Events ahead: talks, movies, discourses, yoga


P. S. Matriculation Hr. Sec. School’s Annual Sports Meet. At 214, R. K. Mutt Road, 9.30 a.m.

‘Madras under the Cholas’ – lecture by Dr. R. Nagaswamy. At the C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 10.30 a.m.

‘The Madras Region before the British’ – an exhibition, part of Madras Week 2013. At Vennirul Art Gallery, C.P. Art Centre, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 10.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. until August 31.¬†

‘Storytelling about Beach and Ocean Eco-Systems’ by World Storytelling Institute and Chennai Storytelling Association for Madras Week 2013. At InKo Centre, R. A. Puram, 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Contact 9840177215. Admission Rs. 150 per head.


Lecture on Hindu scriptures – ‘The Mission of Ramavatara’ by Dr. C. L. Ramakrishnan. At P. S. Hr. Sec. School, 6 p.m. Contact 24983072.


Vocal concert by Vignesh Ishwar and party (4.30 p.m.) and Nisha Rajagopalan and party (6.15 p.m.). Organised by Madhuradhwani. At Arkay Convention Center, OMS Lakshana, 146, R. H. Road, Luz. Contact 24997529. Live webcast:



Pranayama and meditation classes for men and women (7 a.m.) and lecture on Bhagavad Gita 12th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (8.30 a.m.). At Samskritha Barathi Hall, 5, 7th Street, Dr. R. K. Salai, opp. to Children Garden School. Contact 24328087.

Vasantha Shikha – one day course on cancer for non-medical people. Organised by Vasantha Memorial Trust. At Hotel Savera, R. K. Salai, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, contact 9791048379.


Discourse on ‘Akshara Manamalai’ by P. Thiagarajan. At Ramana Kendra, 41, Alarmelu Manjgapuram, 5 p.m.

Subbulakshmi’s Krishna, a dance depiction of songs by Sheela Unnikrishnan and troupe. Organised by Endrendrum MS. At Sivagami Pethachi auditorium, Luz, 6 p.m.

Violin duet by Durgaprasad Rao and Satyanarayana Rao. Organised by Lakshmi Kuppuswami Trust. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue, 6 p.m. Contact 24992672.

Hamsanadam Music School 18th Annual Day concert performances by students and speeches by T. N. Seshagopalan and Dr. Malathi Rangaswami. At P. S. Hr. Sec. School, R. K. Mutt Road, 6 p.m. Contact 9176197223.

Tamil film ‘Prema Pasam’ (1956) screening by Vintage Heritage. At Vivekananda Hall, P. S. High School, 6.15 p.m. Entry fee Rs.30/- for non-members.

Vocal concert by V. N. Shankar and party in association with Shri Ariyakudi Music Foundation. At Gokhale Sastri Hall, Karpagambal Nagar, Luz, 6.30 p.m. Contact 24845684.


Bharatanatyam performances by Kuzhali (6 p.m.) and Niveditha Sridhar (7 p.m.). Organised by Malar Cultural Association. At Narada Gana Sabha. Contact 9884154999.


Book launch ‘Master of Arts’ – tribute to Bharatanatyam dancer V. P. Dhananjayan by author Tulsi Badrinath. Organised by Duchess Club. At Hotel Savera, R. K. Salai, 10.45 a.m. Guests have to pay a fee to attend. Contact 9841288631.

Talk on Bharthari’s ‘Neeti Satakam’ by Dr. Goda Venkateswara Sastrigal. At Tattv√£loka Auditorium, 76 Eldams Road, 6 p.m. Contact 24328124.

Krishna Ganam – video showing of a collection of dance and song sequences from Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies of 1940s and 1950s, for Gokulashtami. Organised by Vintage Heritage. At Aarkay Convention Centre, ‘OMS Lakshana’, 146/3, R. H. Road, 6.30 p.m. Contact 24728396. All are welcome.



Yoga asana for women (10.15 a.m.) and lecture on Bhagavad Gita 9th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (11.30 a.m.). At Mylapore Club, 39 Luz Church Road. Contact 24328087.

Krishna Jayanthi concert by Usha Padmanabhan and party. Organised by Naada Inbam. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue, 6.15 p.m. Contact 24992672.


Lecture on Panchadasai by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi. At Mylapore Club, 39 Luz Church Road, 11 a.m. Contact 24328087.



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