Category Archives: City Roundup

Young artists at the Art Mart

If you had visited the park in the heart of Mylapore this weekend, which buzzes with activity every now and then, you must have been treated with colourful display of loads of paintings.

It was the day of Art Mart. Art Mart »

An art gallery in the open. Daylong event on Feb. 7, 2016

In a first of its kind act, Art Mart is an attempt to bring artists together out in the open to display and sell their artworks. “Inspired by the Chitra Santhe, an annual event in Bangalore, this is an opportunity for the »

Abhang Parivar – musical discourse by U.Ve.Dushyanth Sridhar

A very interesting music and story gala was hosted on Dec. 16, 2015 in Sri Sankara Vidyasramam, Thiruvanmiyur supported by Carnatica. The topic for this program was ‘Abhang Parivar’ and it was by U.Ve.Dhushyant Sridhar along with R.P. Shravan’s wonderful vocal support »

A wonderful kutchery for the season

It is the month of December and I knew that it was the Mazhgazhi Season and I simply had to go to at least one kutchery. So, on the Dec.15, 2016, I chose to attend the concert by the well-known artist Aruna »

Goats fight and traffic halts

At 12.10 p.m. around noon in 28th Cross Street of Indira Nagar, people heard of goat’s bleat and sound of crashing, beating and honking. When they came out to the road and to their balconies to see what was happening, they stopped »

Vandalur zoo gets a butterfly park

Adding colour to the already popular Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur, Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha inaugurated a Butterfly Park inside the zoo campus on Sep. 15, 2015. The inauguration via video conferencing was for a 6.7 acres of the colourful park »

Making flowers and fruits from vegetables

Flowers made from carrots? Peacocks from radishes? Faces from pumpkins? Is this even possible? Yes, all this is possible in the hands of Master Chef Umashankar Dhanapal.

Representing India in the IKA culinary Olympics in 2012, he used the theme ‘Incredible India’ »

Ganesha says …

Hello people! It’s me Lord Ganesh! How are you? Do you remember what day it is today? Yes, you got it right, it is my birthday. Today is Ganesh Chaturthi. Today was a very wonderful day for me. I felt it was »

Present your passion quickly in slides

How many boring presentations have you gone to? Don’t they seem to go forever? Pecha Kucha is a solution to all of that boredom. It is a presentation style that originated in Japan. Its objective is to help people make crisp, effective »