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Rodin Museum may sell limited edition replicas of masterpieces to meet expenses

July 8, 2020 6:20:24 pm

The self-financed museum, which celebrates the works of Auguste Rodin, reopened on Tuesday after four months of lockdown, imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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How Covid lockdown inspired this Delhi boy to create his first hip-hop song

July 8, 2020 5:30:11 pm

Meet Vikas Baghel, a 21-year-old boy of a driver whose rap song on coronavirus is doing the rounds on social media

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How a new audiovisual project is making audiences see poetry differently

July 8, 2020 3:50:39 pm

Artist Gaurav Ogale brings collaborators across entertainment and theatre for an ongoing series of poetry, book readings and spoken word

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Living with Heritage: How an Independence-era dance theatre group is fighting back the pandemic

July 8, 2020 12:30:32 pm

Ranga-Shri Little Ballet Troupe is determined to retain and pay its artistes, maintain its premises and build more shows

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Did you know Queen Victoria loved to draw? See pics of her sketches and paintings

July 7, 2020 4:40:29 pm

Queen Victoria was eight years old when she started drawing classes. And many of her paintings and sketches have been preserved

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Loneliness in Art: Bose Krishnamachari and Manisha Parekh on works that best depict solitude

July 6, 2020 6:20:23 pm

For Bose Krishnamachari, Vermeer's The Milkmaid mirrors the Dutch artist's own loneliness and captures meaningful realism, while Manisha Parekh considers Georgia O'Keeffe’s Winter Road 1 as the work of someone comfortable with one’s own company

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Coming of rage: With Bulbbul, is ‘the madwoman in the attic’ finally free?

July 7, 2020 10:36:20 am

Female rage, enclosed within a mystical premise or not, has suffered from years of misrepresentation in both literature and films. Bulbbul changes that

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‘Small is necessary as it can build a future of a clean and green India’

July 4, 2020 8:10:02 pm

Architect Nisha Mathew Ghosh, who will curate the India Pavilion of the London Design Biennale 2021, shares her preliminary thoughts on green ideas that will make up a billion stories

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Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney write to UK government seeking help

July 2, 2020 8:50:00 pm

Apart from this, the musicians in the joint letter have also formulated "a three-point strategy" to revive the music scene.

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‘These photographs have felt meditative, offering glimpses of clarity in a comforting darkness’

July 2, 2020 11:36:13 am

Photographer Gauri Gill on revisiting her series 'Nizamuddin at Night' with a new montage and photographing her Delhi neighbourhood during the lockdown

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Order of the day

July 1, 2020 3:58:40 pm

A short film, Delivering Smiles, records a day in the life of a delivery person during a pandemic while putting class structures and dignity of labour under the spotlight

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The connection between artistes and audience is surreal during e-concerts: Singer Nirali Kartik

June 29, 2020 6:20:49 pm

The Hindustani classical vocalist speaks about the changing scenario of concerts, the importance of riyaz, her lockdown initiative for budding musicians, and the future of her band ‘Maati Baani’.

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Khyanikaa: The Lost Idea removed from streaming platform

June 26, 2020 11:35:21 am

Within two days of its release, an Odia movie is removed from the India market of a streaming platform on the ground that it showcases movies in nine Indian languages only.

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What Goa artist Kedar Dhondu discovers about people through his sketches during lockdown

June 24, 2020 8:02:30 pm

From family ties being renewed to watching art and finding purpose as a health worker, everybody has been braving challenges and finding new ways to express love and courage

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The power of the voice and drum is not to be taken lightly: Vasundhara Das on music as therapy

June 24, 2020 7:10:16 pm

Vasundhara Das, who has donned several hats, including that of an entrepreneur and environmentalist, is passionate about music therapy and continues to further the cause of using music for community building and leadership, as a drum jam facilitator in India.

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Banana Bread: A short film about lockdown longings

June 22, 2020 8:50:07 pm

Actor couple Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda co-write and act in a short film shot on phones at their Mumbai home.

How a film shot in general dabba shows the forgotten India

June 23, 2020 12:33:57 am

Samarth Mahajan, who will present his latest, The Borderlands, at Cannes Film Festival’s Marche du Film this week, on his earlier documentary, The Unreserved, which is now available online.

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Beyoncé releases new song on Juneteenth

June 21, 2020 8:46:08 pm

Prior to this, she had also lent her name to aid black-owned businesses by the same name. She chose the occasion of Juneteenth – a holiday celebrated to mark the official ending of slavery – to do so.

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It is very difficult to stay positive in Kashmir: Singer-songwriter Ali Saffudin

June 19, 2020 8:30:07 pm

One of the most popular artistes in Kashmir, Ali Saffudin talks about his latest single, his journey as a musician and protest art in the Valley.

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Van Gogh and Gauguin letter bought by Van Gogh Museum

June 18, 2020 10:40:37 pm

The four-page letter will be part of an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum. It will feature in October and will be titled, Your loving Vincent: Van Gogh’s Greatest Letters.