Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Taxi crushed as part of balcony collapses near Kala Ghoda

    MUMBAI: A part of the balcony of the fourth floor at Esplanade Mansion, near Kala Ghoda, collapsed at 6.52 hours on Sunday. A kaali-peeli taxi parked under the porch was crushed, though no causality has been recorded by the fire department.

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    Going to Kala Ghoda Arts Festival? 5 places to get your coffee fix in Kala Ghoda

    A perfectly brewed coffee is the solution for all the mundane things in life. The aroma itself gives you the much-required kick. The favourite beverage is our companion during those long nights, on a date or in an office meeting. A coffee connoisseur will agree that no event is complete without that one drink. Coffee connoisseurs in Kala Ghoda are for a treat. Whether you like you love trendy hipster cafes or

  • Mumbai: BMC to take strict action against illegal horse owners

    Mumbai: After a six-year-old girl named Janhvi Sharma died after falling off from a horse during a joyride at Kala Ghoda near Cooperage garden on Sunday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to tighten its grip against illegal horse owners.

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    India Street Bazaar comes to Mumbai this weekend

    To mark India’s 70 years of Independence Mumbai’s Artisans gallery is hosting ‘India Street Bazaar’, a touring exhibition from Scotland that compares Scotland’s textile industry and India’s thriving crafts. The design exhibition will be accompanied by a programme of events exploring slow fashion and design collaboration. The project is named after India Street, where a nineteenth-century factory in the West of Scotland which was once the biggest producer of Turkey Red fabrics

  • Udbhavam: Mythic deliberations

    What: ‘Udbhavam’, mythic deliberations is an exhibition of recent paintings by well-known artist Arpitha Reddy. There are 28 exquisite communicative paintings displayed here. Governor of Maharashtra, C. Vidyasagar Rao, will be inaugurating the exhibition. Eminent artist from Mumbai Prabhakar Kolte will be the chief guest for the occasion. Arpitha Reddy is a unique and remarkable artist. When voices of rootlessness have become uncomfortable realities of life; she chooses to delve

  • High-end shopping, heritage style

    Horniman Circle, along with its cousins Flora Fountain and Kala Ghoda, is fast becoming a fashion hub for the well-heeled. Monisha Pratap-Shah on the heritage structures that are now strong addresses of niche fashion brands.

  • In pictures: Soha Ali Khan, Bhumika Chawla and Swara Bhaskar at Spectre spirit and shadow’ launch 

    Mumbai: Renowned artistic yoga guru Bharat Thakur who introduced artistic yoga worldwide and is a proud owner of artistic yoga studios not just in India but all over the world revealed his creative side at the inauguration of his seven day art exhibition, ‘Spectre spirit and shadow’ on 14th July 2017. This was the first ever solo exhibition held at the Jhanagir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda in its history of existence. He

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    Mumbai: Kala Ghoda’s newest mural installation is a must selfie spot!

    There’s something mysteriously gorgeous about spotting paintings on the most astonishing canvases. This is precisely what murals are; graceful colours coming together with beautiful curves portraying emotions, many a time sharing a hidden message, expressing a beautiful thought, emotion and opinion and mesmerizing at the same time. If you drop in the Rhythm House lane in Kala Ghoda area, you will be greeted with an incredible mural art. The giant mural that covers most

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    Kala Ghoda Arts Festival: Plays you just can’t miss

    City’s theatre lovers are in for a super treat courtesy the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2017. The nine-day art festival brings various facets of theatre –classical, kids, folk, comedy and musical–there are something for everyone.

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    BMC to turn Kala Ghoda into an Art hotspot

    Mumbai has always been compared to New York and now comes another reason for the ever-going debate. Experience the pleasure of New York’s Times Square sitting right here in the city of dreams. Colaba’s Kala Ghoda may soon organise art and entertainment shows along the lines of New York’s Times Square.

  • Times Square at Kala Ghoda: Aditya meets Mehta

    Mumbai : The Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray has put forth a proposal to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) Chief Ajoy Mehta to revive the idea of setting up a cultural hub at the Kala Ghoda like the Times Square in New York.  The idea is to allow art and entertainment shows on weekends and public holidays. The traffic in the area will be closed at the time of the shows.

  • High Court sets terms for holding Kala Ghoda Fest

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has allowed the Kala Ghoda Festival only after the organisers will follow certain conditions on safety, security and hygiene for the nine-day event.

  • Outcry against proposed Kala Ghoda revamp

    Calling it an absurd proposal, Nayana Kathpalia, a trustee of NAGAR, said that the area is one of Mumbai’s cultural icons and instead of turning it into a replica of Times Square, it should be allowed to thrive (more…)