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Domenico Nordio: 'I love the stage more than I love the music'

Kathmandu, May 19 -- Domenico Nordio started playing the violin at the age of eight. His parents were not musicians, but his uncle played the instrument. "One day, my uncle gave me the instrument aski... Read More


Metal music hasn't disappeared in Kathmandu--it's just not what it used to be

Kathmandu, April 11 -- X-MANTRA - FORGIVE /NEVER FORGET (New Release) (HD) - YouTube An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your brows... Read More


Metal music hasn't disappeared in Kathmandu-it's just not what it used to be

Kathmandu, April 11 -- In 2001, Anil Dhital, then a seventh grader, was approached by a close friend in school and handed a pamphlet. On it, a large man sporting long hair and a wild beard, carrying a... Read More


A Russian food festival brings soup, bread and happiness to Kathmandu

Kathmandu, April 10 -- Saturday was a foggy evening in Kathmandu. A light drizzle that had begun in the afternoon had settled by evening, but the sky was still overcast. People across social media wer... Read More


Ragini Upadhyay Grela's new exhibition explores love in the modern age

Kathmandu, April 5 -- What would a picture of love look like? "O my Luve is like a red, red rose," wrote the 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns. Three centuries now, in artist Ragini Upadhyay Gre... Read More


A new movie depicts the cold reality of Nepali migrant workers

Kathmandu, March 30 -- A medium wide shot of a couple sleeping opens the scene. It's nighttime and the chirp of insects hangs in the air. The scene cuts to a close-up, revealing the tense face of the ... Read More


The secret lives of dolls

Kathmandu, March 29 -- "My dolls have souls," says Padma Shree Shrestha. And on first glance, it appears that she might be right. These hundreds of dolls look alive, just about ready to step out of th... Read More


Entertaining realities

Kathmandu, March 22 -- Apil Bista cut his teeth directing 2016's Jhumkee, a slow-burning drama set mostly in a Tharu village in the Tarai during the late period of the Maoist insurgency. Most of the c... Read More


A new exhibition of photographs documenting the Karnali river offers nothing different, and the pieces struggle to make a cohesive whole

Kathmandu, March 19 -- Every month or so, Karnali makes it to Kathmandu's cloistered arts and culture scene in various ways. Either there happens to be a play based in the Karnali region, or a film th... Read More


The Man from Kathmandu: first 'global Nepali film' to release today

Kathmandu, March 15 -- On Wednesday evening, a frenzied crowd had gathered at Patan Durbar Square to welcome Indian acting legend Gulshan Grover. The 'Bad Man' of Bollywood, who has appeared in more t... Read More