Cultural Organisations
Mar 26 2016
VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY CONTROVERSY
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Pushpamala N
What are the concerns of the artists who are opposing the MoU between the government departments and Tasveer Foundation with regard to Venkatappa Art Gallery? An opinion from the artist fraternity.
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Mar 21 2016
PPP IN VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY
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V Ravichandar
Venkatappa Art Gallery is in the news, because artists are protesting the proposed private participation in the maintenance of the art gallery. V Ravichandar writes on the situation and possible solutions.
Dec 14 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
It's happening again. And again. I get to know about an event...a film, a performance....that I would like to attend. Two of them are across town from me. But when I get there, the venue is jam-packed, and we are not even able to enter the hall...
Aug 11 2015
LANGUAGE DEBATE IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Many Kannada organisations are up in arms against each other, due to the dubbing ban controversy. What is the issue? Why do some people oppose dubbing, while others support it? Here's an informative article on the issue.
Sep 05 2014
BANGALORE'S OWN BOOK FESTIVAL
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News Desk
Bangalore Literature Festival will be held in Electronic City again. Read more to see what this year's fest has to offer!
Sep 12 2013
SECOND EDITION - BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL
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News Desk
There are many interesting names on the guest list of Bangalore Literature Festival, including Madhu Kishwar of 'Mansi,' Sri Sri Ravishankar, Gulzar and Prasoon Joshi. BLF is collaborating with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore to feature Germany as a focus country.
May 21 2013
FUTURE-ACTORS
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Nalme Nachiyar
The Institute offers three-months weekend course on acting, as well as dance classes on weekdays. The first graduation ceremony saw eight students stealing the limelight with their talent.
May 17 2013
FROZEN FOR ETERNITY
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Priyanka Nadgir
The images, black and white and sepia-toned and coloured, all captured the beauty of French architecture. The exhibition will be on till 20 May 2013.
Mar 15 2013
NAMMA BENGALURU AWARDS FOR 2012
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The latest Namma Bengaluru Awards receive a record 61,000 nominations from citizens. 53 finalists in 9 categories will vie for honours. P Manivannan, Britannia, B N Vijay Kumar, BOSCO among those nominated.
Apr 04 2012
24-YEAR-OLD ARTIST INSPIRED
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Lina Vincent Sunish
How often do you see an entire building shrouded in white cloth, from the top to the ground? Don't miss visiting Chitrakala Parishath on or before April 8th, to check out this contemporary art experiment.
Feb 15 2012
FOUR DECADES OF GOOD CINEMA
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Deepthi M S
Home for meaningful cinema, Suchitra has a very special place for cinema lovers. They now conduct classes in music an dance too.
Feb 14 2012
INDIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY
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Deepthi M S
Spread over 30,000sq feet, has around it 500 varieties of plants. With temples, open yards and trees, it takes you to a place which seems to be away from the city.
Dec 18 2011
Blog: Captured
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  A Small group of Vintage Scooter enthusiasts and a larger group of photographers converged on Cubbon Park, Bangalore. The retro colors on these bikes rock!  Pic by Ravi Kaushik ⊕
Sep 06 2011
Blog: Deepa's jottings
 WHITEFIELD DIARIES: Saythu and Jaaga Media Center present their latest project - Whitefield Diaries. This is a series of six short films that are each about seven mins in duration. Part of a larger idea titled "Neighbourhood Diaries"...
May 12 2011
INTERVIEW: SOBHA NAMBISAN, NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
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Subramaniam Vincent
The National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru has been open for public for over two years now. Has it managed to put itself on the city's must visit map? Citizen Matters talked to its first director Sobha Nambisan.
Apr 29 2011
BTM CULTURAL ACADEMY
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Music connoisseurs in and around BTM layout have been turning to BTM Cultural academy for their regular dose of music. Though the hub of cultural activity, the academy yearns for a space of its own.
Jan 24 2011
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Tendar Tsering
Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit St. Joseph college of Arts and Science, Bangalore this coming Sunday.
Oct 10 2010
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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On Gandhi Jayanti, as I was walking past the United Theological College (UTC) on Millers Road, I was delighted to see a banner regarding its centenary celebrations...
Aug 16 2010
Blog: Captured
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  Beautiful Graffiti adorns the walls of Max Muller Bhavan at Indiranagar.   Pic by Ravi Kaushik ⊕
Jul 28 2010
Blog: Deepa's jottings
It is very easy to review a play which has had a house-full audience, which was cheered to the echo, and was obviously enjoyed to the hilt by every child in the audience! "Tale of Haruk", a Korean fairy tale, staged by TUIDA, a Korean...
Jan 14 2010
EVERYDAY ACHIEVERS
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Anuradha Prasad
A first-of-its-kind award ceremony ushers in community bonding and rewards citizens for their selfless work.
Dec 04 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I was on the 25th Chennai Photo Walk and we were walking past the Annamalai Mandram, in front of which is the statue of the famous banker/philanthropist, Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar photographed here with an alert citizen in front...
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Nov 05 2009
NGMA, BANGALORE
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Lina Vincent Sunish
Bengaluru’s National Gallery of Modern Art, now hosting two shows, has suffered from the many drawbacks that come with government-managed operations in India. Some reforms though are now in the works.
Sep 27 2009
Blog: Off Beat
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The Bengalee Association held Durga puja celebrations at the RBANMS grounds in Ulsoor. It was my first Dussehra, Bengali style! The idol of Goddess Durga at the decorated pandal   Bangalore's Bengalis turned up in hundreds for Durga...
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Sep 05 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS ANNOUNCES 2010 AWARDS TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA) invites submissions for its sixth annual arts awards for young photographers, writers, musicians and bands. There are five awards to be won - one for music (Rs 50,000), two for photography...
Aug 16 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Here's an announcement I got via Hasiru Usiru: Those who want unbaked, uncoloured Ganesha vigrahams of the size that can be dissolved at home in a bucket of water and poured back to join your garden soil, can contact 3419177 or 9342303247 or email...
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