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…
The last week experienced clear skies and milky white clouds but not a drop of rain. Whereas the rains reign would’ve ended, Ahmedabad will still keep showering you with exciting events. Team CY brings you the 225th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly for a aesthetically delightful week!
To wash away your week’s stress, we have two incredibly entertaining and humorous events for you. ‘Laughs over Latte’, featuring the best local comedians, will kick-off your weekend with a mug full of laughter. And if you still haven’t tapped into your madness sufficiently, the ‘Guardians of The Madness’will come to your rescue.
To balance out your fun, here are a few events that will help you experience the world around you. Project Otenga brings you ‘The case of Lost Curiosity’, an event to bring people together and discover the unseen in our everyday life. The exhibition of ‘BV Box’ brought to you by Dayanita Singh which is an unbound book of 30 image cards, held together in a wooden structure, which will narrate a story exclusively through photograph.
The long-awaited day has come as Abhivyakti has announced the rescheduled dates for the Open House session. The event will take place on August 25th where you can have an interactive session with the curators of #Abhivyakti2020 and get your queries cleared out.
For the literature enthusiasts, ‘Water, place and remembering’ is an interesting talk session where Gauri Raje, an anthropologist and storyteller, will pay homage to the life of water and the life contained within the water. Also catch the Paraspar Talk session by Rajoo Barot, an eminent actor, singer and theatre artist, known for his large body of work in Gujarati language.
‘Meera – A Musical Journey’ is a performance portraying the life and poetry of Meera – a devotee of Lord Krishna – through a fusion of music, spoken poetry and semi-classical dance.
This week also marks the Jain festival of forgiveness, Paryushan. The Paryushan Vyakhyanmala organised since 90 years provides a great opportunity to the uninitiated week, attend the 91st Paryushan Vyakhyanmala, spanning throughout the 8 days, for a devotional and enlightening morning.
Indian linguist Prabodh Pandit who wrote more than ten books in the Gujarati language is the inspiration for our 225th Ahmedabad Art Weekly. He drafted research papers that were published in numerous journals and is considered to be the pioneer in Gujarati linguistic and sociolinguistic studies. He received a Sahitya Akademi Award and Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak for his exceptional contribution to Gujarati linguistics and language. Born in 1923 in Vala, Bhavnagar, Pandit was a freedom fighter and a Sanskrit scholar who studied thoroughly on various Indian dialects. He later in his life worked as a professor in Ahmedabad and his most prominent work amongst all is titled as Gujarati Bhashanun Dhvaniswarupane Dhvani-Parivartan.