Arts  /  Published 03.06.20

Musical throwback

There is a need to resurrect past concerts of Indian Classical Music now that social distancing norms have put paid to the hopes of live performances. Maya Art Space (Calcutta) celebrated its 7th anni...
By Payel Sengupta in

North East  /  Published 15.04.20

Artistes go online for Bihu

As the people of Assam remained home during Bihu owing to the ongoing country-wide lockdown, many artistes took to social media to entertain them. Hosting live performances on Facebook, Instagram and ...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.20

Folk artists in dire straits

Folk artists, percussionists and traditional pyatkar painters across villages of East Singhbhum, whose income depend on tourism, are at their wit’s end. The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown hav...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Arts  /  Published 12.03.20

Rupam strums about his album ‘Aami’ with Amyt Datta

How’s the feedback for your album Aami?It couldn’t have been better. We released the album at the Book Fair and it will be a huge understatement if I say it exceeded my expectations. I had to re-p...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Arts  /  Published 09.03.20

Current favourites

Descending By ToolAn album 13 years in the making couldn’t have been more hyped up before it’s release. Personally, it’s quite difficult to pick one track out of this album but Descending has al...
By Deep Phoenix in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.20

1.5 lakh visitors throng Tusu fair

The annual Tusu mela at Gopal Maidan here turned out to be a jamboree of tribal artistes and performers not only from Jharkhand but also from the neighbouring Odisha and Bengal. The one-day Vishal Tus...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Trio sing their way to protests

The ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest is not only about thundering and passionate speeches against the “unconstitutional and anti-Assam” legislation but also about songs sung or...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

Celebrities keep the momentum going

Celebrities, including singers and actors, turned up for a hunger strike and demonstration organised by the All Assam Students Association (AASU) for the second day on Friday.Popular singers Zubeen Ga...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.09.19

Dipa Goswami award for theatre artiste

The Dipa Goswami Artist award was conferred on Sipajhar-based theatre artist Axim Kumar Nath here on Friday in the memory of the Assamese actress.The Dipa Goswami Trust has been conferring this award ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.19

Artists are not special, says T.M. Krishna

Q: Vidya Vanam, a school for underprivileged children, was set up by your mother. What is your earliest personal memory of such a profound gesture of accommodation and inclusion?My mother has been liv...
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