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Share music with one and all

Share music with one and all

Aug 20,2017 , 02:05 AM IST | Hans
Anup Jalota was in Hyderabad to give a unique performance ‘in and as Tulsidas’ in the ‘Ballads of Sree Rama’ by Mohiniattam dancer Momm Ganguly. In an exclusive interview, he spoke about his tryst with music.
Spreading peace through music

Spreading peace through music

Jul 30,2017 , 01:57 AM IST | Hans
Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew and disciple of the ‘Flute Legend’ Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia was in city to perform in ‘Barkha Ritu’ programme. In a freewheeling chat,he spoke exclusively about his musical journey.
A vibrant kathak recital

A vibrant kathak recital

Jun 07,2017 , 12:05 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Raveena Singh from New Delhi presented a vibrant Kathak recital recently at   Lamakaan , Banjara Hills. Raveena portrayed  Madhurashtakam in praise of Lord Krishna who used to steal butter and vanish.
Music of the youth

Music of the youth

May 30,2017 , 12:16 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Arpit Chourey and his band launched their EP ‘Simple Stories’ at the Heart Cup Cafe, Kondapur with songs that include ‘Paper Boat’, ‘Simple Stories’, ‘Love has told me and ‘Morning and I’ll be’. These songs have recently been released on oklisten.com, a professional digital platform for music.
Nagoba tribal festival through lens

Nagoba tribal festival through lens

May 25,2017 , 12:22 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
‘Nagoba Drushyam’, a photography exhibition by DM Arjun was organised at ICCR art gallery in association with Department of Language and Culture, Govt. of Telangana.
Can art and religion co-exist?

Can art and religion co-exist?

May 19,2017 , 10:55 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Since the beginning of the 18th century excavators have been discovering and interpreting evidence ranging from tiny goddess figurines carved from mammoth ivory to entire Giza plateau in Egypt. When one talks about religion, art and visual culture, one of the first concerns is the connection between what we see and what we believe.
Voice of the young

Voice of the young

May 13,2017 , 01:15 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
M Sai Mukund, 12-year-old from Pune sang Bhajans and Natya Geet in Marathi language at a programme organised at Saptaparni, Banjara Hills, recently. It was very nice to see a Telugu boy having good command over Marathi language due to his long stay in Pune and also the strong voice that he brought in the performance.
Mellifluous music recital

Mellifluous music recital

May 08,2017 , 11:20 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Sawani Shende from Pune performed a vocal music recital at the Paigah Palace, Begumpet in the city which started with a Hindustani classical music rendition in Raga Maru Bihag in Vilambit laya followed by  “Jao Sajana Mein Nahi Bolon” in Teental. 
Dance beyond traditional movements

Dance beyond traditional movements

May 04,2017 , 12:35 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Priti Patel is a leading Manipuri dancer of the new generation. A premier disciple of Guru Bipin Singh, she has also studied under Guru Babu Singh and received guidance in different aspects of Manipuri dance, music and martial art traditions from such experts as Khetritombi Devi, Khelchandra Singh, Kumar Maibi and Surchand Sharma.
Interest for photography growing

Interest for photography growing

May 03,2017 , 12:26 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Hamstech Group of creative education institutions organised a group photography exhibition by the students of the first Photography course batch at the Telangana State Gallery of Arts, Madhapur, Hyderabad. 
A critic’s viewpoint

A critic’s viewpoint

Apr 30,2017 , 01:03 AM IST | Hans
Dr Sunil Kothari, Indian dance historian, scholar and senior critic was recently in Hyderabad to attend the Festival of Dance at Shilpakala Vedika organised by International Dance Research and Training Center (IDRTC) from Kuchipudi village. 
Technology cannot replace teachers: Dr Ashwin Bhide-Deshpande

Technology cannot replace teachers: Dr Ashwin Bhide-Deshpande

Apr 22,2017 , 11:24 PM IST | Hans
Dr Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande belongs to a music lineage and is the daughter of renowned Hindustani vocalist Manik Bhide. She is the torchbearer of the Jaipur Atrauli Gharana and has always been guided and taught by her mother. 
Dance helps the mind and body

Dance helps the mind and body

Mar 12,2017 , 01:37 AM IST | Hans
As a child Geetanjali Lal was fortunate to have support from her parents to pursue Kathak at a time when dance was a taboo for girls in India. In a candid interview the 68-year-old danseuse speaks about her tryst with classical dance.
An ancient art with bright future

An ancient art with bright future

Feb 19,2017 , 01:22 AM IST | Hans
Aishwarya Manivannan has left traditional Bharathanatyam dance to pursue an ancient art form of ‘Silambam’, which has been her discovery as an art, much higher than a self-defense mechanism that she demonstrated at the recently concluded Hyderabad Literary Festival 2017.
The becoming of oneness

The becoming of oneness

Jan 29,2017 , 01:18 AM IST | Hans
When one sees the performance of contemporary dance exponent Astad Deboo, it’s nothing short of an experience, the merger of  inside and outside world. Time stands still when his ‘whirling dervish dance’ like ‘Chakkars’ build pace and  move towards a union with the unknown sub-conscious delight. 
All that jazz!

All that jazz!

Jan 22,2017 , 01:22 AM IST | Hans
Dutch musician Maarten Visser has enthralled audience across the world with his performances. The saxophonist states that he had many relatives on his father’s side, who were into music and most of them used to play stringed instruments. 
Malavika Sarukkai:The inspirational dancer

Malavika Sarukkai:The inspirational dancer

Jan 17,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
The eminent Bharatanatyam dancer gave an outstanding  solo performance as a part of the ‘International Seminar on Indian textiles’ organised by the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art at Hotel Taj Krishna.
When art meets textile

When art meets textile

Jan 10,2017 , 01:13 AM IST | Hans
Designer Manzoor Hussain, a fine arts graduate, has been working since 30 years, is creating a visual language on textiles. He has been constantly working with contemporary artists like Laxma Goud among others. 
Only music can change a restive world

Only music can change a restive world

Dec 11,2016 , 02:19 AM IST | Hans
Tripti Mukherjee, one of the senior most disciples of Pandit Jasraj and the torch bearer of Mewati Gharana is running music schools in the USA. 
The circles of liberation

The circles of liberation

Nov 17,2016 , 01:19 AM IST | Hans
All India Markazi Majlis-e-Chistia (A.I.M.M.C.), a Sufi organisation in collaboration with Department of Tourism and Culture Government of Telangana, celebrated the fourth Annual International Sufi Festival, ‘Jashan-e-Khusrau’ for Universal Peace, Communal Harmony and National Integration. 
The blend of east and west

The blend of east and west

Oct 27,2016 , 01:51 AM IST | Hans
Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, sons of the legendary Ustad Amjad Ali Khan teamed up with Violinist and former Metropolitan Opera concertmaster Elmira Darvarova for a concert titled ‘Soul Strings’ at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad. This collaboration was conceived to preserve the essence of both Indian and Western traditions while blending the sounds from both cultures. 
Music is a school of life

Music is a school of life

Oct 23,2016 , 02:50 AM IST | Hans
Lelo Niko, who hails from Sweden, has enthralled the audience with his electric performance world over. His distinctive styles include Jazz, Balkan and Romanian music. Lelo has collaborated with world musicians and mesmerised music aficionados with his tunes.    
Foreign flavour for Bathukamma

Foreign flavour for Bathukamma

Oct 11,2016 , 12:41 AM IST | Hans
Divine Light’ an art and cultural group of the Brahma Kumaris in association with Department of Culture, Government of Telangana recently organised Bathukamma celebrations at Ravindra Bharathi.
Scrap and create

Scrap and create

Oct 07,2016 , 11:20 PM IST | Hans
The event, which organised in association with Department of Culture, provided young artistes an opportunity to showcase their talent. 
Straight from the heart

Straight from the heart

Oct 04,2016 , 11:58 PM IST | Hans
Ravinder Singh, whose romantic books influenced young hearts, is back with his fifth book ‘This Love that Feels Right...’ 
Melange of mellifluous music

Melange of mellifluous music

Sep 29,2016 , 01:09 AM IST | Hans
Alliance Francaise, Hyderabad organised a unique programme titled ‘We Play’ of David Walters from France, who is a singer and multi-instrumentalist. David Walters has performed in many countries like United States, South Africa, India, South Korea, Colombia and Cuba. 
Young minds at work

Young minds at work

Sep 07,2016 , 11:57 PM IST | Hans
Kalakriti Art Gallery organised an exhibition by artists - in -residency at its premises at Banjara Hills. Pallav Saikia from Assam exhibited works which had a tinge of being created by shades of burns. 
Creativity grows with practice

Creativity grows with practice

Aug 28,2016 , 12:28 AM IST | Hans
Jeff Goldberg, a former faculty member at the world renowned Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, School of Visual Arts and Fordham University in New York City was in Hyderabad and spoke about his tryst with Bollywood and theatre in Mumbai, where he has set up the Jeff Goldberg Studio, which conducts acting workshops, director’s workshops, scriptwriting lab and a yoga zone.  
Rich traditions of Telangana

Rich traditions of Telangana

Jul 29,2016 , 12:26 AM IST | Hans
Yeshwant Ramamurthy, a well-known architect of the city delivered a lecture at Our Sacred Space about the emergence of Telangana Art and Crafts, and its evolvement over a period of time in the region.
Art unites the world

Art unites the world

Apr 17,2016 , 12:21 AM IST | Hans
Renowned Kathak dancer Shovana Narayan recently gave an enthralling performance, which left the audience mesmerised in Hyderabad at a programme titled ‘Wisdom and Compassion - The Way of the Buddha’ conducted by World Buddhist Culture Trust.