Auditions for Diploma batch 2016-2017

Auditions for Diploma batch 2016-2017 Auditions for the next batch of the Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media programme are still in progress! We are inviting anyone who is serious about dance to join us for the upcoming auditions being held in Chennai, Thrissur, and Bangalore. The audition, held…

La forêt ébouriffée

Alliance Française of Madras with the support of Institut Français, Oman Air as Airline Partner, Saint-Gobain as AFM Gold Sponsor, The Park, Chennai as Hospitality Partner and Eventjini.com as Online Partner present a dance performance by French Dance Company CFB 451     LA FORÊT ÉBOURIFFÉE Date : May 31,…

Adishakti performs Ganapati in 5 cities

Dear Friends, We at Adishakti would like to wish you a Happy New Year. May this year be filled with enriching and prosperous experiences for you and your loved ones. Thank you for all your support and good wishes last year. Your encouragement helped us jump in line with a…

Chennai Photo Biennale

26 February - 13 March 2016 MRTS Station | Lalit Kala Academy | Public Parks Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Chennai Photo Biennale - an exciting and significant community public-art project, bringing together world-renowned photographers from India and abroad. A collaboration between the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan and Travelling…

Svanubhava 2015

Kalakshetra Foundation welcomes you to Svanubhava 2015 7th August 2015 | 24 hours Svanubhava 2015 will be an overnight festival lasting 24 hours all through the 7th of August. The Festival will feature a variety of performances including Bhagavatha Mela, Theyyam, Namasankritanam, Nagaswaram Recital, Kathakali, Carnatic Recitals, Bharatanatyam and Kathak…

Auroville Choirs in concert

Don't miss the Auroville Choirs In Concert! The Youth Choir will be presenting songs and film themes, the Adult Choir will be presenting romantic and contemporary Western classical music. The two choirs will also perform some songs together. As a part of the Auroville Festival in Chennai, the choir will…

Simply Complex – Pierre Legrand at Art Houz

On March 6th, at 6pm, the exhibition "Simply Complex" by Pierre Legrand will open at Art Houz in Chennai. (41 Kasturi Rangan St, near Poes Garden, Alwarpet, Chennai 18.) The exhibition will hold mainly paintings – acrylic on mesh, to emphasize the porosity of matter. All works are structured by…

Marco & Adil at Dakshina Chitra

Opening tomorrow, March 4, at 11am at the Varija Art Gallery, DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chengalpet District, TN 603118. Installation and paintings by Adil Writer and Marco Feira. Adil Writer’s latest installation, BARCODES, will be on view. The gallery timings are 10am - 6pm. Tuesday is a…

Auroville Festival begins

from The Hindu: Through the month of March, members of the international community of Auroville will spend time in Chennai, to help people here understand their culture through the ‘Auroville festival’, which began on Sunday. Inaugurating the event, Governor K. Rosaiah said: “Right from its establishment, it has been striving…

Well Paper in Chennai

Well Paper, an Auroville unit and social enterprise which works to empower local village women with skills to build, manage and maintain self-sustaining units, will be showcasing their work and (beautiful) products as part of the Auroville Festival in Chennai. Catch them on March 5-7th at the Ethical Market (at…

Schaubühne Berlin in Chennai

from Goethe Institute Chennai: We cordially invite you to our forthcoming theatre play: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE brought to you by the renowned German Theatre Schaubühne Berlin time: Tuesday 24th February 2015, 7 p.m. venue: Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai. The complimentary entry passes are available at…

basement 21 presents: encounter series – triple bill

basement 21 presents: encounter series - triple bill basement 21 @ SPACES encounter ten venue: SPACES, 1 Elliot's Beach Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600090 time: Feb 21, 7pm   triple bill: According to Official Sources... Concept/Choreography/Performance: Mirra Arun Sound Design: Ghostape (Gati Summer Dance Residency 2014) Music credits: ‘You can…

Kratu’s Ceramic Sculptures

Kratu's Ceramic Sculptures will be on display at Sudio Palazzo from 4th to 16th of March 2015 as part of the Auroville Festival. Exhibition is open all days of the week from 11 am to 7 pm venue: Studio Palazzo 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031, Tamilnadu,…

City of Dawn to descend on Chennai

from The Hindu, Feb 15, 2015 Auroville Festival set to unravel its idea of sustainable existence Art and the universal township of Auroville have a link that go beyond its conducive, green and multicultural environment. Sri Aurobindo, whose teachings resonate in the intrinsic fabric of this ‘City of Dawn,’ had…

INKO Centre gallery show opening

The INKO Centre gallery show opens on 23rd February, it is a precursor to the Auroville Festival. The show is curated by Jin Kyoung Kim for South Korean artists and Supriya Menon Menghetti for India. This show has 18 artists from India and 9 from S. Korea, among the 18…

62nd Art Festival at Kalakshetra

Kalakshetra Foundation takes pleasure in inviting you to the 62nd Annual Art Festival time: December 20th to 31st Inauguration on 20th December, 5.30pm place: Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai by Padma Bhushan Awardee Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam All are Welcome! contact: Kalakshetra Foundation Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041, India +91-44-24520836, +91-44-24521169/70 www.kalakshetra.in

Beauty Inside by Birgitta Volz

The Russian Centre of Science and Culture Chennai is happy to present the exhibition Beauty Inside It will be a retrospective of Aurovilian artist Birgitta Volz, who is creating artworks using the materials of nature. time: opening: Saturday, Dec. 12th at 5.30 pm open until Dec 20th open daily from…

1st Chennai Street Art Festival – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai presents Conquer the concrete – 1st Chennai Street Art Festival in cooperation with Chennai City Connect CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline: 18.12.2014   Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai & Chennai City Connect with other partners are organizing CONQUER THE CONCRETE – 1st Chennai Street…

Scottish Dance Theatre touring India – Forces of Nature

Scottish Dance Theatre is Scotland’s national contemporary dance company. Under the direction of choreographer Fleur Darkin, the company produces dance that is driven by artistic inquiry and a contemporary response to engaging audiences. Scottish Dance Theatre commissions accomplished choreographers from all over the world to put the dancing body at…

The Jazz Music Festival in Chennai

News from the Madras Jazz Festival: It's on the 7th and 8th of June. All are welcome! The festival is set at the Phoenix Market City, Vellachery Chennai. For more information go to the Madras Jazz Festival's facebook site.

The Sacred Space by Pierre Legrand

Apparao Galleries in Chennai presents The Sacred Space, an exhibition of sculptures and installations in a palette of whites, by Aurovilian artist Pierre Legrand. times: Inauguration 5.30 pm on Friday, June 6th, 2014 The exhibition continues till Friday, July 25th, 2014 place: Apparao Galleries #7, Wallace Garden Nungambakkam Chennai, 600…