Saima Afreen

Tales in Gold

Artist Seema Kohli uses brilliance of gold and silver leafs in her artworks to contain the philosophy of life

22 Feb 2017

Get a taste of Italian cuisine at Ottimo in Hyderabad

Much like India, Italy, too, offers a melange of regional diversity in cuisines that have developed through hundreds of years.

16 Feb 2017

Talking canvases

Artworks at the current exhibition at Dhi Art Gallery are about dystopic landscapes blended
with abundant flora and fauna

15 Feb 2017

Poet: Thy name is spirituality

For Arundhathi Subramaniam poetry is an extremely distilled utterance from which arises a particular kind of sorcery that you do not find in prose

14 Feb 2017

Connecting lines and pixels

 The ongoing exhibition at Shrishti Art Gallery focuses on artworks done in pixels quite unique

08 Feb 2017

Literature is an oasis: Tishani Doshi

Poet and dancer Tishani Doshi pays tribute to the late Chandralekha in a talk at HLF, 2017.

31 Jan 2017

Not just menstruating muse, women are creators of art and literature

A panel discussion on the last day of Hyderabad Literary Festival, fittingly titled ‘Not Just Menstruating Muse’, reflected on the categorisation of women in the field of Art and literature.

30 Jan 2017

Ode to the breast giver in theatre

The conversation is subtly directed towards Jashoda, the protagonist who breastfeeds children of a Haldar family and through the income feeds her own family. 

28 Jan 2017

Across the minds

The dramatic reading of the play at the British Council, as part of  Writers’ Bloc Showcase, focussed on conscious and subconscious choices the heart has to choose

26 Jan 2017

Traditionally yours

Kanak, Trident Hyderabad is hosting a food festival that focusses on nostalgic cuisine from different regions

25 Jan 2017

Rendezvous with journalist-author Annie Zaidi

From a journalist to a writer of nonfiction, novellas, essays and short stories, Annie Zaidi has polished her craft that shows in her role as a playwright.

24 Jan 2017

All is not well

A few days ago social media world ruthlessly watched the live streaming of a 12-year-old girl’s suicide in Polk County, Georgia.

19 Jan 2017

When dystopia takes over

The political thriller by author George Orwell was adapted and performed by Lord Chamberlain’s Men at Lamakaan recently

18 Jan 2017

Contemporary canvases come alive

The ongoing art show sums up the essence  of ‘being and time’ through various installations, sculptures and  paintings.

12 Jan 2017

Warming up

we give you a lowdown of spices that keep you warm during winters.

05 Jan 2017