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The city’s guiding spirit | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

The Kedar tea stall in Varanasi where Namvar Singh would preside over addas Prakhar, mukhar, shikhar (sharp, articulate, intellectual) — this is how Hindi writer Gaya Singh remembers Namvar Singh. And most people from across literary circles would agree. The noted author, who died on Tuesday of prolonged illness at ...

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Hues talking | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Gareth Gardner I have decided to stick with love — this quote by Martin Luther King became the cornerstone for The Temple of Agape, a temporary installation designed by graphic artists Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan at Southbank Centre, London, for their 2014 Festival of Love. Done as a scaffolded ...

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The people’s writer | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Author Namvar Singh Namvar Singh was a famous writer, literary historian, essayist, progressive activist and stalwart of Marxist criticism. If I am not wrong, he had a premonition of his death. Some months ago, when I met him, he told me that he wanted to visit Varanasi for the last ...

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Her guitar gently sings | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Classical guitarist Sharon Isbin J Henry Fair About a decade ago, New York-based classical guitarist Sharon Isbin received an email from sarod exponent Ut Amjad Ali Khan mentioning a meeting. Khan was a visiting professor at a few universities in the US back then, and his mail was an invitation ...

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Everyman’s artiste | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Prahlad Singh Tipaniya (in pink kurta) with fellow artistes during a performance An empty patch of land at the heart of a slum in the suburbs of Mumbai echoes with Bhakti poetry strains and tambura notes. The ground, no bigger than half a basketball court, which doubles up as a ...

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Catch of the day | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

A serving of Pepper Crab For a city that is already blessed with a number of excellent seafood restaurants, Mumbai was certainly waiting with bated breath for the first Indian outpost of Colombo’s famous Ministry of Crab to open its doors. The restaurant, which opened on February 10, had already ...

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A new hotspot | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Having first opened in London, in 1995, Soho House reserves its membership for the creative community. In the city of dreams, Andheri and Juhu lie at the heart of the film industry. At some of the upscale restaurants and bars in these neighbourhoods, it isn’t unusual to spot a celebrity ...

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Connecting the Dots | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Related News A scene from Rishtian Da Ki Rakhiye. “I am an Indian playwright who writes in Punjabi, and I not writing only for Punjab and Punjabis, but for India. My greatest wish is that my people in my country, both readers and audience, should know me and my work. ...

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Black Magic | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Related News Sridevi Balasubramanian. A spice so readily available on our dining tables now, black pepper was once a highly precious commodity, having attracted traders and invaders to India who came with the sole intention of taking back with them this “black gold”. Black pepper, the tiny, hard, nut-like berry, ...

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Earth to Earth | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

An artwork at the exhibition. The Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi has brought to Chandigarh “Farmer is a Wrestler”, an exhibition by Delhi-based artists Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, which addresses the urgency of the agrarian crisis faced by farmers in India. Over the years, generational divisions of land, climate change, ...

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