Places  /  Published 14.01.22

‘Rock star’ Chitta Dey and his boundless stone canvas

Chitta Dey wishes to open a training centre in Purulia to pass on the skills he has learnt in the decades pursuing his art. He wants to appeal to the government to train the guides of Pakhi Pahar and ...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Culture  /  Published 03.01.22

Snapshots from an afternoon spent hearing tales of the earth

Mrittika — The Earthy Tales, an initiative of Falguni Bhatt and Somini Sen Dua, had its first volume of adda-cum-demonstrations recently, at Aorang Studio. In the one-hour long module, Falguni B...
By Debaroti Adhikary (former t2 intern)

Places  /  Published 03.01.22

Richa Agarwal on her promise to promote art

What can we look forward to from KCC in the foreseeable future? Kolkata Centre for Creativity has been flourishing as a creative platform over the last three years. KCC promotes research and experime...
By Anannya Sarkar

Culture  /  Published 02.01.22

Good vibrations: music 2022

Honky Chateau by Elton John: Liberated listeners with Rocket Man. It sounds stunning even after half a century. ...
By Mathures Paul

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.22

Lalit winner felicitated by TMC students' body

The Trinamul Congress Chhatra Parishad unit of Visva-Bharati on Saturday felicitated former varsity student Anoop M Gopi (in maroon woollen cap), who received the Lalit Kala Akademi Award in 2020, as ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.21

Dalma sanctuary: Clay bottles for tourists

Clay bottles have replaced the ones made from plastic at the Dalma wildlife sanctuary. With plastic banned inside the scenic elephant abode, 30 km from Jamshedpur, clay bottles made by villagers livi...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Campus  /  Published 22.11.21

Audience sings along and headbangs as independent bands rock on at a live metal concert

Children of Rock was organised by the Independent Artist Association to help independent artists grow ...
By Saikat Chakraborty

People  /  Published 10.11.21

With National Award, Bankura ‘shankha’ artist reaches new heights

In the meantime, he continues his work from his home. Apart from his epic masterpiece, Nandi also carves various designs and mythological scenes on conch shells, and makes decorative items from oyster...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

People  /  Published 05.11.21

Durga and Kali idols from teen sculptor

Initially, his family, comprising his parents and two younger brothers, found it difficult to manage the extra expense for Subrata to make idols. But later, father Biswanath started saving to make his...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 26.09.21

Shop where you stop

Pingla is a village of patachitra artists in East Midnapore. Traditionally, they were storytellers who sang tales of Radha-Krishna, of how the fish wed, of Ma Manasa and Devi Durga — fables they...
By Paromita Sen


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