How the year 2017 has been the year of celebration of...

Bedsheets from Tangerine The New Year brings with it a sense of rejuvenation of senses which can be directly related to the fact of bringing a change in and around you. One part of this feeling of seeing the fresh is reflected through home interior st...

An Arabian night by The Band Beyond Borders

Amine Mraihi (right) plays the oud while his brother, Hamza, plays the qanun Quite a few unusual sounds from across the world seem to be floating into the city these days. Last week, we previewed a concert that was titled Sounds of Cuba, where a band ...

Designs by nature

  On a Wednesday afternoon, cars honking through the boulevards of Fort paint the very picture Dr Ajanta Sen evokes when she speaks of the relationship of urban India with nature. "We are inspired by it, and yet, treat it so harshly," she confide...

A classical idea

Sreelakshmi Govardhana We live in an age where western dance forms along with Bollywood have more takers than classical Indian dance. Add to this, newer influences via the digital world, and it leaves traditional art forms way behind when it comes to ...

Raghu Dixit: Nothing can replace Bollywood music

Raghu Dixit Raghu Dixit is one of the biggest names in the Indian indie circuit, which some people might find surprising given that he primarily sings in regional South Indian languages. Yet, his folksy tunes have such a foot-tapping quality that he's...

Kolkata Literature Festival to host French, Scottish writers in book fair

A number of French authors, a panel of Scottish crime writers, a poet and poetry activist from the US and diplomat-turned-politician Shashi Tharoor will be present at the fifth edition of Kolkata Literature Festival (KLF) this year, organisers said on ...

Mumbai to witness international dance forms at new festival

In a cosmopolitan city like Mumbai, it's not hard to come by performing arts from across the world. And if the audience takes a liking to a dance form, its journey from the stage to a workshop is a swift one, too. But what tends to get sidelined in t...

Watch stand up comedy at Khar on February 6

9 PM Get enough laughs to last you through the week at a bar gig, where stand-up comedians Sumaira Shaikh, Ameya Deshpande (in pic) and Ankit Bareja will take the stage to share their latest jokes. At 3 Wise Monkeys, The Unicontinental Hotel, 3rd Roa...

Overwhelming response to book sale on Mahatma, Vinoba Bhave

About 8600 books related to Mahatma Gandhi and Vinoba Bhave have been sold in the last six days at an exhibition organised in Mumbai by a trust in its bid to promote Gandhian values. The exhibition was organised by the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal (BSM),...

Fashion week in Mumbai showcases designs from the Northeast

Designs by Daniel Syiem and Aratrik Dev Varman February 1 marked the second day of nominations for the Assembly polls in Nagaland, but saw no filings as a mark of protest against the unresolved issues among tribal groups and the Centre. Thousands of m...