What Would Happen If Harry Potter Lived In Kolkata

Now, I’m an old Potterhead. As I may or may not have told innumerable people when I’ve been the slightest bit tipsy, back in 6th grade I literally changed the subjects in my school timetable to Harry Potter subjects, wrote Tom Riddle fanfiction and constructed my time around whether I had enough time to daydream…

League of Fandoms: Meet the Team!

The #LeOFa family has been through a lot lately. From encountering the brink of disaster, when it seemed as if the event was going to be cancelled before it had a chance to begin, to the highs of success, regarding the truly great feedback given for the pre-gigs by audience and performers alike, they’ve experienced…

League of Fandoms: World Music Day Celebration || A Review

On the 1st of July, 2016, Jamsteady, International Music Day and League of Fandoms came together to create a power-packed event for the musical multitudes at Princeton Club in Kolkata. Here’s a quick breakdown of all that happened when the three joined hands! Key Notes: The Atmosphere The lights were mysteriously dimmed, the artists were…

An Afternoon with Kolkata

We were returning on a bus that went from Anandapur to Saradapark. We’d been walking. It was June, the clouds piled high in the sky- silken bundles, one after another, the molten silver sunlight glittering off them like so many crystals scattered across a universe of the deepest blue. It was Ashadh, the month of…

Kolkata Comic Carnival: Butterbeer Tasting Ceremony Review

Event: Butterbeer Tasting Ceremony at Kolkata’s very own “Three Broomsticks” Date: 24th June 2016, 4 pm onwards Venue: Jadavpur University Organizers: Kolkata Comic Carnival Well, this was one that punched Kolkata right in the feels. The Butterbeer Tasting Ceremony organized by the KCC peeps promised to be a nostalgia trip for all those who spent…

League of Fandoms: আঁTales || A Review

#LeOFa has well and truly taken off, and C’est la vie the blogging partner is as proud as Punch. On Thursday the 23rd of June 2016, #LeOFa held its Lit Meet. The brain child of Urvashi Mukherjee, it was quite possibly the first Lit Meet in the city to combine a Quiz, a Debate and…

Learning with Mozilla: I Volunteered for “Hello Web”!

In the last week, I had the opportunity to be involved with a very unique enterprise being conducted by students in our city. Here’s my account of my experiences with Mozilla’s “Hello Web” campaign and its initiative to spread Web Literacy in India. What, exactly, is Mozilla’s deal? Well, Mozilla, through its on-campus network among…