Free Press Journal
  • When two civilisations converge through art

    In the exhibition titled Indus Streams & Delphi Hills, artist Dr Rekha K. Rana has amalgamated two ancient civilisations to create a new narrative, through her recent artworks for her solo show in Mumbai. KALYANI MAJUMDAR has the story

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    REVEALED: Richa Chadha is back on stage and this is her next project

    Being an ardent lover of the art of acting, Richa Chadha loves to go unconventional when it comes to her films and characters. But did you know that Richa is not just fond of the big screen acting? Before she became a film actress, she did a lot of theatre and loved it too! Having trained under the guidance of Barry John, Richa has done some interesting

  • Indore: Art that travelled all the way to Germany to resist war

    Indore: Art has beauty that communicates beyond borders. Travelling from Indore to Germany, painting ‘Missile, Submarine, Turbulent and Army’ is being showcased in an exhibition of mail project ‘Against War’ by German curator and artist Reiner Langer.

  • Mumbai: IADEA awards twelve Art teachers for ‘Excellence in Art Teaching’

    Mumbai: In recognition of the extraordinary work that Art Educators are doing across India, IADEA presented “The Art Teacher Excellence Awards” to twelve Art Teachers. These awards recognised — Effective Art Teaching Techniques, Innovation in the Art Room, Instilling Creative Confidence in Students, Best Use of Elements of Art, Promoting Artistic Process in the Classroom, Collaborative Student Art Projects and for Teaching Art to Children with Special needs.

  • Mumbai: St Xavier’s exhibition explores untouched perspectives of WWI

    Mumbai: An unique exhibition held at St. Xavier’s college on Monday to commemorate 100 years of World War I. The exhibition “Avoidable Apocalypse” organised by students of department of History highlight different perspectives of the two main world wars which have not given much importance in the textbooks. The question asked by the students through their 15 odd exhbits is, ‘cause of apocalypse’ and whether it could have been avoided. “We got

  • Bhopal: Lukewarm response leaves artisans high and dry

    Bhopal: It is 4.30 pm and Govind Ram from Rajasthan is still awaiting his first customer of the day at his stall at Lokrang – a signature five-day festival of state culture department organised every year on Republic Day. This is the 33rd edition of the event.   Govind who has brought a range of short and long ‘kurtis’ from his native state doubts whether he will be able to cover the expenses

  • Bhopal: MPSD students to bring ‘Talgahr’ on stage on January 30

    Bhopal: The students of MP School of Drama (MPSD) will stage ‘Talgahr,’ Hindi adaptation of Maxim Gorky’s ‘The Lower Depths,’ first time in the state. Before staging the play at Bharat Bhawan on January 30 and 31, the students ran through the play at the MPSD on Sunday.

  • Indore: Basant Panchami: May Saraswati blesses with more knowledge and art in life

    Indore: What Diwali is to Lakshmi, and Navaratri is to Durga, Basant Panchami is to the goddess of knowledge and arts, Saraswati. Praying to the goddess for blessing with more art in life, residents of Indore dressed in new clothes offered prayers to goddess Saraswati and celebrated the occasion with fervour on Monday.


    Indore: Painting their dreams and imaginations, schoolchildren brought magic to white sheets at the annual painting competition, organised jointly by Free Press and DHL Infrabulls International, here on the Free Press premises on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: ‘Hearing Eyes’ fellows learn ground realities at Jhabua village

    Bhopal: Sourabh Gujar and Gaurvi Singh, the ‘Hearing Eyes’ fellows who stayed at a village in Jhabua as part of their fellowship to learn about issues impacting children and women, shared their learning with media persons here at Gandhi Bhawan on Thursday. The two fellows belong to Bhopal, one is an architect and other is from banking sector. During their stay at Gopalpura and Jarat villages, the duo lived a family like

  • Thane to hold Cartoon Enclave for the first time

    Thane: ‘Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a cartoon character is the hardest work of all,’ Joseph Barbara, the famous American cartoonist had said.

  • Indore: Dwelling in meditative states and joy of colours

    Indore: Representing Indore, painter Shubha Vaidya received admiration from several renowned artists as well as visitors on the inaugural day of art festival being held in Mumbai.

  • A patron of the arts- nurturing Ujjain’s untapped talent

    Ujjain: Human beings are said to be world’s finest embodiment of articulation and expression. When humans give vent to these expressions, we literally personify our claim to nature’s best creation. Often such well-articulated and expressive individuals rue about not getting platforms to showcase their art and skills. However Ujjanite ‘Rajesh Agrawal’ makes sure that such individuals don’t miss this opportunity.

  • Indore: East finds inner peace in soulful music from West

    Indore: Helping people experience the magic of meditation and music, Sahaja Yoga organised ‘Inner Peace Music Festival’ that witnessed soulful music by European music band ‘Vilamba’ and powerful dance performances at Vidyasagar School on Tuesday. Experiencing peace and celebrating music, people from different age groups and professions took the best of the musical experience. The band played in the morning for school students and in the evening for general followers of the

  • Bhopal: Tribal art, food, ornaments and literature enchant visitors

    Bhopal: Tribal food, paintings, ornaments, art works, literature, books and discourses are a major attraction at the ongoing three-day Tribal Literature Festival – 2017 being held at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS).

  • Bhopalites know the art of living: Muzaffar Ali

    Bhopal: He perches on a chair, crosses his legs, tilts his head to one side at the open auditorium in Ravindra Bhavan. The mellow December sunlight falls obliquely on his bright face. With good command over English, Urdu and Hindi, the well-known 70-year-old film director, actor, poet, fashion designer and a thinker Rajah Muzaffar Ali is a man in full possession of himself – a powerful sum of myriad experiences.