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Are you ignoring the music around you? Listen out – here’s why

So many genres of music go unnoticed in our everyday lives, clouded instead by the popularity of mainstream genres like Bollywood, Rock, Pop and Hip-hop. As if oblivious to these trends, however, I often find my mother singing away to tunes from ghazals by Jagjit Singh, Chitra and Ghulam Ali while doing her daily chores. These introduced me to the world of music at an early age. Although some of these sombre genres may not be to your taste, they really can be as pleasant as the rock band or the pop artists that we worship, and perhaps even as entertaining! In fact, the purpose of early sombre music, like religious Hindu music, was not just to pray to the…...

Things to Do in Ahmedabad: Find out in Ahmedabad Art Weekly #169

Listen to soulful renditions of poetry by musicians Shyamal-Saumil and poet Ankit Trivedi, or celebrate author Umashankar Joshi’s 108th birthday this week. The Hindi comedy play ‘Last Over’ is here. And a talk by Pritzker winning architect BV Doshi.    While we’re all still clueless about when the monsoons will truly arrive in Ahmedabad, the city is abuzz with many events that can bring tranquility to your creative soul. How about travelling to the snow-capped mountains of ‘Kaashmir’ through Valji Solanki’s photography exhibition? Or exploring how graduate students of NID have made 14 chairs inspired from different states of India? You can also celebrate the life of legendary Gujarati author Umashankar Joshi on his 108th birth anniversary at a Book Exhibition. Or attend Yugdrashta, a talk show by Swati Joshi and Satish Vyas. Listen to playwright Saumya Joshi talk about creative narration of stories or hear Pritzker Prize winning architect BV Doshi talk about Breaking the Barriers at Tagore Hall. Beloved Gujarati poet Tushar Shukla will be narrating his poetry, alongside the musical duo Shyamal-Saumil and singer Aarti Munshi, at the show Mausam Chhalke this Friday. Poetry enthusiasts can also listen to the Gujarati language poet Ankit Trivedi reciting Gujarati verses. Theatre buffs, meanwhile, can look forward…...


https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Legends-of-Now-The-Sivamani-Trio.jpg Legends of Now - The Sivamani Trio

‘Legends of Now’ is a curated musical series, an avant-garde music series meant to appease all your senses. Under the banner of Indent, this is an opportunity to connect with the evolved audience of the city, enjoy and appreciate art in various forms and immerse yourself in the soulful music of exceptionally talented artists from…

2018-07-28 19:00:00 2018-07-28 22:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Home Home

Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition Centre, Nr. Helmet Cross Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, India 380009

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Art-In-Conversation.jpeg Art In Conversation

‘Art in Conversation’ is an initiative taken by our academy – Uno Lona Academy – to engage in learning through experiences and conversations. To be held monthly, these sessions would effectively bridge the gap between the art & design industries and students by widening their horizons. Further, it would also provide with an opportunity to…

2018-05-11 16:00:00 2018-08-10 17:15:00 Asia/Kolkata Art In Conversation Art In Conversation

Uno Lona Academy, C-005/006, Elanza Crest, Sindhu Bhavan Road, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad, India 380054

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ahmedabad-Heritage-Morning-Walk-by-AMC.jpg Ahmedabad Heritage Morning Walk by AMC

Welcome to Heritage Walk Ahmedabad with support by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (A.M.C.). You will have the opportunity to enjoy heritage walk of Ahmedabad and its starting from the 19th century Swaminarayan Temple Kalupur, numerous Pols, Chowks with very popular and famous 15th century Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad heritage walk also known as the journey of ‘Mandir…

2018-06-15 07:30:00 2018-08-10 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Ahmedabad Heritage Morning Walk by AMC Ahmedabad Heritage Morning Walk by AMC

Swaminarayan Mandir Road, Swaminarayan Mandir Road, Zaveriwad, Kalupur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001, India, Ahmedabad, 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


https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Semicolon-by-Ankit-Gor.jpg Keya’s decision in Semicolon is a game-changer

Semicolon, in Hindi, at Ouroboros gives glimpses of the magic theatre is capable of. Watching it, just as performing it for the actors, becomes an intensely engaging experience. There are many factors that produce this experience. The theme of a human relationship with a bit of enigma about it interests everyone. Young viewers realize it…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/National-Institute-of-Design-Come-Sit-1.jpg ‘Come sit’ on these chairs designed by NID students – each is inspired by a state of India

Graduate students of NID, Ahmedabad, have made 14 chairs inspired from India’s states –the boats of Kashmir, the tigers of Kaziranga, the architecture of Rajasthan, and more. ‘Come Sit’ at this exhibition at NID, until July 22. Pravinsinh Solanki with participating students at the exhibition The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, has been a recipient…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/source-android-authority.jpg Game Review: Alto’s Odyssey has you snowboarding across sand dunes and ruins

Two years since the release of Alto’s Adventure comes its much-awaited sequel Alto’s Odyssey, which has already been awarded the Apple Design Award 2018 for its graphics and incredibly relaxing gameplay. Does it do justice to the first game? Let’s find out. It was in 2016 that the grand game Alto’s Adventure came to the Apple Store for the price of…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1-was-Morita-This-2-is-Rohit-1.jpg An exploratory short dance evening at Kadamb

Heavy rhythmic thuds made with strong footwork to robust male singing and music emanated from Kadamb’s practice hall instead of the familiar buzz-like soft tinkle of ghungrus last Wednesday evening. Pankaj Sihag, Rohit Parihar and Mohit Shridhar danced three vigorous solos in full abandon following a duet by the last two. With confidence, Mihika attempted…


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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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