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Such a Long Journey: Contribution of Zoroastrians and Parsis to world culture

March 31, 2016 12:17:26 am

A major showcase, in the form of exhibitions and cultural events in Delhi, is a first to bring to focus the contribution of Zoroastrians and Parsis to world culture

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Beyond Fault Lines

March 28, 2016 4:02:21 am

A conference by South Asian architects in Mumbai was a fitting end to the State of Architecture exhibition.

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If something bothers writers, it reflects in their work: Rajit Kapoor

March 28, 2016 4:02:03 am

Actor-director Rajit Kapoor on discovering the pulse of a writer and encouraging language plays.

Mixed bag of Indian artists at 4th Art Basel in Hong Kong

March 27, 2016 3:13:44 pm

The four Indian galleries participating at the three-day-long fair that concluded on March 26 included Mumbai-based Chemould Prescott Road, Delhi-based Vadehra Art Gallery and Nature Morte and Kolkata-based Experimenter.

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Liberating the Parai: An instrument played by the Dalits has found a champion, who’s fighting to take it mainstream

March 27, 2016 12:57:40 pm

An instrument played by the Dalits of Tamil Nadu, the parai has found a champion in Manimaran, who is waging a battle — that is both personal and political — to take it into the mainstream.

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Hitting the Right Notes

March 27, 2016 12:00:48 am

His voice is a blend of the finesse of Hindustani classical with the rawness of folk and qawwali. Javed Bashir is the newest import from Pakistan.

Kasauli Rhythm and Blues Festival 2016: The Hills come alive with sound of music, show kicks off on a spectacular musical note

March 26, 2016 9:48:16 am

Music lovers from all over, as far as Switzerland and Sri Lanka, made their way up to the festival that opened up to a clear and sunny skies

After a break: Sculptor Satish Gupta’s work on exhibit in Delhi after a gap of 25 yrs

March 25, 2016 2:01:15 pm

Presented by Gallery Art & Soul, the exhibition at the India Habitat's Visual Arts Gallery will display his lifetime’s works of 10 sculptures, 8 paintings and 72 haikus.

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Jazz concert: French musicians look to India for inspiration

March 24, 2016 12:22:08 pm

They released their first album, Le Voyage (The Journey), in 2012. For their second album, it’s India they have hooked on to as inspiration.

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A date with Radha and classical music

March 24, 2016 12:16:32 pm

Performing at the ongoing 46th Pracheen Kala Kendra Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan, Sounak set the pace of the evening with some powerful compositions.

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True to Form

March 24, 2016 12:54:46 am

Two performing groups from Europe will present mime, music and poetry.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

March 24, 2016 12:45:00 am

In his latest exhibition, artist Rajorshi Ghosh questions familiar tropes of politics and history

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Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival: Stage set for music in the mountains

March 23, 2016 9:16:16 am

The musical extravaganza will have performances by well-known bands and musicians from across the country.

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The Canvas as a Passport

March 23, 2016 3:38:58 am

Mekhala Bahl explores the essence of cities in her new show.

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Dancer aims to popularise Kuchipudi among youths

March 22, 2016 9:18:09 am

Dance has been an integral part of Jindal’s life since childhood, with Kathak being the first form she embraced.

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Do and Dye

March 22, 2016 5:07:59 am

Kerala-based artist and muralist Sadanandan PK uses natural colours to narrate myths and legends.

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Birth and Rebirth

March 21, 2016 4:18:52 am

An exhibition at the Jehangir Nicholson Gallery in Mumbai looks at the different ways in which eight Indian artists have evolved their ideas and practice.

We start without a script, even without any idea of where we want to go: Rajat Kapoor

March 20, 2016 8:29:49 pm

Actor, writer and director Rajat Kapoor’s pursuit to interpret Shakespeare on stage continues with his latest production, I Don’t Like It. As You Like It. In this interview, he explains why improvisation is so crucial to his work and how acting is the easiest job in the world.

Portrait of a dissident artist

March 20, 2016 1:00:35 am

With his new solo show in Delhi, artist NN Rimzon demonstrates why art cannot be separated from society and politics.

Remains of the Day

March 20, 2016 12:00:14 am

In the 1970s, a Left movement in Bombay brought young artists and intellectuals together. In a few years, it burnt out. An artist looks back on how it shaped her.

Exchange programme

March 22, 2016 4:46:32 pm

A photo project on sustainable development focuses on the Waghari community, who exchange old clothes for utensils.

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The Making of an Artist

March 19, 2016 5:07:25 am

Artist Bikash Bhattacharjee’s unseen works, which are on display in the Capital, offer a glimpse into the world of a realist.

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‘Dialogue and compromise has sustained Indian democracy’

March 18, 2016 12:00:24 am

At the ongoing Spring Fever festival in the Capital, historian Ramchandra Guha spoke on the intolerance debate, polarisation and the JNU controversy.

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‘Bihar Ek Virasat’ to celebrate Bihar’s rich cultural legacy

March 16, 2016 4:42:02 pm

The four-day cultural extravaganza — starting on March 17 — will celebrate Bihari folk music, dance, textile, handicraft and cuisine.

A Stranger in Her Own Country

March 15, 2016 1:41:04 pm

Molina Singh's play Nahaakgee Nungsirabi (Local Foriegner) borrows from her own experiences of being from the Northeast