Madras Music and Dance Season 2014-2015 schedule

“Love is in the air” an often quoted phrase by those who are blinded by love, AND this may as well be modified to “Season is in the air” for […]

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IDA Chennai Chapter: 25th Anniversary Dance Festival

IDA’s Chennai Chapter recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary (IDA founded in 1986)  with a dance festival that spanned August 5-7 th, 2010. The videos excerpts and photos of the 3 […]

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Anita Ratnam’s Verdict on Madras Season 2009-2010

A  reader has brought to our attention Anita Ratnam’s observation on the season that is now coming to an end. The comment itself is  published in her website Narthaki.com. She identifies the 4 top […]

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Music and Dance Season 2009-2010

I will consolidate all posts on the Madras dance and Music Season 2009-2010. For those of you who would like to know what it is like , “The Hindu” had […]

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The legacy of Swamimalai K. Rajarathnam Pillai lives on…

Here is a reproduction of my interview with  Mrs.Jaya Kamala Pandiyan and Ms. Nrithya Pillai, daughter and grand daughter of Guru Swamimalai K. Rajarathnam Pillai for Carnatic Darbar Guru Swamimalai […]

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