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VOL. XXII NO. 2, MAY 1-15, 2012
Dates for your Diary

May, June & July: Sakti Burman Retrospective, a travelling show by Apparao Gallery on Sakti Burman, a well-known contemporary artist who was born in India and lives in France. There will be over 100 paintings, water colours, drawings and lithographs (at DakshinaChitra).

Till May 30: Macro World, a photography exhibition of flora and fauna by Poochi Venkat and his students: Flora and Fauna (at DakshinaChitra).

Till June 15: A solo show of Sophie Jo's paintings. Her brilliantly coloured works are inspired by everyday life that she captures with a sense of humour (at Apparao Galleries).

June 1-17: Paintings and sculpture by Shanthi (at DakshinaChitra).

June 20-30: Puppets of South India from the DakshinaChitra collection (at DakshinaChitra).

DakshinaChitra Workshops

For Children

May 11: Junk Art

May 18: Traditional games

May 25: Pottery & Clay Modelling

For Adults

Till May 6: Table Mat Weaving

Till May 12: Studio Pottery

May 25-27: Glass Fusing (jewellery)

June 8-10: Kalamkari + Kalahasti visit

For details: 98417 77779

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In this issue

Government offers hope again for Heritage Act
The least pedestrian-friendly Indian city: Chennai
When will we get all this power?
An exchange of letters
Perambur Railway Hospital - A remarkable journey to excellence
An Old Boy's advice
METERPODU – A work in progress
The economist as a Shakespearean scholar
A Chola temple near Tambaram

Our Regulars

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


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