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These 3 teens are the ‘Lighthouses’ of future

Three children from Hyderabad — Aaria Chandwani, Adarsh Chittimoori and Saachi Gonzalez Chennur — have become a beacon of hope for the future, at least in these improbable times. The three teens from Chirec International School started The Lighthouse Project which aims to build global bonds against religious, cultural and racial discrimination. And this has […]

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The stolen statue, and how it came back to India

While Installing her show at a Canadian Museum, an artist discovered a looted statue in the collection. Now it’s headed back to India. During her research for an exhibition at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Divya Mehra developed suspicions about a Hindu sculpture. This story started in India in 1913 to Saskatchewan in 2020—and it all […]

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Under that mask is a genius!

Plastic artist Jorge Silva Roriz paints customised protective masks while wearing his own, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease at his home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jorge Roriz, 65, used to create the magical world of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival with its colourful costumes and extravagant floats. The dancers would flaunt their costumes […]

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On World Television Day, say thank you to your Idiot Box

In this age of information when you can access anything on your palm, there’s one ubiquitous device in our homes without which life seems incomplete. Television has become a part of our day-to-day life. We may watch TV or may ignore it, but we can’t live without it. No doubt, that there’s a day to […]

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Listings: Have a fun weekend ahead

Kids, make this weekend a happy and productive one with some fun classes and activities… Magic Beans: Diwali Camp Till November 20 Online Streaming  Let your child have a blast this Diwali at our specially curated online Diwali Camp! This 5-day camp has something new every day from interactive Storytelling to fun No-Fire Cooking, Art […]

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Bria Goeller: The artist and the storyteller

Bria Goeller is an artist from the Bay Area in California, USA. She is an artist, designer, and creator. She believes in the power of storytelling to encourage vulnerability and empathy. Bria maintains her own art practice, teaches and designs unique and sustainable ways of communicating through creative content – like graphics, portraits, custom art, […]

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Jupiter and Saturn to come closest next month

The year might have been gloomy but 2020 has proved pretty exciting for skygazers. After witnessing a lot of amazing space phenomena, the year will end with the party of a decade. And there would be two planets involved.  Jupiter and Saturn will appear to be shining as one bright star in the night sky […]

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A young artist with a vision

“The world needs artists and designers as much as it does doctors and engineers, because designers have the ability to make life easier and better for the society.” ~ Tamara Divina Esmeralda Borges Tamara is a shy girl when you see her but once you see her art work, there is so much power in […]

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Top picks this month

Title: One Time Author: Sharon Creech Publisher: HarperCollins  This is a coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers the endless possibilities her future may hold, with help from a brilliant teacher and a boy with a generous smile. Gina Filomena has been told she has an overactive imagination. With her bright clothing and artistic spirit, […]

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Mumbai’s great visual artist

Who remembers the Bleed Blue campaign for the Indian Cricket team? It’s a dream come true for any artist to be creating content for the Gods of our country. Meet Gautam A Gajbar. He belongs to Mumbai and is a graphic artist.  His education has been from L.S.Raheja School of Arts – Applied arts diploma. […]