Kolkata Storytellers Enthrall Young Audience on World Storytelling Day

The 20th of March marks the World Storytelling Day and the World Theatre Day for the young Audience. In this regard, Kolkata Storytellers along with Oxford Bookstore Kolkata organised a wonderful session of storytelling for children and their parents. It was an open to all event wherein guests and audiences joined in as the evening…

Story Slam Marks the eve of city’s first Storytelling Day

Are we not fond of stories? Story telling has come a long way out of our grandmother’s kitties in our childhood to becoming a  prominent part of mainstream art , with storytelling groups, professional storytellers, workshops, lectures, theatres , start-ups and the lot coming into existence. Interestingly, each year India celebrates various ‘Days’ but never…

Book Review: Chameleon Lights by Ayushman Jamwal

Upon picking up Ayushman Jamwal’s book Chameleon Lights, the first thing which attracted me a lot was the unique book cover. What seem to be great body tattoos and blue neon light waves are more than just aesthetically appealing and simplistic; rather it is symbolic. Symbolic, of the various themes that I would find inside…

‘Chameleon Lights’ Captures the Hearts of Kolkata Audiences

Kolkata is often described as a city of book lovers; and true to this description, Oxford Bookstore saw the presence of a number of book lovers on 5th March, a Sunday evening to welcome and usher in debut poet, Ayushman Jamwal- who released his book Chameleon Lights, to the world of literature. Ayushman is the…

A History of Clouds: A Review

“When I asked how many musicians were there, I was told five. And now I know why “said Sujata Sen, the Director of The Calcutta School of Music after an amazing performance delivered by the five musicians indeed- Varun Kishore, Alex Malseed,Davide Marini, Tanaji Dasgupta and Subhagata Singha. An adaptation of ‘A History of Clouds’…

Bickram Ghosh and Drumscape: Live in Concert

My first memory of Bickram Ghosh goes back to the time; a friend told me that he had been fortunate enough to photograph him once; a photograph which was the cover of one of his albums. This was in 2014. When I was completing my Masters abroad and yearned for some Indian music, Youtube suggested…