Arts

  • Muse, Pharrell headline Coachella amid dust storm 14-04-2014 09:24 AM

    Reuters: British rockers Muse and R&B singer Pharrell served up musical highlights at the Coachela Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday amid windy weather and cooler temperatures. Muse frontman Matt Bellamy delivered high-energy performances of the bands hits songs including "Hysteria," "Resistance," and "Magic," but a large portion of...
  • Outkast goes back to 1990s hip hop at Coachella reunion 13-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Reuters: Hip hop duo Outkast reunited for the first time in eight years a the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, and brought a taste of old school hip hop with them to the stage. Outkast, formed by Atlanta rappers Andre 3000 and Big Boi, kicked off the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply hurt' by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's criticism 04-04-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: After spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar hit out at Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal in an editorial, Kejriwal has said that he is 'deeply hurt'. Kejriwal has said that he only wants to work for the country and has no selfish motives. "Pujya Guruji Sri Sri...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif invited to a cultural event in Lahore 30-03-2014 06:16 PM

    Karachi: Actor Amitabh Bachchan and actress Katrina Kaif have been invited for the annual Literary and Cultural Conference to be held in Lahore, organisers said. According to a report in Dawn newspaper, Bachchan, 71, and Kaif are among the many foreign dignitaries, who may attend the event organised by the...
  • Aligarh Muslim University art gallery restored after 80 years 21-03-2014 10:33 AM

    More than 60 artists are displaying their work at the Aligarh Muslim University art gallery which has been restored after nearly 80 years. AMU Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah said the gallery, with its ornate architecture, spacious capacity and beautiful ambience, would inspire young and upcoming artists...
  • Art of Living yoga centre set afire in Pakistan 10-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Islamabad: Unidentified armed men have set ablaze an Art of Living yoga centre established by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who once offered to hold talks with the Taliban to usher in peace in Pakistan. The centre, which is based in Peace Street in the upmarket Bani Gala area, was set...
  • 22 absolutely stunning sand sculptures of Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik everyone should see 01-03-2014 03:21 PM

    If you have ever been to Puri in coastal Odisha, you would have come across curious bystanders milling around massive sculptures built right on the shore, exposed to the whims of the sea and the weather. You may have noticed a man pottering about the sculpture, providing finishing touches and...
  • Oscars to stream live online for the first time 28-02-2014 05:43 PM

    Los Angeles: The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. A cable or satellite subscription...
  • Case against man who texted photo of his tattooed genitals dismissed 26-02-2014 04:42 PM

    A man accused of texting an unsolicited picture of his tattooed genitals to a married mother of young children did not commit a crime under a Georgia state nudity law, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Charles Lee Warren faced up to three years in prison after being indicted...
  • Cleaning woman in Italy throws out artworks worth $13,700 20-02-2014 01:28 PM

    Rome: A cleaning woman in southern Italy has unwittingly thrown away contemporary artworks that were supposed to be part of an exhibition. Lorenzo Roca, head of the cleaning company, said the woman "was just doing her job" when she thought two artworks were part of trash left behind by those...
  • 'The Dalai Lama's Cat and the Art of Purring' is definite winner 17-02-2014 04:47 PM

    David Michie has written several books on Buddhism, with his primary focus being the hectic urban brigade, and those who would like to know more about the concepts behind this spiritual practice. His books have been very successful, and have explained Buddhism in a relatable, practical manner. The Dalai Lama's...
  • I took medicines made from Tiger bones: Jackie Chan 16-02-2014 09:33 AM

    Hollywood Actor Jackie Chan recently stated that he used medicines derived from Tiger bones to try to soothe his muscles when he practiced martial arts but said they never worked. In an interview, Jackie Chan said that it was a myth that animal products can be used as cures. He...
  • Nitish Kumar takes steps for martial arts training for school girls 13-02-2014 07:37 PM

    Training in martial art for school girls will be extended to those of 17 years of age, BiharChief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Thursday. "The training in martial art will make girls self-dependent to safeguard themselves from rowdy elements," Kumar said at the inauguration of construction of 550 school buildings...
  • Vidyut Jammwal: Women should know who are the right people to be with 12-02-2014 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is trained in martial arts, says women should understand their own power and superiority to protect themselves. "I believe women need to be aware of what they are. They are superb, they are superior but they just need to be told that if somebody...
  • Wow: Man creates a beautiful picture using magazine clippings 11-02-2014 11:34 AM

    There's very little an artist can't do. And, this man behind this beautiful work of art has proved just that. He used only magazine clippings to paint this amazing picture...you can close your mouth now. ...
  • Kohler Bold Art: A celebration of Art and design 09-02-2014 09:15 PM

    Kohler has been a world leader in the kitchen and bath industry. All the products that come out of Kohler's table have a strong design and aesthetics aspect to them. The company has been strongly associated with designers and art for the past 140 years. On the show, Kohler Bold...
  • CJ Show: A film that explores Khirki's street art 04-02-2014 11:41 AM

    Here is sneak peek into Khirki's flourishing street art. Many artists coming from different parts of the world have made intriguing art works on the walls in Khirki extension in Delhi. Have a look. ...
  • Watch: Bold Art evening by Kohler India 02-02-2014 04:09 PM

    Kolher bold art in this show attempts to facilitate a conversation between leader designers and architects in India. ...
  • Oscars 2014: Academy revokes the song 'Alone' from nominations 30-01-2014 12:12 PM

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked the song 'Alone yet not alone' from the film of the same name, from its nomination for best original song. The composer of the song Bruce Broughton, who is a former governor and current music branch executive committee...
  • Former Academy of Motion Pictures president Tom Sherak dies at 68 29-01-2014 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: Tom Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, died on Tuesday after a long struggle with prostate cancer, his family said in a statement. He was 68. Sherak served as president of the Academy, which organizes Hollywood's annual Oscars ceremony, from 2009...
  • Unbelievable! Billionaire's girlfriend shoots photo sitting on the world's most 'racist chair', gets hate online 22-01-2014 01:34 PM

    Russian socialite and art gallery owner Dasha Zhukova was recently photographed for a Russian fashion website. Dressed in an airy white blouse, Zhukova - who is also the girlfriend of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich - is seen seated on a contorted life-like mannequin of a black woman in the picture....
  • PM inaugurates T2 terminal at Mumbai airport 10-01-2014 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated the newly built international terminal (T2) at Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji airport and said it marks the beginning of a fresh chapter in development of civil aviation industry. "This shows our ability to build world class infrastructure. The T2 is truly first class...
  • Christie's holds its maiden auction in India, earns Rs 102 crore 20-12-2013 09:55 AM

    Mumbai: International Art auction house Christie's held its maiden auction in India of Indian and South Asian art on Thursday. Artist Vasudeo S Gaitonde's untitled painting fetched a whopping Rs 20.5 crore, which is a record of its kind for any Indian work of art sold in India. Tyeb Mehta's...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-12-2013 11:28 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Drop case against Devyani, India to US 19-12-2013 08:52 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday stuck to his stand that the case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US was a conspiracy and demanded that the case against Devyani be withdrawn. "The Devyani case is unwanted. The first thing I want to do is to protect my...
  • Christie's hold first art auction in India 19-12-2013 11:13 AM

    Christie's is holding its first art auction in India, aiming to tap into a budding market for prestige purchasing among the country's fast-growing ranks of millionaires. The inaugural sale on Thursday of 83 lots in the financial hub of Mumbai features paintings from the private collection of one of India's...
  • Mittal's niece ties the knot in a big fat wedding in Spain 16-12-2013 10:00 AM

    London: The niece of one of the world's richest Indians, Lakshmi N Mittal, tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in the Spanish city of Barcelona at an estimated cost of 50 million pounds, triggering a controversy. Shristi Mittal, the daughter of the billionaire steel tycoon's younger brother Pramod, got...
  • 'Battlefield 4' tech glitches persist, Electronic Arts halts development on upcoming projects 08-12-2013 05:31 PM

    San Francisco: Video game publisher Electronic Arts said it halted development on upcoming projects of its "Battlefield 4" game to fix technical problems that have plagued the title recently, taking its stock down as much as 8 percent. Gamers playing "Battlefield 4" - a military-style shooter that is the company's...
  • Kate Hudson's daring neckline draws eyeballs 05-11-2013 12:01 PM

    Los Angeles: All eyes were set on actress Kate Hudson as she walked the red carpet at a recent event here dressed in an extremely low-cut dusty pink dress that featured a slashed neckline. She was attending a Art+Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which was...
  • Sudarsan to sell sand art on canvas to help Phailin victims 20-10-2013 04:58 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Internationally renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Sunday said he will sell some of his sand art on canvas to support victims of cyclone Phailin. The fund raised from the sale would directly go to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund, he said. "As an artist I want to support...