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Romantic, by Nature | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

The writer with a copy of the book. Nature, says author Sonika Shandilya, is the best writer as it pens a bestseller every day with its many moods, colours and natural conversations. “The moon, stars, sun, flowers, lightning; rain and nature have been kind to India. Every state is vibrant ...

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Stranger than fiction | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Author Yuval Noah Harari Author of three bestselling books on the history, present and future of the human race — Sapiens, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century and Homo Deus — Yuval Noah Harari of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem sees Homo sapiens essentially as a storytelling animal, a being ...

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Let the Music Flow | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Worldservice Project (James Drew Turner) Written by Sahana IyerIntense beats, groovy music and irreverent humour are what characterised London-based punk-jazz band Worldservice Project’s set at the NH7 Weekender in Pune last weekend. The five-member band — Dave Morecroft, composer, keyboardist and vocalist; Tim Ower, saxophone player; Raphael Clarkson, trombone player and ...

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A Red-Letter Day | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Exhibits at the Partition Museum. The Journey began with a photograph of a burnt-down Town Hall in Amritsar for author and journalist Kishwar Desai. She was researching for “Punjab Under Siege, The Jallianwala Bagh Centenary (1919-1920)”, an exhibition at the Partition Museum, which is housed in the Town Hall. As ...

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The Masked Avengers | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Kathe and Frida in Kochi. One morning in the spring of 1985, New York City woke up to posters that brought attention to the lack of commitment towards women artists. Heralded as “public service announcements,” and pasted on the walls in the neighbourhoods of SoHo and East Village, the posters ...

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Rear View | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Padma Shri Peruvanam Kuttan Marar led a team of 180 artistes performing Chenda Melam as part of the inaugural function of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale at Fort Kochi. Dressed in bright yellow, corresponding to the harsh afternoon sun in Kochi, when artist Anita Dube led a group of art enthusiasts for ...

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Listen Carefully | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Mir Baqar Ali In his final days, Mir Baqar Ali, one the last of the traditional Dastangos, was in dire straits as patronage had dried up. He made do by selling betel nuts and writing amusing and edifying pamphlets and even political satire which he sold himself, two of which ...

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Winter Is Coming | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Actor Vladimir Furdik. Winter is here and, though the night may well be dark and full of terrors, the Night King, it turns out, was warm under the Delhi sun. Vladimir Furdik, who has essayed the iconic character in the popular series, Game of Thrones (GoT), was a part of ...

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Making Space for All | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

All set for the Biennale. (Ramees) A day before the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) opened its doors for the public, curator Anita Dube was seen carefully reviewing the exhibits and the display. It has been a rather eventful year for her and the Biennale: if in March, Manju Sara Rajan ...

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Food and Fun | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Comic artist Abhijeet Kini Abhijeet Kini. Written by Zeenish Imroz Comic artist Abhijeet Kini has found an unusual muse — Mumbai’s iconic dabbawalas, who he turns into superheroes in his book, Dabbawala. It was launched at Comic Con Delhi, recently along with two of his other books, Sanskarshala and Rhyme Fighters. ...

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