SoundCloud puts artists on cloud nine

SoundCloud has come up with a payout model that will help independent artists earn directly from their fans. Bengaluru: SoundCloud, online audio distribution and music sharing website based in Berlin, has found a way to bring artists closer to their fans. They have introduced a new payout model that lets fans directly pay their favorite artists. Earlier, artists […]

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Making Women Visible

Ankita Mukherjee profiles a unique platform that seeks to empower women artists from around the world “Art is still considered a male-dominated industry,” says Chhavi Singh, founder of DailyDesignist (DD), an online, global art platform that promotes women artists and  showcases their paintings on its online art gallery. “Few women artists have their works showcased […]

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Art and Craft Blooms as Youngsters Learn New Skills in Lockdown

Youngsters steal hearts by showcasing their art and craft works online during COVID-19 lockdown Kavitha R 16th April 2020 Youngsters steal hearts by showcasing their art and craft works online during covid-19 lockdown As most of the population is staying indoors due to COVID-19 lockdown, youngsters have come up with a solution to entertain themselves. […]

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Thrissur Pooram Cancelled amid Lockdown 2.0

Kerala government along with Thiruvambady temple board and Paremekkavu devaswoms decided to call off Thrissur Pooram after a meeting with state ministers. Kavitha R Kochi | April 16, 2020 Thrissur Pooram- the ‘mother of all festivals’ has been cancelled for the first time in 58 years due to COVID-19 outbreak. A ministerial-level meeting held on […]

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500-year-old temple being rebuilt without expert help

The 500-year-old Sannati temple is being reconstructed by local villagers without taking care of the historical significance of the temple. By Yashasvini Razdan Sannati village in Gulbarga district houses a 500-year-old temple built on the banks of the Bhima river to worship Goddess Chandralamba Parmeshwari. On entering the temple, one is greeted by the clanging noise of […]

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From canvas to photograph

With calendars featuring celebrities as women from Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings, the trend of photographers recreating vintage paintings as photographs is on the rise. By Riya Sharma Photographer G. Venket Ram recreated popular 19th-century Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings into photographs that grace a 2020 calendar which according to Ram is a part of Naam Charitable Trust’s fund-raiser […]

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