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Post-Age : 187 Artists Send a Postcard from the Past

Like a postcard from the past, ‘Post-Age’ stirs up old memories and urges the viewer to engage with the art on display. For this charity exhibition, 187 artists from across India and Ahmedabad have made paintings on postcards. The show’s sales will go towards revitalisation of the fabled Artists’ Centre in Mumbai, which is often remembered as the ‘nursery’ of the Progressive Artists’ Group. Touching a postcard on my fingertips, I was transported into the realm of imagination and nostalgia on entering the exhibition Post-Age. I recalled my mother telling me how exhilarated she felt on receiving postcards from my father, in their early days of marriage. The postcard played an essential role in revolutionising global communication back in those days. But in…...








Things to Do in Ahmedabad This Week: Ahmedabad Art Weekly #156

Music-lovers, look out for a western classical operatic performance and a performance night at Hyatt that promises everything from poetry to music. Kids looking for entertainment? Don’t miss some special science and theatre acts for kids, and a unique Summer Food Walk at Manek Chowk.    With summer rearing its head, everyone waits till sundown to step out of the house. While the ice golas on the street are surely lip-smacking, how about quenching your thirst for creativity too? Take a look at our 156th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly, which features Ahmedabad’s most enriching cultural events. Take your kids to a musical play on Snow White & Seven Dwarves this week. Or if they are a little older, between the ages of 12-18, take them to Let’s Talk Science, a fun event to trigger the curiosity of young minds. Do relish the season as well with a Summer Food Walk at Manek Chowk on the morning of 22nd April. Art-lovers can interact with textile artist Katrin Parotat from Germany at Sailing Through, an exhibition-cum-talk at Alliance Francaise. Theatre-lovers can look forward to the unique format of The Monologue, an event at Hyatt Regency that has crowd-sourced talent onto its stage, bringing to the city a medley of…...




Events

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When the young guns do proper research and then comes with a production, it is one of the interesting and must witness case. ‘ Jhadi Jungle na Rahevasi’ is a play on the residuals of forest, popularly known as ‘ Adivasi’…The Play describes their life, culture, struggle and Fun with elements of Drama, Dance, Music…

2018-03-11 19:00:00 2018-03-11 20:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Home Home

Bhavan's J.A. Auditorium
1st floor, Bhavan's Cultural Academy & Centre for Arts, Bhavan's College Campus, Lady Vidya Gauri Nilkanth Marg, Nr. Rifle Club, Khanpur., Ahmedabad, India 380001

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Mitray Spiritual Club  Mitray Spiritual is a way of transformation and rejuvenation. It will hold 12 Music, Dance and Meditation Concerts for 12 months with different International Bands and artists. Round the year it will spread positivity and zeal. Promise to Enlighten as never before. Source: Facebook  

2017-07-30 05:30:00 2018-06-10 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Mitray Spiritual Club Mitray Spiritual Club

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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About Company: Breakout® is India’s premier Escape Game provider with a first and only one-of-its-kind “Movie based Experience” in which teams come together to embark on an exciting adventure of mystery solving.   About Event: Ever imagined donning the hat of your favorite character Sherlock Holmes to crack a murder case? Have you desired to be…

2018-03-09 12:00:00 2018-04-30 21:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Breakout – Escape Games Breakout – Escape Games

A-202, 2nd Floor, Pushpak Complex, Above HDFC Bank, Opp. Prahladnagar Garden
Ahmedabad, India
380015

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13th All Gujarat Photography Competition : The Exhibition

This week’s photo studio has been contributed by some of Gujarat’s best photographers, who have been honoured by this year’s All Gujarat Photography Competition by Manav Pratishthan. The 13th edition of the competition was curated by veteran photographer Ketan Modi from Ahmedabad and was judiciously reviewed by senior photographer Ghanshyam Savani and Yasir Bakili.

The theme for this year’s competition was decided as Creative Nature, and the authorities received an overwhelming response of more than 1200 entries by 400 participants across Gujarat. Creative Yatra has featured the top 8 lensmen who were able to capture the master clicks patiently.

For people who would like to have a look at the top 50 entries can visit Ravi Shankar Raval Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi on September 29, 2017, to be a part of the annual exhibition. We congratulate all the participants for their outstanding performances and making our environment richer with aesthetics.

The exhibition will be open till 1st of October, 2017, between 12 pm to 8 pm.


Reviews

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/1.jpg Artists Celebrate Spring on Canvas in this Vibrant Exhibition in Ahmedabad

Shyamal Mukherjee, Vrindavan Solanki, Haren Das and 19 other artists from Bengal and around India display their works at the colourful ‘Raag Basant’ show at Satya Art Gallery. It’s the most picturesque time of the year. Spring is here, bringing with it not only the ‘Festival of Colours’ Holi and blooming flowers in the gardens,…

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Post-Age-Vivek-Desai-Nabibaksh-Mansuri.jpg Post-Age : 187 Artists Send a Postcard from the Past

Like a postcard from the past, ‘Post-Age’ stirs up old memories and urges the viewer to engage with the art on display. For this charity exhibition, 187 artists from across India and Ahmedabad have made paintings on postcards. The show’s sales will go towards revitalisation of the fabled Artists’ Centre in Mumbai, which is often remembered as…

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Theatre-Olympics-Kulbhushan-Kharbanda.jpg Dramatic art at its peak in Atmakatha at the Theatre Olympics

The final day’s performance of Mahesh Elkunchwar’s Atmakatha, directed by Vinay Sharma, proved an unplanned celebratory finale of the 15-day Theatre Olympics (Ahmedabad). Dramatic art ascended its peak in Kolkata-based Padatik’s production. The overflowing theatre-lovers at the Tagore Hall appreciated even the inbuilt rich silences, a couple of times one or two minutes long, trying to…

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Ancela-Jamindar-Photo.jpg Through Ancela’s Lens – Man and Nature Entwine in These Glimpses of Northeast India

Experience Northeast India here in the western suburbs of Ahmedabad through Ancela Jamindar’s first solo photography exhibition ‘Enchanted By You’, on display at Ravishankar Raval Kala Bhavan till April 7. Photojournalist Ancela Jamindar’s striking photographs bear testimony to how pockets of civilisation in Northeast India have moulded themselves around their quaint natural environment. In her first…


Poetry

કૂકડો / Kukdo

અમે તો સૂરજના છડીદાર

અમે તો પ્રભાતના પોકાર!                                              …અમે

સૂરજ આવશે સાત ઘોડલે

અરુણ રથ વ્હાનાર !

આગે ચાલે બંદી બાંકો, પ્રકાશ-ગીત ગાનાર !                       …અમે

નીંદરને પારણીએ ઝુલે, ધરા પડી સૂનકાર !

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Navratri Dance Styles

Uploaded on Feb 16, 2016

Navratri is the longest running dance festival on the planet. With multiple mythological and historical roots, the festivities are a celebration of the feminine, wherein the revelers dance to the tunes of traditional folk music of 'Garba' and 'Raas'.

The Navratri dance has many forms and variations and each form has regional variations. These video aims to showcase different forms/styles of the Garba. Those who know the dance well, would love watching it, and those who know nothing about it, will find this of great help.

So what is 'Do taali', Teen Taali, Dodhiyu, Popatiyu, Raas, Hinch...watch the video and find out the beauty in each of these variation and find your own step to groove this Navratri.

Don't forget to put in your comments on how you find this video!

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