MadRasana hosts Carnatic programmes at Sathyam from 23 to 27 December

Carnatic concerts are synonymous with sabhas and traditionally, that has been the norm for all these years. Taking an alternate route, Chennai’s MadRasana hosts music festival in cinema theatres. Yes, you read it right.
A former corporate professional, at 48, Mahesh Venkateswaran quit his job to focus on his passion – music, travel and photography. He teamed up with Sean Rol­dan, a Carnatic musician-turned-film-music-composer, in 2016 to give a different experience to the audience and artist. Continue Reading

Kanchana Banerjee’s ‘Nobody’s Child’ explores dark side of humanity

Repudiating Kanchana Banerjee’s second novel by a top publishing house did not preclude her, it rather gave way to pan out well. Continue Reading

District library at Pazhavanthangal gets new lease of life

The new building for District Library was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on 29 November via video conference. Since then, the facility has been functional at Kumaran Street, Pazhavanthangal. Continue Reading

Exploring diversity, author Jayanthi Sankar writes Dangling Gandhi

In her book ‘Dangling Gandhi’, she has explored diverse themes about people, issues and culture of Singapore. “Diversity is synonymous with Singapore, and when I write about the city, I effortlessly reflect only that. It is quite natural,” the writer, who has also worked as a full-time journalist, narrates. Continue Reading

TEDxNapierBridge puts spotlight on ‘Bold & Brilliant’ women

A grievous accident a few years ago changed the life of Anjali Rajagopal who headed the e-commerce division of a leading textile firm and managed a PR firm of her own. She had severe injuries and nearly 450 skull fractures.
At the third edition of TEDxNapierBridgeWomen event at Anna University, 8 December, she will speak about her story, would inject her sense of humor to ease people into confronting issues of identity, acceptance, and reconciliation with life and circumstance. Continue Reading