Stories By 'Timothy Aryal'
Kathmandu’s theatre scene is currently undergoing an important transition. In years after the dissolution of the only pravately-owned theatre house, Gurukul, the Valley has seen a sizeable rise in theatrical activities;
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Writing a critique of a play can often be a daunting task. Unlike cinema, that can be stored for future viewing, a play’s life ends when the actors move off stage.
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Consider these lines excerpted from the epic poem The Conference of Birds, written by the twelfth century Persian poet Farid ud-Din Attar:
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Nepali theatre scene is soon slated to see a new theatre house. The foundation stone of the theatre house, Purano Ghar, was laid on Thursday by cultural expert Satya Mohan Joshi on the occasion of the last day of Dashain, Kojagrat Purnima.
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The moment Bisanath Babu (Tika Pahari) makes his dramatic entry in the new play Laati ko Chhoro, you sense that there is something sinister afoot.
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If you have been keeping tabs on the narrow yet robust indie music scene in Nepal, you have surely stumbled upon Jerusha Rai. Rai has been covering songs by international artists—from Nick Drake to Ben Howard—while also releasing originals in between, such as Jimi and I Love a Man.
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