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A Star is Born: The Judy Garland Show

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Most child performers in Hollywood films, especially child actresses right from Judy Garland to Shirley Temple and Jodie Foster to Drew Barrymore went on to succeed as adult stars on the silver screen. Garland, like other Hollywood moppets was very popular among audiences. In fact, had she enacted the only role of Dorothy …

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Schechner’s theory of fourth world

  Richard Schechner author and professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University believes that the world requires a fourth world to counter the tri-polar world which is based on the idealised religions, globalisation and militarism. He was speaking on the concluding day of the 9th edition of D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas on Friday …

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Cosy Creations for 2016

MEHER CASTELINO Cosy creations are the perfect ensembles, when the mercury moves down and warm clothing never looked more stylish and creative in India. At the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015-16, Indian designers pulled out all stops to cater to the many fashionistas who holiday in the Alps and in very cool climes. Interesting fabric textures took centre stage, …

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The story of pasta

Zubin D’souza Did you know that the world’s fastest prepared food, most consumed food and definitely the food with the most variants is pasta? Did you know that the fastest selling quick-fix meal the world over is instant noodles – also a variant of pasta?

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Enjoying your wine experience

Drinking wine has already become a part of the Indian lifestyle. The sales in India have increased plentiful with new brands springing up. It is at the Grape Escapade that one can truly get to know more about wines and get a hang of enjoying different wines. Nikhil Agarwal Sommelier and CEO of All Things Nice, an Indian consultancy specialising …

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From Vienna to Rome: Here’s how you backpack across Europe on a budget

Prerna Madan Imagine a typical European sight with winding cobblestone streets, cosy candle lit ‘Trattorias’, metallic antique street lamps and of course, Mediterranean-style windows adorned with flowers. Now add budget constraints, places to visit, intra-and inter-city travel; and you would realise travelling in Europe needs a lot more planning than guides or tour packages can describe.

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Up a creek with a paddle

Dielle D’Souza It was 7 a.m. and the clear sky only bore the wisps of a few clouds. The sea was a rippling sheet of turbid saltiness, eight kayaks waiting on the shore to cleave through.

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Food and Moods – I

Have you ever noticed that when you are stressed out you tend to feel hungrier? Chronic stress causes an increase in the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol in turn triggers cravings for salty, sweet or high-fat foods that give you a burst of energy and pleasure.

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How to restore your health and sanity

Becky Mathews “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” -Jim Rohn Busy doesn’t adequately describe my life over the past few years. Let’s say it was a hurricane of a schedule, with extra storms and a tsunami thrown in. Looking back from my current safe vantage point, I’m not sure how I survived.

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