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Bengal folk puppeteers retell the story of Pinocchio's Adventures by Italian writer Carlo Collodi

Kolkata: Italian writer Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio's Adventures travelled out of children's books to be retold by the folk artists of Bengal in three different and unique renditions through puppetry, Pata Chitra, and mixed media at Kolkata's Madhusudhan Mancha on Saturday.

Kumortuli-made Kali idol now part of British Museum’s international exhibition

Thanks to the United Kingdom based Camden Durga Puja Committee, an idol of goddess Kali sculpted in Kumortuli (also Kumartuli), the famous clay artisans’ colony in the northern part of Kolkata, will be part of an international touring exhibition being organised by the British Museum.

Usha Uthup, Joy Sarkar grace the launch of UMR band in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran singer Usha Uthup and popular music composer Joy Sarkar graced the launching of Kolkata's new band, UMR, here last week.

Musical artist Partha Ghosh passes away

Kolkata/IBNS: Eminent musical artist Partha Ghosh passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday, media reports said.

Hefty Art takes artist Arzan Khambatta’s works to the metaverse

Kolkata/IBNS: Hefty Art, an initiative of Hindustan Talkies, a new-age media content company, will bring well-known sculptor Arzan Khambatta’s artworks to the metaverse.

Theatre doyens Rudraprasad Sengupta, Bibhas Chakraborty felicitated with SNU Samman

Kolkata/IBNS: Five theatre personalities including Rudraprasad Sengupta and Bibhas Chakraborty were felicitated with SNU Samman for their contribution to the art form, followed by the premiering of Nandikar's new play Antaron, Friday.

Singing was always my first love: Surangana Bandyopadhyay launching maiden lyrical video Aachi Aami

Kolkata/IBNS: Actress-singer Surangana Bandyopadhyay unhesitantly called singing her first love at a time her maiden lyrical video Aachi Aami was released.

Hip-hop is an inclusive musical genre which can be moulded into any form: DJ Invisible

Kolkata/IBNS: American Hip-Hop artist Carl Hollier or DJ Invisible was in Kolkata recently along with other members of his band, The Invisibles, to attend a workshop as well as a live performance as Covid-19 cases seem to be more or less controlled in India.

When Tamil war gods descend on a Bengal town

Did you know that the famous Tamil festival of Vel Vel is also observed in West Bengal? IBNS-TWF lensman Avishek Mitra captures the frenzy this April

Italian wildlife painter Maurizio Boscheri to paint mural in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Italian wildlife painter Maurizio Boscheri, who is presently in Kolkata, will be painting a mural at Gariahat in the southern part of the city.

RAD's annual show at Birla Academy showcases works of 28 artists

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata's Birla Academy of Art and Culture recently showcases the works of .... artists under the aegis of Reflection of Another Day, popularly known as RAD, an art collective that primarily draws inspiration from the non-sentient, static world.

Kaee Contemporary’s latest exhibition in Kolkata forges an intergenerational conversation

Kolkata/IBNS: Kaee Contemporary, a new art gallery in Kolkata, is holding an exclusive exhibition titled ‘When The Other Stares Back’ – curated by Adwait Singh – which will run till the end of April.

Finding Dinanath Pathy's 'Geeta' in Osaka

Nikhilesh Giri, an Indian diplomat currently posted in Japan, writes about late Odiya painter and art historian Dinanath Pathy after he chanced upon his illustrations in a children's book in Osaka's Asian Library.

Vasant Utsav by PKF to welcome spring was an ode to late kathak exponent Birju Maharaj

Spring blooms a smile in Nature. Spring blooms joy in the human heart. There’s a fragrance of happiness all around. Green, red, orange, yellow, pink, blue, and violet – the abundance of colours during spring calls for a celebration with song and dance.

Kreative Minds presents online art exhibition

Bengaluru/IBNS: Kreative Minds, a Bengaluru-based organisation offering courses in art, design, craft and music, is hosting a group art exhibition till March 2 this year.