Monika Monalisa

Of style & festive spirit

Celebrate Ugadi being dressed to the nines with a new collection of clothes by A-list designers, who will display their creations at this pop-up in the city

10 Apr 2021

Beyond  Beyond 

Actor-director Mahesh Gowda on his initiative to dispel stigma around vitiligo, and his experience of dealing with low self-esteem due to the condition  

24 Nov 2020

Madhu Mailankody: Big break, bigger dreams

Emcee Madhu Mailankody talks to CE about her acting debut in Tamil movie starring Nayanthara  

10 Nov 2020

All dolled up

KR Market and Mysuru Dasara jumbo savari come to life at this school’s diorama put together by students and teachers 

22 Oct 2020

Sketching a tribute

Think comics, think RK Laxman. The Indian Institute of Cartoonists is paying tribute to the country’s beloved illustrator with a digital exhibition for his 100th birth anniversary 

17 Oct 2020

Tell me a story

Whether it be a good bedtime story or a folklore narrated by your grandmother, or children telling each other tales of ghosts, storytelling has been a distinct part of our culture.

08 Oct 2020

Hooked to hooping

In line with the latest trend of hula hooping in a saree, celebrities have been jumping into the bandwagon

06 Oct 2020

Writings of P Lankesh to come alive through e-books

Anational-award winning filmmaker, Sahitya Akademi winning author and playwright... P Lankesh was among the finest Kannada writers.

29 Sep 2020

Swooning to a new tune

Once the ‘Rock capital’ of the country, many might assume that Bengaluru has lost it’s music quotient.

29 Sep 2020

Brass strokes

With a shelf life of 1,000 years, Dinesh Magar’s art celebrates grandeur of metallic sheen and bold hues

22 Sep 2020

'I’ll Wait For You' is my 'lockdown baby': Singer Aishwarya Suresh on her new track

The song was out on different music platforms like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music on September 2, with the video going live on her YouTube channel on September 9.

12 Sep 2020

Around the country for art and awareness

For Shilo Shiv Suleman, art doesn’t just let her express unspeakable thoughts but is also a way for the suppressed to find a voice.

02 Sep 2020

Drawn towards tradition & myths

Originally hailing from Pune, Ram says the festival has always been close to his heart.

20 Aug 2020

Tip toeing into bigger steps

While many are struggling to make use of their time during the lockdown productively, Hrudya Patil (13) used her time to hone her favourite activity– dancing.

30 Jul 2020

Moving moments: Virtual dance festival coming soon with artistes from around the globe

For dancers, by dancers... An upcoming global festival will bring together performers from India, Malta, Congo, Russia and other countries in order to raise funds for performing artistes

23 Jul 2020

Lights, camera, still in action

MS Sathyu, who turned 90 last week, says his love for cinema and filmmaking hasn’t faded over the years

18 Jul 2020

A ‘moving’ effort to help 

There is no stopping Diya Naidu when it comes to giving it back to society during this Covid-19 crisis.

16 Jul 2020

Look who is watching

Don’t be surprised if you spot Srinath Vasistha working as a security guard at his apartment complex; the actor has volunteered to man the gate after a watchman tested Covid-19 positive

15 Jul 2020

On a new learning curve

Even though the course caters to three different levels, a dancer would still need some experience too.

27 Jun 2020

A chance encounter

Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, which will be streamed over weekend, shows a fictional meeting between WH Auden and Benjamin Britten

13 Jun 2020

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