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May 11, 2018
Google Doodle honours Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday: Indian classical dancer was Padma Bhushan recipientOn Friday, Google honoured legendary Indian classical dancer and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birth anniversary with a doodle
Apr 20, 2018
From Lahore Fort to Lawrence GardensAbeera Saleem and Abrar Ahmed’s recent artworks make one reflect on how colonial and patriarchal binaries continue to inform our ideas and policies, interminably repeating their violence
Apr 07, 2018
How the world's first female vichitra veena player found the instrument that spoke to her soulDr Radhika Veena Sadhika is one of the left few vichitra veena players in the world.
Mar 17, 2018
Kalapini Komkali on being Kumar Gandharva's daughter, honing her art and the undying guru-shishya traditionKalapini Komkali, noted Hindustani classical vocalist and daughter of the legendary Kumar Gandharva, speaks about how the art can be mastered only if one is guided by a guru | #FirstCulture
Oct 31, 2017
Girish Karnad to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at upcoming literature festivalVeteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad is all set to be honoured by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.
Oct 21, 2017
Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard quits talent agency APA over sexual assault allegations against agentAfter two men came forward alleging that APA agent Tyler Grasham had sexually assaulted them, Finn Wolfhard decided to leave the agency and his agent.
May 02, 2017
Over 6500 women from 21 states dance their way to Guinness book of world recordMore than 6,500 women from 21 states danced their way to the Guinness book of world records by performing 'Thiruvathirakkali', Kerala's popular dance form here.
Dec 24, 2016
Comedy comes naturally to me: Neil Bhoopalam talks science, humour, ShakespeareNeil Bhoopalam, the actor who shot to fame with his character Aditya Singhania in the television series 24 and was earlier seen in the film NH 10 opposite Anushka Sharma, was part of the play It’s About Time at the festival.
Dec 18, 2016
How the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, now in its third edition, created an ecosystem for art in IndiaTwelve venues. 108 days. 97 artists. 31 countries. And more than half a million visitors expected. That’s the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 for you. The art extravaganza has gotten bigger, more ambitious in it third edition.
Dec 11, 2016
Astad Deboo: 'Our culture today revolves around Bollywood; there are hardly any viewers for art'In an interview with Firstpost, contemporary dance legend Astad Deboo talks about his experience of working with the hearing impaired, how a solo performance transforms entirely when revisited with a group, and his upcoming performance at the NCPA