Parvathy Baul narrated, sang and danced to stories about a world free of the shackles of religion and finding bliss in a simple and carefree life. Anando (happiness) was an integral part of her Bengali renditions. read more
Nearly 120 years after Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi called it his “most beautiful work”, ageing musicians still play out their days at his Casa Verdi retirement home. Piano music resonates down the corridors of the sumptuous Milan palazzo, while a singer performs in the vast main room for dozens of pensioners, who were once professional musicians themselves.
Apple plans to introduce the video-streaming service on March 25, opening up a new battlefront for the tech industry and Hollywood. The idea is to combine original content with programming from partners, including HBO and Starz. read more
Taking exception to Spotify’s complaint with the European Union (EU) last week alleging iOS App Store rules to be unfair, Apple slammed Spotify for wanting “all the benefits of a free app without being free”. read more