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Kolkata - The City Of Contrasts, Chaos And Of Course Joy

by Piu Sur

What could be a better way to celebrate the monsoons than be at Sasha along with Manjit Singh Hoonjan. It was a typical Kolkata adda that we are all so used to reminisc...

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The Romance Of Kanjeevaram And Other Sarees

by Piu Sur

Lazing through my Facebook posts on Saturday morning, sipping tea,I noticed a post by Vibha Mitra of Sutradhar ~ Qissaa, a store for the Indian diasporawhich caught my ...

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Art For Concern’s First Online Art Show

by WOT

Art for Concern’s (AFC) first Online Art Show of Contemporary and Modern Indian Art is a fund raising initiative in aid of Concern India Foundation, a registered n...

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Making Chau Masks

by Katayun Saklat

Bengal is deservedly proud of her rich cultural and artistic heritage of which Chhau is a part.  Chalchitra Academy in association with Hangla and Creative Instinct pr...

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“Authenticity” Exhibition Highlights Inclusive Art

by Rita Bhimani

At the ICCR on June 2nd, it was a touching sight to see a group of children with differing abilities and disabilities from the organization Shishur Sevay, in...

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Lokshilpa O Karukriti Mela @ Jorasanko Thakurbari

by Piu Sur

It was a visual treat to see nearly 60 artists, crafts persons and weavers from 17 districts of West Bengal together with their wide array of traditional arts and craft...

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How The Pashmina Traveled To Najibabad

by Sayanti Mukherji

Some 200 kms off Delhi in western Uttar Pradesh is the sleepy town of Najibabad. Founded in the 1740s by Nawab Najib-ud-Daula, a Rohilla Afghan noble, serving in the Mu...

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‘Under The Table And Dreaming’ For 3-6 Year Old

by Piu Sur

It took only 45 minutes to teleport children around 3-6 years of age to enter an imaginary, fascinating and self-created world whilst their mothers could comfortably sh...

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Tahweave

by WOT

From the renowned hand-woven district of Phulia hails the new line of sustainable clothing designed by Priyangsu Maji and Sweta Tantia called “Tahweave’’....

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Crafts Of Bengal

by WOT

Bengal is known for its skilled and dexterous craftsmen and this is reflected in the workmanship of the craft of the State. Many of these crafts are deep rooted...

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Art Galleries

by Rita Bhimani

Gallery Sanskriti is the brainchild of art promoter and collector Ambica Beri, who started it in 1990 in an exclusive residential area in Alipore. Thi...

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Art For A Cause: Damru

by Rita Bhimani

DAMRU, an original play enacted by rehab patients and created by the Tagore Appreciation Society (TAS) was staged recently in Siliguri. It took a lead time of ...

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