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Saptak Archives: Immerse yourself in an eternity of Indian Classical Music

In the city of Ahmedabad lies a time capsule of Indian classical music. Saptak Archives has a collection of recordings of the greatest artists over the generations, gathered from concerts and personal collections. Read about this treasure trove of music here. These records may be outdated but they contain myriad recordings that are not otherwise available. Fading black marker on a cassette reads ‘MANILAL NAG’ and lying upside down on this cassette is another one reading,‘PANDIT RAVI SHANKAR SITAR’. The stacks of cassettes feature several legends, and I have to squint my eyes to see the names– Buddhaditya Mukherjee, Amjad Ali Khan and many more, along with the year of their performances — all featuring some cryptic code or system…...

Things to do in Ahmedabad this week: Find out in Art Weekly #188

The winter breeze has already hit the heritage city of Ahmedabad, but they are nothing in comparison to the warmth of arts that the city is exhibiting. The 188th Ahmedabad Art Weekly comes with some fantastic laughter filled sessions, featuring humorists Manan Thakar and Karan Joshi at The Sabbaticals show. Nationally renowned stand-up comedian Karunesh Talwar’s standalone show called ‘Pata Nahi Par Bolna Hai’ is also in the week’s line up. Attentive listeners can soothe their ears and hearts by attending life artist Radhika Rai’s healing talk at 079 Stories or reach AMA to attend the 5th edition of Solo Female Travellers Meetup, where likeminded backpackers will mobilise to talk their travelling experiences in public. If you are amongst the niche literature lovers of Ahmedabad, then Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author Esther David’s book launch should gain your attention. Her latest creation Bombay Brides is a novel that revolves around the theme of loss and love with a twist of emotional waves. Performing art connoisseurs should attend Maulikraj Shrimali’s one act play ‘Urfe Aalo’ this weekend. Created by HK Arts College’s Whistle Blower Theatre Group the drama has won several accolades for its exciting plot and articulate direction. The art and design institute Uno Lona Academy invites…...


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In this world of senses, we usually forget the importance of the role that our MIND has to play for the betterment of our lives. We will be taking you through a journey in this evening which will give you a LIFE CHANGING experience through a showcase of the importance of our MIND.   Source:…

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079 Stories
Opposite Shashwat Bunglows, next to arjun house, rajpath club road, bodakdev, Ahmedabad, India 380054.

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Celebrating 75th birthday of Amit Ambalal with his solo exhibition and works specially created by his friends.

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Archer Art Gallery, 2nd Floor, Phoenix, Opp. New Girish Cold Drinks, Near Vijay Cross Roads, Navrangpura
Ahmedabad, India 380009

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Announcing the opening of MANGALBAG GALLERY & RESIDENCY. Created to showcase art, culture and design and provide a unique address to stay. Opening Trunk Show of curated handcrafted gifts from across India. ‘Gifts that tell a Story’ by Ahmedabad Trunk – Gifts, Antiques & Heritage Bookstore. Date & Time: December 9, Sunday 3 PM to 8…

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Sheth Mangaldas Marg, Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad 380006, India.

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  • BASKING IN GLORY: The sun shown here as the out of focus flower signifies glory. Life, as symbolised by the plant, basks and flourishes in this glory.

Abstracts in Nature by Manisha Sharma

When a science teacher takes hold of the camera to shoot nature, it is little surprising that we get to see nature in its most abstract form! An abstract conversation takes place between mother nature and photographer Manisha Sharma, who is a science teacher at Udgam School, in this album Abstracts in Nature. The series captures floral subjects with unusual precision, quenching the lenswoman’s artistic needs as she turns the subjects in focus into dramatic artistic depictions. The striking photographs play with duality. The viewer sees focus and depth, light and shadow, brightness and sharpness, illusion and reality, all at the same time. Through these eight photographs, Sharma narrates a kind of poetry that has neither a beginning nor an end.

Ahmedabad-based Manisha Sharma is a Madhubani painter and photographer by passion. Sharma enrolled herself in Navgujarat Photography under the tutelage of senior lensman Ketan Modi in 2016. Since then, she has been practising various genres of photography, especially creative depictions of nature’s forms. As an artist, Sharma creates detailed Madhubani artworks and merchandise like mugs, posters and fridge magnets based on her creations.

Photo Studio Curator: Ketan Modi


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  Listen to an innovative experiment in the Hindustani classical vocal performance tradition. A duet between a male and female that weaves through not one but two raags, creating varying levels of auditory pleasure. Jugalbandis, duets, have a long history in the tradition of Hindustani classical music. There are various combinations — vocal and instrumental,…

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The inaugural exhibition of 079 stories art gallery is a clarion to visit the new cultural space in the western part of Ahmedabad. Curated by Mumbai’s Tao Art Gallery, The Art of Storytelling presents 17 paintings, 7 sculptures & installations and one Video art, created by a group of 10 artists. From Paresh Maity’s The…

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The original copy of the Constitution of India is a handwritten and a hand-drawn document, preserved in the Parliament of India. ‘We, the people’ is a rich display of 42 exquisite pages from the Constitution, brought to life through high-quality digital prints. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to witness the history and tradition of…

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Nirali Kartik and her Maati Baani band who gave a performance at Natarani on Sunday, November 4, 2018, is visibly on the crest of success they have achieved in taking Indian music abroad in an original style with an appeal to many. She has a strikingly evocative trained voice with the capacity to flow in…


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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.

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