Stories By 'Pranaya SJB Rana'
Writing might seem like an art, but it is as much perseverance and hard work, countless hours of toiling late nights over books, reading and rereading And then, countless more hours of writing then editing and rewriting
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Takaki and Akari are both introverted young children, both preferring to stay indoors in the library than outside in the playground. They become fast friends in primary school and soon realise that their relationship has evolved into something more than friendship.
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Alicia Partnoy is currently in Kathmandu for the adaptation of her memoir into a play—being put on by One World Theatre from March 9-17 at Kausi Theatre in Teku. In a conversation with Pranaya SJB Rana, Partnoy spoke about writing, memory and the pursuit of justice.
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With two drummers and often two vocalists, this band of Nepali immigrants to the US produces music that is fast, hard and loud. They even got a shoutout from Anthony Fantano,  self-proclaimed as the “internet’s busiest music nerd”. In this email exchange with the Post’s Pranaya SJB Rana, Chepang talks about their unique sound, what constitutes ‘immigrindcore’ and their approach to political music.
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Damien Rice makes heartbreak music. This is the kind of music that is meant to be listened to after heartbreak but it is also the kind of music that will break your heart. Rice’s albums run the gamut of emotions, from love and loss to desire and loneliness, regret and quiet intimacy. But there is something comforting in them, as if the music itself were a cocoon, enveloping you, entombing you.
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Punk arrived late to Kathmandu, in the early to mid 90s, when dissatisfied, angst-filled young people could actually plug in an electric guitar, pound out the drums and scream into a microphone with little regard for pitch, melody or tone.
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