HindustanTimes Sat,27 Dec 2014


For the love of incredible India

While the city is hosting a number a monsoon festivals, there’s this fair that aims at promoting the spirit of Indian craftsmanship. The ongoing Cottage Craft Mela features a variety of traditional and cultural displays from different Indian states.

Book a date this week

We took an early walk around the Delhi Book Fair and got back everything that’s worth checking out. From books on Michael Jackson to Michelangelo to the Delhi Metro to classics and books on kidstuff and romance, here’s all that you should look out for

Everyone’s intrigued by Indian art: Seema Kohli

Three months ago, a Delhi-based art gallery started an innovative concept of getting artists to unconventional art spaces for a comprehensive talk, which would later be converted into a video archive. Continuing with their Art & Ale series, last week, gallery TAD Arts invited artist Seema Kohli to talk about her art and more.

Hope on a tripod

A rare photo show lets you walk away with a beautiful picture if you do your bit for Uttarakhand

Will the real killer please stand up!

This play in town works on an interesting premise: A man is dead; four people claim responsibility. Who is the real killer?

Art for a noble cause

The start of a three-day-long exhibition, Art Works for Devbhoomi, saw members of the art fraternity displaying their works for the cause of victims who have suffered in the Uttarakhand floods.

It couldn’t get more filmy

Author Nishat Fatima’s debut novel is a masala mix on thirty-plus lives.

Strokes of salute

This Independence week, stop by these art galleries to view artworks from the pre-and post-independence eras

An atheist takes on God

Actor Paresh Rawal’s hugely popular play Kishan vs Kanhaiya will soon travel to the Capital for a special show.

Let’s make a movie... in 2 days!

Every cinema enthusiast dreams of making a movie someday. What if that dream comes true? A unique film project gives cinema lovers a rare chance to make a complete movie. The catch is — you only get two days to make it!

Book review: Power Play — The Game Is On

A corporate thriller that revolves around the fate of a domestic cricket team in the Indian Gamers’ League (IGL), is what best describes author Parinda Joshi’s second novel, Power Play — The Game Is On.

Same Story, Different time

Author Sulaiman Ahmad retells the popular story of Amar and Hamza in his latest book

Folk, films and photography come out to play

If you thought that performing arts in India were limited to theatre, the Rang festival, beginning this Friday, may be an eye opener. Currently in its third edition, the 10-day festival has spread its wings to include a whole lot of Indian arts such as folk music, photography and short filmmaking, along with theatre that was its primary focus initially.

Getting a bit of Tate to town

With voice as its basic theme, Tate Modern, London and Delhi’s Khoj come together for an art show

Say cheers to ‘Saturday’ art

So Saturdays for you mean hitting a pub to party with friends? How about trying something new this weekend?
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