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Relearning Mumbai’s yesterdays

Mumbai, with its rich and varied heritage, has tickled the interest of many a history buff.

16 Jul 2016 10:54 PM

When poetry meets dance

Balancing a full-time career and a passion for dance may be a challenge for some, but for renowned Bharatnatyam dancer Kavitha Ramu, it is simply par for the course.

14 Jul 2016 10:02 PM

Dance like a gypsy

Flamenco dancer Shehzeen Cassum believes that the dance form needs to be popularised in India. As part of her Namaste Flamenco initiative, Shehzeen and her troop are all set to wow the audience with Arte Puro or traditional flamenco dance

13 Jul 2016 10:05 PM

Kabir chose us: Raman Iyer

In the time of Bollywood film songs and international pop numbers, “Kabirpanti” has become a dying art form with a very niche following among classical musicians and folk singers, explains Raman Iyer

11 Jul 2016 10:41 PM

Never late to stitch a career

The sun streams in through the window of the single-storey brick house in Ramkrishna Colony, Dhaneti, Gujarat, and glints off the golden frames of Laxbiben Ahir’s spectacles.

10 Jul 2016 10:06 PM


Desi-fying superheroes

Kamala Khan, an American-born Pakistani teenager who keeps Jersey City safe, is the first Muslim character in the Marvel universe to headline her own comic book A range of ethnicities are finding expression in home-grown comics with archetypal characters in the superhero mould, seeped in local milieus, spanning across cities in Bihar, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru and even far-flung Mizoram.

09 Jul 2016 10:47 PM

Back to the classics

To many it may seem that Indian classical music has gotten sidelined over the years, but renowned classical vocalist, Venkatesh Kumar firmly believes that it is still very much relevant and alive.

04 Jul 2016 10:21 PM

The celeb code of conduct

When it comes to code of conduct, are the rules different for celebrities Behavioural experts weigh in

30 Jun 2016 10:37 PM

Jazzing up the Beatles

This weekend, a group of jazz artists is getting together for a concert like no other.

30 Jun 2016 10:13 PM

Bringing about a positive change

“The fourteen chapters of my book are like my children,” says Dr Supratic Gupta, who has recently co-authored You Must Be Kidding Dr Supratic Gupta with his former psychologist, Prakash Chandra.

28 Jun 2016 10:51 PM


How high is Mumbai

On International Day Against Drug Abuse, we take a look at the situation in Mumbai, through the eyes of experts and former addicts

26 Jun 2016 12:14 AM

Ink like a star

Bollywood actors and their tats continue to be the best manuals for those looking to get inked

24 Jun 2016 10:14 PM

A tribute to the king of pop

Indie singer, Mihir Joshi finds inspiration in three biggest performers in musical history — Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson.

22 Jun 2016 2:09 PM

Yoga: Fact and fiction

Today, on the day of the summer solstice, Mumbai along with the rest of the world is celebrating International Yoga Day for the second year running.

20 Jun 2016 10:31 PM

Monsoon thrills

With the arrival of the monsoons, Mumbai gears up for some unique adventure activities meant specially for the rains

19 Jun 2016 9:41 PM


Darkroom rhymes

Wouldn’t it be great if you could read out your poetry to others without worrying about stage fright Well, now you can at the Blind Poetry session at the Hive.

16 Jun 2016 10:12 PM

Should they grow up

As Enid Blyton’s Famous Five are all set to grow up, we asks authors what do they think of this gentle parody

15 Jun 2016 10:52 PM

The road less travelled

With the clouds hovering about, it’s time to pick your next monsoon trek destination. Here, let us help you...

15 Jun 2016 12:10 AM

Services with a difference

At a time when people with disabilities are fighting for their rights, these Mumbai-based social entrepreneurs are offering the differently abled employment

13 Jun 2016 10:16 PM

Tribute to the gods of heavy metal

After paying a tribute to Lemmy Kilmister and Motorhead back in April, Mumbai-based heavy metal band Albatross is going back to their musical roots with a tribute show for Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabb

12 Jun 2016 10:14 PM