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Sunday Herald art & culture

Give your child the best of both worlds

Published on 21-May-2016
My mother-in-law, who was brought up in a small gorgeous town in central Kerala, is nostalgic about a time when rice was an occasional feast and eggs from the family farm was a weekly treat.

Every time I speak to parents of young children, one of the constant societal pressure points is screen time...

Womanhood celebrated

Published on 21-May-2016
enriching legacy Vusat Iqbal Khan's musical production 'Rudaad-e-Shireen' tells   the story of a woman who realises her true identity.

Vusat Iqbal Khan is the daughter of Ustad Iqbal Ahmed Khan, the Khalifa of Dilli Gharana of Indian classical music...

Life on the streets

Published on 21-May-2016
Streetscapes Photographs by Vivian Maier;

Artiste Vivian Maier followed her heart and secretively took 1,000s of pictures of life around her....

And then there were two...

Published on 21-May-2016
in order The character Lolita was fleshed out before Nabokov's version of her.

What is the mystery of the second Lolita? Because there was, you will be surprised to learn, another Lolita before Vladimir Nabokov invented her....

Set for a comeback?

Published on 21-May-2016
good signs Britney Spears, 8 years after her meltdown,  appears to be thriving.

The life of Britney Spears, which for years has been mentored by guardianship, has taken a turn for the better...

Message in a blossom

Published on 14-May-2016

They came, they performed, they conquered.' This is an apt description of the Singapore-based dance company Apsara Arts...

In fine tune with 100 strings

Published on 14-May-2016
santoor Maestro  Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya Photo by Subhodeep Sardar

One of the celebrated torchbearers of Indian classical music, Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya has brought a new dimension...

Moves for festivities

Published on 14-May-2016
notes from nature 'Sua' dance, performed by women hailing from Maikal Hill, Chhattisgarh, mimics the movement of parrots.

Tribal dances are fun to watch as the costumes, the music and the exuberance make for a jaw-dropping experience. A trip to Chhattisgarh proved this......

The global stitch

Published on 14-May-2016
coloured variety :  A Garasia Jat tunic embroidered with cross-stitch and mirrors

My earliest memory of doing cross-stitch is when I was about 12 years old. A birthday gift-set of fabric...

You can judge a book by its cover

Published on 07-May-2016
Gateways of books Some of the innovative book covers created by graphic designer Chip Kidd.

Book covers are like people's faces," said Orhan Pamuk once, "either they remind us of a lost happiness or they promise...

Photo Gallery
Girls cover themselves during a dust storm in mathura on Monday...

Girls cover themselves during a dust storm in mathura on Monday...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand art to aware people about water scarcity...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand art to aware people about water scarcity...

English actor Sir Ian McKellen and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan share lighter moments...

English actor Sir Ian McKellen and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan share lighter moments...

A senior Army Officer presents the Sher-e-Kashmir Sword of Honour to a new recruit...

A senior Army Officer presents the Sher-e-Kashmir Sword of Honour to a new recruit...

People watching the air ambulance which crash landed at Kair village in Najafgarh area...

People watching the air ambulance which crash landed at Kair village in Najafgarh area...

Demi Moore poses for photographers as she arrives for The Vogue 100 Gala Dinner...

Demi Moore poses for photographers as she arrives for The Vogue 100 Gala Dinner...

Nuremberg and Frankfurt players jump for the ball during a German first division Bundesliga soccer..

Nuremberg and Frankfurt players jump for the ball during a German first division Bundesliga soccer..

People hang fish to dry on bamboo poles in Mumbai...

People hang fish to dry on bamboo poles in Mumbai...

A cyclist with his daughter pedals his cycle holding an umbrella...

A cyclist with his daughter pedals his cycle holding an umbrella...

An elderly vendor waits for customers of green grass during rains in Srinagar....

An elderly vendor waits for customers of green grass during rains in Srinagar....

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