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The open couple
September 22, 2014

‘Tis season for classics

Jagriti Season 2014 will feature plays by legendary playwrights Habib Tanvir, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, Badal Sircar and Dario Fo. The plays include Dario Fo’s The Open Couple, directed by F... »
Nostalgia for the present: a scene from the film.
September 22, 2014

Docu shot over 20 years!

Vikalp Bengaluru, as part of its Doc@Everest series of documentary screenings will show Sandeep Ray’s Sound of Old Rooms on September 25The documentary by Sandeep Ray (who currently r... »
Juggling a lot of things: Tejaswi in full swing
September 21, 2014

Balancing the magic act

At nine, when you say a kid is juggling a lot of things, you assume he’s busy with school and after-school activities, playing, cricket camp or some such. But when Tejaswi Ananth turned nine, he st... »
ON A LEARNING MISSION: Savona
Bangalore, September 19, 2014

Mixing styles

Disregard all the news reports – when it comes to the world of music, Australians love India. Melbourne-based reggae musician Jake Savona, better known as Mista Savona, has previously incorporated... »
EVERYTHING IS PERSONAL FOR HIM Music, faith… Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
Bangalore, September 18, 2014

Every one wants to be in films

Fawad Khan is the latest addition to the list of singer-actors from Pakistan who are making a space for themselves in Bollywood and the hearts of Indians. Debuting in Khoobsurat as an Indian... »
Royal Misfit: Sonam Kapoor Photo: Sampath Kumar G.P.
September 17, 2014

The beauty and her battalion

It’s not everyday that a beautiful actor comes looking stunning on to stage and goes about telling people not to keep her as their standard of beauty, because it is really an hour’s effort put in b... »
Bonding time: Use the telly to throw in some life lessons. Photo: M. Vedhan
September 22, 2014

Mom’s secret weapon

Serials to instil valuesThe next time you find your children gathered around the TV, don’t turn it off. Sit close together, watch what they are watching. Not all TV serials are suitable for... »
A way to stand out: Would be by going the classical route Photo: Murali Kumar K.
September 22, 2014

Tugging at some heart strings

The classical guitar is timeless has hardly changed over decades of musical evolution. The six-string instrument is making waves with a revival. Even though it has European art music (western class... »
QUANTITY NEED NOT BE LINKED WITH QUALITY: A huge number of plays are being performed Photo: Murali Kumar K.
Bangalore, September 19, 2014

Stage matters

Bangalore has a long theatre tradition. Theatre festivals, venues such as Ranga Shankara and Jagriti Theatre, new writing, well-established theatre groups such as Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT), a... »
WE MAKE WAR TO MAKE PEACE The 1st Madras Pioneers War Memorial at Brigade Road Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash
Bangalore, September 19, 2014
Hidden Histories

A chapter from the war

Being brought up in the city, it’s easy to miss a lot of things that we take for granted around us. So whenever I pass by the busy Brigade Road Junction, all I usually do is frown at the traffic s... »
HandsOfIndia is back with its festive sale.
Bangalore, September 17, 2014

Hand embroidered beauties

Fans of embroidery, here’s a line-up to get you nostalgic – convent embroidery, phulkari, pattiwork, sujani, sozni, aari, chikan, kantha, Kashmiri aari – all feature on Indian and Western ready-to-... »

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