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Sunday Herald art & culture

The theatre of gods

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Young talent Junior students at Kattaikkuttu  Sangam; (above) 'kattaikkuttu' artistes on stage.

A traditional form of theatre from the hinterlands of Tamil Nadu, 'kattaikkuttu ' addresses its audience on many levels...

About a life moved by ideas

Published on 28-Feb-2015
under the spotlight (Left) American writer and filmmaker Susan Sontag; poster of the film 'Regarding Susan Sontag'.

The new HBO movie on intellectual pinup Susan Sontag doesn't engage with her ideas, choosing instead to look at her life...

Reality check

Published on 28-Feb-2015
reflective art 'Transit' by Valay Shende. Photo by author

A well-known exponent of politically charged and captivatingly structured sculptural practice, Valay Shende...

The telling of a tale

Published on 28-Feb-2015
ace raconteur Emily Parrish

Once upon a time, there was a young girl pursuing her studies in Drama at the University of Kent, United Kingdom...

Must buy before your bye-bye to Malaysia

Published on 28-Feb-2015
collector's items 'batik' scarf, Sarawak pottery.

On my recent visit to Malaysia, I was interested in bringing home souvenirs to keep my memories of the holiday fresh. However, buying...

Songs from the heart

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Vocal prowess British musician Sam Smith has taken the music scene by storm.

All through his most recent American tour, the British singer Sam Smith has been stunned by the size of his crowds...

The eagle is landing

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Twinkle toes Sri Lankan contemporary dancer Pradeep Gunarathna.

Pradeep Gunarathna may just be a fledgling setting out to discover the dancer in him; but such is his talent...

Art from the hills

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Divine rendition One of the Pahari paintings portraying Lord Ram, Lakshman & Sita.

To understand a Pahari painting, you have to see beyond the usual eye. You have to enter a work of art and be alert...

Beats of Rajasthan

Published on 21-Feb-2015
right notes Popular Manganiar musician Chugge Khan

arid wilderness, desert, Desert music,Beats, Rajasthan,Arundhati Pattabhiraman,

Just pottering about

Published on 21-Feb-2015
A touch of blue The exquisite blue pottery from Rajasthan.

The fascinating long legacy of artistic work displayed by craftsmen in Rajasthan is exemplary. The lavish lifestyles of the maharajas of Rajasthan have provided patronage...

Photo Gallery
Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

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