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…
As we are just two weeks away from bidding adieu to 2019, we are sure that your excitement for the New Year’s party is off the charts. And it is frustrating to just dream about those exciting times. So to keep your mind occupied until then, here is the 239th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly.
For a musical experience, we have an enchanting performance called ‘Indeceltic’ by the harp and guitar duo of Anna Tanvir and Maninder Singh which will bring the mesmerising melodies from the hills of Ireland to the theatre of Natarani. T.M. Krishna, an uncommon musician who is traditional yet stunningly innovative, is bringing a musical ensemble called ‘Naad Vivaad’ which will present an eluding experience through Karnatik music.
India’s biggest musical from Mumbai is coming to Ahmedabad for a grand launch. Chhota Bheem in Jadooi Adventure is a live stage performance where Bheem and his friends embark on an adventure in the Chamak Bulbula to save the world from the evil intentions of Graago.
Madhuri Gayawala, Dr.Swapnaja Mohite and Alpana Lele have collaboratively put up an exhibition called ‘Trisha’ which celebrates womanhood. InventArt in collaboration with eminent artist, Bhanu Shah and his family are curating a charitable exhibition. Fuelled by Bhanu’s struggle with cancer, ‘Spandan’ is an exhibition where the entire sale will be donated to the Gujarat Cancer Society.
Anny Blaise Resnik, a French painter and writer, will be putting up an exhibition titled ‘Abs-Traits’ that will consist of her amazingly abstract paintings and a talk session.
Returning from its 2 year escapade to Vadodara, Gujarat Literature Festival (GLF) is back to its hometown of Ahmedabad for its 8th and biggest edition ever. Taking place at the Gujarat University, GLF has some really interesting and new events to provide an even more coherent experience of our rich literary culture.
And when talking about our culture, why forget food? Doorbin is organizing an Ahmedabad Food Walk which will rediscover the food traditions of this heritage city and untold stories behind centuries long food joints.
From court jesters to modern comedian, ‘Kachha Chitha’ is a stand-up comedy trial that narrates the story about dos and do-overs of jokes over time presented by Shubham Upadhyay
Also known as Pandit Sukhlalji, Sukhlal Sanghvi was a pioneering Jain scholar and philosopher. He was enthusiastic about exploring his religion and the depths of Jain philosophies. Even after losing his sight at the age of sixteen due to smallpox, he kept learning and became a professor at Banaras Hindu University. He was a mentor for famous Jain scholar Padmanabh Jaini and has won various prestigious awards like Sahitya Akademi Award and the third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan. Our team of Creative Yatra salutes his dedication and contributions in developing our understanding of Jain philosophies. We pay our tributes to him through this 239th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly and we hope that his love for religion has passed on to our generation.