Music therapy helps speech impaired children, say city therapists

Carnatic vocalists in the city feel music is being under utilized for therapeutic purposes Bangalore, April 9, 2018: More collaboration between artists and doctors can help music therapy become a part of treatment for people with neurological disorders using music therapy. Yet, it will take a lot of awareness amongst the populace to incorporate it with […]

Continue Reading

Art scene subdued, say local artists

Artists from Bangalore feel the art scene is not conducive to growth and discuss challenges they face in the art world Bangalore, April 9, 2018:  Local artists at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad’s “Windows of expression” art exhibition say the art scene in Bangalore is subdued at the moment. The art exhibition is a coming together […]

Continue Reading

Bangalore Palace shocks tourists for lack of maintenance

Tourists unhappy with the poorly preserved premises of the Bangalore Palace The hallway was dimly lit – setting an eerie atmosphere right from the moment you step inside. Once take the stairs, following the audio-guide, you reach the hallway upstairs as you steadily step into a brief history of the royalty that had inhabited the […]

Continue Reading

Russian play ‘Swan Lake’ to be adapted in the City

Chowdiah Memorial Hall in Bangalore to witness ‘Hansika,’ Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s adaption of ‘Swan Lake’ By Swarnali Chakraborty Bangalore, March 20, 2018: ‘Hansika’ an Odissi dance performance based on Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Russian play, ‘Swan Lake’ will be performed by renowned Odissi dancer, Sharmilla Mukherjee at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Malleswaram. Sharmilla Mukherjee, a master of […]

Continue Reading

City dancer makes it to ‘Rongoprobesh’

Bangladesh sees dance recital with live music for the first time. Bangalore, March 13, 2018: Bharatanatyam dancer Kirti Ramgopal along with young dancers from Bangladesh participated in the Bangladesh Dance Festival, ‘Rongoprobesh’. The event was held in Dhaka as part of a cultural exchange programme between the two countries and attended by the Indian High […]

Continue Reading

For Kolkata’s clay makers, last Durga Puja did not shine bright

Lack of support from the government and seasonality of their work add to the woes of the idol makers. Bangalore, March 1, 2018: Strewn with piles of hay, mounds of mud and unfinished idols, the roadside workshop of Gopal Chitrakar finds the 60-year-old artist sitting under the half-torn banner of his shop wondering how he […]

Continue Reading