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Paavakathakali, a rare puppet art gets a new lease of life

The ancient glove puppet art form Paavakathakali, originating from Kerala, is slowly dying. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), a government funded arts organisation, has now taken an initiative to give it a new lease of life by staging performances in the city. 320 more words

Culture

A tribute to "The Perfect Musical"

In 1956, the Broadway production of My Fair Lady became the longest running musical theatre production in history. And since then, the musical, based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, has seen a film adaptation and many enthralling theatre revivals across the globe. 350 more words

Culture

Capturing a fleeting moment in brush strokes

Meet Amrita Nambiar, an illustrative designer who always dreamt of infusing into a space that ethereal, unpredictable beauty and meaning that would change moods and create experiences. 590 more words

Bangalore

Centuries-old tale retold in new context

Written by German playwright, George Buchner,  is a play set in the fictional kingdoms of Popo and Pipi. In a German state, where the ruler is the final authority and where the subjects have absolutely no free will, Prince Leonce and Princess Lena are forced to marry each other. 395 more words

Bangalore

Special children’s art defies all odds

When asked why they love to paint, the children echo in unison that they draw because it makes them happy.

These children do not belong to any ordinary school where art is taught as part of the curriculum. 422 more words

Bangalore