Sly Fox Gastro Club organized an afternoon of Poetry & Conversations. The afternoon witnessed eminent stalwarts from the city like Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee, Dolly Basu, Nivedita Bhattacharjee, Sunil Bhandari, Riya Roy and Kanchan Datta recite poetry and reflect on peace.
The owners Mr. Karan Chhawchharia and Mr. Rahul Dalmiya were also present on the occasion with an array of guests who enjoyed some delectable dishes straight from the chef’s kitchen.
The theme for the session was ‘Peace’ and the distinguished guests recited poetries based on the theme. Interdisciplinary artist Shri Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee moderated the peace forum and also read out from the writings of Suheir Hammad and Rabindranath Tagore.
Theatre thespians Smt. Dolly Basu read from Khalil Gibran’s works while Anushua Majumder recited a poem by Maya Angelou. 49 Greys, a satirical piece, written by Shuktara Lal was performed by Nivedita Bhattacharjee. It focused on the societal pressures which demand that women look youthful to remain attractive way into middle age, while men can afford to age gracefully and still be considered desirable. Sunil Bhandari’s poetry covered personal stories from the battlefield.
The afternoon was a memorable one for the assembled guests for sure.
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