New York-based art historian and gallerist Sundaram Tagore’s film Louis Kahn’s Tiger City takes its name from the ‘mini city’ in which the complex sits — Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.
A comprehensive ethnographic account of the last of the tattooed headhunters of Nagaland seeks to preserve the customs and beliefs that formed the bedrock of the Konyak community
Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta had been suffering from respiratory problems for the past few days. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said his death has created a void in the field of classical music.
If you’re away from your family this Bhogali Bihu, here are some lovely greetings that you can send to your near and dear ones.
Uttarayan, the six-month period between Makar Sankranti and Karka Sankranti (the day when marks the southern movement of the sun) marks the northward movement of the earth in the celestial sphere. People mark the celebrations by flying kites, so much so that an International Kite Flying festival is organised each year in Gujarat.
Makar Sankranti 2018: Considered one of the most ancient Hindu festivals, Makar Sankranti is observed according to solar cycles. Thus, it almost always falls on the same Gregorian date every year. This year it will be celebrated on January 14.
Happy Makar Sankranti 2018 Images, Greetings: Makar Sankranti marks the onset of summer and the six months auspicious period for Hindus known as Uttaarayan. Dedicated to the sun god, the harvest festival celebrates the beginning of long days and is generally celebrated on the same date every year - January 14.
Makar Sankranti 2018: Colourful decorations, children going from house to house while singing and asking for treats, kite flying, elaborate bonfires and feasts are all part of Makar Sankranti. To make your celebrations more memorable, we have curated a list of songs for you to get into the groove.
Lohri this year will be celebrated on January 13. If you have been too caught up with the preparations, then let's make things easier for you. Here's a list of songs you can easily add to your playlist to brighten up your celebration.
Kashmiri poet Huzaifa Pandit presents resistance poetry through ‘cultural translations’ of works by legendary poets
Happy Lohri 2018 wishes and greetings: Lohri is a popular festival celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus in Punjab. Get set to wish your loved ones with these messages, pictures and quotes this time around.
Lohri is a popular festival celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus in Punjab. Punjabi folklore dance to the beats of dhol and nagara and relish scrumptious meals on the occasion.
Dancers from Paris Ballet Opera celebrate the idea of love through stories and music
Organised in collaboration with the Krishnakriti Foundation as part of the Bonjour India festival, the exhibition titled “Sojourn as an Artist’s Virtual Studio”, includes works by 11 artists.
Uma Sharma will take the stage to open the 18th edition of the Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav to present abhinaya taught to her by her celebrated guru Shambhu Maharaj (Birju Maharaj's uncle), the doyen of the Lucknow gharana.
This year, the festival is themed around “Theatre of the Marginalised: Reclaiming the Margins” and features 16 international and 16 Indian plays over 10 days.
Separation and trauma are the twin strands that run through Andrew Voogel’s second solo in Mumbai
Sitar and surbahar player Buddhaditya Mukherjee on being called ‘sitar player of the century’ and not playing to the gallery
The 'Sculpture Park' at the famed Madhavendra Palace inside the Nahargarh Fort aims to turn the entire venue into an art gallery, with sculptures displayed indoors as well as outdoors. Curated by Peter Nagy of Delhi's Nature Morte gallery, the exhibition comprises artworks by 16 Indian and nine international artists.
A santhal village in West Bengal has been playing host to a global art and culture extravaganza, titled Night of Theatre, every year. It turns 10 this year
Siddharth Muraly Nair working on it for several weeks. Now a class 11 student at a private school in Thripunithura, he loves to cook and often tries out some dishes at home.
Artist Nalini Malani on her ongoing retrospective at Centre Pompidou in Paris and the impact of Partition on her art and life.
Folk musician Mangka Mayanglambam on reviving Moirang Sai, learning from her father, and why music is meditative
India and its neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are hosting many literary festivals in 2018. If you love reading books or meeting writers, here are all the places you could visit!
Towards the clarion call on ‘green and clean’ energy by the government, festivals like ‘Jal Mahotsav’ may also promote awareness workshops on natural resource conservation, innovative communication campaigns on government schemes such as ‘Swachh Bharat’ and rich handicrafts from the state.
The third International Kite Festival, that is being organised by Telangana Tourism Department, will be held at the Parade Ground in Hyderabad during January 13-15.
Shakespeare with desi slang is sure to win hearts even as the interjection of self-composed songs and music strengthened the themes of love, carnival and dark humour in one of Shakespeare’s most loved plays.
Kefaya means ‘enough’ in Arabic, and the unofficial term used to describe the grassroots liberation movement in Egypt that led to the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011.
The 32nd edition of the Dastakari Haat Craft Bazaar will be held at Dilli Haat, INA, till January 15.
The documentary also explores how the role of the Mahars in the battle led to the formation of the Mahar regiment in the army, which exists even today.
Carnatic vocalist Radha Vishwanathan, daughter of legendary classical singer M S Subbulakshmi, passed away at the age of 83.
Anne Morris’s sculptures and Idris Khan’s stamped texts seem to share a similar DNA of meditative calm... In the balance of colours in Morris’s sculptures and the harmony of repetition in Khan’s work, what emerges most strongly is a celebration of life and hope.
In the exhibition, ‘The Parched Earth’, taking forward the idea of struggle and apathy of the farmers, photographer Ram Rahman brings together their portraits, farmers who had come from across the country to protest at Jantar Mantar last year.
‘Homecoming’ is at DAG Modern, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, till January 25.
A wonderful 'Jugalbandi' of sitar by Pandit Kushal Das and Kalyanjit Das enchanted a sea of people at the dead of night. They performed Raga Jogkauns. Artist Monirul Islam and Singer Aditi Mohsin handed the crest to the performers.
Happy New Year 2018: It is that time of the year again when all of us, collectively, are looking forward to a new year. Here are few messages and greetings you can share with your loved loved ones and friends, while wishing them a great 2018 ahead.