Instrumental concerts are rare in the city. An all-women concert is even rarer. The month of March celebrates ‘girl power’ as three young women instrumentalists come together for a unique concert at Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) in Madhapur this weekend. Organised by ArtHub, the classical concert features a jugalbandi between sisters Sanskrati Wahane (sitar), Prakrati Wahane (santoor) and Savani Talwalkar on tabla. … [Read more...] about All-women concert: It is girl power at its best
The result showed off the mint’s feats of engineering. After the designs for each side—a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II drawn by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt on the front and a giant maple leaf on the reverse—were computerized and turned into a cast mold, molten gold that had reached over 2000-degrees Fahrenheit was poured into it at a steady rate to make a giant gold coin with the least imperfections possible. … [Read more...] about Who Stole ‘The Big Maple Leaf,’ the Biggest Coin in the World?
Narrative techniques For Baliga, making art is linked with, “looking sideways at images that are all too familiar.” His works that are exhibited like a series do not construct a linear narrative, but instead portray various kinds of reversals, contradictions, references to time, and ideas of intertextuality. Baliga explains how his use of recurring motifs within these works provides a sense of distancing and reorientation. “There are conversations surrounding the absent mother, the burnt cycle, the upturned milk van, and the presence of a military tank in a residential area which lives without any caution. The unnoticed everyday responses of an artist to his daily life, moments of introspection, friendships, and conflicts are laid bare for the spectators.” In ‘Artist consuming time’, Baliga appears to have depicted himself eating the moon — a reference to lunar cycles, as well as to the phenomenal experience of the passage of time while … [Read more...] about How political is the normal?
The Celebration is a multi-faceted signature event, showcasing and promoting the arts while raising funds in support of the arts, artists, and arts organizations in Howard County. The evening features a reception from 6-8 p.m. with fine food from area restaurants, a gala art auction, and musical performances. At 8 p.m., guests will take their seats for the main event – the Rising Star Performing Arts Competition and the presentation of the Howie Awards! … [Read more...] about Arts Council Seeks Volunteers for Celebration of the Arts Gala
An avid art collector, Cristal’s special interests are early California artists as well as Contemporary art. She is active in the myriad recreational activities Montecito and Santa Barbara are known for, including swimming and hiking. She and her husband are members of the prestigious Coral Casino Beach Club, Montecito Club, and Maroon Creek Club in Aspen, Colorado. … [Read more...] about Haute Residence Welcomes Cristal Clarke To Its Exclusive Real Estate Network