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Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away

Legendary musician Pandit Ravi Shankar passed awayin San Diego on Wednesday. He was 92. The musician was admitted to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla last Thursday after he complained of......

Wish Ravi Shankar on his 90th birthday

Ravi Shankar, the man who introduced the world to the delights of Indian classical music, turns 90 today. The sitar maestro, who broughthis melodious sounds to the shores of America in the 1960s,......

Local factors led to Kandhamal violence

For days, one TV Channel ran visuals of how Christians have been targeted for violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district. Several other so-called national channels too joined the chorus sufficient......

'It is important to go back to India'

Stephen Alter's compelling work Elephas Maximus, A Portrait of the Indian Elephant, beguiles readers at many levels. It is partly a travelogue that takes us to wildlife preserves, to an elephant......

Carlos Santana, plugged in!

Woodstock music festival, 1969. A 22 year old from Tijuana, Mexico, was on hallucinogens. Nothing out of place, just that the mannish boy was about to play his first big show, which had been......

Life Before Pi: The Brilliant Films Of Ang Lee

It did not come easy for Ang Lee.Today, the 58-year old Taiwan-born Oscar winning filmmaker, the man and the energy behind Life of Pi, is widely recognised as one of the leading directors in the......

The greatest concert in rock history

It's been 40 years. Four decades since rock and roll hit its flower-powered zenith in a New York farm. Half a million watched, over 30 acts performed. It never got bigger than Woodstock, from......

Strong Asian presence in Cannes this year

Strangely enough, the Indian presence at the Festival de Cannes, in the last few years, hasn't risen above solicited space on the jury. After author Arundhati Roy and actors Nandita Das and......

'My film shows gender issues'

You don't require a Godfather to make it in the Hindi film industry, and first-time director Sudipto Chattopadhyay seems to be all out to prove it.Chattopadhyay managed to find a producer in Sanjay......

  People speak for woodstock festival

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Q. where was the world\'s biggest \"mela\" arranged ???
:  A. Which mela? If you mean the cattle fair it is held at Sonepur annually. If you mean a religious fair , it is undoubtedly the Mahakumbh. If you mean...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-was-the-worlds-biggest-quotmelaquot-arranged-//answers/16195942

Rajiv Parmar
Q. i need the collections of both the woodstocks and besides an assorted collection of the best songs in english categories: R & b,hip hop, rock,pop,reggae,alternative,rap, for last 25 years,where do i get it from, i tried a lot?
Rajiv Parmar:  A. Search on Amazon.com for various live recordings of Woodstock Festivals. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-need-the-collections-of-both-the-woodstocks-and-besides-an/16195926/answers/11612090

prashant jadhav
Q. What is the significance of Jimi Hendrix in rock music?
Prashant Jadhav:  A. Jimi Hendrix was one of the earliest rock stars. You can say he paved the way for later rock bands of the seventies . In the first Woodstock...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-significance-of-jimi-hendrix-in-rock-music/11603536/answers/10643325

prashant sharma
Q. We didn't start the fire--Good song sung by Bon jovi ..Tell me more about this .Any Iidea??
Prashant Sharma:  A. 'We Didn't Start the Fire' is a song by Billy Joel. It was released on his November 1989 album titled 'Storm Front'. It refers to various events...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-didnt-start-the-fire--good-song-sung-by-bon-jovi-..tell-m/10643276/answers/8307593

  Web results for Woodstock Festival
Crosby, Stills & Nash Announce Additional U.S. Summer 2014 Tour Dates

/PRNewswire/ --On the heels of their sold out March 2014 tour, Crosby, Stills & Nash have announced additional U.S. summer tour dates . Adding to... ...

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Delhi goes jazzy

If not for hiccups like the avant garde south Korean ensemble Modernhan that managed to drive the crowd into food stalls with its contemporary... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/delhi-goes-jazzy-619
Sakar Launches New Line of Music Celebrity Audio & Electronics Accessories

Comments LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading electronics and accessories manufacturer Sakar International has launched a new line of... ...

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces All-Star Cast for 2014 Symphonic Premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream

PRWeb 2014-03-26 In a new collaboration with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=179115
Nourishing rhythms

I was very sad to hear about the passing away of Francis Wacziarg, who was a founding member of INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural... ...

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