• Sound check on Asian divinity

    Sound check on Asian divinity

    Mumbaikars will get a chance to experience a multimedia show, Musical Landscapes and the Goddess of Music that explores spiritual, scientific and artistic realms of music via goddesses from Asia, and musical instruments

  • Tattoo Expo 2014 at the Mumbai World Trade Centre

    Tattoo Expo 2014 at the Mumbai World Trade Centre

    Head to the World Trade Centre for a three-day event, starting this Friday that will celebrate the world of tattoos along with other cool acts

  • New art gallery opens in Navi Mumbai

    New art gallery opens in Navi Mumbai

    Bhavesh Navinchandra Parekh is a taxman who will open his gallery, Shaurya Arts’ doors to new and established artists at a nominal sum

  • 'Writing about my past has given me equilibrium'

    'Writing about my past has given me equilibrium'

    Indian-American author Akhil Sharma, whose acclaimed works include books such as Family Life and An Obedient Father, will be speaking at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest, this Saturday. He speaks to Soma Das about his writing choices, the immigrant experience, and his views on Indian diaspora writers

  • Electronic beats from Down Under

    Electronic beats from Down Under

    Three questions with Reuben Styles, a member of Australian Electronic music duo, Peking Duk

  • The palm truth about British culture

    The palm truth about British culture

    The British Council is bringing the Folk Archive, a visual account of contemporary popular British culture, to India. To be displayed at the Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, the exhibits include paintings, films and other works by prisoners, protesters, pop fans, carnival troupes and the homeless

  • How Sachin Destroyed My Life...

    How Sachin Destroyed My Life...

    'An autobiography of a travelling cricket comedian' was a worthy premise for a debut book but author Vikram Sathaye, an MBA in Marketing, decided to give it an even catchier title

  • A humane portrait of Kashmir

    A humane portrait of Kashmir

    Watch National Award-winning director Rajesh Jala's films, Floating Lamp of the Shadow Valley and 23 Winters, at Alliance Francaise in association with The Root Reel initiative

  • Buildings through the veteran lens

    Buildings through the veteran lens

    Catch the last day of photographer Aspi Patel’s show, Architecture Beyond Platitude, at the Jehangir Art Gallery, where he captures graphical patterns in architecture from across the world

  • Rare feline may be reintroduced to the wild

    Rare feline may be reintroduced to the wild

    Portugal plans to reintroduce the Iberian lynx, the world's most endangered feline species, into the wild, the country's environment ministry said in a statement Friday.

  • How jazz gives you wings

    How jazz gives you wings

    The Igor Butman Big Band is more than just another Jazz band. With strong influences from his home country, in the form of Folk and Classical notes, the saxophone icon explains about his unique style of music

  • Taste of Austria, now in Mumbai

    Taste of Austria, now in Mumbai

    The Honorary Consulate General of Austria invites citizens to sample tastes, sounds and vistas of the rich culture of this European nation, starting with its food today

  • A Diwali to remember

    A Diwali to remember

    The children of the female convicts at Yerwada jail will get to celebrate a special Diwali thanks to the efforts of the police officers who are trying to ensure they enjoy a memorable celebration

  • Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    Diwali special: Take the organic route to celebrations

    While cleansing one’s home is a priority this festival, it’s time to purge your body, too. Foodhall is offering a Simply Organic hamper...

  • Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Staircase between Portugal and Goa

    Goa-based artist Shilpa Mayenkar’s paintings highlight the deep-rooted historical and socio-cultural relationship between Goa and Portugal, their post-colonial links and the effect of globalisation on the populace

  • Jazz notes from across the border

    Jazz notes from across the border

    Little is known about the thriving Jazz music scene in Pakistan. Sachal Jazz Ensemble will give us a glimpse of this talent pool when they perform in Delhi NCR for the NH7 Weekender festival. the guide chats with Izzat Majeed, the band’s
    co-arranger and producer

  • In focus: Bandra's Bazar Road, framed!

    In focus: Bandra's Bazar Road, framed!

    Sign up for an Ethnographic Photography workshop that will be conducted by independent photographer, Sanjiv Valsan starting this Friday

  • It's all about the honey, honey

    It's all about the honey, honey

    Sarika Saswade is one of the few women honey collectors in Pune. After accruing about 10 years of experience in the field and making it to the Indian School of Business, the guide speaks to her about the challenges of the profession and why honeybees are a species one needs to pay heed to

  • Start-up to success, from home

    Start-up to success, from home

    In his memoir-cum-self help book, author James Joseph recounts his cross-continental journey -- from being a director at Microsoft in UK, to relocating to Kerala to eventually initiating a successful start-up

  • Care against crackers

    Care against crackers

    The festive season, despite its bonhomie, is harshest to one of man's best friends — the dog. the guide doles out handy tips on how to make this Diwali a hassle-free one for your beloved pet