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10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address

10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address

The much-anticipated 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) kicked-off in Jaipur on Thursday morning with renowned poet and lyricist Gulzar and celebrated American poet Anne Waldman delivering the keynote address and mystic Sadhguru and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje joining them on the stage.

Kerala artist Madhusudhanan to feature in Venice Biennale Kerala artist Madhusudhanan to feature in Venice Biennale

Kerala artist Madhusudhanan, who is featuring in the ongoing second edition of the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB), has been selected for the upcoming Okwui Enwezor curated Venice Biennale 2015.

Premchand's stories get stage adaptation Premchand's stories get stage adaptation

 Director Ajay Manchanda wove three classic Premchand stories -- 'Mantra', 'Panch Parmeshwar' and 'Buddhi Kaki' -- in his play 'Kasauti' to highlight the apathy and alienation prevalent in society today.

Gay love, oppression themes at theatre awards Gay love, oppression themes at theatre awards

A gay man's lonesome quest for love, the psychological state of people in conflict zones, understanding politics of migration through sardines - such stories will come alive on stage in the capital from March 21.

Tipu Sultan's arms and armour to be auctioned in London Tipu Sultan's arms and armour to be auctioned in London

A spectacular collection of arms and armour once owned by Tipu Sultan, the erstwhile King of Mysore, will go under the hammer here next month.

Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival to start on April 3 Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival to start on April 3

The second edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy (JFG) festival will begin here from next month, bringing alive the eclectic renditions and soulful melodies from Gypsy culture at the Mehrangarh Fort.

Amitabh Bachchan to attend unveiling of Gandhi statue in London Amitabh Bachchan to attend unveiling of Gandhi statue in London

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will attend an event in London, where a statue of late Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi, known for his non-violence movement against British rule, will be unveiled at Parliament Square.

President to honour Satyarthi, Gulzar at PU convocation President to honour Satyarthi, Gulzar at PU convocation

President Pranab Mukherjee will honour six people from various fields, including Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and Academy award joint winner lyricist Gulzar, at the 64th annual convocation of Panjab University here on Saturday.

Sitara Devi's daughter to pay tribute to late dancer Sitara Devi's daughter to pay tribute to late dancer

Eminent Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi's daughter Jayantimala and son-in-law Rajesh Mishra will pay tribute to the late dancer on March 14 and 15 here.

Esha Gupta keen to do theatre Esha Gupta keen to do theatre

Actress Esha Gupta, who has been part of films like "Raaz 3" and political drama "Chakravyuh", wants to get a taste of theatre.

Italy showcases Matisse`s oriental influences Italy showcases Matisse`s oriental influences

The influence of Arab, African and Asian art on Henri Matisse is the theme of a major collection of the French artist`s work that has gone on show in Rome.

Pt Birju Maharaj receives Lifetime Achievement award Pt Birju Maharaj receives Lifetime Achievement award

 Renowned Kathak dancer Pt Birju Maharaj was recently honoured with Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement award for taking forward the legacy of the Kalka-Bindadin Gharana of Lucknow and promoting the art form around the world.

'Rare' Marilyn Monroe pics set to be auctioned 'Rare' Marilyn Monroe pics set to be auctioned

Rare pictures of late Marilyn Monroe's are set to be auctioned and are expected to pocket some good amount.

Marilyn Monroe's final photo-shoot images to be auctioned Marilyn Monroe's final photo-shoot images to be auctioned

Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe's final photo-shoot snaps are set to go under hammer in Texas next week.

'Good scope in India for aspiring tattoo artists' 'Good scope in India for aspiring tattoo artists'

India has a good scope for aspiring tattoo artists, but the lack of skilled artists to train them professionally is turning out to be an obstacle, says tattooist Sameer Patange, the common denominator of celebrity clients like Hrithik Roshan, Sushmita Sen, Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar, to name just a few.

Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut in Stephen King play Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut in Stephen King play

Hollywood action star Bruce Willis is poised to make his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel Misery.

Delhi Art Gallery spreads wings to New York Delhi Art Gallery spreads wings to New York

To increase its significant presence in the West, Delhi Art Gallery on Wednesday announced it would be opening its first gallery in New York on March 18.

James Bond Daniel Craig set to appear in Comic Relief sketch James Bond Daniel Craig set to appear in Comic Relief sketch

 Daniel Craig will appear asJames Bond in a special one-off Comic Relief sketch, it has been revealed.

10 plays selected for Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards

Ten plays from India's diverse cultural and linguistic belt have been shortlisted for the prestigious Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). They would be staged in the capital from March 21, the organisers said on Tuesday.

Helen Mirren to reprise royal role in new Broadway 'The Audience' Helen Mirren to reprise royal role in new Broadway 'The Audience'

 Helen Mirren, who has played Elizabeth the First, Elizabeth the Second and Queen Charlotte, is portraying Queen Elizabeth II in the Broadway play 'The Audience.'

Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema

Showcasing the massive impact of Indian cinema and the country's digital prowess, an exhibition on films is travelling to Indonesia and Malaysia.



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