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READY WIT and pun are his weapons.And his experience on the editing table of newspapers help him understand the world better. He found `laughter' the only solution for all the ills and tensions in life. Sankaranarayana knows the art of laughter ...
JUST LIKE every year, Raj TV has come up with an array of programmes this time too. The auspicious day begins with Arulurai by Kanchi Sankaracharyar at 5 a.m. followed by Nadaswaram recital by Mannargudi Mani Sankar and party at 5.30 a.m. The ...
With the recent Abu Salem-Monica Bedi episode making headlines, Bollywood's nexus with the underworld becomes all the more clear.
Adding glamour to Deepavali
The glitter of Deepavali will be enhanced by the array of Tamil films ready for release.
THERE IS a fine mix of force and finesse in Sanjay Subramaniam's music. In the alapana after a stunning full-throated sanchara he would thin out his voice and indulge in a long melodic note. With a none too rich saariram, he skilfully ...
Kalavardhanis REC 232 - Carnatic Classical Instrumental- Veena - Amba Janani - Prabhavathi Ganesan - Price Rs. 50. PRABHAVATHI GANESAN, an artiste of long-standing, is to be appreciated for her steadfast pursuit to maintain and improve ...
Beauty in brevity
THE OVERALL impact of a cutcheri is grounded on the musician's intuitive sense to stop the alapana at the right time refrain from mounting swaras to a kirtana when it is not appropriate to do so. This automatically removes the inessentials, and ...
SRI THYAGA Brahma Gana Sabha, Chennai, will celebrate its 23rd Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha from December 9, 2002 to January 1, 2003 (and not December 24 as published last week in these columns) at its newly renovated auditorium. The artistes to be ...
Colossus of Carnatic music
Endowed with immense talent, M. L. Vasanthakumari explored areas others would not venture to touch, observes SULOCHANA PATTABHIRAMAN in her tribute to MLV, who passed away 12 years ago.
Jazz serene and sparkling
THE WORD `modern' can leave one in doubt about the nature of the product, especially when it is associated with music. An unrecognisable array of gadgets producing bizarre sequence of sounds, is often the picture one visualises of modern music. ...
Echoing the poetic Malnad
Kuvempu's ancestral home in Kuppalli has been turned into a museum. It has on display not only the literary giant's works and articles of use, but also several items typical of a Malnad home. LAKSHMI SALGAME is charmed by the house and its verdant backdrop.
More about Mani
With reference to the article, ``He charmed young and old alike (October 25)," on Madurai Mani, I wish to add the following: Vidwan Madurai Mani was responsible for the popularisation of lesser known Thyagaraja kritis set in rare ragas ...
Halifax-based Bharatanatyam dancer Shantha Rao, who once thought the land of Shakespeare and Wordsworth fitted her like a glove, spends most of her energy today in passionately promoting Indian culture in England through performances and workshops. On the road and in the classrooms,
Anushka Ravishankar, who penned the script for ``Phoenix," was thrilled with Bhagirathi Narayanan's production, but despite the neat details and good acting, the play showed some strange gaps, feels ELIZABETH ROY.
THE DHARMAKESARI Solar K. S. Subramaniya Iyer Trust is organising the fourth annual Samskrta Nataka Utsav and Anthakshari competition on November 2 at the Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Mylapore. The competition is based on epics like Ramayana and ...
CLASSIC COLONIALISM may have become part of history but the cross-pollination of cultures as reflected in art, craft and architecture, which resulted from it, continues to cast a spell. This fascination can be seen at an exhibition of teak ...
Art gallery in Bhubaneswar
THINK ORISSA and think `the city of temples' and what goes with it invariably -- the art and craft expertise of the local people here. Yet, surprisingly, though, the State and specially its Capital Bhubaneswar, has no dearth of outlets showcasing ...
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