Alternative Entertainment

For All Those Who Haven’t Had Enough of the Joker

Jack Nicholson originally played the Joker in Tim Burton’s Batman (1989), but Heath Ledger’s Academy-winning take on the anarchic villain added a new level of dept...

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When Music becomes a Violent Weapon

One of the most difficult times for countries and individuals to go through is war. History has shown us that music was used as a way to help soldiers cope and deal with the t...

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Letters reveal Vincent Van Gogh was recognised during his Lifetime

Vincent Van Gogh gained significant recognition in his lifetime and had his work viewed by the President of France, says new reports. His artistic career was extremely short, ...

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‘Hot to Trot’: A Glance into the World of Same-Sex Ballroom Dance

Same-sex social dancing has been around for at least the time that there have been gay clubs. The difference now, according to Ingu Yun, founder of the 20-year-old Sundance Sa...

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Aleister Crowley: The Famous and Mystical Poet, Mountaineer and Writer

The son of a devout Christian couple, Edward Alexander Crowley, who was once called “the wickedest man in the world” by the British Press, was born in Leamington S...

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Indian Truck Art travels to England

While keeping an eye on the scenic beauty that surrounds you while driving on a highway, truck art is also something to look out for. Even if not familiar with the term, truck...

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‘Nico 1988’: A Tribute to the Unconventional Singer Christa Paffgen

The opening scene of ‘Nico, 1988’ shows lead singer Christa Paffgen, known professionally as Nico, as tumbling down the slope of heroin addiction concentrating on ...

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Murals: An Artist’s Way of Cherishing the Community’s Past

A perfect shot of yourself in front of a graffiti wall sounds like "the" plan to show it off on the 'Gram. While some may walk past these gorgeous solid blocks of bricks, igno...

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‘Rebel Women: The Great Art Fightback’ - A Story not told Enough

In April 1971, the police closed down London's first overtly one-woman feminist art show after just one day, on the grounds of indecency. At first glance, British artist Marga...

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In the Golden Age of Documentaries

Documentary films have risen significantly in popularity since the turn of the century, increasing from less than 5 percent of all movie releases to more than 20 percent as of...

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Be inspired by the Real-life Chronicles of this Year

Though we love to get lost in fantastical fictional tales, every now and then, be it a c...

September 21 2018

Floating Schools bring Classrooms to Children

Located at the crossing of two mighty rivers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, Bangladesh...

September 21 2018

The 9th Jagran Film Festival to conclude in style in Mumbai

The Jagran Film Festival (JFF), which is in the ninth edition of the series, comes ...

September 20 2018