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What's in store for the Indian Art Fair 2023!
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What's in store for the Indian Art Fair 2023!

The 2023 edition of the India Art Fair promises to be grander in scale and more inclusive in approach.

Natya Tarangini's Parampara Series flies the banner for classical art forms
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Natya Tarangini's Parampara Series flies the banner for classical art forms

The 26th edition of the Parampara Series – the national festival of dance and music organised by Natya Tarangini saw an incredible line-up of classical maestros and a thoroughly engaged audience.

Delhi! Here comes the best weekend of the year with Comic Con India!
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Delhi! Here comes the best weekend of the year with Comic Con India!

This epic convention will feature comics, cosplays, gaming, merchandise, and a wholesome experience all in one place for the pop-culture enthusiasts.

Nexa music artists to perform at the world's biggest international music festival - Lollapalooza
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Nexa music artists to perform at the world's biggest international music festival - Lollapalooza

The NEXA Music Artist will be establishing a new benchmark, elevating the best of English music to a new level, while performing on stages with some incredible international artists like Cigarettes after Sex, Imagine Dragons, Greta Van Fleet, and many others.

Court orders Detroit museum to hold onto disputed van Gogh
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Court orders Detroit museum to hold onto disputed van Gogh

The oil-on-canvas painting, which the suit says is worth more than $5 million, was part of the Detroit Institute of Arts' recent 'Van Gogh in America' exhibition

Watch these incredible larger-than-life mosaic arts that use only discarded materials, only on HistoryTV18
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Watch these incredible larger-than-life mosaic arts that use only discarded materials, only on HistoryTV18

Meet the man repurposing waste through art in ‘OMG! Yeh Mera India’ this Thursday at 8 PM, only on HistoryTV18.

Will RRR’s ‘Naatu Naatu’ make history? A look at India’s tryst with the Oscars
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Will RRR’s ‘Naatu Naatu’ make history? A look at India’s tryst with the Oscars

Not one but India has three Oscar nominations this year. Fingers crossed. Over the years, we’ve had some big moments and many snubs. A look at when India won its first Academy Award and when the legendary Satyajit Ray gave an acceptance speech from his hospital bed

The 44th Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2023 to enthrall tourists with an eccentric blend of culture, arts, and festivities
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The 44th Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2023 to enthrall tourists with an eccentric blend of culture, arts, and festivities

The Jaisalmer Desert Festival takes place every year in the Hindu month of Magh (February) and is set in the backdrop of the beautiful dunes of the Thar Desert

Fashion Faux-Paw: Did Kylie Jenner take it too far with her latest lion head dress?
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Fashion Faux-Paw: Did Kylie Jenner take it too far with her latest lion head dress?

Makeup mogul Kylie Jenner turned heads on Day 1 at the Paris Fashion Week donning a Schiaparelli black dress with a hyper-realistic lion’s head. The ‘wild’ look evoked extreme emotions — from absolute love to disgust

EXCLUSIVE | Author Nandini Das: Wasn't sure what to expect when I first attended the Jaipur Literature Festival
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EXCLUSIVE | Author Nandini Das: Wasn't sure what to expect when I first attended the Jaipur Literature Festival

In an exclusive interaction with Firstpost, author Nandini Das spoke about her experience of attending the Jaipur Literature Festival over the years, its importance in today's times, and her take on scholar and poet John Donne, whom she spoke about at this year's session.

For Delhi, with love from Goa: Painter Darpan Kaur's collection is a masterpiece to look at
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For Delhi, with love from Goa: Painter Darpan Kaur's collection is a masterpiece to look at

Once a painting or artwork is done, we have to let go of it. What comes to the viewer has to come from them and I cannot say my narrative. It can be subjective and open to own interpretation of the viewer

AI tools can create new images, but who is the real artist?
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AI tools can create new images, but who is the real artist?

Now artificial intelligence systems are doing the same, training themselves on a vast collection of digitized artworks to produce new images you can conjure in seconds from a smartphone app

LOLLA IN INDIA: Can it bridge the chasm of expectations between fans & organizers?
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LOLLA IN INDIA: Can it bridge the chasm of expectations between fans & organizers?

From the organisers’ perspective, there are huge names in the lineup. From the concert-goers’ perspective, they are great co-headliners but not big enough to hold their own. This is the chasm reveals the divide between conditioned mindsets and having a finger on the pulse

2nd edition of PragatiE Vichaar Literature Festival: A day of celebration, discussion, and recognition
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2nd edition of PragatiE Vichaar Literature Festival: A day of celebration, discussion, and recognition

The sessions included conversation on mental health and wellness, the purpose of human existence, the art of fiction, how personal experiences and true narratives rule the roost

Boris Johnson signs deal for memoir of turbulent premiership
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Boris Johnson signs deal for memoir of turbulent premiership

Publisher HarperCollins said Monday that the as-yet untitled book will be a prime ministerial memoir 'like no other'

Vidya Balan performs Lavani while inaugurating veteran photographer Sudharak Olwe's art exhibition
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Vidya Balan performs Lavani while inaugurating veteran photographer Sudharak Olwe's art exhibition

Clad in a red anarkali, Vidya Balan looked all elegant as she posed for pictures

Food Friday | A plant-forward platter in Goa
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Food Friday | A plant-forward platter in Goa

Goa is becoming a hotbed of culinary innovation and culture shaping, with a collection of intrigued, inspired and young chefs ready to take on the challenge of offering a meaningful menu, often inclined on the vegan movement and definitively, a focus on sourcing locally.

Vinay Pathak and Vivaan Shah bring alive Munshi Premchand's short stories in Zee Theatre's anthology 'Koi Baat Chale'
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Vinay Pathak and Vivaan Shah bring alive Munshi Premchand's short stories in Zee Theatre's anthology 'Koi Baat Chale'

Talking about his story Idgah, actor Vinay Pathak says, "I have a very deep connection with 'Idgah' because I love this story, it was a part of my school and college curriculum and now I have a chance to revisit it and narrate it."