Sculpting in Time

Balan Nambiar’s six decades of artistic genius is on full display at the NGMA, writes Saiqua Sultan The exhibition themed “Sculpting in Time, Balan Nambiar and his six decades of engagement with Materiality” was inaugurated on February 4, 2018. Curated by his long-time friend Sadanand Menon, this retrospective exhibition encompasses Nambiar’s enormous repertoire. Nambiar’s drawings […]

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“Husharamma Husharu” song to be relased to create awareness among women

Music artists have contributed to the creation of Husharamma Husharu, a song composed  to spread awareness about problems faced by women. The video and the music have been composed by Palani D. Senapathy. He has also directed the music video for the song which has been sung by Jayalaxmi Anand. Issues like eve teasing, chain snatching […]

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New Wave Theatre comes to Bangalore

A bunch of young theatre artists are changing the landscape of theatre culture in the city Young theatre artists in Bangalore are experimenting with the traditional form of theatre which is being seen as a distortion of the art form by experienced theatre performers. <?php echo do_shortcode(”); ?> Daya Sakrepatna, a Bharatanatyam dancer and a […]

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BMRCL has revealed plans to build metro art centers

BMRCL plans new metro art centres to attract tourists in the city. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation limited (BMRCL) plans to create a new Metro Art Centre at the Cubbon Park Metro Station. “We are currently working on Indiranagar and Cubbon Park Metro Stations .We have more art centres lined up for […]

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Kathak’s Descent into the Abyss

Kathak has evolved over time but not always in desirable ways. Ritika Gondhalekar January 18, 2018: Culture evolves with time and that’s so true of Kathak, one of India’s oldest dance forms. If the Mughals transformed Kathak from a form of worship into a preferred style of courtly entertainment, Bollywood has, in keeping with the times, debased […]

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Don’t club theatre with cinemas on GST says founder of Jagriti Theatre

People in the performing arts sector say they are suffering losses. Swarnali Chakraborty Bangalore, January 18, 2018: English theatre groups are asking the government to remove performing arts from the entertainment tax because it is not fair to include commercial movies and theatre in the same tax slab. Theatre does not get the kind of […]

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