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  • The City

    The City drifts like an insomniac over the flyover under the rail-bridge in the hiatus of the bazaar with a day's leftover rotting in it's belly.   In this City everything rots.   Fish scales. Pools of blood outside the butcher's. Vegetable peels, thongas of jhalmuri...

    Tags: Kolkata Poetry Decay Life Death

  • Probashi: Kolkata, 2015

    Through all the places that I discovered in Kolkata, one song kept me company: Abhi Na Jao Chhor Kar Ki Dil Abhi Bhara Nahi. I felt in every moment that the divine—however we may choose to define such a thing—surely dwells as much in the concrete and taxi cabs as it does in the rivers...

    Tags: Kolkata West Bengal Travelogue 2015

  • Thoughts of a thespian - A brief look into Kolkata's theatre scene

    As Jack experiences his much anticipated midlife crisis, you’ve got the neighbour’s kid doing absolutely fine at the weekly held barbeque party his wife always plans – the ones that Jack is never invited to because he would rather work than play. Can you blame Jack for thinking...

    Tags: Theatre Kolkata Thoughts Interview

  • Bacardi NH7 Weekender Express, Kolkata!

    Amrita Bhattacharjee || September 27, 2016   Many of us Kolkatans have been mourning about the fact that Steven Wilson isn’t coming here to perform in the City of Joy. While some have booked train and flight tickets to Shillong and Pune as soon as the line-up was announced, others, l...

    Tags: music festival independent kolkata nh7 weekender

  • Egress Point: The debut album of What Escapes Me

    Durjoy Choudhury || May 27, 2016   The term ‘Egress Point’ means a 'point of exit or escape' and for the five members of ‘What Escapes Me’, the band is a tool using which, they can escape their mundane daily lives and be who they really want to be. To them it...

    Tags: album release what escapes me kolkata metal