Virat Kohli’s Calcutta connect

When t2 pushed open the tall door at One8 Commune Kolkata on Monday afternoon, last-minute preparations were o...

Calcutta artistes remember Bob Dylan

An ambient setting, intimate seating and city-based artistes made up a musical evening at Wisdom Tree cafe on ...

Nirupama Rao on hope through harmony, with LSG

Nirupama Rao has a number of firsts to her name and going with the theme of “adaptability” for the...

Pet parents on their adopted furry friends

All I was supposed to do was go out, get a vaccine and come back home for lunch. Until my sister stumbled acro...

Ninad Samaddar’s tryst with theatre

For Calcutta boy Ninad Samaddar, theatre happened by chance. The La Martiniere for Boys alum went to Drama Cen...

Meet Shrivats Bagaria the man behind Shree Farms

Imagine having a steady supply of fresh vegetables that are not only grown bang in the middle of the city but ...

Culture  /  Published 28.06.21

Rahul Dasgupta’s collection celebrates LGBTQ+ community

By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern)

Culture  /  Published 27.06.21

In Another Self

Let me put it this way — if Ramakrishna Paramahansa were to step out of the wall calendar, this is how I would expect him to be. This, as in the way Sourav Saha plays him in the Bengali mega tel...
By Upala Sen

Culture  /  Published 26.06.21

This World Music Day celebrate in a special way

Soumyojit: There are also a few acts where we are paying tribute to yesteryear singers, like Talat Mahmood, Geeta Dutt, Akhil Bandhu Ghosh and others. With digital media, it looks like we have invited...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Culture  /  Published 22.06.21

Pets: The best stressbuster

On World Yoga Day, Alia Bhatt made her Instagram Reel debut and guess who showed up? Her fluffy and pristine white Persian feline Edward who watches on. Pictures: Instagram ...
By Pramita Ghosh

Culture  /  Published 21.06.21

Jubin Nautiyal on how music defines his life

During these trying times of the last year or so, music has been the coping mechanism for many of us. Has it been the same for you too? Absolutely! When I found myself in the (first) lockdown, I real...
By Priyanka Roy 

Culture  /  Published 20.06.21

Why 1971 will always be the year of music

Elton John: Madman Across The Water Rod Stewart: Every Picture Tells A Story Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin IV Carole King: Tapestry Joni Mitchell: Blue David Bowie: Hunky Dory Marvin Gaye: What&rsq...
By Mathures Paul

Culture  /  Published 17.06.21

Should celebs always protest too much?

Should celebs always have a take, asks an article in The Goods. It mentions a video on TikTok that questioned an influencer’s possible views on the recent Israel-Palestine crisis. “Do you...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 15.06.21

Musicians decode the new Maroon 5 album Jordi

Rolling Stone: A little more escape might’ve been welcome. Variety: What Jordi lacks in cohesiveness, it makes up for with bangers and much-needed good vibes. The Guardian: Pop at its most sha...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Culture  /  Published 13.06.21

Eye. Shadow

The first time Ketaki read The Hound of Baskervilles, she was 10 or 11. “I loved how the solution was found by just intellectualising the whole thing. It was not like Marvel comics or James Bond...
By Manasi Shah

Culture  /  Published 13.06.21

Interpreters of Maladies

Sukanya Ghosh’s The Calcutta Care Package Calendar, created “hurriedly this January”, was not designed for Poila Baisakh, the Bengali New Year. But with a page each on a dozen legacy...
By Upala Sen


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