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'The Anglo-Indians of Madras' — tracing history, culture of the community in Chennai

The makers of the documentary entitled 'The Anglo Indians of Madras', aim to document the lives of the community in Chennai with a hope that members of the community in other parts of India will be inspired to document their history for their future generations.

Delhi: To reignite interest in classical art forms, ACL proposes monthly events in schools

As part of the initiative, lectures by experts on various classical forms of dance, music as well as on crafts and architecture will be organised for a month-long period.


Made in India

From its cultural heritage to its industrial embrace, objects from India find mention in a book that honours form, material and memory

Sun, Sand and Art: Goa is transforming into a hub for contemporary art and culture

The metamorphosis from tourist to art hub has come about through a combination of local interest and an influx of creative minds.

An Artist’s Ode to Shiva’s Abode

Artist Abhishek Singh’s graphic twist to the deity on his canvas became the centre of attention in Varanasi

'Culture' gets nod as Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year

"Culture" was named word of the year by U.S. dictionary Merriam-Webster on Monday.


Are you ready for the Jazz Utsav this weekend?

Delhiites, want to jazz up your weekend? Gear up for a musical weekend as the three-day Jazz Utsav comes calling this Friday.

People try to typify me, but I think out of the box: Bharatanatyam exponent Leela Samson

Bharatanatyam exponent Leela Samson, who will open the 13th edition of the Ananya dance festival, on life after resigning as Kalakshetra director and not belonging to a labelled box.

The medium is the message: The magic of Tiatr, Goa’s traditional Konkani theatre form

A five-member live orchestra near the stage strikes a high-decibel note even as the audience settles in.

Hooked on a feeling: The king of Naga folk blues talks about folk music in today's context

At a festival he calls home, Rewben Mashangva, the king of Naga folk blues, talks about how folk music today has to understand the youth.

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Intricate and divine: different moods of Durga Puja idols in Delhi's Chittaranjan Park

As Durga Puja celebrations are in full swing, some artisans look back and narrate their experiences.

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