Swathi Nair

It’s a match on tinder, but what does the fam say?

I n times when love is just a right swipe away, how are parents of today adapting to this tinder generation?

25 Mar 2017

Bengaluru man launches Twitter satyagraha against private bank

 Bengaluru-based digital marketer Karthik Srinivasan has launched an online satyagraha  – with a tweet a day – against HDFC bank, who he claims has been curtailing his freedom to choose. “I received a

23 Mar 2017

Will art save history?

A theosophist and her dancer daughter have come together to raise funds to rebuild a 100-year-old society

22 Mar 2017

Jew who romances the Indian slide guitar

 An American Jew, dressed in kurta with a kasavu neckline, takes the asana position as a group of music enthusiasts and curious Bengalureans sit around him on the floor.

21 Mar 2017

Kicking 377 off the bed

The dancer and choreographer’s piece “Queen-size” is an intimate affair and comes with a directive for the audience.

18 Mar 2017

Colours of spring

Milind Nayak goes beyond the literal in his latest series that features laburnums and bamboo shoots in dense textures

15 Mar 2017

Soak in flavours of India under the British Raj

Wonder how the British Raj influenced Indian cuisine? Well, I found out with my visit to My Fortune, Bengaluru this week.

11 Mar 2017

Living ferociously

On International Women’s Day, Swathi Nair documents everyday feminists who have made their own fearless choices in spirituality, sexuality, career and relationships. They defy societal norms and live

08 Mar 2017

Stitches travel from China and live in convents

Back in the 1850s when Parsi men travelled to China for trade, they were fascinated by the embroidered fabric of the country.

04 Mar 2017

Swaying to diverging feminist tales through poetry

Two women, who are worlds apart will host a poetic theatrical performance showcasing their diverging narratives on feminism.

02 Mar 2017

Upcycling villa extras for shelters

Group of architects, designers and traders create warehouse to keep reusable fixtures & construction material.

02 Mar 2017

Man of  solitude who  darkened canvases

Sara Arakkal, wife of Yusuf Arakkal shares rare paintings of the artist for a display in the city. Tells City Express that Yusuf never wanted his art to be a trademark like MF Hussain’s.

01 Mar 2017

Exploring light, art and sadness

 A group of artists from the across the country will be showcasing their works at the Whitefield Art Collective at VR Bengaluru.City Express catches up with a few whose art works will be on display fo

01 Mar 2017

General Post Office says ‘Cheese’

160-year-old organisation strives to stay relevant to the present generation with emojis.

28 Feb 2017

Sketch, smell, get to taste a bit of Lalbagh

Even as concrete structures grow to diminish Bengaluru’s green cover, one can not help but notice how every walk or drive down city lanes are marked by trees.

25 Feb 2017