A snapshot from Luftibus. Photo: Special Arrangement
MADURAI, December 25, 2014

Plays that pack a punch

Can modern theatre bridge gaps in different art forms and bring people together? “Yes,” says renowned theatre expert Anuradha Kapur. “It is a collective exercise. As a live art medium, theatre has... »
In Sync: Celebrating with music. Photo: R. Ashok
MADURAI, December 24, 2014

On a high note

But bright Cecilia rais'd the wonder higher: When to her organ vocal breath was given, An angel heard, and straight appear'd Mistaking Earth f... »
MADURAI, December 24, 2014

The Christmas makeover

A conversation between two Fourth Graders: First child: Santa may not come with gifts this year. My mummy told me he is upset that so many innocent children were killed by terro... »
Phil’s Bistro: Pan roasted quail is paprika roasted quail served with herb rice, grilled vegetable and pepper sauce.
December 25, 2014

X-mas special menus by Madurai chefs

At Phil’s Bistro Veg: Caponata Linguini Rs.250 Penne Creamy Tomato Sauce with Red Onion Rs.250 Fettuccine with Cilantro Pesto and Cherry Tomato Rs... »
Ms. Jean Rozario as Santa Claus. Photo: Special Arrangement
MADURAI, December 24, 2014

I am…Santa Claus

This Santa is not from the town of Myra but from Ellis Nagar. I have been dressing up like Santa Claus for the past 30 years and cheering my kids in the primary school where I teach. When I am dre... »
A 'Christmas cradle' kept on display at a house. Photo: S.James
MADURAI, December 24, 2014

Announcing Christmas in a creative way

Christmas calls for celebrations, no doubt! But it’s also the time to bring out creativity and innovation in arts – music, dance and decorations! This is the time of the year, when houses and hote... »

The new Mercedes C Class sacrifices some of the dynamics of the outgoing model for a longer wheelbase and premium materials »

The evolution of the plum cake from porridge and pudding, to what it is now »

Shweta Bathija launches her online range of high-end foot wear called Baha »