Profile of Sathya Saran
AR Rahman's All-Woman Show at Dubai Expo and the play 'Miracle In Matunga Street’: To breathe real stage dust was a pleasant feeling, after a year and more of watching stuff on the small screen or phone.
Watched Sohaila Kapur’s video play, Ra(A)nn based on Ronald Dahl’s short story. Kapur has a penchant for the para normal amd mystery, and Dahl is a writer for all ages. The fit was perfect, and the play is short enough at 30 minutes, to keep one engaged.
Glimpses into the art world, we peek into a sculptor’s workshop in Pondicherry, a fundraiser and an auction
A glimpse of the tunes and melodies floating around Independence Day celebrations
A unique meeting of art and tech is happening courtesy the Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad. A virtual walkthrough into Muzaffar Ali’s world of art.
The curators.art, the first of its kind in India, is a bold enterprise that seeks to bypass the restricting effects on the pandemic by making art available through their website
The world lost Girish Karnad on June 10 last year. But his work continues to be relevant
A novel use of the mobile phone brings cheer across the world
An artist and a filmmaker celebrate Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary in a quiet way and three stalwarts make a very watchable song to mark Hanuman Jayanti
Posers from two plays down south, about time, relationships, gender and violence, make April a thought-provoking month
March is definitely a month celebrating Women’s causes. As the play and the exhibition prove
It’s amazing how single-actor performances can wind themselves around your mind, dragging you from the comfort of your home into the world the actor inhabits for the duration of the play.
Bickram Ghosh and Hariharan’s lilting and nostalgic ‘Baaton Baaton Mein’ will surely work
The untold history of the Portuguese in India must not remain untold
Two contrasting shows, each reaching out with strong messages wrapped in hope!
Thanks to the lockdown that Covid has forced us into, I watched the show online and believe me, despite my exposure to what may be considered more sophisticated forms of theatre, I was entranced.
Album a way of bridging chasms between minds and countries through music.
On Oct 4, the Outreach programme will feature the very talented Naviin Gandharv on his uniquely melodious Belabahar instrument. Created by his father, Pt. Babulal Gandharv, the belabahar combines the principles of the violin, the sarangi and the singing voice.
Knocking out loneliness through creative ways.
Bharatanatyam mixed with Chinese poetry. Heartfelt Bhakti and the making of a flute.
A few WhatsApp forwards on Independence Day were unusually rich in their content -- the original and patriotic music.
The musical composition that heals and the art that stimulates responses in the viewers’ memory.
The Sur ke Saath programmes start at 10 am and go on for an hour. Instrumentalists and singers take the stage by turn, and manage to create magic in the 20-minute slots allotted to each.
‘Aisi Raaton’ is a simple story depicting the universal plight of a young couple, stuck indoors, and perhaps a little upset with each other.
An online presentation of exquisite gem stones reveals the art that goes into making the exotic jewellery.