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Shikaar successfully walks the fine line between real laughs and real fears
Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Shikaar, Patchworks Ensemble’s latest production, a rip-roaring comedy about five chudails, and a man on a mission.

Photographer-filmmaker Avani Rai’s upcoming exhibition is a postcard from Kashmir
Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Last week, the government read down Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Rai’s show, titled ‘Exhibit A’, is a response to that.

Three iconic collections come together to exhibit the late artist Vasudeo S Gaitonde’s works through the years
Fri, Aug 09, 2019

Inside the airconditioned confines of the Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, located on the second floor of the east wing of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) in Mumbai, a motley crew of visitors walk around in silence.

The Art of Listening
Tue, Aug 06, 2019

A documentary explores the legacy of the late Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji and the lasting relationship between the Namdhari Sikhs and Indian classical music

The Razor’s Edge: Bestselling author Jo Nesbø on what shapes Harry Hole mysteries
Sun, Aug 04, 2019

Before he learnt to turn his fears into stories, Norwegian writer Jo Nesbø was a stockbroker, a musician and an aspiring football player. In this exclusive interview, he speaks of his literary journey, his new book and why his alcoholic detective is the only man for the job.

Singapore’s well-known novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal returns with another heartwarming story on women and sisterhood
Sun, Jul 28, 2019

After her breakout hit in 2017, Singapore-based novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal's new novel The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters, is about a family that eats together and fights immediately afterwards.

Method, a new art gallery in Kala Ghoda, offers a space for everything in between the beginning and the end
Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Open six days a week, Method has already lined up a roster of artists and exhibitions till April 2020.

‘There is a world of women who can’t write their own stories’: Kalpana Sharma
Tue, Jul 23, 2019

Kalpana Sharma, who has edited the anthology Single by Choice: Happily Unmarried Women!, on patriarchy, financial independence and why more stories of women need to be told.

In his second studio album, jazz drummer Sarathy Korwar continues to colour outside of the lines of genre
Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Sarathy Korwar continues to form to deliver a heady mix of music that matters.

Farhad Karkaria and Navin Noronha on being hosts of India’s only queer podcast and a no holds barred approach to their conversations
Mon, Jul 08, 2019

In the second season of the podcast, Noronha brought Karkaria on to the show for a segment called Culture Vulture: it begins after the guest interviews and consists of recommendations for queer content in pop culture.

Stranger things: Hell is other people
Sat, Jul 06, 2019

What’s new, you ask? Well, not much really. A year after they first introduced the demogorgon, The Duffer Brothers deliver a supernatural evil that can exist in all three states — solid, liquid, gaseous — but still is rather one-dimensional.

We’re moving away from standard jokes about sexism or cities: Sumukhi Suresh
Mon, Jul 01, 2019

The judges of the second season of Comicstaan share what India finds funny

Twist in the Tale
Wed, May 29, 2019

A six-part anthology of short films pairs young filmmakers with Bollywood veterans

Aziz Ansari’s Road to Nowhere: A way back in
Tue, May 28, 2019

Aziz Ansari's Road to Nowhere review: With his new show, Road To Nowhere, Aziz Ansari, once comedy’s most woke representative, is seeking a second chance.

Winter is gone: What we learnt from Game of Thrones
Sun, May 26, 2019

The lessons we have learned after eight seasons of Game of Thrones.

The American Dream
Sat, May 18, 2019

While Good Talk succeeds in mapping out the cycle of belonging and unbelonging that is constantly explored in immigrant and diasporic narratives, often it feels too self-reflexive and submerged in its inner conflicts to offer a glimpse at a larger picture.

Party like it’s 1999
Fri, May 10, 2019

Mumbai’s first underground electronic music collective, Bhavishyavani Future Soundz, celebrates 20 years this weekend

Written on the body
Thu, May 09, 2019

In her debut film, Sapna Moti Bhavnani traces one of the largest migration of people in the history of the world, through her family, and on her skin.

In Son Rise, award-winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi captures the horrors of female foeticide in Haryana
Thu, May 02, 2019

Son Rise examines the cause and effect of Haryana’s skewed gender ratio; it traces the consequences of hushed up abortions, the nearly complete absence of women in the state’s villages, the bride buying/bride kidnapping traffic that follows, and the numerous crimes against women.

Mumbai’s finest musicians come together to play Broadway’s biggest hits, with a slight twist
Wed, May 01, 2019

The idea is to take popular tunes known to most western music lovers and give them a jazz twist.

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