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…
The Winter is Coming! And with it comes a barrage of exciting events and reasons for celebration. And we, the endorsers of such great events, bring you the 235th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly so that your weekends do not go boring.
We have few interesting performances lined up for you. Meera Desai Quartet brings you a subtle and enchanting evening of jazz and folk music which will serenate your soul. Chintan Pandya is back again with Fanatika’s most popular conversation series called Cha, CharchaaneChintan. And the dignified guest for this week’s conversation is none other than KumudiniLakhia. Become a part of this exciting conversation as these two renowned artists explore the depths of society.
Conflictorium and Anne Frank House have organised an all new exhibition, titled ‘Anne Frank: A History for Today’ which narrates the story of Anne Frank against the backdrop of the Second World War and the Holocaust.
We also have a few interesting exhibitions lined up for you. Milan Desai, Bansi Khatri and Girish Khatri are showcasing their recent works at the exhibition titled ‘Tribhuj’. Catch the amazing and adorable display of works by the pre-schoolers and primary school students of Redbricks School at the exhibition ‘Crafting Toys and Tales’ which explores the creativity and imagination of these young minds.
For the literature enthusiasts, Ahmedabad International Literature Festival is back with a weekend long celebration of the joy of sharing ideas across disciplines and audiences. Be there, and witness the magic of literature. Also, 8th Ahmedabad National Bookfair is coming to town from 14th to 24th November. So, if you have a favourite book that you have been looking for a long time, this is the place where you can find it.
One of the most talented theatre personalities of Ahmedabad, Ankit Gor brings us an interesting play called ‘Retweet’ which presents a satirical take on the contemporary relationships and impact of social media and dating portals on the relationship.
Abir has organized an exhibition and award ceremony called ‘First Take 2019’ which will showcase 10 of the best artworks collected from all around India and shortlisted by a jury of esteemed artists.
One of the fundamental freedom fighters and a powerful symbol of women empowerment, LilavatiMunshi was an Indian politician and Gujarati essayist. She was a member of the Indian National Congress and served as a member of the Bombay Legislative Assembly from 1937-46 and the Rajya Sabha from 1952-58. She played a pivotal role in improving children’s health care and the appreciation of women in society. For her valour and contributions to the freedom struggle, LilavatiMunshi is our inspiration for the 235th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly.