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carnatic music today ……

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2861805.ece

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2861793.ece            When parents enjoy parenting, they ensure happy years of growing up for the children.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2861789.ece

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2685706.ece  –  Whether the shawl draped on this singer by this sabha came about because of an envelope stuffed with distinctly non-musical notes. How Carnatic music has suddenly become a cool lifestyle statement for a new generation, with kriti -laden iPods tucked into its jeans.        This informality, perhaps, will offer him a clue to the ever-increasing popularity of a music festival that, unlike Glastonbury or Bayreuth, doesn’t advertise itself, and is driven largely by word of mouth and an undying love for the art. He doesn’t need to have heard of the performers. He doesn’t even have to know the music. And if he doesn’t get tickets to a concert, there’s always another one playing down the street. Every year, he will eventually realise, Carnatic music makes its grandest statement with a festival that feels as intimate as a gathering of family.

An annual ritual Every year, around the Tamil month of Margazhi, some 60 organisations (or sabhas) cast a spell of music over Madras, with over 200 performances every day. These performances include vocal and instrumental concerts, lecture demonstrations about the intricacies of Carnatic music, walks along historic sites of musical importance, and talks about events and personalities. If the December Music Season is not the largest music festival in the world, it’s certainly a top contender for the spot — and, with every passing year, it only keeps getting bigger. And better.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2685708.ece

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2685727.ece   –  How not to get diabetes

Here’s an emergency plan to shield you until the weight comes off. Besides maintaining a healthy weight, four factors keep diabetes at bay. If you combine any three, it’s like throwing up a force field between you and diabetes. The combo is more protective than the individual parts, a fact that has startled the experts. It gets better: If you combine all four, you’ll start losing weight without half trying.

Walk 30 minutes a day. Start slowly if you need to, but start. Buy a pedometer, and add a few more steps every day.

Drink lightly. Up to two drinks a day for men, one for women.

Eat smart. Lots of fruits and veggies, plenty of 100 per cent whole grains, very lean protein (including at breakfast; it’ll curb your appetite later), a little low-fat or no-fat dairy, some nuts, a bit of dark chocolate.

Don’t smoke. If you do, quit.

Then kiss diabetes goodbye.

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/article2685734.ece

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Myspace profile – list – 2008 – 9

  • Music

    COLD PLAY ,KISHORE KUMAR, HEMANT KUMAR, R.D.BURMAN, ILAYARAJA, DANCE NUMBERS &  SLOW / SOOTHING STUFF, SHANIA TWAIN, DIDO, BILLIE HOLIDAY, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, ABBA, CARIBBEAN MUSIC,  BOLIVIAN MUSIC ( AME TAUNA ), FEW OSTs
  • Movies

    BABETTE’S FEAST, HIGH FIDELITY, AMELIE,  RUDRA VEENA,  THE NET,  GOLMAAL- KHATTA MEETHA- ANARI- AWARA-OLD,    CHARIOTS OF FIRE, MRS.DALLOWAY,   KILL BILL VOL 2,   THE BIG BLUE,    ANY GUD HORROR / SUSPENSE FLICK, CHEENI KUM, JUNO
  • Television

      BYOMKESH BAKSHI[STILL DA BEST], QILE KA RAHASYA, BHARAT EK KHOJ, TEHEKIKAAT, WILL & GRACE, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, SIX FEET UNDER, MOST OF DISC.TRAVEL AND LIVING PROGS, SURABHI, SUPERHOMES,  NIGELLA FEASTS
  • Books

    THE RAZOR’S EDGE , FOUNTAINHEAD , TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD , DAVID COPPERFIELD , AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI , AND THEN THERE WERE NONE , ROOTS , LES’ MIS’RABLES,CRIME & PUNISHMENT ,  FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
  • Actors

    Meryl streep , sandra bullock , ajay devgan , hugh jackman , johnny depp, shammi kapoor , hrithik roshan ,al pacino ……..