Education  /  Published 29.10.20

Challenging world of performing arts

Music Industry: The Indian music industry is the second-oldest organisation in the world and has been active since 1936. Film and TV: There are above 200 top-class production houses in ...
By Goutam Ghosh in

Entertainment  /  Published 27.10.20

Rhythm Shaw writes on his favourite albums and singles

The 26-year-old English extraordinaire Jacob Colliers has released his Djesse Vol 3 of a four-part album. The multi-Grammy winner is signed to Quincy Jones’s management (the man behind the Micha...
By Rhythm Shaw in

Arts  /  Published 16.10.20

True balm: Timeless Beethoven

“Taken as a whole, Beethoven’s body of work represents the greatest evidence of man’s triumph over adversity.” These words by Robert Ziegler were highlighted by the three-day m...
By Debdatta Mitra in

Travel  /  Published 13.10.20

Closed to traffic but open to music and dance

Indeed, Brazilian soiree is never complete without the samba, a rhythmic and infectious dance form, originally practised by black African people in Brazil. It has similarities with Angolan music and d...
By Subir Ghosh in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Cultural gigs at state-run resorts to boost tourism

The state tourism department has decided to engage folk artistes and cultural troupes to entertain tourists who check into resorts and lodges run by the department across Bengal. The aim of the initi...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Arts  /  Published 09.10.20

Magical notes

Arati Music Foundation left an indelible mark in a series of virtual concerts as a part of their initiative, Shanti, which came as a musical magic touch to people left anxious by the pandemic. This en...
By Payel Sengupta in

Arts  /  Published 06.10.20

How does one become an indie artiste?

Even if the indie industry is faced with problems, it will always have original content (other than covers, of course). Each artiste will play his or her sound, express their emotions and if one overl...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

City unites world to spread love

One criterion was all had to be singers. “It didn’t matter if it was only a few seconds that we were singing but it was singing in unison with people from so many countries,” Melani...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 29.09.20

Strumming a tribute to memorable characters

I never felt inspired writing about success stories. Or songs about the affluent part of Calcutta or the very familiar sahibs of my Darjeeling. The Nepali ponywallah or the Land-Rover driver was much ...
By Anjan Dutt in

Arts  /  Published 27.09.20

Musicians presenting their creative side

Hybrid Protokol: Sounds In Place II (album) Hybrid Protokol, aka Aneesh Basu and Soumajit Ghosh, are set to launch a continuation of Sounds In Place I (2018). The November release takes a different t...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in


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