Entertainment and recreation is not that hard to find in the
largest metropolitan city of India. Kolkata boasts about film,
music, art, dance, bars and discos that are scattered throughout the
city. The city has been a great influence to the traditional media
and its development. Hundreds of theatres and bands have sprouted in
the region. Under the metropolis flagship the publishing industry
has reached new heights. There are some stupendous libraries in the
city with great collections. Dance and theatre have been going hand
in hand. And to add all this the modern entertainment media and the
results would be stunning.
Theatres have an audience that usually are from older age groups.
Plays and cultural shows are organized at many places in the city
and this provides an ample opportunities for these elderly people
and the art lovers. The city is specially mentioned when it is about
Indian Classical music or theatre. The city has harbored some
greatest talents from Indian music. At Rabindra Sadan many such
shows are organized and one can easily avail a chance of watching
these events there. The theatres and stage shows are further
complimented by cinemas. Scores of cinema halls are grounded in the
Dining out is the next good thing one can stumble upon. The city is
dotted with restaurants and the food served is really good.
Restaurants and coffee shops seems to have set their foot in
Discotheques, pubs and bars located in the city makes the night
more beautiful especially for the youth. The disc floors rock and
rumble till early morning and the glass will never be empty except
on Thursdays. Thursday is the dry day of the week but some star
hotels provide the drink even on Thursdays.
Apart from all these there are sporting clubs that provide
entertainment and recreational facilities. In Kolkata there is
always more. One only has to search.