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 […]

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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 […]

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

Bangalore, 27 Feb’ 2018: 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 […]

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Six decades of retrospection with Balan Nambiar

With a massive collection of his artwork displayed in the NGMA, the city reminiscences with the artist extraordinaire. Bangalore, February 27, 2018:Balan Nambiar, the renowned veteran painter and sculptor, celebrates his artistic journey spanning six decades at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Bengaluru. “I am going to come out with a book on […]

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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 Bangalore, February 27, 2018: 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. Daya Sakrepatna, a Bharatanatyam dancer and a […]

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Bangalore set to celebrate Republic Day in style

The city is in for a treat with many performances by music and theatre groups. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Various artists and music schools in the city are celebrating Republic Day by paying tribute to India’s rich cultural heritage. The Veena Vani school of music has decided to set a world record on the January […]

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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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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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