Prateek Kuhad on the making of Kasoor

To be honest, I knew people were going to like this video. From the day I read the pitch for this video, I kne...

Chettri's ‘just a regular person’

Before the lockdown was announced, Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band was in the city to perform at the S...

Oscar-winning music composer Ennio Morricone dies

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a ...

The future of the music industry? Play it by the ear

Club gigs and parties may not be a priority during Covid-19 but it is a source of earning for millions of peop...

DJ Spryk on curating Red Bull Premieres

For Tejas Nair, aka DJ Spryk, it is important to bring forward the story that usually accompanies music. The M...

LGBTQIA+: Madame Gandhi's message

When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do,&rdquo...

Arts  /  Published 29.06.20

Meet Ayushman 'Bobo' Mitra, the artist

At some point, his dida joined in the conversation and added in Bengali: “He has always made art and I can’t think of a time when he didn’t, which is just like his grandfather too. He is a story...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 28.06.20

Watchlist: Indian biggies at Christie's auction

Christie’s will be holding its first 2019 auction of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art on March 20 in New York, followed by a sale in London in June. It is hoping to break some previously esta...
By Smita Tripathi in

Arts  /  Published 27.06.20

Days of doom in vivid imagery

The title of Delhi-based Shrine Empire’s online show, Speculations on a New World Order, curated by Anushka Rajendran (April 6-May 20) gives adequate indication that it is all about these unpreceden...
By Soumitra Das in

Arts  /  Published 27.06.20

Dylan’s new album of 'multitudes’

In the film Wonder Boys (2000) which won Dylan an Oscar for his song Things Have Changed, Professor Tripp who teaches creative writing, would tell his students how writers make choices. In places like...
By Jaimin Rajani in

Arts  /  Published 27.06.20

Art that Stands with Bengal

In an endeavour to help artisans from Bengal in the aftermath of Amphan, Delhi-based art collector Shalini Passi’s digital art platform MASH, in conjunction with the Kolkata Centre for Creativity (K...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 27.06.20

Art from ‘within’ to soothe the pandemic

Sanjay GargLast time we spoke to you, you were having a tough time dealing with the lockdown. Hope you are doing better now. How have you coped?Like many, I found myself going back to the things I lov...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Arts  /  Published 26.06.20

A rich musical legacy: Remembering A.T. Kanan

Arkut Kannabhiran, who was an ardent cricket lover and a music lover at the same time, established his connection with Calcutta as he got transferred to the city as a part of his job at the All India ...
By Payel Sengupta in

Arts  /  Published 26.06.20

Sound cutting through the gloom

Even though many spheres of activity are gradually being unlocked for business, theatre as we know it remains sealed at the time of writing this piece. Some individuals and theatre groups have been in...
By Dipankar Sen in

Arts  /  Published 20.06.20

On World Music Day, listen in

1. Abbey Road (The Beatles)The soundtrack to my childhood, this album was always on in my house and I Want You (She's So Heavy) was my introduction to the blues. 2. Come Away With Me (Norah Jones)I ...
By Entertainment Desk in

Arts  /  Published 19.06.20

Far removed from the proscenium

As we continue to fight a pandemic that forbids the liveness of theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe released online the famous tale of forbidden love — Romeo and Juliet, directed by Dominic Dromgoole and...
By Debaroti Chakraborty in


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