Apr 29, 2020
One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54. A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s…
Apr 23, 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…
May 29, 2019
Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…
May 24, 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…
With Navratri right about the corner, we are pretty sure your excitement is off the charts. The year long wait that leads to the the 9 nights of extravaganza is finally here. And to make this week even more eventful, Team CY brings you the 230th edition of the Ahmedabad Art Weekly. We are sure your navratri schedules are in place, here are some other arts events that will further enhance your week.
In the Visual arts space we have two exhibitions in the weekly, ‘Through my Window’, a photo exhibition by Avi Patel and the Annual exhibition of Ahmedabad Art Society. The first one at Amdavad ni Gufa ends on September 29 while the latter is hosted at Satya Art Gallery beginning on October 1, 2019.
Satya Art Gallery will be hosting a special screening of Ashok Ahuja’s National Award-winning film, Vasundhara, in conjunction with his exhibition, Navajivan Nagar. And do not miss the 3rd show of Kasar, a Gujarati play written and directed by Nilay Shah, which is an intense drama that will make you dig deep and push you to discover your unfulfilled desires.
Kadamb Centre for Dance and Music hosts a unique presentation where artisanal dance, music and ornaments merge. The event will be graced by the presence of Rosalind Pereira.
Café Skryf will be hosting a book review on ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ which explores the women who have been a part of the murky side of Mumbai’s underworld. The review shall be presented by Janvi Sonaiya and Preeti Das.
To mark the anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality, Ahmedabad Global Sharpers in association with the British Deputy High Commission is hosting another Ignite Talk titled “LGBTQ+: Towards an Inclusive Society”. Culture Talk series in its 23rd episode will introduce audience to two distinguished personalities in the field of arts – Natu Parikh and Ratilal Kansodaria. The talk is held at Scrap yard theatre.