art and culture
Chicago : Life of the Drama in City of Big Shoulders
2019 is Year of Theatre in Chicago which for nearly four decades now draws audience with a half-price program called Hot Tix. Sujoy Dhar reports on the yearlong celebration in the city known for its diverse creative clans
Gurgaon's The Art Lounge showcases dying batali art of Bengal and Kerala mural paintings
New Delhi: Thanks to Art Lounge Nirvana, art aficionados in the National Capital Region (NCR) were able to catch a glimpse of two distinct art forms from the eastern and southern parts of the country.
Kolkata, Sept 12 (IBNS) The young generation of Indians should understand the legacy of India’s rich heritage in textiles and rise up to protect the dying traditions and revive the fabled craft of fine muslin, said top design-historian and author Dr Sonia Ashmore while addressing the students of textile science, clothing and fashion studies of J.D.Birla Institute (JDBI) here Wednesday.
The art of magic has a long history in Indian culture, and has shaped the popular imagination of India as a "land of magic." American magicians have visited India searching for magic for centuries, and Indian magicians have performed in the U.S. as well. U.S. Fulbright Nehru scholar Dr. Shreeyash Palshikar who delivered a Talk on “Vanishing Mysteries: Magical Connections Between India and America” in Kolkata recently, mourns the lack of patronage to the street magicians. Subhashish Roy
Kolkata, July 2: Noted Odissi Guru Urmila Bhaumik presented Vande Nrityam 2019 at Rabindra Sadan celebrating the pre 20th year of her institution recently.
Chicago Architecture Biennial, the largest architecture and design exhibition in North America, is returning to the city in September for over three months. This year, India too has a significant presence at the event that marks Chicago as the cultural capital of USA. Sujoy Dhar reports