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Sunday, December 14, 2008
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Bridging the gap
There is a need now to disseminate anew the symbols of classical dances and their resonances so that the dancer and rasikas can appreciate them for what they are.
The Delhi International Arts Festival is an event that locates India in the world, a meeting space for ideas and cultures. The Festival is on till December 24.
A complete entertainer
Actor-director-scriptwriter Farhan Akhtar chats about his latest avatar: a judge on a TV show.
Leaps of imagination
Historian of science Arthur I. Miller on his book about Nobel Laureate S. Chandrasekhar and the idea of creativity in science.
Fighting for faith
When did we push religion out of our lives and on to the streets?
The Park’s New Festival showcases India’s search for the balance between traditional and modern.
A result of Anish Kapoor’s constant exploration and discovery of Shaivaite philosophy and mythology, “Cloud Gate” encompasses a space that is at once spiritual and material. His current solo show, being held at the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany, titled ‘Memory’ is on till February 1, 2009.
Kyoto’s rubric is complex: A mixture of mysticism and worldliness. With plenty of shrines and temples, it’s the place the Japanese themselves visit when they need to reconnect with their roots.
Clothing a Tamil hero
The wardrobes of Tamil heroes are not a comical collection of leftovers. They are carefully cultivated figures of expression.
Driving Miss Desi
Driving can get quite complicated in the U.S. for desis since one needs to rewire oneself to obey the rules.
Well known as an antiseptic, preventive and therapeutic agent in ancient times, the medicinal value of turmeric is only just being recognised.
Make-fit, feel-good food
With lifestyle changes affecting eating habits, the fitness conscious find ready-to-eat healthy options.
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