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 time of the month has arrived, when we actually use our terraces. You will find young as well as veterans filled with zeal, trying to raise their kites as high as the sky. Feasting on delicious undhiyu and chikkis and spending valuable time with your loved ones. But did you know, Uttarayan is equivalent to the Thanksgiving Day that Americans celebrate? Like Thanksgiving, Uttarayan also celebrates the arrival of harvest season and new beginnings. From the entire team of Creative Yatra, we wish our valuable readers a very happy and safe Makar Sankranti and we hope that these moments of new beginning be filled with love and joy.
While your mornings are busy flying kites, here is the 243rd edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly to celebrate the evenings this Uttarayan season!
Inspired by this great festival, Manav Kaul was inspired to write the play, Mamtaz Bhai Patang Wala. It shows the journey of a kid named Vikki who is fond of kite flying and admires his superhero Mamtazbhai Patangwala. But what happens when he discovers that he is no hero? Watch the play to find out.
A play by Prashant Jadav that has won 7 awards, that will make you sing and dance, which will make you laugh but fill your eyes with tears. Timli is a play that will take you places and at the same time make you explore yourself.
It is bewildering how art can be used to convey different messages and embody different emotions. Raksha’s latest exhibition Swaman – Rise with Respect is an amalgamation of different art forms like digital art, paintings and montages from multiple artists that shine light on the issues that a woman faces while transiting through phases, from childhood, to struggle with periods and reaching motherhood. On the other side, Expressions in Clay, a collaborated exhibition by 4 versatile artists, explores the zeal of life and the plethora of creativity.
Celebrating our beautiful vernacular language, Vachikam is an evening dedicated to Gujarati literature where the team of Jalso will serve you delicious vartao ni chuski. After his critically acclaimed stand up special ‘’Problems’’, Azeem Banatwala is back with Between the Lines, a new hour of material ranging from the dark depths of the death penalty to rants about freedom of speech, left-wing liberals, and refrigerators.
Kanak Dhara has organised a heritage walk which is devised to explore the monuments of the city. The City Tour will start from Jamalpur flower market and end at Uttarayan Celebration at Riverfront. And if you have already explored the city, Indian Astronomy Club has organised a Star Gazing event where they will be taking you on a journey far far away, all the way to International Space Station.