• Meet the saviour of India's heritage

    Meet the saviour of India's heritage

    Over the last decade, Kirit Mankodi, a Mumbai-based professor of Archaeology has been working hard to help recover the country’s stolen heritage and create an online profile of stolen Indian artworks

  • All roads lead to Jadhavgadh

    All roads lead to Jadhavgadh

    Block your weekend for two days of fun, music and love at the second edition of the JadhavGADH Music Festival to be held amid a rugged setting of a fort

  • What kind of music do celebs listen to while driving?

    What kind of music do celebs listen to while driving?

    The rains are still around, and so are the lush green locales. What better time than now to tune it up and hit the road. Here's what three celebs plug into, while they’re behind the wheel

  • Go traditional for Ganesha

    Go traditional for Ganesha

    With Ganeshotsav coming up in Pune, the guide speaks to owners of traditional saree shops and jewellers for what’s trending

  • A laugh riot

    A laugh riot

    The play, Darling Hamna Nahi! is premiering in Pune on Sunday. the guide gives you the dekko

  • Going monochrome

    Going monochrome

    Art gallery and project space THE LOFT is celebrating its sixth anniversary with an exhibition, titled Noir/Blanc (translates to black and white)

  • Mumbai for kids: National Gallery of Modern Art

    Mumbai for kids: National Gallery of Modern Art

    Is art for children? It is a debate that I have had internally and with a few people around me

  • It's time to unravel the delights of Hindi children's literature

    It's time to unravel the delights of Hindi children's literature

    With a NGO initiating a competion inviting childrens' writers in Hindi to submit their best works, the guide looks at this genre, and its scope for growth in a market where it plays second fiddle to English writing

  • 'There are some Bollywood stars of the future here'

    'There are some Bollywood stars of the future here'

    Michael Bawtree, a visiting conductor at the Mehli Mehta Foundation has trained 232 city children including the underprivileged to join their voices and take over the stage together for The Singing Tree concert

  • Drop in to know all about theatre

    Drop in to know all about theatre

    Thespo 16 has organised a one-day orientation meeting for young theatre professionals and aspirants, to introduce them to the technicalities of theatre and of participating at the festival

  • Revealed: The winners of the Guess the Writer contest

    Revealed: The winners of the Guess the Writer contest

    No more in need of a pseudonym, six Indian writers — Nilanjana Roy, Ravi Subramanian, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and others are revealed with their true identities, thanks to the mid-day reader

  • In the mind of a cross dresser

    In the mind of a cross dresser

    Sundar, a Marathi short film by Rohan Kanawade on a man who loves to cross-dress, is seeking crowd-funding through a campaign on Wishberry

  • Great news for Tintin's young fans!

    Great news for Tintin's young fans!

    All those who grew up being regaled by the adventures of Tintin, his friend Captain Haddock and pet dog Snowy, can now share this joy with their kids too

  • Films on a rainbow screen

    Films on a rainbow screen

    For the first time, Pune will have its own Queer Film Festival called Adavait that will have a wide spectrum of films addressing the many facets of the LGBTQI issue

  • Ganesha in many avatars

    Ganesha in many avatars

    A newly curated exhibition will discuss the iconography of the elephant god and study its representation across several mediums of art

  • Ganesh goes green

    Ganesh goes green

    With Ganesh Chaturthi festival just round the corner, the guide tells you how to have an environment-friendly celebration this year

  • Bid away!

    Bid away!

    At Pundole's latest auction, 272 lots of fine and decorative arts, including items from royal collections, will go under the hammer

  • Book review: In The Light of What We Know

    Book review: In The Light of What We Know

    The words 'epic novel' are thrown about rather loosely in our time of marketing overkill and PR buzz

  • Remember these Indian comic book heroes?

    Remember these Indian comic book heroes?

    With the demise of Chacha Chaudhary's creator, Pran, earlier this month, the guide looks at the current status of iconic Indian comic book characters who've engaged readers across generations

  • 'Vedic Rock is something divine'

    'Vedic Rock is something divine'

    Vedic Rock band, Bhramm is back with their new single, Shavyatra. Samreen Samad talks to the band’s vocalist, Vinit Rai about their latest track