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Artists and Viewers Collaborate

By MADELEINE BAIR No matter the type of artwork, audiences generally come to a gallery with one simple expectation: The art is complete. Artists at work and audience, convention dictates, do not belong together. But at the Mission Cultural Center on Saturday night, tradition was thrown out the door as 77 artists and hundreds of guests filled the two large...

Traditional Indian Music in a Nontraditional Way

The large round face of Parameshwar Hedge is a study of animated concentration. Eyes squeezed shut and mouth contorting into various shapes, Hedge appears to be searching for the right note, foraging for a raga composed three centuries ago. As sounds begin to emerge in long thin lines, his quest continues. His eyebrows dance along his forehead like a sound...