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(ARCHIVE) VOL. XXII NO. 19, January 16-31, 2013
Dates for your Diary

One of the Chitrakathi paintings seen at Inner Flow exhibition.

Till January 23: 36th Chennai Book Fair (at YMCA Physical Education College ground, Nandanam).

Till January 24: Theyyam, a hugely popular folk performance from the North Malabar region of Kerala (at DakshinaChitra).

Till January 30: Inner Flow, an exhibition of Chitrakathi paintings (at DakshinaChitra).

January 25-31: The Kangilu of Karnataka is a dance performed to the rhythm of the Dolu drum in honour of the deity to drive out evil from a village (at DakshinaChitra).

Till January 31: Village Heritage Festival, featuring the rhythms, movements and colours of the different folk dances of South India (at DakshinaChitra).

February 2-12: ConCurrenCe, a comprehensive exhibition of artwork ranging from paintings and sculptures to digital prints by emerging and established artists. They span several stylistic genres, ranging from pure abstraction to figuration with the focus on contemporaneity (at Forum Art Gallery).

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In this Issue

More money for tourism
A tinder box waiting to explode
Senior citizens develop an arboretum
Discovering Trichy's Madras connections
Desecrating a memorial to courage
The man behind City's National Art Gallery
The tales of 3 newsmakers
An early scam in Madras

Our Regulars

Short 'N' Snappy
Our Readers Write
Quizzin' with Ram'nan
Dates for your Diary


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