MUSIC

The power of a song in a strange land

From the moment of capture, through the treacherous middle passage, after the final sale...

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Singing ‘Hum Dekhenge’ in Hard Times: Why a Pakistani Poem Echoes India’s Pains 40 Years Later

“Songs are sneaky things, my friends. They can slip across borders. Proliferate in...

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Bob Marley, the Timeless Music Man

By Stewart Maganga, Doctoral Candidate, Nelson Mandela University It would be easy...

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Art: the Bitter Pill of Regimented Authority

Art is a form of self-expression. Art as a medium enables the artist to depict his/her...

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Gully Boy: Looking Beyond the Conventional Understanding of Subaltern Lives

PERSPECTIVE Gully Boy was a recent Indian film that traced the success story of a slum...

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Gully boy: A Good Attempt but Class Prejudices and Injustice Could Have Been Addressed Better

FILM REVIEW Deendyal Singh is a Ph.D. Research Scholar at TISS/...

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Republic Day in The Melodies of Memorable Music

REPUBLIC DAY SPECIAL While a grand parade at the India Gate will remind us of our...

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Bhupen Hazarika: A Musician who Made Boundaries Melt

The legendry singer-lyricist Bhupen Hazarika composed heart touching music that spoke of...

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Bidding Farewell to Annapurna Devi

TRIBUTE An enormously talented and incredibly isolated Annapurna Devi bid farewell to...

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Kishore Kumar’s Eccentricity Made Him a Genius

TRIBUTE As the nation celebrates Kishore Kumar’s 98th birth anniversary, we...

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