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Young people have made national anthem, Preamble cultural ideas, hats off to them: TM Krishna

January 17, 2020 11:58:57 am

"I think the cardinal mistake the government of India has made is attacking students. That’s what has brought students together. It has woken up a lot of the young, middle-class people of India into the realities of the government we have today."

Gandhi’s Message

In a year-long initiative, New Acropolis Cultural Organisation celebrates Gandhi’s message with an international audience

January 17, 2020 3:37:32 pm

The special full-day conference held in Mumbai, which had 260 attendees from various fields including corporates, NGOs, government institutions and students, received messages of support from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the 14th Dalai Lama, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Ratan Tata among others

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Brick by Brick

January 16, 2020 12:34:12 am

How the regeneration of Delhi’s Sujan Singh Park honours history, material and community interaction

Up Close and Personal

Having found international acclaim, artist NS Harsha is back with a solo in India after a decade

January 16, 2020 10:04:29 am

The exhibition ‘recent life’ opened at gallery Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, on January 9. The cosmos and the community come together in this show, as they always have in Harsha’s works.

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Bombshell: The importance of taking sides in the face of power

January 15, 2020 5:50:54 pm

Bombshell does not sideline Roger Ailes as much as it places sexual abuse and its various insidious appendages at the centre of its narrative.

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At Delhi’s Supreme Court Museum, relive the subcontinent’s legal history

January 16, 2020 6:02:45 pm

The museum has a display of over 1,500 items, incorporating case files and documents of the Indira Gandhi assassination documents, Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, and the Shah Bano case, to name a few. Add to these, accessories like wigs and gowns of judges, court furniture, mementoes, and paintings.

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Found in Translation

January 15, 2020 1:08:12 am

Two poems written in two different times and contexts are engaging with new rhythms through creative transpositions.

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Solomon Souza on his first visit to the ancestral village of his grandfather, whose ambitious mural he could not finish

January 15, 2020 7:46:33 am

His grandfather, FN Souza was one of India’s pioneering modern artists, founder of the Progressive Artists’ Movement and creator of works of great power and strength.

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Prayer of a Saint

January 14, 2020 12:15:42 am

Theatre actor-director Sanjeev Johri on his latest dastangoi, and performing it across the country.

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Sudhanva Deshpande on his book, Halla Bol and Safdar Hashmi

January 13, 2020 8:02:41 am

More than three decades after Sudhanva Deshpande brought an injured Safdar Hashmi to a Delhi hospital, he writes a book on his comrade.

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An exhibition highlights the indigenous wool of Kutch and the pastoral lives of the wool-producing communities

January 13, 2020 8:03:22 am

A 1970 Tangaliya textile — usually worn by women of the Bharwad shepherd community as a wraparound skirt — is also on display.

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Jitish Kallat’s new show — A message into space and a 60 feet painting

January 12, 2020 6:01:17 pm

The show "Terranium Nuncius" at Mumbai's Famous Studios that opened on Friday, features two of his major works -- a new photographic and sound-based installation titled "Covering Letter" (Terranum Nuncius), and a mixed media painting on linen called "Ellipsis".

Lacking sponsers, Kala Ghoda festival seeks crowdfunding to organise 21st edition

January 12, 2020 8:58:22 am

For the first time in their 20-year history, the festival organiser Kala Ghoda Association has invited people across the country who have been a part of the festival to raise funds through a crowdfunding platform.

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Ramakrishnan Murthy Interview: ‘Hitting the perfect note, even for a fraction of second, is worth entire struggle’

January 12, 2020 10:42:59 am

Known for his absolute adherence to classical values and purity of music, Ramakrishnan Murthy is one of the top Carnatic vocalists today who is treated almost on par with his much celebrated seniors.

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How the next generation is reviving the age-old craft of weaving wool

January 11, 2020 5:01:23 pm

Organised by Khamir, a platform for the crafts, heritage and cultural ecology of the Kutch region of Gujarat, the four-day exhibition unfurls the traditional craft infused with contemporary designs made by artisans ranging from the age group of 18-60.

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Woh mujhe judge karte hain: How a female rock band from UP is singing about women, their issues

January 10, 2020 3:00:37 pm

The songs of Meri Zindagi focus on issues like girl child education, women health, breastfeeding, and so on. They have also been part of government campaigns.

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The annual craft bazaar by Dastkari Haat Samiti features traditional Indian and Bangladeshi crafts

January 10, 2020 8:31:08 am

Designer Kalpana Das from West Bengal has rendered a modern twist to the gamchha — a traditional cotton towel with checked designs — by turning it into contemporary dresses, skirts, jackets, earrings, necklaces and table runners.

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‘Creativity is most important for cooking sustainably’

January 10, 2020 6:10:59 am

Swedish restaurateurs Jonas Karlsson and Ruth Osborne on the challenges and rewards of cooking with a conscience

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Macka B chats about his favourite vegetable and how he expects his time in Goa to be “irie” — Jamaican English for good

January 10, 2020 8:35:36 am

In India for the first time for Goa Sunsplash, India’s largest reggae and sound system festival (that begins today and goes on till Sunday), Macka.B chats about his favourite vegetable, his vintage riddims.

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The collaboration between Uday Shankar and Anna Pavlova is the subject of a new documentary

January 8, 2020 8:49:18 am

The 48-minute documentary, written and directed by Chatterjee and edited by Roger Kitchen, comprises interviews with Uday’s daughter Mamata Shankar, Tanushree Shankar, Akram Khan, Ann David, Head of Dance among others.