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an artist's travelogue from the north east

an artist’s travelogue from the north east

Jim Holyoak is a Montréal-based artist and writer. His discipline is comprised of drawing-installations and book-works, exploring the bridges and boundaries between perception and fantasy, humans and other animals, deep time and the present, the biological and the monstrous. Holyoak’s drawings and ink-paintings range in size from postcards and zines to dense paper-environments, tailored to...
bhimbetka caves - 500k year old civilization

bhimbetka caves – 500k year old civilization

Shaded in a thicket of teak and sal, amidst rock-strewn cliffs, the Bhimbetka caves in Madhya Pradesh find enlistment as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. There are enchanting rock paintings here that date back to the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods adorning these caves
mcleod ganj - himalayan glimpses

mcleod ganj – himalayan glimpses

You either are on the “mountains” holiday like most travellers would call it or you probably have taken a stroll here after visitng the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala down the hill. Either ways, Mcleod ganj is a good stop for the india tripper. Brief History Named after David McLeod, McLeodganj and Dharamshala became renowned places...

kala ghoda arts festival – mumbai

Kala Ghoda Festival is the most sought-after fair for the lovers of arts and crafts. This  festival is actually a mélange, where artists from the fields of music, dance, art, craft, theatre, film, etc present a vibrant cultural show.  Moreover, you can even know the history about different art forms, from masters of the art....

Hindustani Music Recital – Mumbai 1st Feb

Hindustani Music Recital – Shujaat Husain Khan (Sitar). Tejendra Narayan Majumdar (Sarod). Accompanied by Yogesh Samsi (Tabla). Feb 01, 2010 06:30 PM NCPA – Tata Theatre National Centre For The Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point, Near The Hilton HotelMumbai In collaboration with Saroj Jhaveri Foundation. From the last quarter of the 20th century, instrumental...

assam festival in mid april

Assam – called the gateway to the northeast is slowly rising on the places-to-see chart. Totally worth going all the distance. Of course theres many things to do like staying at the Kaziranga national park, check out the local rock music scene, watch elephant polo or just get a dose of assamese culture. Rongaali Bihu...

3 nights in south Bombay (mumbai)

For a 3 day stay in Bombay (now Mumbai) here is what you could check out. Most tourists who come to Mumbai for the first time choose to stay in downtown… essentially the southern part of the island city. You may choose to rent a 500 Rupees ‘hole-in-the-wall’ hotel on coloaba causeway or pamper yourself...

bonjour India festival – the giraffes

A herd of red giraffes is slowly, gracefully moving on, balancing their flexible necks. Lanky on white line, the silhouettes of the nonchalant giraffes glide over the avenues and detach themselves on the frontage of buildings. The city becomes the setting for a magenta ballet of immense necks. Their heads flirt with stories as much...