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IN THE CITY
Students of Divyanjali; 7.15 p.m.: Swetha Balakrishnan and Sanjana Balakrishnan (Bharatanatyam).
January 29, 6.30 p.m.
Students of Akshya Arts (Bharatanatyam).
January 30, 5.45 p.m.
With social change as goal
Visual medium is the best to tackle social issues, feels Leena Manimekalai.
Of rivalry and metamorphosis
Three talented actors on the film "In Her Shoes," the female-focussed drama that has won critical acclaim.
A different Satyaraj
Satyaraj will don a very different and challenging role in Jayabharathy's `Kurukshetram.'
Watch for the stunts
Bottomline: Someone obviously took a machine gun and peppered the script. Only explanation for the holes. The plot of ``Transporter 2" could be very scientific: there are these scientist guys and some cool stuff in glass vials. The green one is ...
Friends, Rivals, Sisters
"In Her Shoes" could so easily have been a soggy, Danielle Steel-type story, what with poetry of the heart being bandied about between the two siblings. But it redeems itself because its characters descend into ugliness before a touching ...
Scary blend of science and logic
Storyline: Did the devout 19-year old Emily Rose die because of demonic possession or because she stopped medical treatment?
Bottomline: The perfect date movie.
For every two-dozen attempts that Hollywood makes in manufacturing horror, it ...
Pals in real life too
Pattiyal revolves round the life of two friends.
Diary of unique kind
What began as a hobby for M. A. Subramanian after his retirement turned into an obsession and he has listed about 6,000 songs sung in concerts.
Sankarabharanam casts a spell
In her obeisance to Tyagaraja, Bombay Jayashree Ramnath underlined her faith in singing with emotion.
'Deiva Thai' (`Divine Mother'), Gangai Amaren's latest CD on the Mother of Pondicherry is another milestone creation from Shri Annai Cassette (P) Ltd. Steeped in devotion, the melodious numbers produced by Gitaa Cassettes, transport the listener ...
It's melody all the way
It was an aural extravaganza at `Isai Amudham - 2006,' organised by Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, Tirupur, recently.
Concert to cherish
Balamuralikrishna's fans, who expected something different, were not disappointed.
Music sans depth
P. Unnikrishnan's recital at the Pongal Music Festival was pedestrian.
Impresses with bhava
Through select songs, Lavanya Shivakumar beautifully conveyed Tyagaraja's devotion to Rama.
Devotion-filled homage to Tyagaraja
Shivanjali's aradhana was in the form of music and dance.
Form differs, not the content
The Anusham group presented `Shakthi,' with perfect co-ordination, accurate timing and discipline.
Good posture, precise movements
Shirisha Shashank captured with sensitivity, the awe and majesty of the devotee's moment.
All about family bonds
Two Hindi soap celebrities came together on stage to offer quality entertainment.
A place in the sun
She played a range of roles, won two Oscars and wrote two autobiographies, of which one was a best seller. Shelley Winters certainly `had it all.'
Music recitals, Kathak and discourses marked the New Year Special Music Week, organised by the Rasika Ranjana Sabha, Tiruchi.
Aradhana at Srirangam
Concerts by leading artistes marked Tyagaraja aradhana at Sri Sadguru Sangeetha Sabha.
Jeyikka Povadhu Yaaru?
Madan's Thirai Paarvai
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