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23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from August 26

23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from August 26

Good news for the bibliophiles of the national capital, the Delhi Book Fair is all set to begin from August 26.

Former Football star Eddie George to make Broadway debut Former Football star Eddie George to make Broadway debut

Former American football player Eddie George will make his Broadway debut in "Chicago" next year. The sportsman will play Billy Flynn in the musical for seven weeks from January 11, reported Washington Post.

Harry Potter play set 19 years after the last book Harry Potter play set 19 years after the last book

 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will be a sequel to the original series and set 19 years after the end of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows".

Lady Gaga presented with art award Lady Gaga presented with art award

Pop sensation Lady Gaga was feted at the National Art awards and hailed the honour the "best thing that's ever happened" to her.

I want to be on Broadway: Kate Winslet I want to be on Broadway: Kate Winslet

 She has earned many plaudits in her celebrated career and actress Kate Winslet now has a goal to venture into Broadway.

B-Town's young talent to be seen at Mumbai film fest B-Town's young talent to be seen at Mumbai film fest

This year's Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) will bring together contemporary Bollywood stars such as Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Kriti Sanon, Aditya Roy Kapur, Ayushmann Khurrana and Arjun Kapoor to discuss about the changing paradigm of the industry.

Oscar winner Alan Menken heads to India for Broadway debut Oscar winner Alan Menken heads to India for Broadway debut

 The stage is set and the date is locked for the timeless classic "Beauty and the Beast" to come to life in India with its maiden Broadway show here. And Oscar-winning music composer-pianist Alan Menken will be attending the premiere of the live stage musical here on October 21.

Marathi writer returns awards to protest 'intolerance'

 Noted Marathi writer Pradnya Pawar today said she was returning all her literary awards and prize money totaling Rs 1.13 lakh to the state government to protest the "culture of intolerance" in the country today.

Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest Punjabi author returns Padma Shri, more writers protest

 Eminent Punjabi writer and Padma Shri winner Dalip Kaur Tiwana today decided to return her award protesting "recurrent atrocities" on Muslims in the country as another Kannada writer joined authors giving up their Sahitya Akademi Awards against "growing intolerance".

Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards Six more authors return Sahitya Akademi awards

Noted Kashmiri writer and poet Ghulam Nabi Khayal has joined the bandwagon of authors returning their Sahitya Akademi awards, saying the minorities in the country today feel "unsafe and threatened".

Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country Jodhpur folk fest to presenting new forms of music to the country

Jodhpur's Rajasthan International Folk Festival will present its ninth edition during October 23-27.

Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore Amrita Sher-Gil self-portrait breaks records, sells for Rs 18.2 crore

Amrita Sher-Gil's self-potrait breaks all records, has been sold for $2.92 million in Sotheby’s New York auction.

Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center Amjad Ali Khan, sons delight art lovers at Kennedy Center

 Led by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, a group of Indian artists enthralled art lovers with their mesmerising performances at the prestigious Kennedy Center here over the weekend.

Academy delays museum opening to spring 2018

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is now targeting a spring 2018 opening, a delay of several months due to planning details. Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences reached an agreement with Fix the City, an advocacy group with concerns about the impact of the museum on the mid-Wilshire neighborhood, reported Variety.

Star Wars ship, Princess Leia's bikini sold at auction Star Wars ship, Princess Leia's bikini sold at auction

The gold bikini worn by Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia in "Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi" and the flying ship from the first film "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" was sold at a record sum at the "Star Wars" memorabilia auction.

North East Festival to begin from October 16

The third edition of North East Festival is all set to kickstart here from October 16 with a focus on promoting and boosting tourism in the region.

Francisco de Goya painting and drawing stolen in Spain

 A painting and a drawing attributed to Spanish painter Francisco de Goya have been stolen from a private home in Madrid, investigators said on Saturday.

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' to be two-parter: Rowling 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' to be two-parter: Rowling

Author JK Rowling has revealed that the forthcoming play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", will be staged in two parts.

Stolen Picasso painting returns to Paris!

A Picasso painting stolen nearly fourteen years ago was finally returned to its rightful home on Thursday in Paris's Pompidou Centre.

Souza to be the star attraction of ArtDeal auction Souza to be the star attraction of ArtDeal auction

In good news for art lovers, an upcoming auction by private auction house ArtDeal will display masters like F.N. Souza, S.H. Raza, M.F. Husain and many more.

Netherlands to allocate $90 mn to buy two Rembrandt paintings Netherlands to allocate $90 mn to buy two Rembrandt paintings

The Dutch government is planning to allocate $90 million to purchase two paintings by renowned Dutch painter Rembrandt.



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