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Open mics on a rise at Visakhapatnam

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While comedians from across the world are just few clicks away on internet, attending open mics in your city is a great way to support local artistes or even start your journey as a professional comedian. The city-based comedy group, Vizag Komedians is keeping the comedy quotient high with weekly ...

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What war warrants for Bangladeshi artists

What war warrants for Bangladeshi artists

At first glance, they are just independent letters hanging in the air but as the winter sun shines on ‘Amity’, Promotesh Das Phulak’s installation begins to lend warmth. With letters made of iron bars and the bars loaded with the highly inflammable Shola flower, Phulak’s project stands for the unmoving, ...

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Harry Potter classic moments to be released as limited edition fine art prints

Harry Potter classic moments to be released as limited edition fine art prints

Harry Potter fans are getting a Muggle-created Pensieve as a range of limited edition memorable moments from the beloved book series are set to be released in the first ever fine art collection from the franchise. According to DigitalSpy, Universal Studios and Classic Stills have joined hands to announce the ...

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Canvas of concrete and soot

Canvas of concrete and soot

Maesthri’s love letter by Vasundhara Sellamuthu A rectangular block of cement, over five feet high, squiggles splashed across its grey surface. Shavings — from where the cement has been worked on by tools — curl inward, dry, jutting out fragilely. Iron rods pierce through its body and gape at the ...

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Stitching ties, crafting ideas – The Hindu

Stitching ties, crafting ideas - The Hindu

Sharing each other craft techniques is the best possible way for artisans to grow in their field of specialisation as well as imbibe each other’s culture. Like in the case of Indonesian troika of Bregas Harrimardoyo, Caroline Rika Winata and Yuvita who are working in tie-dye and pottery in a ...

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Ustad Zakir Hussain: Of melody and modesty

Ustad Zakir Hussain: Of melody and modesty

Ustad Zakir Hussain played a public solo concert in Delhi after eight years; it was as interesting interacting with the maestro prior to his performance, over a cup of tea. Reminiscing about his Delhi link, he remembered his first solo concert at Shankarlal 53 years ago; the concert was of ...

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Artists draw inspiration from rural background and traditional muggu

Artists draw inspiration from rural background and traditional muggu

Apart from kites, bhogi and routinely reminiscing about the real beauty of the harvest festival in villages, Sankranti also brings out the artists in many households. Muggu, the beautiful patterns at the entrance on doorways of homes, is a big deal during this festival. Festive patterns are different from what ...

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This art show will make you confront the ordeals of a refugee’s life | art and culture

This art show will make you confront the ordeals of a refugee's life | art and culture

It’s reported that war, violence and persecution have forced more than 65 million people the world over to leave their homes. Over one-third of this population is refugee. To bring home the hardships of a refugee life, an ongoing exhibition in Delhi, titled Passage to Asylum: The Journey of a ...

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Home decor trends 2019: Revamp your home this year with these must-try interior decoration ideas this year | art and culture

Home decor trends 2019: Revamp your home this year with these must-try interior decoration ideas this year | art and culture

At the end of every year and the beginning of a new one, we commit to bettering ourselves by eating right, exercising more, getting more sleep, taking care of one self in every way, but can we effortlessly bring about the changes we would love to live with into our ...

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The top 12 plays of 2018

The top 12 plays of 2018

I begin 2019 with the same paragraph I ended 2017 with. Over the last few years it has become something of a tradition for me to conduct an informal year-end poll with regards to what plays people really liked in the year gone by. It started as a wide sample ...

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