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Sunday Herald art & culture

Personal quests to know Salinger

Published on 04-Jul-2015
looking back Many authors have reflected on J D Salinger's works and life.

JD Salinger: The Escape Artist begins promisingly: its author, Thomas Beller, has located someone who has the original, unexpurgated manuscript...

Candid with the camera

Published on 04-Jul-2015

He has spent several days with the "warm and friendly widows of Varanasi" at an ashram to get a closer look at their life and...

Looks can be musical

Published on 04-Jul-2015
tall & lanky Ugly Sticks, traditional musical instruments of Newfoundland.

On my recent trip to Canada, I was dumbfounded by a musical instrument whose name was 'Ugly Stick'!

Imprints of Sanganer

Published on 04-Jul-2015
decorated fabrics Sanganeri prints come in a wide variety.

Sanganer, a town about 14 km from Jaipur, is famous for artistic hand block printing on fabric. These prints are seen...

Fringe reality

Published on 04-Jul-2015
recording lives Mary Ellen's photographs.

"I'm just interested in people on the edges. I feel an affinity for people who haven't had the best breaks in society." Those simple words......

His heart beats for percussion

Published on 27-Jun-2015
accomplished English percussionist Pete Lockett.

A true-blue English percussionist who also contributes music to James Bond films is playing alongside tribal drummers from the heart...

For the greater good

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Madhya Pradesh Assembly building.

Amidst the chaos and cacophony in the middle of the highly congested and busy Dadar, a central suburb in Mumbai, is a serene...

Conquering clay pots

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Defying stereotypes 'Ghatam' player Sukanya Ramgopal.

It was neither a rebellion nor an attempt to draw attention. It was just answering that inner call, the prompting that pointed...

Patterns of Punjab

Published on 27-Jun-2015
arresting designs  Bagh embroidery. Photo by author

The other day, I decided to wear a Phulkari stole bought in Patiala's Adalat Bazaar (Punjab). A red poly-cotton fabric embroidered...

Of remake & reel addiction

Published on 20-Jun-2015
worthy watch Posters of 'The Stepford Wives' and 'Cinemania', latest releases on Blu-ray.

Of the two recent Blu-ray releases I finally caught up with, one is a remake of an Ira Levin classic and the other is a...

Photo Gallery
'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

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