Alternative Entertainment

10 Story High Mural Of Muddy Waters Goes Up In Chicago

If you find yourself near State and Washington streets in Chicago, look up and you'll see a mural of bluesman Muddy Waters rising 10 stories high. It was painted, the Chica...

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The Ballet Boys Of Mumbai

Sooni Taraporevala’s first virtual reality film captures the journey of two boys from Mumbai’s chawls to a ballet school in the US We first see Manish Chauhan, ...

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Women Writers Face Major Hurdles, Especially In Best Selling Genres

Sci-fi and mystery authors speak out about inequality in these male-dominated fields.You’ve probably read the stats: books by women are being reviewed more and more b...

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Indian Soap Tackles Taboos To Become World's Most Watched

Over 400m people watch show, with storyline including acid attacks, domestic violence and abortion of female foetuses An Indian soap opera whose themes include acid attacks...

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Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than usual to books that took m...

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Best Movies Of 2017 So Far

If the first half of 2017 has offered more than a few reasons to run screaming from the news and sit in a darkened room away from it all, at least it’s also offered p...

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When Krishna Danced To The Beatles In Vegas

It has been called a rock ‘n roll poem, with over 50 dancers and acrobats on stage, and three Grammy Awards so far. It is the Cirque du Soleil show of The Beatles LOV...

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From Medea To Posh: All Female Productions Have Caused A Stir

With the all-female staging of 'Medea' which is currently on at the Bristol Old Vic, we take a look at what drives productions to be exclusive to women “You can trace...

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Is It Wrong To Group Together LGBT Art?

Billed as ‘the first major exhibition dedicated to queer British art’, Tate Britain's brand new show, which covers gay art from 1861 to 1967, joins a host of ot...

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I Miss The Non-Violent Cartoon COPS Of My Childhood

I was lied to a lot as a child; at least that's how I choose to remember it. Every Saturday morning in front of a TV, I'd see these images of pianos and anvils falling on w...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017