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Tradition and individual talent

The 10th edition of Little Thespian’s national theatre festival (March 22-27), aptly titled ‘Jashn...

In search of paradise

It would take unforeseen shifts in civilizational thinking for the landscape — or Nature in some form &m...
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Missing link

The exhibition, From Kolkata to Italy: Of places in Dialogue, organized by the Italian Consulate, Calcutta (Ma...

Thistledown in the wind

Ganesh Haloi was born way back in 1936 in the Jamalpur district of Bangladesh. Yet, at his stage in life, he h...

Right recipe

Art works in mysterious ways. Sometimes, even an assemblage of all the right ingredients will not produce the ...

A patchwork of ideas

Saadat Hasan Manto’s short stories, especially the ones exploring the sombre darkness enveloping the Par...

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Arts  /  Published 14.05.21

Anindita Bose on Art Breathes Life & more

Tell us more about the sketches we see in your post... what are the themes? Last year my sketches were to do with lockdown stories, this time it is based on a woman in search of herself. What inspir...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Arts  /  Published 11.05.21

‘Aarthai’ opens door for conversations around art in life

Pictures: Courtesy of AMPM ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.21

Right on time

After remaining in withdrawal mode for some years, People’s Little Theatre staged a comeback at the Academy of Fine Arts with Ebar Rajar Pala on March 29, 2021, Utpal Dutt’s 92nd...
By Dipankar Sen in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.21

Wry glances and stealthy depths

When a simple image, neither loud nor logorrhoeic, can plug into disturbing references at once, it becomes the pick of the show, in this case Constellations, seen at the Kolkata Centre for Creati...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.21

Drama of the human face

Following in the tradition of studio photography started by pioneers like Samuel Bourne and Lala Deen Dayal, Suresh Punjabi was a visionary entrepreneur-artist. When he stood before his sitters, Punja...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.21

Walking in mothers' footsteps

When did you realise that Josh had a knack for music? Arunima: He used to sing even when he was quite small, maybe seven or eight years old. He was in the school choir since class III and also loved j...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 01.05.21

Times of trouble

Every age is both the best of times and the worst of times, depending on the chronicler. If you are anxious about where society is headed, the smug voices of power and privilege will proclaim there ne...
By Rita Datta in

Arts  /  Published 01.05.21

A myriad tales to tell

With the second wave of Covid-19 wreaking havoc all over India, it may now sound absurd that Calcutta theatres seemed to have come to terms with the deadly virus until a few weeks back. February and M...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

Arts  /  Published 01.05.21

At home

Song of Whisper, a solo performance made by Srabasti Ghosh, speckled the space with silent corners of a woman’s ‘home’ replete with rhythms of the body, sounds of chopping, cutting, ...
By Debaroti Chakraborty in

Arts  /  Published 27.04.21

Songs on Plastic Ono Band:The Ultimate Collection relevant even today

The year 1970 was tumultuous for The Beatles as the four members started their individual journeys. Paul McCartney turned in a tuneful album — McCartney — with a ballad (Maybe I’m Am...
By Mathures Paul in


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