Jul 24, 2014 08:28 PM
Does Chennai need a theatre hub? Here is what some theatre practitioners have to say... In the second week of June, people thronged The Music Academy to watch ‘Ponniyin Selvan’, Magic Lantern's theatrical adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy&#8
Jul 24, 2014 08:50 PM
On how the majestic vehicle shares many aspects. Watching a huge temple chariot trundling along without any contretemps can be an awe-inspiring experience. There are references in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata to military chariots and chariots for ro
Jul 24, 2014 06:35 PM
Ramesh is all set to start his new television show, Weekend with Ramesh 2014 promises to be a year of many landmarks for Ramesh. He turns fifty by the end of the year. It’s also exactly thirty years since he first faced the camera in cinema. His d
Jul 24, 2014 09:23 PM
Paripadal is a Tamil literary work of the Sangam age. At the end of each verse, the name of the poet who wrote the verse, the name of the person who set it to tune and the raga in which it was to be sung are mentioned.The verses on Vishnu ...
Jul 24, 2014 08:53 PM
Beauty and visual appeal were the hallmarks of the CCA’s ‘Meghadootam.’ A lovelorn yaksha, banished from his city Alaka by Lord Kubera for negligence of duty, stays alone on Mount Ramagiri and pines for his wife in solitary exile. The b
Jul 24, 2014 08:43 PM
Leela Samson proposes an evaluation of teaching methodologies for dance. Some years ago, when Leela Samson, Director of Kalakshetra, was teaching Bharatanatyam in Delhi, a parent brought her little daughter to class to learn the dance form. Leela describ
Jul 24, 2014 08:41 PM
Kanaka Srinivasan, a veteran torch-bearer of the Vazhuvoor style, presented her disciple Uttara Rao at the annual Nalli Adi dance festival of Brahma Gana Sabha. The Delhi-based Kanaka is well-known for her dedication as a very senior teacher of this sampra
Jul 24, 2014 08:39 PM
Clean lines, crisp footwork and apt abhinaya… Christopher Gurusamy’s performance was a treat to watch. In almost every Bharatanatyam dancer's career, selective compositions safely lodge themselves in the dancer's repertoire. These are oft per
Jul 24, 2014 08:36 PM
The youthful spark and vibrancy are still intact in TVG’s voice. As the day dawned past Sunday, the very thought of attending T.V.Gopalakrishnan’s (TVG) concert, organised on the occasion of the 19 anniversary of Tambaram Music Club, at Sita
Jul 24, 2014 08:35 PM
With science as its theme, Shraddha’s new offering was off the beaten track. Does an intense passion for science preclude faith in religion? Shraddha’s latest play, “Hanuman,” written and directed by V. Sreevathson deals with the
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