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An engaging play on Katie Wilcox

An engaging play on Katie Wilcox

MADURAI Students of Tamil department of Lady Doak College here on Wednesday enacted ‘Aathimai Ver,’ a thematic and engaging play on the life of college founder Katie Wilcox. The members of the Theatre Society provided candles and holders to the audience as the play ended with a spectacle, engaging the ...

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Rijksmuseum shows off its Rembrandts in mega show

Rijksmuseum shows off its Rembrandts in mega show

For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off most of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition. From imposing portraits to intimate sketches and prints that usually lie cocooned in the darkness of climate-controlled storage, the Amsterdam museum is exhibiting ...

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The Rhinos Are Coming an initiative to save rhinos of South Africa

The Rhinos Are Coming an initiative to save rhinos of South Africa

If art has its reasons, the reason here is the rhino. In their fight for survival, the rhinos of South Africa have found allies in the artists. Last season, the famed Table Mountain in Cape Town had competition. Vying for tourists’ attention was a crash of rhinos spread across town ...

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The earth-lover’s guide to India Design ID 2019

The earth-lover’s guide to India Design ID 2019

In its seventh edition, the annual India Design ID is a gathering of innovators and thinkers in Delhi. As spring sets in, urban planners, designers, decorators and conservationists, all come together to show and tell us about how utility and aesthetics come together. This year’s edition will have over 130 ...

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Bespoke experiences you can curate for your significant other this V-Day | art and culture

Valentine’s Day 2019: Bespoke experiences you can curate for your significant other this V-Day | art and culture

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re looking for fuss-free ways to create a lovely moment to cherish, we have you covered with easy DIY ideas. Whether it’s to create a romantic evening or for scheduling the perfect sleep-cation, here’s a handy guide with inputs from the Design ...

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At Iconart, eight artists present a ringside view of displacement through their installations

At Iconart, eight artists present a ringside view of displacement through their installations

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Hyderabad’s Iconart gallery asked eight artists to present their interpretation of displacement. ‘Displaced’ explores dimensions, from the physical migration to shift in identities, and is curated by the gallery’s founder Avani Rao Gandra. Over the years, Avani has interacted with art students who’ve moved to Hyderabad ...

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The emerging zeitgeist – The Hindu

The emerging zeitgeist - The Hindu

The nominations for this year’s Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) were formally announced last evening, after a few days of speculation on the proverbial grapevine. The ten productions in contention for as many as a dozen awards will vie for jury attention at the META festival to be held ...

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Story of the soil – The Hindu

Story of the soil - The Hindu

When complexities of life leave you jaded and befuddled, simple encounters can uplift your spirits. That is what happens when you are going around the spacious galleries of National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru (NGMA) watching Haren Thakur’s works spanning four decades. The title, Serene Saga, is just so apt ...

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A review of Sevalin Kathai, a solo act by Kavin J Babu

A review of Sevalin Kathai, a solo act by Kavin J Babu

Let’s start with a game, announced Hariharan Ganapathy alias Kavin J Babu. Immediately all the kids sitting on the carpet in front scrambled to their feet and rushed to him. The adults sat tight, hoping they were not going to be asked to join as well. We had gathered in ...

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Whimsical art exhibition teases what really lies behind the night sky | art and culture

Whimsical art exhibition teases what really lies behind the night sky | art and culture

At this art exhibition by self-taught artist, Bahaar Dhawan Rohatgi, you tend to lose a sense of space and time. The artist showcased artworks from her Interstellar, Nocturnal and Inner Reflection series at an event in Delhi. There was so much to see and absorb, almost like taking a whimsical ...

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