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The notes inside Prasidha Yonzon's mind

Lalitpur, Jan. 27 -- He has a lot on his plate. He's got shows lined up in Nepal, a tour in India and most importantly, his first EP is about to be released, in India. "It's been hectic. But I'm not ... Read More


The Capital's unknown alien invasion

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- While walking up the pedestrian bridge in Jamal, a white creature stares at everyone on its red-tile background. A little further west from Jamal, in Indra Chowk, a similar mosai... Read More


New names for old places reflect the changing times, but not everyone is happy

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- When you ask Ranjit Shrestha where he is from, the 82-year-old will tell you he's from Wongha. The word Wongha might not sound familiar to many, but for elderly Newars in Kathman... Read More


Metal sculptors have a new enemy-Technology

Lalitpur, Jan. 22 -- In a small shop in Oku Bahal in Lalitpur, Purna Kumar Awale is laying the final touches on the head of a statue of Buddha. In a self-built workstation, the 43-year-old works caref... Read More


Metal sculptors have a new enemy--Technology

Lalitpur, Jan. 22 -- In a small shop in Oku Bahal in Lalitpur, Purna Kumar Awale is laying the final touches on the head of a statue of Buddha. In a self-built workstation, the 43-year-old works caref... Read More


Kathmandu's metal sculptors have a new enemy-technology

Lalitpur, Jan. 22 -- In a small shop in Oku Bahal in Lalitpur, Purna Kumar Awale is laying the final touches on the head of a statue of Buddha. In a self-built workstation, the 43-year-old works caref... Read More


Strong acting but poor production lets down a timeless classic

Kathmandu, Jan. 17 -- Stepan Stepanovitch Chubukov is worried his daughter Nataliya Stepanovna is still single, and it's a thought that keeps him up at night. To fix her wedding, Stephanovitch calls h... Read More


Bhaktapur's famed Nyatapola receives post-earthquake facelift

Bhaktapur, Jan. 15 -- On a cold winter morning, a group of men are gathered at the base of Nyatapola temple in Taumadi Square, Bhaktapur. They are waiting for another delivery of bamboo, which they ha... Read More


'Territorium' attempts to break territories of theatre and art

Kathmandu, Jan. 6 -- In a dimly lit stage at the Mandala Theatre in Anamnagar, around 50 people sit cross-legged in a circle. After the audience settles down, the spotlight turns to a man playing the ... Read More


There is a disconnect between foreign and local graffiti artists

Kathmandu, Jan. 1 -- Italian graffiti artist Boxe started painting graffiti since 1999. Influenced by local styles and European trends from that period, he was fascinated by the idea of interracial gr... Read More