Culture & Tradition

A crosscurrent of musical confluence



The summer of 1990 was special. Not because St Xavier's College was one of the leading educational institutions even then. The summer was special as Krosswindz was taking the first steps towards salvation becoming professional and creating a niche for themselves in the world of music and the hearts of the music lovers....

Body Building



In one of the most remarkable scenes from Jai Baba Felunath by iconic director, Satyajit Ray, a body builder displayed his muscles to the ace detective and his companions at a hotel in Kashi. It was really funny to watch Jatayu, the thriller writer noting down the nomenclature of body muscles for future reference. Body....

A Pastel Puja Of Soft Styling



Between 'anjali' and 'adda' Durga Puja is the time when we can’t but be Fashion Divas or Don Juans no matter how drab and ordinary we are for the rest of the year. The mood this Durga Puja is bright, but in pastel shades say the designers.
Fashionista Kiran Uttam Ghosh suggests you dress up in bright, happy, fes....

A Season for MusicContent



Kolkata's winter cultural calendar is incomplete without nightlong Classical music conferences. ....

A Shatabdi of Revolution



Early 1970s. The communists have just caught the fancy of a state that will over the next three decades be dubbed as the red-bastion. In these confused times of mixed philosophies and political ideals, playwrights used the art form to reach out to the masses the romance of communism. Street theatres were the most promi....