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A hand-picked basket of cherries from the world of most talked about books and popular posts on creative literature, reviews and interviews, movies and music, critiques and retrospectives ...
to enjoy, ponder, wonder & relish!
 

Creative Art

Beautiful moments of solitude – alone in the rain, alone in the star-filled night. Captured with water colours on canvas paper by law student Pratishtha Majumdar. She enjoys doing illustrations for thematic concepts, book covers, posters, etc.

Shades of a Woman's Life
Shades of a Woman’s Life
Two pencil sketches that look at a woman's life - in its times of anguish and celebration.
Sunsets on Water
Sunsets on Water
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. ~ Mahatma Gandh
Solitary Moments - Water Colours on Canvas Paper
Solitary Moments – Water Colours on Canvas Paper
Beautiful moments of solitude - alone in the rain, alone in the star-filled night. Captured with water colours on canvas paper by law student Pratishtha Majumdar. She enjoys...
Krishna in Vrindavan - Acrylic on Canvas
Krishna in Vrindavan – Acrylic on Canvas
Talented artist Paridhi, a student of Std IX, brings to life Krishna playing the flute among his mesmerized cows in Vrindavan with acrylic on canvas.
The Myriad Visages of a Woman
The Myriad Visages of a Woman
Brilliant artworks by Joyita Basak, a Kolkata-based blogger and artist to commemorate the Women’s History Month in March. Along with a short poem and a note for the Women's...
Healing Effects of Dance and Movement Therapy in Autism: In Conversation with Dr. Aditi Bandyopadhyay
Healing Effects of Dance and Movement Therapy in Autism: In Conversation with Dr. Aditi Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Aditi Bandyopadhyay, a physician of medicine with a parallel identity as an Odissi dancer and as dance and movement therapy, practitioner, has been actively involved as...
'My Inner Eye Opened and I Learned to Look Within': In Conversation With Renowned Artist Monica Talukdar
‘My Inner Eye Opened and I Learned to Look Within’: In Conversation With Renowned Artist Monica Talukdar
An in-depth interview with acclaimed painter and visionary artist hailing from Uttarakhand, Monica Talukdar, who has recently exhibited her stunning paintings in Hewitt Public...
Monica Talukdar with her installation artwork at ONGC petroleum museum
Featured Artist: Monica Talukdar
Acclaimed as doyenne among Uttarakhand artists, India, veteran artist of repute, Monica Talukdar is exhibiting her works at Dallas, Texas, USA from 1st to 7th October 2017....
The children of Bidhata Purush, directed by Manas and Keshob
‘Theatre is Not Just Acting, it is a Lifestyle’
Silhouette editor Amitava Nag catches up with young, talented Bengali stage actors Manas Mukherjee and Keshob Bhattacharyya on theatre, cinema & more.
Revisiting Strings N Steps Festival 2016
Revisiting Strings N Steps Festival 2016
On 16th March 2016, the Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi witnessed their most recent rendition as the festival stepped into a glorious fifth year. Strings...
A Passion for Gardening
A Passion for Gardening
Gunjan Khandelwal's passion for gardening has created a haven of pristine beauty that offers ‘a feast for the eyes and succour for the soul’!
'Meeting Michelle Obama Was A Humbling Experience' - Bibhu Mohapatra
‘Meeting Michelle Obama Was A Humbling Experience’ – Bibhu Mohapatra
“I met her (for the second time) when I was invited to the White House and I had a very nice conversation with her. She took hold of both my hands and pulling me towards...
By Meenakshi Payal (भरतनाट्यम  (Pic by AshLin) [CC BY 2.0]
Asian Dance Traditions: A Kaleidoscope of the Beauty, Spirituality and Cultural Heritage of Asia
Lopa Banerjee delves into prominent classical, traditional and folk Asian dance traditions, including India, China, Japan, Korea, Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand.
MF Husain's
Loving All Creatures Great And Human: Today, The Stray Dog
For a deeper insight into the philosophy behind this unique All Creatures Great and Small Series auction to be held on December 2, Learning and Creativity presents an essay...
The groom escorts his newly wed bride to her new home, as the musicians play along
(embossed painting)
The Groom And His Bride (Emboss Painting)
The groom escorts his newly wed bride to her new home, as the musicians play along (emboss painting)

Today’s Motivation

The best gift bestowed upon one is Good Health; the best treasure one can acquire is Satisfaction; the best relationship one can cherish is faithfulness.
The best gift bestowed upon one is Good Health; the best treasure one can acquire is Satisfaction; the best relationship one can cherish is faithfulness.