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Friday, January 30, 2004
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Hollywood's raven haired hoofer
IT WAS an old house with small rooms and an open area for sunlight. The noise associated with film shooting reaching one's ears as one approached the entrance. Bathed in the light shed by lamps of all sizes. On one side of the house there were ...
The genius of Thanjavur Sankara Iyer is threefold. A tribute by LAKSHMI DEVNATH on the musician's 80th birthday.
Devoted to music
SENIOR VEENA vidushi Vasantha Saravanan (81) passed away on January 14 in Chennai. Eldest daughter of the late G. Rajagopala Pillai, Bikshandar Kovil, Tiruchi, she hailed from a family engaged in religious and charitable activities and extended ...
A MUSIC programme, `Sankaram 80' has been organised on January 30 at 5 p.m., to commemorate the 80th birthday of musician-composer Thanjavur V. Sankara Iyer, by his disciples. The venue will be Raga Sudha Hall, Mylapore. For details, contact: ...
Periyava of Angarai
HIS DEVOTEES and admirers across the country will sadly miss His Holiness Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal who attained Sidhdhi in Triplicane on January 19, at the age of 75. His Aradhana is taking place on February 1 (Sunday) in Agraharam, Pazhoor, ...
`I am an obstinate dreamer'
Cuban filmmaker Humberto Solas's creations have enriched Latin American cinema. He talks to S. R. ASHOK KUMAR about his work.
SANJEEV ABHYANKAR, a leading disciple of Pt. Jasraj, performed under the joint auspices of Hamsadhwani and Carnatica. This was Carnatica's maiden foray into Hindustani music; Hamsadhwani, of course, has always provided for Hindustani musicians, ...
MUTHAMIZH PERAVAI, No. 35, Dr. Radhakrishnan Road, Chennai- 600 004, honoured nadaswara vidwans Sembanarkovil S. R. G. Sambandam and S. R. G. Rajanna with the Raja Ratna Award at its 28th annual music festival, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, ...
Simple and straight approach
BRINGING A simple and straight approach to interpretation and with unhurried rendering of songs, Mambalam Sisters, Vijayalakshmi and Chitra, provided a feeling of relaxation in their concert under the auspices of Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha. ...
Superb voice control
INTEGRATION THROUGH music was evidenced yet again, as a South Indian mami clad in nine yards sari accompanied on the harmonium for North Indian classical music. Balachander Nakod's concert for Hamsadwani on January 6 featured this unique ...
Kosmic KM1793C Focus on Percussion Fusion for Freedom Guru Kaaraikudi Mani and Tiruvalaputhur T. A. Kaliyamurthi Rs. 50. GURU KAARAIKUDI Mani's, innovative mind, with a desire to explore fresh ...
Varied moods and emotions
RUKMINI DEVI'S six-part Ramayana series is her most ambitious attempt at choreography. This pageant has become so much a part of the modern dance drama tradition, that sometimes we forget it is a work of great originality. This year ...
Kuchipudi discipline observed
NIVEDITHA PARTHASARATHY and her vibrant group of students from Nivedhanam, performed "Sri Krishnam Bhaje,'' a thematic programme on Krishna, with both the devotional and human aspects highlighted through well chosen compositions. The smallest ...
Reality through haunting grimness
"The Antigone Project" by Anuradha Kapur/ Ein Lall and "Kashinama" by Usha Ganguly were two remarkable theatre productions of 2003. The plays react fearlessly to the violence and corruption that continue to scorch the nation, says GOWRI RAMNARAYAN.
Sakthi in massive form
THERE IS no village where Sakthi is not worshipped in one form or another and temples dedicated to Her in Her manifestation as Prathyankara Devi are slowly but surely becoming popular not only in Chennai but also in neighbouring places, the most ...
The Supreme Light Divine
Thaipoosam falls on February 5 when lakhs of people will assemble at Vadalur Sathya Gnana Sabai to worship the Arulperum Jyothi of Vallalar on full moon day.
THE MAHA Samprokshanam of Sri Jayaveera Anjaneya Temple at Thailavaram, that includes the consecration of the recently installed idol of Kalyana Anjaneya, Sri Rama Nama Mani Thoon and Sri Jaya Veera Anjaneya Swami Rama Nama Japa Mandapam, will be ...
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