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Malladi Suribabu's music workshop in Bengaluru in April

Saamagaana Sangeetha Sabha, Bengaluru is hosting a workshop for Carnatic musicians on 'Rare Compositions' - the workshop is by vidwan Malladi Suribabu and is from April 26th to 28th, 5 p.m. daily.

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Carnatic music vocalist Manakkal Rangarajan passes away

One of Carnatic music's celebrated vocalists Manakkal Rangarajan has died. He was 97 years old.

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Talk on 'Bharata’s Natyasastra'; Chennai

Tamil Heritage Trust, Chennai in its monthly talks presents "Bharata’s Natyasastra - An Introduction' by Dr. G. Sankaranarayanan - at 5:30 pm Saturday March 2 - Arkay Convention Centre, Mylapore, Chennai.

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Prof. of performing arts passes away

Prof. D. Pashupathi has passed away. He retired as principal of SV College, Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and later was vice principal, Kalakshetra, Chennai and retired from here.

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Kalakshetra remembers Rukmini Devi

Kalakshetra in Chennai is hosting a dance and music fest to remember founder Rukmini Devi on her birth anniversary.

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Bengaluru: Music Fest of young talent

Bengaluru's Ananya is hosting a festival of Carnatic music showcasing young talent who have made a mark on the concert circuit.

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This new book is an exposition of select varnams

Varna-varnanam: an exposition of select varnams is the title of a new book authored by Dr. Kanakam Devaguptapu of Chennai.

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Diamond jubilee of Chennai's Narada Gana Sabha; the finale

The finale of the year-long diamond jubilee celebrations of Narada Gana Sabha took place on Thursday evening (Feb.14) at the sabha’s auditorium on TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai.

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New book on Varnams: release in Chennai

This book could be very valuable for Bharatanatyam dancers. Dr. Kanakam Devaguptapu's first book "Varna-Varnanam: an Exposition of select Varnams" is being released on February 19 in Chennai. 

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Feature film on Carnatic music. By Rajiv Menon

Here then is a film on Carnatic music. Perhaps more - a film on percussion music. A film on the people who make these instruments. Their lives. The divides. And one question that film maker Rajiv Menon tries to probe - why hasn't the community also produced artistes?

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