Alternative Entertainment

Picturing Prince: A Glimpse Into The Purple Rain Star

Prince was such a private figure that any insight into his creativity is greedily welcomed. The latest comes from a former art director that has pulled together shots of th...

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Grindmill Songs: Worlds Largest Archive Of Folk Songs

In the opening sequence of Gauri Shinde’s film English Vinglish, lyricist Swanand Kirkire’s opening verse in rustic Marathi is a breath of fresh air, given the ...

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Sarah Naqvi's Provocative Art Tackles Everything From Body Positive To Body Acceptance

“Whenever I’m asked how my work challenges the oh so prevalent patriarchy, I have only one thing to say - patriarchy exists because we have let it, and it&rsquo...

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The Train - First Class Delivery For Women's Rights At Belfast's MAC

The issue of women's reproductive rights in 1970s Ireland doesn't immediately suggest 'musical comedy' - yet this is the path taken in The Train with delightful ease. After...

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Woman Crowdsources What People Feel About Their Bodies, Turns It Into Art Work

Mumbai-based artist Indu Harikumar has been working on a crowdsourced art project that focuses on how people see their bodies. Harikumar told BuzzFeed that she got the idea...

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International Street Artists Give Mumbai, Kochi & Goa A New Look

The facades of peeling plaster walls across the globe have become the favourite backdrop for Julien de Casabianca and his mission to ‘free’ select paintings fro...

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Documentary Sales Are Surging, But What's Driving Competition?

You could call it the “Netflix effect.” With the rise of the global VOD giant and its increasingly voracious appetite for nonfiction films, the documentary indu...

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Ai WeiWei To Build Fences Throughout New York To Exhibit Immigration

With Donald Trump’s vowing to build walls and shut down borders, artists have continued to make powerful political statements, defiant against the President. In timel...

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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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FN Souza’s Journey From Unjustly Forgotten To India’s Most Expensive Artist

Francis Newton Souza, an Indian artist in his lifetime struggled to make an impact in the field of art. After his death in 2002, he is now considered as the country’s...

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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