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Story of Jesus to be released in virtual reality

First came the scriptures; then the altarpieces. After that, stained glass windows and engravings of the Stations of the Cross. Last century brought biblical epics like Spartacus. Now believers ...Read More...

Angelo da Fonseca: Artist who brought ‘Indianness’ to Christian images

The image of the pale-skinned Madonna, clad in a simple blue and white robe, with a halo around her head, is a familiar sight in every Goan Catholic household. ...Read More...

From paperboy to filmmaker

For the first time in over 50 years, filmmaker William Riead returned to Monmouth Monday evening. A 1961 graduate of Monmouth High School, Riead’s journey has taken him from ...Read More...

Kerala’s ‘kalaripayattu’ aims to be part of the Olympics

Just like Japan and China have their special form of martial arts, so does Kerala in India. Kalaripayattu is a traditional form of martial arts which was said to ...Read More...

Pope Francis honors George Clooney at the Vatican

(VATICAN CITY) — George and Amal Clooney greeted Pope Francis Sunday night at the Vatican. The actor is collaborating with the Pope’s foundation, “Scholas Occurrentes,” as an ambassador for ...Read More...

Filipino artists get dirty for pollution awareness

In the corner of a room in Manila, an artist dips his paintbrush into a murky mixture. As brush strokes of brown, black and grey sweep across white canvas, ...Read More...

India’s finest musicians pays tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar

London: India’s finest musicians lit up the Royal Albert Hall with tribute to Ravi Shankar. Stars of the Indian classical music world – including Hariprasad Chaurasia and Anoushka Shankar – gathered ...Read More...

Ancient Irish musical history found in Kerala

An archaeologist studying musical horns from iron-age Ireland has found musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are alive and well in south India. The realisation that modern Indian ...Read More...

£40 painting is Indian masterpiece worth £92,000

A British Sikh taxi driver in London is celebrating after a painting he bought at a car-boot sale for £40 sold for more than £92,000. The canny London cabbie ...Read More...

Art not sex, Pakistan’s dancers take a stand

With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice. Her art is reviled by many in religiously conservative ...Read More...
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