Remembering Veenapani: A month-long festival of performances at Adishakti to celebrate Veenapani Chawla's birth anniversary on April 5.
DATE: April 5th 2015
Remembering Veenapani 2015-04-05

A month-long festival of performances at Adishakti to celebrate Veenapani Chawla’s birth anniversary on April 5, featuring:

 

KIRTANA KRISHNA

JAZZ CONCERT

SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 7 p.m.

Original compositions performed by jazz singer Kirtana Krishna.

 

SUN MERE BANDHU RE

The Musical World of SD Burman

MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION

SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 8 p.m.

A forty-five-minute multimedia presentation that includes a recorded reading of excerpts from the book by Ameen Sayani, the noted radio person, and a narration of stories by author Sathya Saran from the composer’s life, and film clips.

 

RAJA SUYA YAGAM 
AND
 PRAHALATHA CHARITHRAN

THERAKOOTHU PERFORMANCES

SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 9:30 p.m.

Arulmigu Sri Iyyappan Nataka Mandram presents a double bill: Raja Sooya Yagam (Therukoothu) followed by Pragaladhan Sarithram (Folk Drama).

 

EVGENY SHVARTZ’S 
THE DRAGON

PLAY

FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 7 p.m.

The Drama School, Mumbai presents
Evgeny Shvartz’s 
The Dragon
Bahar daanav dus ya sau, bheeter mare toh phoote pau!
In a new Hindi translation by Harsh Khurana
Directed by Tushar Pandey (National School of Drama, and London International School for Performing Arts)
Produced by Theatre Professionals
Supported by Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh

 

GROOVE TO TRASH

MUSIC CONCERT

SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 7 p.m.

Thaalavattam collaborating with RA’UF presents Groove to Trash, a musical concert.
The main vision of project “ Thaalavattam” (A percussion based project) is to create music using innovative instruments made from waste plastic and metal (reduce. reuse and recycle). Thaalavattam aims to clean up the plastic waste that is plaguing India, through music. This is a percussion-based project by Montry Manuel, which uses instruments created from waste plastic and metal with the aim to inspire people to think creatively about waste. His instruments are mainly created from reused paint cans, soda cans, PVC pipes etc. mimicking the street drummers.

UNDER THE MANGOSTEEN TREE

PLAY
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 7 p.m.
AND SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 7 p.m.

PERCH, CHENNAI PRESENTS

Under the Mangosteen Tree
Stories of Vaikom Muhammad BasheerA Play in English (with a little Malayalam)
Directed by Rajiv Krishnan
‘Under the Mangosteen Tree – Stories of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’ is an adventurous mix of seven stories by the great Malayalam writer Basheer, all very different, but with a common vein of love, humour and pathos running through them. A connecting link in this heady concoction is the character of Basheer himself, who plays narrator, participant and witness in turn. These stories are blended together in a non-linear yet seamless narrative that reveals the extraordinary range of Basheer’s writing and experiences.

 

All performances at:

Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothukovil,


Edyanchavadi Road, Diagonally Opposite Hope


No entry for latecomers.
 Admission Free – all are welcome! Donations would be appreciated.

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