If a Harikatha-inspired new-age narrative with orchestra took Kerala audiences by storm in the latter part of the 20th century, it was more because of the charisma of its chief architect. A peek at the icon’s contributions on the occasion of his 90th birthday:
Octogenarian mediaperson P. Raman pens a book sketched by nuggets of self-experienced struggles in the profession, with dashes of humour that colour up his trail down half-a-century of Indian media’s history
Clever slowdown, and then a sudden gust of raid. That used to be common between percussionist G. Harishankar and footballer Carlos Valderrama. A tribute to the ganjira maestro on his 60th birth anniversary ahead of the 21st FIFA Cup.
On World Environment Day (June 5), a take on a vital south Indian river that winds tight a uneasy tape across the ties between two riparian states while once having been the fountainhead of a harmonious music system.
A group show of paintings and sculptures in Delhi brings together 27 artists from across the country, a few from abroad, too. A closer look at one participant who patterns green and yellow hues at banana gardens: