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Things to do in Charlotte, NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #2 Things to do in Charlotte, NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #2

Charlotte Art Weekly (CAW) is back in its second edition consisting details of enriching happenings happening within the gamma-plus global city. Charlotte, NC is the 17th largest town in the United States and hosts hundreds of events every weekend. Team Creative Yatra every week goes through the arduous task of curating a guide that has equal measures of diversity and creativity – to make sure that our Yatris/Subscribers get the best of what they deserve. Along with the best of this week the Charlotte Art Weekly also lists an interesting event from upcoming week, which one should put down on their bucket list. The inspiration for CAW 2 is  Romare Bearden, the Afro-American artist who led the upsurge of American Modernism. Born in Charlotte, NC in 1911, Bearden was incredibly inspired by modernist French artist Henri Matisse; he involved his art with Afro-American aspects like patchwork quilts and the limitation of creating art out of available materials. He served in the US Army in the World War II, this had huge influence on his thoughts which eventually showed in his work through which he depicted African-American unity and cooperation. Later on he adapted many style...

Art Socio - a noteworthy addition to Ahmedabad's Visual Arts Scene Art Socio - a noteworthy addition to Ahmedabad's Visual Arts Scene

Located in the suburban Satellite area of Ahmedabad, Art Socio founded by artist Aditi Agarwal is a noteworthy addition to the burgeoning art scene of the city. Art Socio is a lavish bungalow, tastefully converted into an art space. In the founders words, Art Socio is a ‘concept gallery’ that aims to make art engaging for people from varied backgrounds. The Gallery has enough space to host a full art show and yet have space to let conversations happen. A unique feature, that the gallery is introducing is ‘Paint Dip Sip’, wherein the idea is to let non-artists engage with colours and forms through a guided fun art session. A cosy little room on the ground floor is dedicated for this therapeutic activity. This shall be open for anyone who walks in the gallery. Aditi Agarwal is an established scenic artist who has exhibited quite a few times earlier, including the Solo show at the prestigious ‘House of Lords’ in London, UK. Born in Nepal, Schooled in Mussoorie and having practiced art in UK, Aditi brings with her a world view that refuses to look at Art as a glossy facia. For her art is a beautiful medium of human expression, which can bring lot of joy ...

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Yet another laurel for Kathak exponent Sanjukta Sinha

Kathak exponent Sanjukta Sinha, who has recently performed at the Broadway Symphony Theatre in New York and has to her credit path breaking interpretations of the traditional art form Kathak, will soon be awarded Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar by Sangeet Natak Akademi. The classical dancer who has been trained under Padma Shri Kumudini Lakhia has been invol...

Rang Rangila Gujjubhai : popular Gujarati play in Charlotte - Indian Events in Charlotte

Indian Events in Charlotte The Gujjubhai series of play is a hit all across the globe since a long time, and the most anticipated part comes, when it is being performed in Charlotte, USA to celebrate the Indian Independence Day weekend. the play is scheduled to be performed on August 13, 2017. The event will be a best of both worlds since it will not only help t...

Ahmedabad Showered With Spiritual Sounds of ‘Bolava Vitthal‘
Ahmedabad Showered With Spiritual Sounds of ‘Bolava Vitthal‘

  L to R : Rahul Deshpande, Sawani Shende, Jayateerth Mevundi On the auspicious occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, when devotees of Lord Vitthal – an incarnation of Hindu deity Vishnu, celebrated the festival by conducting fasts, processions, and singing...

Charlotte Art Weekly Launched : Creativeyatra.com forays into US

Events in Charlotte – 16th June to 22nd June Charlotte, the largest city in the state of North Carolina, with an overall population of 2,380,314 is getting a tint of Creative Yatra with the all new Charlotte Art Weekly (CAW). Our art weekly series is a curated guide of enriching happenings of the city, which includes selective events that touch the aspect...

Diverse Festivities in Ahmedabad : Last week of June truly defines the city

Ahmedabad since eons has been a melting pot for diverse cultures to merge and become one, at the same time the soil of the city has always encouraged experiments. This June the characteristic of the city is coming alive in the form of festivities – diverse events happening concurrently, each one signifying the personality of the city. On one hand is countr...


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