Daily 7 p.m. @ Egmore Museum Theatre A/C, Dec 22nd Saturday Crazy Comedy Team's CPL & 23rd Sunday S.Ve. Shekar in CRAZY THIEVES in PALAWAKKAM & 25th X-Mas Day Y.GEE. M’s New Political Satire Play 3-JI & 30th Sunday a Grand Musical Show Hit Melodies Songs of Legend Shri K.V. MAHADEVAN by Murali in Mouna Ragam & Jan 1st S.Ve. Shekar in Non-Stop Thamash Play ELLAME THAMASH. Bkg: 9677160240, bookmyshow.com. Best Wishes to Shri.Y.GEE.Mahendra for Receiving VANI KALA SUDHAKARA Award by Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha Today @ Vanai Mahal.
27th Year - 10 Day Mega Annual Art Festival “SHRIRAM PROPERTIES - KALAI VIZHA 2019” Powered by BESTEN PUMPS. From 11th Jan to 20th Jan 2019, Daily 3.30 p.m. & 7 p.m. at Kamarajar Arangam. For Sponsorship/ Branding / Food Stalls Ct: 9710 633633.
Today 6.30 p.m. Sangeetha Swaminathan, Vittal Rangan, Delhi Sairam & Madipakkam Murali at Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Pandurangan Temple, Shanthi Nagar, Adambakkam. All are welcome. 9444539450.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, East Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai-600004
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Cultural Festival 2018 at Bhavan’s Dr. Preetha Reddy Auditorium. Today at: 10.00 a.m.: Dr. Ghatam’s Karthick presents Heartbeat Ensemble with Dr. S. Karthick (Ghatam, Konnakol & Vocal), Sri H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), Sri Sai Narasimhan (Flute), Sri Vijay Natesan (Mrudangam), Sri N. Sundar (Tabla and Morsing), Sri Sarvesh Karthick (Handsonic, Dovilangam and Wavedrum) and Sri K. Shrenivas (Drums, Thavil and Pads), 3.30 p.m.: Dr. Subha Ganesan (Vocal) with Sri S.P. Ananthapadmanabha (Violin) and Nellai Sri Balaji (Mrudangam). 5.00 p.m.: Kalaimamani Thiruvaarur Sri Bhakthavatsalam presents “Laya Madhuraa” (Divine Percussion Ensemble) with Sri Thiruvaarur Girish (Vocal), Sri Solavaram Venkatesh (Nadaswaram), Sri Sujith (Flute), Sri Doraiswamy Srinivasan (Violin), Sri Rohit (Keyboard), Sri Anirudh Athreya (Kanjeera), Sri Adambakkam Sankar (Ghatam), Sri Sai Subramaniam (Morsing) and at 6.30 p.m.: Malladi Brothers - Sri Sreeramaprasad and Sri Ravi Kumar (Vocal) with Dr. Nishanth Chandran (Violin), Sri Parupalli Subbaraya Phalgun (Mrudangam) and Sri Aniruddh Athreya (Kanjeera). Tomorrow: 3.30 p.m.: Sri Vishnudev Namboothiri (Carnatic Vocal), 5.00 p.m.: Smt. Sankari Krishnan (Vocal) and at 6.30 p.m.: Mambalam Sisters (Carnatic vocal). Programme supported by RAMCO CEMENTS, RAMCO INDUSTRIES, NALLI SILKS, LARSEN & TOUBRO, MURUGAPPA GROUP, NAC JEWELLERS, RAJALAKSHMI INSTITUTIONS, NEWRY PROPERTIES, STATE BANK OF INDIA, SHASUN PHARMACEUTICALS., AVA CHOLAYIL HEALTHCARE (MEDIMIX), SUNDARAM FINANCE, SMK FOMRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD., and SRI KRISHNA SWEETS. All are welcome.
BHARAT KALACHAR / KALPATHI / 32nd MARGAZHI MAHOTSAV
TODAY AT SRI YGP AUDITORIUM, NO. 17, THIRUMALAI ROAD, T. NAGAR, CHENNAI-600017. 10.30 a.m. (Admission FREE) Master Pravin Pandit (Sax) T.V. Gopalakrishnan, S. Varadarajan, Thirupinitura Radhakrishnan 4.00 p.m. (RES) T.V. Shankaranarayanan (Voc), Embar Kannan, Srimushnam Rajarao, Sundarkumar 7.15 p.m. (RES) NANDALALA - (A MULTI LINGUAL PRODUCTION) by Aim for Seva & Anitha Guha’s Bharathanjali (B/N), Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Dandi Botla Narayana Murthy. TOMORROW 6.30 p.m. SPECIAL PROGRAMME (RES) SANJAY SUBRAMANYAM (Voc) RESERVATION AT HALL & WWW.BOOKMYSHOW.COM. ENTRY ONLY THRU THIRUMALAI RD PH: 28343045 / 43335259.
Kartik Fine Arts 24997788
In association with VR CHENNAI, ANNA NAGAR presents 44th Year Art Festival 2018 Today at 04.30pm Narada Gana Sabha Main Hall ‘Isai Peroli’ Ranjani Gayatri - H.N. Bhaskar K. Sai Giridhar - K.V. Gopalakrishnan 06.45 p.m. ‘Isai Peroli’ Gayathri Venkataraghavan - Charumathi Raghuraman - N. Manoj Siva - D.V. Venkatasubramanian. Donor Passes available from 3.30 p.m. Contact: 9840358805. Co-sponsors: BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED and RAJALAKSHMI INSTITUTIONS. Tomorrow 04.30 p.m. S. Mahathi 06.45 p.m. Sikkil C. Gurucharan.
MUSIC EDUCATION TRUST New Delhi (044-24662571 / 42065437 / 26631580)
Unique contribution of Muthuswami Dikshitar in exploration of a single raga. 10 days Music Festival in memory of our revered Guru Late Sri T.R. SUBRAMANYAM at Srinivas Sastry Hall, Luz, Mylapore. Today 4 p.m.: JAYAMATHANGI & JAYABHARGAVI, Pappu Gnandev, Pappu Jayadev. Ragas of the day: Thodi - Desh; 6.15 p.m.: VARALAKSHMI ANANDAKUMAR, S.R. Rajashree, Kallidaikuruchi Sivakumar. Ragas of the day: Sankarabharanam Hamsanandi. All are welcome.
NAADA INBAM, 24992672
Today 4 p.m. SHREYA DEVNATH (Violin Solo) with Praveen Sparsh. 6.15 p.m. ASHWATH NARAYANAN, S. Varadarajan, Sangitakalanidhi T.V. Gopalakrishnan, Alathur Rajaganesh. Ragasudha Hall.
Namasankeerthana Vizha - 2018
Integrated Academy For Performing Arts Sri Krishna Gana Sabha and Bhagavatha Seva Trust Presents Namasankeerthana Vizha - 2018. Today - 8.00 a.m.: Sankeerthana Choodamani Kovai Sri Jayarama Bhagavathar - Radha Kalyanam. 4.00 p.m.: Bhagavatha Seva Trust Function - With the blessings of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetadhipathi Jagadguru Sri Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, Hon'ble Justice GR Swaminathan, Judge - High Court, Madrads will confer the award “Sankeerthana Kalanidhi” to Thinniam Sri N. Mahadevan Bhagavathar & “Sankeerthana Choodamani” to Erode Shri Rajamani Bhagavathar on behalf of Krishna Gana Sabha. 6.30 p.m.: Erode Shri Rajamani Bhagavathar - Anjaneya Uthsavam. Venue: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, T. Nagar. Programs sponsored by INTEGRATED ENTERPRISES (INDIA) PVT. LTD., SHRIRAM GROUP OF COMPANIES, CITY UNION BANK LIMITED. All are Welcome.
Nanganallur Fine Arts
Today 6.45 p.m. at Thillai Ganga Nagar Sree Sai Ram Mahall Three in one show by Your favourite Kalaimamani T.V. Fame Kovai Anuradha win excellent shows. For Tickets: 9840077987 and bookmyshow.com
Narada Gana Sabha, (Regd.), Chennai-600018. Ph: 24993201
Diamond Jubilee Year 2018 - Pre Music Festival - Today - Mini Hall - 4.15 p.m. - C. Sukanya, Poorna Vaidyanathan, Burra Sriram, S. Krishna 6.30 p.m. Vijayalakshmi Subramanyam, K.J. Dileep, Neyveli.
RASIKA RANJANI SABHA (Regd.) Mylapore, Chennai-600004. Phone: 044-24641767
Today at 9.15 a.m. Lecture \demonstration InaugurationChief Guest Dr. M.V. Anandha Padmanabha Chariar - followed - Music Dance and Culture - The constribution of Coromandal Coast - by Dr. Hari and Smt. Hema. All are Welcome. 6.00 p.m. Tamil Popular Hit Movie Rasikas can collect Donor Pass. Websit: rasikaranjanisabha.org
SRI MANNARGUDI SAMBASIVA BHAGAVATHAR CULTURAL TRUST, MYLAPORE. Phone: 24987432
Today Eighteenth Anniversary of our Trust celebration in memory of Brahmasri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar at Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore. From 4-25 p.m. Harikatha Audio Programme of Sri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar. 5-30 p.m. Award function: SRI N.V. SUBRAMANIAN Addl. GM (Retd.) Southern Railways will inaugurate and honour the awardees. Guest of honour by Sangitha Kalanidhi Dr. M. CHANDRASEKARAN. Confer the MSB Award ‘Namasangeerthna Siromani’ to Brahmasri Vandavasi K. Jayarama Bhagavathar ‘Gana Kala Siromani’to Vocal Vidwan Neyveli Sri Santhanagopalan & Veena Vidushi Smt. Jayalakshmi Sekhar. Followed MSB Sahithyams Vocal concert by Serugudi sisters: SMT. REMA & SMT. GEETHA with Sri Mullaivasal Chandramouli, Kumbakonam Ramakrishnan & Sri N. Narasimhan. All are Welcome.
Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Foundation, 9382698811
“Mottamaadi Nilaa Cutchery” 10th Year. Conceptualised & Organised by “The Mylapore Trio”. Today 6.00 p.m., hosted by Sugathan (Member), at Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai-41. www.srimylaporetrio.blogspot.in
Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha (Regd.), Vani Mahal, Ph: 28152166
In association with Sri P. Obul Reddy & Smt. P. Gnanamba Trust Celebrates, 39th Isai Iyal Nataka Vizha 2018-19 at Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Mahaswami Auditorium (Dedicated to the memory of Sri P. Obul Reddy & Smt. P. Gnanamba). Today: 04.25 p.m.: Mangala Isai: Nadhaswaram by Mambalam Sri S.P. Arulanandam & Party. Main Sponsors MINISTRY OF CULTURE, RAJALAKSHMI INSTITUTIONS, VIJAYA BANK, SASTRA, SYNDICATE BANK, BHAGGYAM CONSTRUCTIONS, NALLI, STATE BANK OF INDIA, INDIAN BANK, BANK OF BARODA, UNITED INDIA INSURANCE COMPANY LTD, JB CULTURAL FOUNDATION, INDUSIND BANK, SHRI NARAYANI NIDHI LTD, IBA ARTS AND CRAFTS, THEJUS. 06:05 p.m. Pujyasri Swami Omkarananda Inaugurates the Isai Vizha festival, Sri R.A. Sankara Narayanan Managing Director & CEO, Vijaya Bank Presides Guests of Honour: Sri M. Prasad, General Manager, Syndicate Bank, Chennai & Sri M. Karthikeyan General Manager / Zonal Manager, Indian Bank,Chennai North, Conferment of Birudhu “VANI KALA SUDHAKARA” by Pujyasri Swami Omkarananda on Smt. Seetha Narayanan (Vocal), Kumbakonam Sri M.R. Gopinath – (Violin), Vaikom Sri Gopalakrishnan (Ghatam), Smt. Anitha Guha – (Bharathanatyam) & Sri Y.Gee. Mahendra – (Theatre). Felicitation by Dr. S. Raghuraman, Research and resource for Bharathanatyam. 07.30 p.m.: Govindam Bhaja - Bharathanatyam by Disciples of Vani Kala Nipuna Dr. Lakshmi Ramaswamy's Sri Mudhraalaya. All are welcome. www.vanimahal.com .10th JUGALBANDHI Pandit Janardan Mitta & Party, 11th Abishek Raghuram & Party, 12th Sikkil C. Gurucharan & Party, 13th Vani Kala Sudhakara Dr. Kadri Gopalnath & Party, 14th Vijay Siva & Party, 15th Vani Kala Sudhakara Priya Sisters Shanmukhapriya & Haripriya & Party, 16th Jayanthi Kumaresh & Kumaresh & Party, 17th Dr.Pantula Rama & Party, 18th Vani Kala Sudhakara Bombay Jayashri Ramnath & Party, 19th U.Rajesh & Party, 20th Sandeep Narayan & Party, 21st Vani kala Sudhakara Ranjani & Gayathri & Party, 22nd Vani Kala Sudhakara Sanjay Subramanian & Party, 23rd Vani Kala Sudhakara Dr. K.J. Yesudas & Party, 24th Vani Kala Nipuna S. Saketharaman & Party, 25th Vani Kala Nipuna S. Mahathi & Party, 26th Malladi Brothers Sriram Prasad & Ravi Kumar & Party, 27th Sangeetha Upanyasam by Visaka Hari & Party, 28th Gayathri Venkataraghavan & Party, 29th Mahanadhi Dr. Shobana Vignesh & Party, 30th Vani Kala Nipuna Trichur Brothers Srikrishna Mohan & Ramkumar Mohan & Party, 31st Ramakrishnan Murthy & Party, 1st Jan.2019 Kunnakudi M. Balamuralikrishna & Party, 2nd Vani Kala Nipuna Akkarai Sisters Subhlakshmi & Sornalatha & Party, 3rd Gayathri Girish & Party, 4th Vani kala Sudhakara T.V. Sankaranarayanan & Party, 5th United Visuals Vani kala Sudhakara TV. Varadarajen in “Plastic Kadavul”, 6th UAA Presents Y.Gee Mahendra in “3JI”, 7th Crazy Creation Presents Vani Kala Sudhakara Crazy Mohan & Madhu Balaji in “Alavuthin 100 Watts Bulb”, 8th Vani Kala Sudhakara Srekala Bharath & Thejas Present “Annamayya Bhakthi Manjari”, 9th Kaladarsana presents “Bhaja Govindam”, 10th Kala pradarshini Presents “Krsna Madhuryam”, 11th Rajeswari Sainath & Troupe Present “Vishnu Sahasranamam”, 12th Kanagasabhai School of Bharatanatyam Presents “Aranganum Aazhwargalum”, 13th Bharathanjali Presents “Nandha Lala”, Choreography by Anitha Guha 14th Sridevi Nrithyalaya Presents “Srinivasa Kalyanam” Choreography by Dr. Sheela Unnikrishnan, 15th MEENAKSHI CHITHARANJAN and her Disciples present “Lahari”.
The Sruti Foundation & Music Forum Present LEC DEC MELA 2018 on 8 & 9 December: Theme: Sthalams & Treatises
Today at 9.30 a.m.: Dr. Sriram Parasuram - Ram Charit Manas, Sri Krishna (Harmonium), M.T. Adithya (Tabla); 11am: Sumitra Vasudev - Chaturdandi Prakasika; 5 p.m.: Dr. R. Hemalatha - Ragas with special reference to Ragalakshanamu by Shahaji; 6.30 p.m.: Dr. Narthaki Nataraj - Music & Dance in Silappadhikaram, Shakthi Bhaskar (Nattuvangam), Kaushik Champakesan (Vocal), Nagai Narayanan (Mridangam), Devaraj (Flute) At Arkay Convention Centre, Mylapore. All are Welcome.
Trinity Arts Festival Ph: 9841272207
Navadhisha - Dance Conference – 11 a.m. Bharata Natyam Recital - Shreya Iyer – 2.40 p.m. Lucrezia Maniscotti – 4.10 p.m. Shirisha Shashank- 5.40 p.m. Honoring Legendary Dancers Shanta & Dr. Dhananjayan by Divya Shiva Sundar & Students – 7.10 p.m. - R R Sabha, Hall 2, Mylapore. All are Welcome.
Krishnamurti Foundation India - 124, Greenways Road, R.A. Puram, Chennai - 28
Video Show on Sunday, 9 Dec 2018 - What is the relationship of clarity to compassion? - 3rd public talk, Saanen 1977 - 6.00 p.m. Screening for the first time. The Study, with facilities for reading and watching Krishnamurti videos, open from Tuesday to Sunday. - All are welcome!
Narada Gana Sabha Trust Chennai-600018. Ph: 24993201
Today - Mini Hall - 2 - 4 p.m. Harinama Sankeerthanam led by Bhagavatha Sammelana Samajam (Ayyappa Bhajans Special) . All are welcome.
SRI KRISHNA SWEETS
YACD, Gopalapuram Presents ‘Kuraiondrumillai’ a day with senior citizens in Kakkum Karangal, Santhome at 9.30 a.m.
Sri Vidyatheertha Foundation (Regd.), Ph: 97899 99160 / 63825 34599
Concluding day of 101st Jayanthi Mahotsavam of Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamigal, 35th Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Today 4 p.m. at Sringeri Jagadguru Pravachana Mandiram, R.A. Puram. Namasankeerthanam by Sri K. Sattanatha Bagavathar & Party. Hon’ble Sri K. Pandiarajan, Minister of Tamil Official Language and Culture, Govt of Tamil Nadu, will preside over the function and release the new book “Gems of Spiritual Wisdom”. Sri R. Sundaram, President, Structural Engineers World Congress Inc, will deliver the Jayanthi address. Brahmasri T.V. Shivakumar Sharma, Sastraic Scholar, Sringeri, will be honoured at the function. Swami Vidyashankara Saraswathy, Sri Vidya Narasimha Ashram, Nerur, will deliver a series of lecture on Vedanta. All are welcome.
Today 10.00 a.m.: Exhibition of Paintings & Artwork by Vidushi S. SOWMYA, handmade papercraft by Vidushi SAVITA NARASIMHAN & traditional cookware by Essential Traditions. Inauguration by Shri. KESHAV (Painter & Cartoonist); 10.30 a.m.: “Classicism in Tamizh Cinema: Then & Now”, a conversation - SRIRAM V. (Historian) & BARADWAJ RANGAN (Movie critic). At No. 12, Hanumantha Rd, Balaji Ngr, Royapettah. All are welcome!