Nov 20, 2014 08:06 PM
Education gave Kanadukathan Alagappan status, which he used to serve people, writes Geetha Venkatramanan He embodied Faith, in himself, humanity and Destiny. Kanadukathan Alagappan carved a niche for himself as the father of the temple movement in North
Nov 20, 2014 06:20 PM
A festival highlighting solo classical dance, an arguably endangered format. Priya Venkataraman and Shagun Butani have co-curated “Ek-Anant…the unending One”, a dance festival of solos beginning this Friday in New Delhi. The event comp
Nov 20, 2014 06:03 PM
Martin Moran’s play “The Tricky Part” sparks a debate around sexual violence against boys. Martin Moran’s, “The Tricky Part”, recently toured India, and produced by Poorna Jagannathan, it became an attempt to spark a d
Nov 26, 2014 09:40 PM
There are those who are ostentatious in their display of bhakti. There are yet others, whose love for God is so strong, that they never expect public adulation for their bhakti. Their bhakti is silent. Their love for God is not publicised. But the One for
Nov 26, 2014 06:46 PM
Students, staff and alumni of Keswick Public School Madurai presented a wonderfully lavish adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Broadway musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. A treat for the senses, it left many in the au
Nov 26, 2014 05:27 PM
Curtain-raiser The Mohiniyattam Collective begins this Thursday Renowned New Delhi-based classical dancer Bharati Shivaji has dedicated most of her professional life to the practice and propagation of Mohiniattam. Since 2012, she has been presenting a fe
Nov 26, 2014 04:46 PM
African musician Fatoumata Diawara talks about singing for the oppressed women of the world During the initial years of her 10-year-long career, Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara produced music which celebrated only her African roots. She continues to b
Nov 25, 2014 09:10 PM
Both the Bhagavad Gita and the Vishnu Sahasranama are found in the Mahabharata. But the Vishnu Sahasranama is more commonly recited than the Bhagavad Gita. What is the reason? The answer can be inferred from an episode in the Mahabharata. Arjuna has vowed
Nov 25, 2014 07:11 PM
Dancer Padmini Chettur and musician Maarten Visser talk to Shonali Muthalaly on productions beyond the stage and their recent performance in the city The parkour artists scale a giant web. They climb in time to the music. Except it’s not music: mor
Nov 25, 2014 02:54 PM
Clinton Cerejo and his band treated the audience to truly foot-tapping numbers The three-day The Hindu Friday Review November Fest ended on Sunday with Clinton Cerejo performing to an ever-enthusiastic and cheering audience at Ravindra Bharati. The band
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