Events

3rd March

Adyar Thirukkural Sangam will hold Thirukkural Arangam 233 at 10 a.m. E. Sundaramurthy will give the chief address. Azhagurani Ramasamy will be the chief guest. Special lecture by Pichi Aadilingan on ‘ Valluvathil Penmai’ At Chennai High School, Kamraj Avenue, Adyar. Ph: 94445 04026, 97907 55705.

Evening of Laughter: Members of Besant Nagar Humour Club will meet at 4 p.m. Special invitee will be Viswa, Humourist. For new membership contact 94447 55430 or Email adyarkumar1958@ yahoo.co.in. Annual membership at Rs. 300. At 4, 3rd floor, G3 building, Bharathi Nagar (off L.B Road near sathya nilayam), Thiruvanmiyur.

Programmes at Hamsadhwani: DKPattammal Birth Centenary Tribute at 6.15 pm. Dr. S. Sowmya vocal with Embar Kannan on violin, Delhi Sairam on mridangam and K.V. Gopalakrishnan on kanjeera. 8th-Aruna Ranganathan vocal with M. A Krishnaswami on violin and A S Ranganathan on mridangam at 6.15 pm. 9th – Maharajapuram S Ramachandran vocal with Nagai Muralidharan on violin and Patri Satish Kumar on mridangam at 6.15 pm – sponsor Padma Narasimhan. At Youth Hostel, 2nd Avenue, Indira Nagar. Ph: 97909 09567.

Annual cultural festival at Nayaki: Nayaki (Kotturpuram Cultural Association) will host their 24th annual Music, Dance and Drama Festival till March 10 at Abirami Chidambaram Hall, Kotturpuram. 3rd – Melodies of MS Amma by Sikkil C. Gurucharan at 6.30 pm. 4th – UAA presents Y.Gee. Mahendra in ‘3 Ji” by Chitralaya Sriram at 6.45 pm. 5th – Hare Krishna – a Bharatanatyam Opera by Dr. Saroja Vaidhyanathan’s Ganesa Natyalaya at 6.30 pm. 6th – Sampradaya Sangeetham: Ramakrishna Murthy vocal and Ramana Balachandran on veena at 6.30 pm. 7th – Strings attached, a unique violin and veena jugalbandhi by R. Kumaresh and Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh at 6.30 pm. 8th – Tamil Drama ‘ Sri Ranganathar swamy mahimai’ directed by S. Shivpprasadh at 6.45 pm. 9th – MLV 90 – carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan at 6.30 pm. 10th Carnatic vocal by Aruna Sairam at 6.30 pm. Season ticket for the 9-day festival is available for Rs. 1200 (premium) and Rs. 800. For details contact 98410 71961, 99404 77257.

4th March

Mahasivarathri programme at Rathnagiriswarar temple: Thevara Innisai by Asthana Vidwan M. Kotilingam and party at 6.30 pm. At 1, 6th Cross Street, Besant Nagar. Ph: 24910405.

9th March

International Women’s Day and 17th Annual Day celebrations of Sakambari Women’s Group at 4 pm. Vidya Shankar, Chairperson, Cascade Family Learning Society, Besant Nagar will be the chief guest. All are welcome. At 52, 28th Cross Street, Indira Nagar. Ph: 91763 15270.