The circus wasn’t in town but budding trapeze artistes were! The Little Gym, a gymnastics school with branches in Ballygunge and Salt Lake, put up a weekend-long “flying school” at the lawn behind Birla Academy of Art & Culture where kids could try their hand at the trapeze.
Luxe fairy-tale weddings to tourism events like the Pushkar Fair — Samit Garg, the founder and director of E-Factor Entertainment, has many feathers in his cap. t2 caught up with the big daddy of lavish weddings at the EEMA East Conclave 2018 in Calcutta recently.
March 2, 2018. This was a very special day. A wildlife conservation WhatsApp group I belong to was exploding with excited chatter. After some 107 years, a Royal Bengal tiger had been sighted in West Midnapore. For wildlife enthusiasts, this was cause for celebration. Nature seemed to be holding on. The sudden appearance of this tiger was testimony to the resilience and adaptability of the wildlife that inhabits our jungles.
A cheering crowd, catchy tunes and a lot of grooving summed up the scene at Usha Uthup Live, in association with t2, at Hard Rock Cafe Calcutta on May 31. Usha’s playlist comprised her hit songs like Darling, Piya tu ab to aaja and Dum maro dum, which got the crowd singing along and cheering. Tracks like I Just Called To Say I Love You, Kalo meghe and Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps got them swaying and dancing.
What made over 35,000 people throng Acropolis mall on Saturday at 9pm? Huge price cuts, courtesy the Acropolis Midnight Sale Season II, in association with t2! With up to 50 per cent discounts at most stores, offers and deals in the food court, a live band and a fashion show in the atrium, people made the most of the three-hour window they got. “The sale has been an extremely successful event. All the shops were jam-packed with shoppers who shopped till they almost dropped. There was not a single customer who left the mall with an empty hand,” said Sushil Mohta, CMD, Merlin Group. Here’s a look at what transpired at the Kasba-Bypass connector address.
The ISC and CBSE Plus Two results are out; the state board results are awaited. Colleges have started to issue forms. While you wait to take your pick of subjects you want to specialise in, it makes sense to learn a language or two - not by way of a hobby but to bolster your career choice.
The season of the mango is short but sweet. Sometimes, just sometimes, the slices of the orange fruit is not perfect as it is. For those times there is the shake, lassi and srikhand. But if you want something a little unusual, Team YOU has compiled just the thing for you.
Kunal Basu, the writer of short stories like The Japanese Wife and five novels in English, is all set to launch Tejaswini O Shabnam (Dey’s Publishing, Rs 200), a novel in Bengali. Over coffee served in beautiful ceramic mugs fashioned by his wife Susmita, the writer chatted with t2 at his book-lined home on Lake Road...
The Thai Festival organised by the Royal Thai Consulate-General in the city was inaugurated at The Loft in Quest on June 1. Fruit carving, Thai floral decorations, games and a photography exhibition showcased a brief teaser of what the events spread over a month entail. Snapshots...