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  • Kalki Koechlin's trivial pursuits

    Kalki Koechlin's trivial pursuits

    Trivial Disasters, a slice-of-life comedy will see Kalki Koechlin, Richa Chadda, Purab Kohli and Cyrus Sahukar enact the pressures of daily life on stage, with a lighter twist

  • Review: The Corpse Exhibition and Other Stories

    Review: The Corpse Exhibition and Other Stories

    This book makes an excellent case for those who fail to evaluate the role of a translator when it comes to literary criticism

  • All roads lead to the Taj Mahal

    All roads lead to the Taj Mahal

    After running for almost two decades, satirical play Taj Mahal Ka Tender gets a sequel in the guise of Taj Mahal Ka Udghatan. Don’t miss this take on India’s problems of red-tapism and corruption, today

  • India's arts and crafts find the right platform online

    India's arts and crafts find the right platform online

    Indianartisansonline.com is a portal that negates the middleman, and lists craftsmen across the country so they can be approached directly for their products

  • Three-day exhibition of Weavers Studio exclusively at Vaya

    Three-day exhibition of Weavers Studio exclusively at Vaya

    Renowned designer from Kolkata, Darshan Shah, will showcase her exclusive collection at Vaya, Mumbai’s one-stop location for handmade and handcrafted sarees and fabrics

  • Splash time for your pet

    Splash time for your pet

    It's a Doggiie Dog World is a new splash pool in the city where your cats and dogs can frolic, and stay fit as well

  • You can be the influencer too!

    You can be the influencer too!

    A new title, Compelling People, that is required reading at Harvard Business School, draws from research and interviews with TED speakers, Nobel Prize winners and Fortune 500 executives on how to influence others

  • It happened one afternoon...

    It happened one afternoon...

    Pune-based filmmaker Anupam Barve’s short film, Afternoon, has been shortlisted for the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (July 18-22). He chats with the guide about the film

  • A hard-hitting film on sex slavery

    A hard-hitting film on sex slavery

    Sold, a feature film on sex slavery will premiere at the 37th Asian American International Film Festival in New York on July 24. With a 13-year-old Indian girl as the lead, the guide speaks to Mumbai-based casting director Tess Joseph to understand how the young acting talent was discovered

  • Get a taste of British pub food, plus more

    Get a taste of British pub food, plus more

    Try out some British pub food at this pop-up, titled Taste of London

  • It's time for laughter

    It's time for laughter

    Catch the hilarious slice-of-life play, Sometimes, directed by Akarsh Khurana and have a hearty laugh at the sheer absurdity of life

  • An art tour of landmarks

    An art tour of landmarks

    Watercolour artist Sahebrao Hare's collection of artworks, titled, Capturing Lights, showcase famous places across Mumbai and Maharashtra

  • Sorcerers will descend on Horniman Circle

    Sorcerers will descend on Horniman Circle

    From ninjas to sorcerers, Pervasive Pop-ups is a fun live action game event in the city. This Sunday, it will be time to play witches and warlocks at the Horniman Circle

  • The city of dreams

    The city of dreams

    Author-artist George Mathen aka Appupen’s third graphic novel, Aspyrus explores our obesession with aspirations that are vividly portrayed via the dream world of Aspyrus

  • Mumbai captured in scribbles and doodles

    Mumbai captured in scribbles and doodles

    “When I began travelling by myself, I started documenting my experiences visually,” shares illustrator Gaurav Ogale, currently attached with the National Geographic magazine

  • Monsoon special: Is your home rain-proof?

    Monsoon special: Is your home rain-proof?

    While the rains spell good news for nature, the same can’t be said for one’s home. From wooden décor to artworks, and metal sculptures, extra TLC is needed. Soma Das quizzes the experts

  • Musical break

    Musical break

    Get ready for a mid-week music bonanza with Mumbai-based Country/Pop/Rock band, Roshni Baptist Ensemble, who will be performing in the city, today

  • The arts in a caravan

    The arts in a caravan

    Caravan Hands is a new designer store-cum-art gallery that will showcase home décor products featuring traditional art forms, as well as host art and sculpture shows

  • Art for a furry cause

    Art for a furry cause

    Pune photographers host a new photography exhibition to raise funds for an animal shelter

  • Retelling of a Greek play

    Retelling of a Greek play

    The Pomegranate Workshop is presenting Antigone 24x7, a peer-produced youth theatre initiative, featuring young adults. The play has been adapted from the original Greek tragedy to fit the 21st century milieu

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