Road, R. A. Puram. There […]

April 19, 2018

Vasant utsav of dance: At Sri Kapali Temple from May 1

The Saraswathi Educational, Cultural and Charitable Trust will be conducting this year’s Vasant Utsav of Dance from May 1 – 11 at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. The event will be inaugurated by dancer Dr. Sonal Mansingh. She and several other […]

April 19, 2018

Huge rush for Bombay Gnanam’s play on Ramana Maharishi leaves people fuming, hosts shaken

Huge rush for Bombay Gnanam's play on Ramana Maharishi leaves people fuming, hosts shaken

Mylapore Fine Arts Club’s auditorium zone looked like a cinema hall where a new film of a star was to be released. Over 1000 people were swarming the place, people walking in as early as two hours before the show. […]

April 18, 2018

Remembering Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan

Remembering Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan

Thirupoonthuruthy V. Venkatesan had a vision, and that was to spread the works of composer Sri Narayana Tirtha. He started a trust namely Thirupoonthuruthy Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal Trust and devoted his time to this cause. His sudden death on […]

April 18, 2018

Yet another edition of Kodai Nataka Vizha to be launched on April 22

The eagerly awaited Kartik Rajagopal 29th Kodai Nataka Vizha, organised by Kartik Fine Arts, is around the corner. Theatre buffs who would like to beat the summer heat can walk into Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet from April 22 to May […]

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