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Friday, November 27, 2020

When Delhi police entered India Art Fair

Though the IAF management decided this year to turn their back at the turbulent political environment in the country, the artists, had found their own ways to express solidarity with the protesting crowd of Delhi. 

A graffiti in Braille, India’s first

The class presentation project of Jadavpur University students is now the talk of the town.

Nearly 1,500 artists to participate in Goa art festival

The eight-day festival which will showcase 100 dynamic projects showcasing visual, performing and culinary arts projects across the state capital, is also expected to unveil slices of yet-undisplayed Goan art

Union Minister inaugurates temporary art gallery for disabled artists at UNESCO...

The unique gallery has over 125 paintings done by disabled artists across 15 Indian states and showcases their amazing talent with colour and form.

Sudarsan Pattnaik wins Italian golden sand art award

Sudarsan will be felicitated during the international sand nativity at Italy which will be held from November 13 to 18.

Veteran photo journalist Aloke Mitra dies at 77

Mitra, 77, left behind his wife and only daughter.

Book on yoga unveils in Bengaluru

Grand Master Akshar became the latest spiritual guru to unveil his book "Yoga Namaskar", here on Wednesday, to unravel the yogic secrets of the majestic Himalayas.

Reinterpreter of Mythologies

At the ongoing 'Contextualising Progressives: Indian Art in the Twentieth Century' exhibition, curated by Pal and Ved Nayar at the India International Centre in Delhi, while sharing anecdotes about the major artists, she seems to be in no mood for a linear conversation, but in fact, bursts, punctuated by her laughter.

The Wishing Tree, workshop with Brazilian artists concludes in Kochi

Students of Tattwa Learning Centre had their wishes fulfilled as the five-day art workshop, 'The Wishing Tree' concluded at Girinagar on Friday.

Sanjay Sreenivas, with his new film Koma, in conversation with Woke...

From shooting his first short film on a point and shoot camera to having his 'Lost' screened at the Quindici short film festival in Italy in 2017 to his to be released movie Koma, Kochi based film-maker Sanjay Sreenivas has come a long way. In a pre-release interview with The Woke Journal, Sanjay opens up about Koma, to be released tonight and his journey as a film-maker.

Banksy’s UK Parliament painting sells for $12mn

The auction took place a year after Banksy himself intervened in a Sotheby's auction, when his artwork "Girl with Balloon" self-destructed as the gavel came down to become the newly titled "Love is in the Bin".

10-day Dasara festival begins at Mysuru with pomp

As the state government is the host for the fest, Yediyurappa heralded the cultural events and flagged off the sporting events in the sprawling palace vicinity.

Mysuru decks up for 10-day Dasara festival in Karnataka

The festival also marks the celebration of triumph over evil as the presiding goddess is learnt to have killed Hindu demon Mysasura on the auspicious occasion when Hind god Ram returned to Ayodhya from a 14-year exile in Threta Yug.

Bento Box festival takes you on a Japanese odyssey

There are three variants of the Bento Box on offer - Vegetarian, Mixed Meat and Seafood - and I opted for the last named because it is seafood that is at the heart of Japanese cuisine.

Ali Rajpura’s new book showcases Sikh-Muslim bond in Punjab

The book, 'Sikha teh Musalmana di Etihasik Sanjh', has depicted the bonding of all 10 Sikh gurus with Muslims in their various forms as companion, disciple and followers.

Traditional art and culture of Odisha will be displayed in Rajadhani...

NALCO will sponsor high-quality designs on vinyl wrapping sheets to drape the Rajdhani trains. The ECoR has three sets of train rakes of Rajdhani Express.

Ten shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the Jaipur BookMark

The iWrite shortlist will be announced on December 15 on the JBM website.

On October 2, Mahatma to ‘return to life’ at UNESCO

UNESCO MGIEP is a category 1 research in education institute integral to UNESCO. It is supported largely by the MHRD, and is the only UNESCO category 1 institute in the Asia Pacific Region

Telangana HC orders against demolition of Errum Manzil

Hyderabad: In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure,...

Author Preeti Shenoy on good writing and promotion of reading

New Delhi:   As the author of several best-selling books like "Life Is What You Make It" and its sequel "Wake Up, Life Is Calling", Preeti...

Expert tips, tricks to build your home library

New Delhi:  Home libraries are deeply personal and therapeutic. A well-decorated library establishes a more relaxed mood and inspires your creativity. The art of creating...

Arts, Photography and Theater: Serendipity is back!

Over 90 projects will be presented at Serendipity Arts Festival 2019, to be held in Panaji from December 15-22.

Legendary artist Kamalprabha Devi passes away

Agartala: Tripura's legendary artist Maharaj Kumari Kamalprabha Devi died at Nagaon in Assam on Thursday, family sources said here. She was 105."Kamalprabha Devi had been...

At 86, Picasso fell in love with Switzerland’s Basel

Basel: Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso died at the age of 93 in 1973 but seven...

North East Festival back to Delhi with 7th edition

New Delhi: North East Festival is returning to the Capital with its 7th edition. It will be held between November 8-10 at IGNCA, Janpath, New...

Asha Bhosle on turning 86: I wake up to music even...

Mumbai: She is a living legend with an active career of six decades and she needs no introduction. Padma Vibhushan-honoured Asha Bhosle turned 86 on...

Nobel Prize Museum to hold exhibition in Punjab

Serge Haroche (Nobel Prize in Physics in 2012) and Kailash Satyarthi (Nobel Peace Prize in 2014) will take part in the activities along with Juleen Zierath, Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Nobel Academy.

Preserve Town Hall, showcase legacy: Himachal HC

Shimla: Nearly a year after Shimla's British-era Town Hall was reconstructed in its original half-timbered Tudor style with the Asian Development Bank's funding of Rs...