Award for artists

Laya Laavanyaa Fine Arts Foundation, an organisation founded by Umayalpuram Dr. K. Sivaraman, is organising an awards ceremony on March 9, 6 p.m., at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium , Mylapore. Dr. T.K. Murthy, B. Krishnamurthy and Ghatam vidwan A.S. Shankar will be presented with a purse by Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty. This will be followed by a vocal recital, at 6.45 p.m., by V.Sankaranarayanan.

Thriller on stage

To mark international Women’s Day, ‘Shakthi’, an adaptation of the thriller ‘Wait Until Dark’, will be staged till March 10, 6.45 p.m., at Narada Gana Sabha . A special show will be staged on March 10, 10.45 a.m.

For tickets, contact (9884644446)/ 9444499901.

Parivettai utsavam

The 47{+t}{+h}Parivettai utsavam for the presiding deity of Sri Agatheeswarar, Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Nungambakkam, will take place on March 10. For details call 2484 7807.

Sitar recital

Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Shri Ariyakudi Music Foundation have organised the sitar concert of Pandit Shivantha Mishra with Pandit Deobrat Mishra (sitar support) and Prashant Mishra (tabla).

The programme will take place today, 6.30 p.m., at Arkay Convention Centre, Royapettah High Road. For details call 98410 11637.

Dance fest

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha’s dance festival will conclude on March 11 with an awards ceremony and Bharatanatyam presentation by students of Divyanjali at 5.30 p.m. and Hari Padman’s dance ballet, ‘Swathi Ramam,’ at 7 p.m.

Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty will preside. The venue is Narada Gana Sabha.