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…
We’ve got a great ensemble of events lined up for you this week. Not just one or two, but we have curated 4 amazing plays that you could enjoy this weekend and show an impeccable range of creativity. Have you ever heard of watching a play… in a play? Well if you haven’t then this innovative play by the Theatre Media Centre called ‘Aakhun Aayakhun Farithi’ will astonish you as they explore the trauma of an artist reliving her life through her plays.
Five Senses Theatre Group will be bringing a performance that is a combination of realistic and fantastical at the Ouroboros Art Hub. The play, titled ‘Park’, narrates the story of three men at a park who meet with strange events which will dwell them into questioning the idea of what constitutes as a home in the Mumbai of today. Shining light on the superstitions that prevail in our society, Jithrobhabho is a play directed by HarshdeepsinhJadeja which narrates the story of a man who is wrongly deemed dead by his own people and his perils in claiming his life back.
Last but not the least; Kalsparsh is a multidisciplinary play which experiments in exploring the current scenario of India through Kathak.
Sharitagr – Ahmedabad University Heritage Club organizes the 3rd International Conference on Heritage Management, Education and Practice, a place where academics and activities walk hand in hand. Conflictorium aims at creating a violence free environment through the power of poems at ‘Shaam-A-Satrangi’ where 7 poets will share their poems and collectively fight to eradicate all kinds of violence.
Bringing social service into flea markets, Ahmedabad Social is here to give you an amazing evening of talks, music and food where every penny earned will go to orphanages and others who deserve their due credit.
Commemorating the centenary birth year of the table maestro Ustad Allah Rakha, Samraga is a two day festival dedicated to Indian Classical Music which will congregate Indian classical musicians from all around the globe. And the headliners for this year’s festival is none other than his illustrious sons UstadZakir Hussain and Taufiq Qureshi accompanied by TanmayDeochake.
Bringing together artworks of various artists, Kala Sangrah is a group exhibition of 7 artists that will embellish the art gallery of AmdavadniGufa with their beautiful artworks.
Dolarrai Rangildas Mankad was a Gujarati critic, researcher and poet who won the 1964 SahityaAkademy Award for Gujarati language for his essay Naivedya. He started his endeavour on to becoming a literature pioneer by working as an assistant teacher at Bharat Sarasvati Mandir at Karachi between 1923-25. He gradually found his way up to becoming a professor of Gujarati literature at D.J. Science College where he worked until the partition. Then he came to India after which he has been an integral part of various education and research organisations who have contributed highly to the rich literature of Gujarat. For his contributions and dedication for Gujarati literature, Dolarrai Mankad is our inspiration for the 238th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly.