Friday, January 21, 2022

Writing from the Margins

November 28, 2015 12:07:22 am

Acclaimed Marathi writer Urmila Pawar, one of the leading names in Dalit literature, on her arduously acquired freedom, being a ‘vulgar’ writer and challenging the divisions of a caste-based society

R K Laxman, his iconic ‘Common Man’ and the threat that surrounds cartooning

November 27, 2015 7:13:15 pm

While the cartooning space is certainly under the threat of being completely wiped out, Laxman's style of cartooning appears to have laid the stones for practicing the art in mediums beyond newspapers.

Chandigarh: Theatre Festival brings plays from across regions on stage

November 27, 2015 1:24:00 am

The second Theatre for Theatre (TFT) Sanskar Bharti Rashtriya Natya Samaroh, which will be held between November 27 and December 2 at Randhawa Auditorium, Punjab Kala Bhawan

Compunction: A new thriller on the Indian stage

November 26, 2015 1:50:16 pm

Well-known theatre director Kaushik Bose's new production is a twisty dark thriller that explores the human psyche of guilt or lack of it.

Goa set to enthral with International Jazz Festival

November 26, 2015 12:15:19 am

In its third edition, the Goa International Jazz Live Festival hopes to revive the state’s long relationship with jazz.

Examining Memory

November 26, 2015 12:05:43 am

Portuguese artist Vasco Araújo examines the nature of memory and heritage.

Mumbai gears up to get its mind read by Ugesh Sarcar’s new show

November 25, 2015 2:02:20 pm

Reknowned mystician Ugesh Sarcar talks about the art of magic, and his upcoming magic show in Mumbai.

Free strokes: Expressions of the soul

November 24, 2015 3:42:07 am

Self-taught artist Rashmi Sikand Yadav on her love for acrylics, charcoal, ink and freehand movements.

In Twelfth Night, every character is in love but can’t get what they want: Oliver Dimsdale

November 24, 2015 12:05:20 am

Oliver Dimsdale on a rock ‘n’ roll adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night that is touring India.

Steeped in History

November 24, 2015 12:00:39 am

What began as an architectural tour of India’s ancient stepwells became an obsession for Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman, who is now documenting their decaying state.

Epic Shades

November 23, 2015 1:14:39 am

Artist Bharat Tripathi narrates the Ramayana through 12 canvases in his latest exhibition

Can you feel the bass? Music that’s not just heard, but felt

November 22, 2015 2:46:05 pm

The Ska Vengers' Taru Dalmia is on a mission to crowdfund and build a mobile sound system in India to take music out of clubs, and straight to the people.