Aug 20, 2019
A children’s book about a boy who feels like a girl. And about a child brought up by grandfathers. These are some of the stories published by Tulika Books, who have been making children’s picture books since 23 years. Little…
Apr 22, 2020
While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…
Nov 4, 2019
Did you ever wonder where the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ characters got their names from? Well, your search is complete. Here is a brief introduction of the artists from whom the creators of TMNT took inspiration. Teenage mutant ninja turtles,…
May 23, 2019
In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…
Art enthusiasts will have their hands full this weekend with the Ahmedabad Art Festival and a specially curated exhibition of prints. If innovation is your jam, head to the Gujtech science expo. Find out more here.
As the nine-day revelry of Navratri begins, we wish all Yatris a prosperous Navratri! This weekend starts off with good news for techies of Ahmedabad. Gujtech 2018, a science expo, takes place this week. The exhibition is an excellent opportunity for enthusiasts to explore the subjects of robotics, automation and innovation.
Toddlers of Ahmedabad are going to have a fantastic Sunday as the toy store Toycra is transforming itself into the fictional ‘New Mouse City’ for a live Meet & Greet with the famous Italian children’s book character, the mouse Geronimo Stilton, who is a journalist in his rodent city.
Conflictorium, one of the most unique museums in Ahmedabad to often hosts talks on unconventional topics, is hosting a discussion with poet and translator Yogesh Maitreya who will be discussing the translation of Dalit Poetry from Maharashtra into English, along with some recitals.
There’s a lot of art events in the coming few days for everyone! Karnavati Art Gallery in Ahmedabad is hosting the Ahmedabad Art Festival. Participants from age three and upwards can sketch, draw, paint or create anything of their choice and stand a chance to win exciting prizes at the festival. Art lovers can also head to Hutheesing Visual Art Centre to experience the International Graphic Print Exchange Program 2018, for which Ravindra Mardia, President at International Creative Art Center, has specially curated prints by various artists.
Amdavad Ni Gufa is hosting a group show featuring ten artists from Dehgam Residency. Visual art lovers can also head to Ravishankar Raval Kala Bhavan this weekend to witness Amdavadi photographer Raj Patel’s travel photographs. Also happening concurrently is Shashank Kumar Sinha’s first solo art show. The artist is exhibiting paintings on the themes of nature, faith and compassion.
Our 181st Art Weekly pays tribute to veteran Gujarati Sugam Sangit singer and composer Rasbihari Desai. The man was a physics professor by profession but possessed an affinity for Gujarati music. Thousands of enthusiasts learnt the language of music under the tutelage of this soulful singer, including the famous vocalist Harshida Raval. Desai is remembered for establishing various Sugam Sangit concerts under the ‘Shruti Vrund’ group for over four decades and is remembered for his musical renditions in Gujarati films Kashi no Dikro and Mandvani Jui, and his albums Shravanmadhuri and Bilipatra.