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Proma Chakraborty -August 17, 2018

Tickling lessons What: For cinephiles in the city, here’s a screening of a Japanese film that relives the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Children of Nagasaki goes back to August 7, 1945, during World War II, when Nagai Takashi, a doctor in the radioactive department at Nagasaki Medical School, evacuates his 11-year-old son, Seiichi, and […]

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Proma Chakraborty -August 9, 2018

Jumbo festivities What: In a bid to highlight the ecological role of our national heritage animal — the Asian Elephant — the Wildlife Trust of India is organising a four-day long celebration, Gaj Mahotsav. Representing the 101 elephant corridors of India, artists from across the country have created 101 life-sized elephant art pieces. Eminent personalities […]

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Proma Chakraborty -August 2, 2018

Art of writing What: For all those who are fascinated with calligraphy, a workshop on Devanagari brings to you the most interesting design and style of lettering, which is more of a visual art or expression. Get the opportunity to learn the most used and adopted writing script in the world. The workshop will also […]

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Proma Chakraborty -July 26, 2018

  Capturing intimacy What: Capturing the vulnerabilities as well as the sensual side of individuals and couples, self-taught photographer from Italy, Leonardo Pucci is set to showcase his works in the capital. His work will portray the intimate moments of people in a candid fashion. Titled ‘Episodes (Without A Real Order)’, Pucci believes his photographs […]

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Proma Chakraborty -July 19, 2018

Classic and contemporary What: Looking back to move forward, here’s a festival that explores the continuity and change in classical dance —‘Manasa: Art Without Frontiers’. The exhibition by Sharon Lowen, well-known Odissi dancer and guru, will display never-seen-before photographs of classical and folk dancers, taken in 1973-78 and 1981-90 in Delhi, Kolkata, Imphal, Seraikella and […]

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Proma Chakraborty -July 12, 2018

Captivating verses What: To all the artists in the capital, join in for an afternoon of poetry reading and appreciation. Organised by Verse of Silence, ‘Rhapsodies Chapter 1’, brings to you an engrossing discussion on creative writing and its scope in India. Founder of Delhi Poetry Festival Ms Dolly Singh will also be a part […]

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Proma Chakraborty -July 5, 2018

Storytelling sessions What: Reviving the lost art of live narration of folk tales, Octave Foundation’s initiative Wari Jalsa is a celebration of folk tales from all parts of the country. The word ‘wari’ means story in Manipuri. From popular folk tales of Kerala about the love between an elephant and his mahout to dynamic drum […]

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Proma Chakraborty -June 28, 2018

Paint a Raza What: Calling artists in the city to pay tribute to one of the finest painters of India, SH Raza. Known for his warm earthy tones, geometric patterns and radiating concentric circles, he popularised Indian concepts of art across the globe and created a legacy of modern art. Raza’s signature ‘bindu’ dominated the […]

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