Author : Jaywant Naidu


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. 

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