Culture

Les Amazones d’Afrique, an alliance of West African singers, perform during Globalfest at the Copacabana in New York, Jan. 12, 2020. (Nina Westervelt/The New York Times)

At Globalfest, Rowdy Sounds From Around the World

A shrinking world, a growing potential audience, an ever-shifting definition of authenticity...

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The graves of Kabul 

Over the last few decades, the Afghan capital Kabul has been at the centre of a geopolitical power grab that...

Brazil’s Comandante Ferraz Research Station, opening this month, sits on the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula and will be devoted to studying climate change. (Estudio 41 via The New York Times)

Aesthetics and efficiency: The coolest architecture on Earth is in Antarctica

Representatives from Brazil’s scientific community and government will head to Antarctica this month to inaugurate its new Comandante Ferraz Research...

Elizabeth Wurtzel in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 17, 2007.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation author, is dead at 52

Her startling 1994 memoir opened a dialogue about clinical depression and helped introduce an unsparing style of confessional writing that...

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Youth-oriented motifs rule this period film

Tanhaji Direction: Om Raut Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Saif Ali Khan Big budget period war dramas are in vogue. Tanhaji...

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On this night, old Hollywood holds off new

In a night of major upsets, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino’s ode to late 1960s-era Los...

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Education is the first step towards an inclusive India

Inclusive education for the specially-abled is one of the most effective ways through which we can move towards a just...

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‘DIAF projected India as a cultural superpower’

Bharatanatyam dancer and organiser of the Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF), Pratibha Prahlad speaks to Gauri Dwivedi about why she...

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Amar Kanwar’s multimedia artworks to be exhibited in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

In a groundbreaking collaboration across Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery and Ishara Art Foundation will both open...