The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh
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The Life and Death of Vincent van Gogh

I don’t feign any propensity towards art or artists in general. I am far more comfortable with keystrokes than I am ever gonna be with brushstrokes. But in spite of my apparent ignorance of anything remotely related to paintings, there is one painter who has had a profound impact on …

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SAND TURNED GRAND !
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SAND TURNED GRAND !

Wondering over title? Well, those of you who have been to Odisha, it won’t be too difficult to guess but for those of you who have not been to the city of temples, Google once at least! Sudarshan Pattnaik is the name of the persona who gave new dimensions and …

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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai
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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai

A nine day fun-filled festival that occurs annually, around the area of the Jehangir Art Gallery, Churchgate, Mumbai, a festival that enhances the saying about Mumbai “a city of dreams; a city, that engulfs everybody in its arms; a city that never sleeps!” A magnanimous blend of vibrant colors  creative artistic exhibits …

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The changing era of cartoons

Before you read any further, just try this small exercise: Sit on your couch, relax, switch on the television and tune in to Cartoon Network. As a child, it was probably one of your favourite channels. See how long you can watch it for. Maybe a few minutes, not more …

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Click, Works!!

How many times does it happen that you come across a marvelous picture and go “Wow!”? Some of us laud it and walk past while there is the other kind who pick up the camera and try to emulate the same. But before starting off, let us make one thing …

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Click, Works!!

How many times does it happen that you come across a marvelous picture and go “Wow!”? Some of us laud it and walk past while there is the other kind who pick up the camera and try to emulate the same. But before starting off, let us make one thing …

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THIS WORLD DANCE DAY, DANCE LIKE THERE'S NOBODY WATCHING!
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This World Dance Day, Dance like there’s nobody watching!

Have you danced in the shower today? When was the last time you secretly danced to your heart’s will? It is a fact that a lot of us enjoy dancing and to groove to a catchy tune; without being noticed. As someone said, it needs a lot of courage to …

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Art is an intense mode of expressing one's individuality - Kabir Shah
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Art is an intense mode of expressing one’s individuality – Kabir Shah

The first visual that comes to mind when we talk about an artist is a brush & a colour palette. Keeping with the times, perception eventually has to change. For me, a cup of chai with Kabir Shah did the needful. Like a lot of us reading this, Kabir Shah …

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“CALL CUTTA”, the world’s first mobile theatre experience

Buy a ticket from the century old, nostalgic and newly renovated Star Theatre at Hatibagan in north Kolkata. Now you must be expecting to be ushered to your seat in the auditorium as usual and quite dramatically, you are handed a mobile phone and shown the exit! Almost immediately, bright …

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