Sep 11, 2014 03:38 PM
As Danis Tanovic’s “Tigers” garners applause at Toronto Film Festival, the Oscar-winning director hopes the film would start a debate against the malpractices adopted by the multinationals for profit In March 2002, one morning we woke u
Sep 11, 2014 05:03 PM
“Charu anna would be composing these funny lines and singing them to tunes of the latest Tamil film songs. Much later, RC Sakthi made me write. My friend Puviarasu made me write. Great poets such as Gnanakoothan encouraged me to write” (This
Sep 11, 2014 04:26 PM
Versatile is the one word that best describes Abhay Rustum Sopori. He’s a young santoor virtuoso, conducts folk and Sufi ensembles, is the first recipient of the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar, and has collaborated with international musicians s
Sep 17, 2014 05:18 PM
“Liveism” exhibition brings to fore varied reasons for art works Art is not easy to define and an artist’s work is just as hard to appreciate. These aspects came to light during a group painting exhibition, “Liveism” by Sumi
Sep 17, 2014 05:00 PM
Guru Shobha Koser on receiving the LalitArpan Samman for Lifetime Achievement In the hustle and bustle of the ‘real’ world, when artists put up performances or exhibitions that take us momentarily out of our mundane existence and onto a diffe
Sep 17, 2014 04:00 PM
The inevitable cycle of change has relegated many a pleasure to oblivion yet the memories linger on The Delhi I love, as I once wrote for the British Council’s Keeping in Touch project, is all but consigned to the dustbin of history. But, thank God
Sep 17, 2014 03:48 PM
Mealtime medley with Lalitha and Nandini, the Violin Sisters The Delhi weather is a bit muggy. It has rained recently but when the sun shines it’s hot. Rather like Chennai, perhaps. So the Chennai-based M. Lalitha and M. Nandini, popularly known as
Sep 17, 2014 12:16 AM
The now-famous painting, titled Gaja Gamini (one with a walk like an elephant), depicts a dancing woman, in a bright red background, while a white elephant looks on with its trunk held aloft The memory of seeing M.F. Husain colouring one of his sketches
Sep 16, 2014 09:43 PM
Vedanta Desika’s Garuda Panchasat describes how Garuda attacked the snakes which had, by resort to trickery and deceit, enslaved Garuda’s mother. Garuda’s sharp beak, his talons and his teeth strike fear in the hearts of the snakes. Garud
Sep 16, 2014 07:21 PM
To commemorate the 25 anniversary of late artist K. S. Gopal, a monograph was released by his daughters. Besides, his etchings, collographs and plates are on view at Cholamandalam Artists Village till September 21 The 25 anniversary of late artist K.S. G
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