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Sunday Herald art & culture

Singing her way to the divine

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Musical discovery Baul artiste Parvathy Baul during a performance.

Parvathy Baul needs no introduction. She has mesmerised audiences in India and abroad for 22 years now...

How to be good

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Pop story Taylor Swift is on top of her game with record album sales.

Taylor Swift is not only the biggest pop star on the planet, but also the biggest worrier. Right now she is worrying...

Art of lighting up the sky

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Sky ornaments Beautifully crafted Taiwanese lanterns.

For travellers and art buffs who are in search of good luck charms, a visit to the famed Lantern Festival in Taiwan...

Primitive lure of Gond

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Tribal touch Fine examples of Gond paintings that are replete with tribal motifs.

From pre-historical times to now, Gond is one art idiom that remains vibrantly alive. Roots morph into animals...

Ant, interrupted

Published on 18-Apr-2015
in step Choreographer Mandeep Raikhy during a performance. Photos by Soumita Bhattacharya

A last-minute straggler rushes into a fairly crowded theatre. Her loud giggles evaporate as she encounters...

Musical ecstasy of the 50s

Published on 11-Apr-2015

There is a passage in Doctor Faustus of Thomas Mann, "Cast in three movements (the violin concerto) has no key signature...

On a creative retreat

Published on 11-Apr-2015

There he sat. Under a mango tree. Cross-legged. Clad in a kurta laden with green patina. A shawl draped on his right shoulder...

Unusual accessories

Published on 11-Apr-2015
craft culture Some intricately craved camel bone jewellery. Photo by author

Bone jewellery is an imitation of ivory jewellery, and has been an exquisite craft from the walled city of old Delhi...

Of pure renditions

Published on 11-Apr-2015
Eat Hindustani musician Shoma Ghosh

On the eve of the launch of her 23rd music album, versatile artiste Shoma Ghosh once again gave her listeners a gem...

Silent spaces

Published on 11-Apr-2015
The American life Some of Edward Hopper's prolific works 'Nighthawks' & (below) 'East Wind Over Weehawken'.

Known as the painter of loneliness, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) was, according to many, the supreme American realist...

Photo Gallery
Narendra Modi talking with BJP veteran LK Advani during 'Garib Kalyan Yojana',...

Narendra Modi talking with BJP veteran LK Advani during 'Garib Kalyan Yojana',...

A view of the Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

A view of the Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Snowed down surroundings of Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Snowed down surroundings of Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Sania Mirza (C) with Prarthana G. Thombare (3rd from R) and other team members...

Sania Mirza (C) with Prarthana G. Thombare (3rd from R) and other team members...

VK Singh interacts with people rescued as part of Operation Raahat...

VK Singh interacts with people rescued as part of Operation Raahat...

Rahul Gandhi helps  Kiran Chaudhary off the stage after she stumbled and hurt herself...

Rahul Gandhi helps Kiran Chaudhary off the stage after she stumbled and hurt herself...

Sonia Gandhi talks to Rahul Gandhi on stage during the farmers rally...

Sonia Gandhi talks to Rahul Gandhi on stage during the farmers rally...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad during Prajapati Rajnitik Chetna Rally at Gandhi maidan in Patna...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad during Prajapati Rajnitik Chetna Rally at Gandhi maidan in Patna...

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit at the Colors Leadership Awards 2015...

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit at the Colors Leadership Awards 2015...

Young Buddhist Monks offer special prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya...

Young Buddhist Monks offer special prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya...

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