Category Archives: City Roundup

Fun with all the letters of the alphabet

Books. The very word fills our minds with various thoughts. Whether it is J.K. Rowling’s majestic Harry Potter books or Dan Brown’s nerve-racking mysterious books; books are books.

The little and sweet abode of Sree Karpagavalli Vidyalaya Middle School, Mylapore, realized »

Chennai Open – a treat for the city’s tennis fans

Aircel Chennai Open 2016

The 20th Aircel Chennai Open was held at the SDAT Stadium at Lake Area in Nungambakkam from January 2 to January 10. Held at Delhi in 1996 and then shifted to Chennai from 1997 after the stadium was built for the occasion »

Science and Nature Club at Periyar Nagar Library

The 2016 edition of the Science and Nature Club at Periyar Nagar Public Library near Kolathur met on Sunday, January 31. 2016. Dr.D.Navaneetham led the talk on Jan-Feb night sky earlier in the afternoon for a mixed audience of students and adults. »

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 »