Alternative Entertainment

Street Art ‘Beyond the Streets’

Did you ever wonder how street art originated? While street art is evolving every day, most people still think of spray paint, tags and murals when they hear the term street a...

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The Alcott Family that inspired the ‘Little Women’

Little Women, the story of the four March sisters in Louisa May Alcott’s coming of age classic has been loved by generations from 1868 to now. And no doubt, the book was...

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Luke Wright's Outstanding 80s Indie Play

We all want something to believe in. It’s 1987 and Frankie Vah gorges on love, radical politics, and skuzzy indie stardom. But can he keep it all down? Following the mu...

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Masterpiece: A Retirement Home for Musicians

The problem of old age loneliness persists among retired musicians too. Giuseppe Verdi, an Italian opera composer had a unique vision. He wanted all retired musicians to live ...

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Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN' makes history by winning Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN' was voted for the Album of the Year in the latest round of Grammy but he was beaten by Bruno Mars. But Lamar did make history by winning the Pulitzer. ...

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Celebrating National Street Theatre Day

Safdar Hashmi (12 April 1954 – 2 January 1989) was a communist playwright and director, best known for his work with street theatre in India. He was also an actor, lyric...

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Good Luck: A Documentary Showcasing the Struggles of Miners

Ben Russell—filmmaker, artist, curator—challenges conventions of documentary representation from within to produce intense, hypnotic, and at times, hallucinating e...

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Aparna Nancherla on fighting Depression through Humour

You don't expect introverts and shy people to do stand-up comedy because obviously it involves a lot of public speaking and having conversations with your audience. But Aparna...

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One Strange Rock: NatGeo's Latest Blockbuster Documentary Series

National Geographic has a history of bringing TV shows to audiences that turn out be an eye-opener. This time they are delivering a fascinating deep dive into the connectivity...

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David Bowie: An Avid Reader

For a man who left Bromley Technical High School with just one 'O' level (in art), David Bowie ended up a remarkably well-read man. Bowie, who died aged 69 on January 10, 2016...

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Turning Air Pollution Into Art

Artists are known to take inspiration from the world around them. So it’s no surpr...

May 25 2019

Urban Fairytale

“Who will believe a woman, who went willingly with her boyfriend to a private part...

May 23 2019

Adolescent Health: The Missing Population in Universal Health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goals and global political momentum behind Universal Health ...

May 22 2019