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‘Mystic India: The World Tour’ Combines Indian Performance Art with Bollywood Dance ‘Mystic India: The World Tour’ Combines Indian Performance Art with Bollywood Dance

The grandest Indo-American dance show in the world is coming to the city of Charlotte. Portraying culture from across four states of India, the show has an entertaining Bollywood twist. Book your seats now!  Mystic India: The World Tour is an international touring concert known for adapting Indian folklore and Bollywood entertainment into a glamorous visual style to create truly stunning spectacles. Since its conception in 2011, the show has left global audiences awestruck. With more than 60 performers hailing from diverse ethnic cultures, the two-hour long spectacle is of the scale of a Broadway performance. It shows glimpses of the performance art of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat, all given a twist through combination with Mumbai’s Bollywood dance styles. The travelling extravaganza has had houseful shows in Switzerland, South Africa, Bahrain, Canada, China and various cities in the United States in its previous years, and globally, more than half a million people have experienced the massively scaled musical so far. In Mystic India, onstage performers portray ancient India’s transition into a modern republic, through dexterously choreographed moves, exception...

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Marks a Historic First for the World of Rap Music The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Marks a Historic First for the World of Rap Music

With American rapper Kendrick Lamar winning the Pulitzer Prize for Music, this year’s awards show has created a stir. Note 2018’s Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism, literature, drama and music.  Traditional awards events seem to be taking a heartening turn, of late, for the contemporary creators and modern art forms of today. 30-year-old American rapper and songwriter Kendrick Lamar has won the prestigious Pulitzer for Music in 2018 for his album Damn, in a move that is as startling as Bob Dylan’s win of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, or as Lin-Manuel Miranda’s victory of the Pulitzer in the Drama category for her hip-hop musical Hamilton two years ago. Just as Dylan became the first musician to have won the Nobel against a plethora of highbrow wordsmiths, Lamar is the first rapper and pop artist to have won the Pulitzer for Music, against the many singers of jazz and classical music who have been winning the title since 1943, when the award was introduced. Damn’s win marks the Pulitzer’s growing openness towards other forms of music. Lamar‘s album Damn – which released in April 2017 and has already sold over 3.5 million re...

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Pursue the Art Form that Invokes Your Five Senses, Says Kathak Maestro Kumudini Lakhia

Padmashree winning choreographer Kumudini Lakhia explains the three stages of creating any art –“Creativity comes with experience and experience comes with Riyaz.” “You like going to the temple because it enhances your five senses. Similarly, dance must be felt – it must invoke all your senses.”So believes Kathak choreographer Kumudini Lakhia who sp...

'Face To Face' Exhibition Brings Emerging Art from Vadodara to Ahmedabad Again

20 emerging artists from Vadodara exhibit their eclectic range of works in ‘Face to Face III’ at Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, in the gallery’s first show since a fire consumed its premises. The event is organised by Vis-a-Vis to support young talent and promote their works.  Twenty emerging artists from Vadodara assembled at the revamped Huth...

Things to Do in Charlotte NC This Week: Charlotte Art Weekly #45
Things to Do in Charlotte NC This Week: Charlotte Art Weekly #45

In this week’s Charlotte Art Weekly, find a play that sensitively sheds light on transgender issues, the best piano concert in town, an 18th-century Italian opera performance, and nights of Indian classical music and dance.    With 45 editions pu...

New Suzuki Intruder Ad Follows a Group of Bikers Through Ahmedabad City

The new advertisement for Suzuki Intruder 155cc follows a group of bikers across Ahmedabad’s Ellis Bridge, Kalupur Bazaar and Sabarmati Riverfront in the early morning hours. If you are an Amdavadi and you find the cityscape in the new Suzuki Intruder 155cc commercial familiar, then you are not mistaken. The advertisement has been shot in various location...

New PG Courses at CEPT to Accept Graduates Who Are Not Architects or Engineers

The courses Architectural History and Theory, and Conservation and Regeneration will be open to graduates from any discipline starting this year. Out of six new postgraduate programmes introduced in CEPT this year, two will be opening their arms to students who do not hail from a background in architecture or engineering. The two programmes to do so are Archite...


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Untitled-1-Copy.jpg 159 year old library in Ahmedabad

Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold free of cost. It can also be named as the commercial capital of Ahmedabad because it was historically one of the first…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge : a unique book market of Ahmedabad !

Fernandes Bridge, the street is connecting readers with writers, students with publishers and curios beings with answers since decades. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Market in Ahmedabad Gujarat that serves thousands of people flocking…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/library.skecth-001-e1460358412631.jpg One of the oldest library of Ahmedabad – A discovery

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/kochrab-ashram3-2.jpg Gandhi’s first Ashram in Ahmedabad

There’s an interesting story behind Ashram Road of Ahmedabad getting its name. It is said that Ashram road is the road that connects the two ashrams of Mahatma Gandhi, Kochrab Ashram and Sabarmati Ashram. While Sabarmati Ashram is more popular nowadays,…