Saima Afreen

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

From the palette 

A group show by four artists, ongoing at VSL Visual Art Gallery, Banjara Hills, focusses on different themes.

04 Jan 2017

Chronicling the lasts of lost professions

Nidhi Dugar Kundalia’s recent book ‘The Lost Generation’ brings spotlight on India’s dying professions.

03 Jan 2017

Dots & lines

The exhibition PEEP – ‘Presenting End to End Practice’ which is ongoing at Dhi Art Gallery became more interesting than the regular art affairs in the city.

28 Dec 2016

Hyderabad youths spread X-mas joy

The city is already a page plucked from a Grimm’s fairytale decked up with glittering paper stars, tall Xmas trees that in a cluster appear like a mini-forest and trees lining the streets wrapped in f

25 Dec 2016

Colours, colours everywhere

The recent art exhibition at ITC Kakatiya was a melange of beautiful works, wine and a delicious Sunday brunch

21 Dec 2016

London calling

Ben Judah the author of ‘This is London’ was in the city to talk about Trump, Putin, Brexit, immigrants in Britain and about the city he was born in

20 Dec 2016

Trail round the world

The recent photography exhibition by Aruna Chandaraju brought the sights and sounds of the countries closer home

17 Dec 2016

It’s vegetarian & it’s comfort

Get ready you vegetarians to beat the winter chill with our list fo comfort food items

14 Dec 2016

Foreign students studying  or suffering?

Considered a safe haven, students from Central Asia and Middle East are now a harried lot in the city with little or no cash in their pockets to make both ends meet

08 Dec 2016

An evening to remember

It requires an aficionado to differentiate between G Minor and A Major, and it takes a near-to-perfection pianist to play Beethoven or Chopin’s compositions.

08 Dec 2016

The sweet warmth that stays

It’s december. the chilly winds makes you take that extra layer of clothing while the taste buds demand sweetness that keeps cold at bay

07 Dec 2016