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Joanna Lobo

  • In conversation with Janice Pariat

    Pariat has created an OST for it brimming with the evocative music of Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mozart and Liszt. She recommends listening to Catarina Moreno’s Dead Birds, a song by a Portuguese musician friend of hers that is hauntingly beautiful. Her curation of music finds resonance in the book

    Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 4:40pm
  • In defence of animals

    Parel-based BSPCA's debut fund-raiser is a chance for them to raise awareness about animal cruelty

    Friday, 16 January 2015 - 7:20pm
  • Mapping India’s romantic interests

    Sudeep Nagarkar released his latest book 'You’re The Password to My Life' in December 2014.

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 9:30pm
  • Having her cake and eating it too

    Ankita Gupta, a young Breach Candy resident, spreads smiles in her neighbourhood with her baked goodies

    Friday, 9 January 2015 - 7:11pm
  • Flashback to books I read in 2014

    I read a lot, without the stimuli of any challenges. This year, a shift in my job position opened up my world to the luxury of reading a book, as and when I wanted. Reading became full time occupation before other forms of work turned up and demanded attention. I still manage to read every day,...

    Friday, 2 January 2015 - 5:24pm
  • Making the city green, one micro landscape at a time

    Shailaja Munshi, a Malabar Hill resident, cannot remember the last time she gave someone a gift that wasn't a plant. Her love for gardening blossomed after her marriage; over the years she has tended to a beautiful balcony garden in her home. Then one night, a chance meeting with her friend Preeti...

    Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Raipur Sahitya Mahotsav: India's first literature festival that celebrates Hindi and folk literary work

    This is not just another literature festival. The three-day Raipur Sahitya Mahotsav is set to be India’s first ever literature festival dedicated to Lok Sahitya and Hindi Literature. It will be held from December 12-14 at the Muktangan cultural centre in Naya Raipur. The festival is being organised...

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 10:49am
  • Despite its newness Tinkle is still the same old friend, says editor Rajani Thindiath

    In conversation with Tinkle Editor Rajani Thindiath on celebrating 34 glorious years

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 6:28pm
  • Celebrating 34 years of Tinkle comics

    I was a voracious reader as a child. Our library at home was stocked with old, dog-eared copies of classics and the more recent Readers Digests. 

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 5:24pm
  • Actor Olivier Lafont’s tryst with mythology

    We all know Olivier Lafont. We may not recognise the name but we certainly recognise the face. The French actor and author, a Mumbai resident since 2002, has acted in over 70 ad films on television, has acted in a few plays and is known for writing the award-winning feature film Hari Om. You know...

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 4:30pm