Oct 23, 2014 04:43 PM
L. Shenkar, violin virtuoso, is in rewind mode during a chat. Is there any international band or superstar musician with whom L. Shenkar has not played or collaborated with? Well, the answer would be, “None. Well, almost.” The maverick mus
Oct 23, 2014 04:49 PM
Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis and Department of HR&CE, Government of Tamil Nadu, presented Natyanjali at Patteeswarar Temple, Perur, featuring a few popular dance forms of India, prominently Bharatanatyam.Students of Nardhanam School of Dance,
Oct 23, 2014 04:10 PM
London’s V&A Museum exhibits a series on the Krishna-Sudama theme in Pahari style. Indian antiquities find a pride of place at the V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum), from textiles and jewels, to art. The Hindu gods have prime display and ar
Oct 25, 2014 01:11 AM
Rama’s valour surfaces throughout Rama Avatar even as His commitment to Dharma remains unshakable, pointed out Sri B. Sundarkumar in a discourse. An epithet in Rama Ashtothram which alludes to Rama’s killing of the rakshasa Viradha in the Kishk
Oct 24, 2014 07:45 PM
Arundathi Nag speaks about the journey of Ranga Shankara since its inauguration a decade ago. A festival will mark its tenth anniversary Ranga Shankara has held forth as a cultural hub and one of India’s foremost theatre spaces in an ever-changing
Oct 24, 2014 07:39 PM
Pencil Jammers, an all-India community, bonds over a love for drawing. Bangalore jammers meet, draw, and paint every Sunday When was the last time you picked up a pencil and sketched? Or saw the rain and felt inspired to paint? If you’re still won
Oct 24, 2014 07:34 PM
From Kolkata to Coorg and Shillong to Shekawati it is raining independent music festivals as the lines between genres and languages blur. Apoorva Sripathi and Esther Elias tune into the phenomenon. You’re a speck in a sea of 10,000 people. Rows of
Oct 24, 2014 07:14 PM
Deepa Alexander reports on two BBC World Service Radio broadcasts that celebrate the Indian soldier in WW I “He was lost, but now he is found.”Sgt. Gangaram Gurung’s voice is sad and hoarse but his accented telling of The Prodigal Son i
Oct 24, 2014 07:10 PM
Sidharth Bhatia’s recent, debut book India Psychedelic fools you with its cover of crazy colours spiralling wildly around a silhouetted guitarist. If this seemed like the story of sex, drugs and rock and roll blossoming in an India barely 10 years in
Oct 24, 2014 05:49 PM
Time and technology have phased out the hand-painted film banners, but the artists’ skill continues to exhibit itself in other forms Over the years, technology has made many art forms extinct. A case in point is that of replacement of hand-painted
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