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World Snap > Articles by: Madhusree Chatterjee

Dancing to Indian tunes with an American soul

She is beautiful and she is American, but a quintessential Indian at heart and on her feet. Gaura Prema, founder of the contemporary Indian fusion dance troupe Natya Nectar, which performed with Lady GaGa in India in 2011, says she is still “exploring new norms in modern Indian dance to suit her American personality and […]

Indian idioms for free-style western performances? The debate grows

A debate over whether free-style contemporary western dance and music like hip-hop, R&B, funk and soul can adapt to regional Indian influences is building up with voices for and against the concept. “Free-style hip-hop dance as a genre cannot become regional in sensibility. There may be individuals who perform differently at the local level,” argues […]

Heard her voice, now taste her food – with Asha’s

Food is a far cry from playback singing. But Bollywood’s girl with the golden voice, Asha Bhosle, who has morphed into an astute hotelier over the years, is ready to bring her award-winning eatery chain Asha’s to India from abroad in 2013. “We have 10 restaurants overseas now – three in the UAE, three in […]

India becoming market for high end European art

Rising disposable incomes, exposure to unique art forms and greater social interaction are opening urban Indian homes to niche British interior accessory art like Amanda Brisbane sculptures, Wedgewood cutlery and Moorcroft objects’d art. As Europe sinks deeper into recession, high end lifestyle art brands from across the continent are looking at India as a wide […]

NGMA brings new age art stalwart Rebecca Horn to India

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is carrying the inter-cultural dialogue between India and the west forward with an exposition of multi-media and performance art by one of the stalwarts of new age western art Rebecca Horn from April 7. The showcase, “Passage Through Light”, dedicated to India with a country-specific installation as the […]

History back on shelves with a dash of drama

History books are inching back on the shelves – but with a dash of drama and peppy language to hook the average reader. “I think there are two major attractions that a historical narrative holds for us. First, history is all about stories…stories about people and places with the benefit of hindsight. And who doesn’t […]

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