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Pandit Ravi Shankar’s memorabilia found in Mumbai scrap shop

SMM Ausaja, a film archivist and poster collector, has discovered a tattered suitcase that belonged to Pandit Ravi Shankar and his son Shubho. The suitcase contains original musical notes, handwritten letters,...

Brimful of Asha

Canadian theatre artist Ravi Jain spoke to Indian Link about his upcoming show at the Melbourne Arts Festival, his co-artist mother and some theatre making.

Ganesha in 108 ways

What's in a name? Ganesha has 108! Lord Ganesha has ascribed many titles and epithets and is invoked by 108 names in Sanskrit. Each name represents one aspect of the god, which are collectively known as...

Continental Shift art exhibition: The Placing Of Identity

The works are explorations about the self; equally, they are statements about the societies in which we live – South Asia, Australia, the world at large.
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Khelaiya Productions’ Umrao Jaan Ada brings classic tale to the stage

A cauldron of delights brewing a famous tale, managed to cast spells on the full house that attended Khelaiya Productions' latest musical Umrao Jaan Ada. The play presented a gleaming revival of Mirza Mohammad Hadi...
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Kids competition alert: Design Indian Link’s Diwali card and win prizes!

Kids’ DIWALI ART competition It’s back again this year: Indian Link has just announced its annual Diwali arts competition for kids. Like every year, we are seeking out the youngest artists in our community across Australia....
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Overseas performers add vivacity to Shruthi Adelaide’s Vibrance show

On the first day of winter, Adelaide Carnatic music lovers enjoyed, besides an unusual balmy evening, a classical cultural bonanza thanks to Shruthi Adelaide. For the past few years, Shruthi has been presenting an...
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How an early Girish Karnad encounter impacted this Adelaide writer

https://soundcloud.com/indian-link/listen-to-this-very-interesting-talk-by-writer-vinaya-rai-on-girish-karnad I remember Girish Karnad as a colossus of the theatre and film worlds, a doyen of parallel cinema of the ‘70s and ‘80s and a true intellectual. Doordarshan would, in those days, broadcast ‘art movies’...
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Nine-year-old dancer shows all the markings of a dance prodigy

All the world’s a stage, believes Sagarika Venkat, who is determined to be one of its rising stars with her dance. Doubly blessed to have her mother as guru, she quite literally grew up at...
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Bhupen Khakhar’s painting on homosexuality breaks auction record

'Two Men in Benares', a 1980s painting by Indian contemporary artist Bhupen Khakhar has set a new auction record for the painter by selling at a whopping $3.2 million. The sale took place at the...