Throwback To Tradition

Agroup of scholars and activists have set up a new university in Texas, US, dedicated to free speech, alarmed,...

A dystopian reality

Any mention of Santiniketan evokes a sense of idyll in the Bengali mind. It is, after all, the beloved bard&rs...

Retelling stories, old and new

Bengali theatre is always happy to mine literary sources to find inspiration for new plays. Amidst the ongoing...

Different vision

Twin Sisters with Cameras: An exhibition of the works of Debalina Mazumder and Manobina Roy held recently...

Exploring Dylan and his creative process

In 2016, the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, acquired truckloads of photos, papers ...

Thespian's dream on stage

Theatre and Calcutta are synonymous. And as an extension of the city's love for the art, theatre group Rho...

Arts  /  Published 28.04.22

India Art Fair returns with all kinds of art practices

What are some of your personal highlights that you look forward to presenting to people? Definitely the facade is the largest canvas in Delhi as it is huge, for which we had done an open call with a ...
By Anannya Sarkar

India  /  Published 27.04.22

8 artistes asked to vacate govt houses

The Centre Wednesday asked eight eminent artistes, who were allotted government accommodations years ago but which were cancelled in 2014, to vacate the facilities by May 2, a move that comes a day af...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Music  /  Published 26.04.22

'Voice of Ukraine' tour comes to Germany

The Kyiv Symphony Orchestra — arguably the most celebrated in Ukraine — had been scheduled to perform Wagner in the capital city with the star German opera singer Matthias Goerne as its gu...
By Deutsche Welle

Culture  /  Published 24.04.22

Film from our far east

Would you have heard of Manipuri cinema? And yet, its 50th anniversary celebrations are on. Imphal just hosted the Eikhoigi Imphal International Film Festival. The S.N. Chand Cine Archive and Museum w...
By Upala Sen

Culture  /  Published 24.04.22

The Family Man

There’s a bit of self-cleansing going on at OTT offices. On a parallel track, the Hindi film industry, dazzled and dazed by the box-office figures of southern fare like Pushpa, RRR and KGF Chapt...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Culture  /  Published 24.04.22

The Antarctic Bill was tabled in Lok Sabha

South Korea’s president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol wants to abolish the traditional way in which his people calculate age. In South Korea, the moment a baby is born it is considered a year old. ...
By Team Graphic

Culture  /  Published 24.04.22

Our once and future homes

The hot and humid climate of the region was the primary focus of local architecture based on chalas that evolved from a single roof (ek-chala) to eight roofs (aat-chala). The multiple roof structure w...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 24.04.22

Langcha, Pantua, Jilipi in Toto

The first time we encountered it, we were sipping tea out of pretty bone china cups at the shop across the road from the homestay we were putting up at. We had told the shop owner, Raja Das, the day b...
By Paromita Sen

Books  /  Published 23.04.22

NIF: Translators to speak about post-Independence India

What: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s Ghost Stories in Candlelight Where: Room 300, The Bengal Club When: April 28, 6.30pm onwards Expect: The Bengal Club, in association with The Telegraph, presen...
By The Telegraph

Arts  /  Published 23.04.22

New light

Chua Chandan, produced by Thealight and directed by Atanu Sarkar, dramatizes Rakesh Ghosh’s stage adaptation of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay’s short story with the same title. The narrative is...
By Dipankar Sen


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