Thursday, 19 February 2009

Poetry festival at Prithvi Theatre.

During the next week, on 23rd, 24th and 25th February, the ‘Poetry Festival’ will be celebrates at Prithvi theatre at Juhu.

The programs is as follows

On Monday, 23rd February

6pm to 7pm

Ideas Unlimited’s ‘Ni Shabda Sukta’
Harish Meenashru and Chandrakant Shah recite their original contemporary Gujarati poetry

7pm to 7:45pm

Jana Natya Manch’s ‘Ujale Safed Kabootar: Kuchh nazme Philisteen ke naam
Palestine through the poetry of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Safi Abdi, Mahmoud Darwish and Nizar Qabbani.

8pm to 11::30pm

Films by Shabnam Virmani, Vikalp presents

‘Had-Anhad: Journeys with Ram & Kabir, (105mins)
Koi Sunta Hai: Journeys with Kumar & Kabir (96 mins)

Tuesday, 24th February

6pm to 7pm

PEN’s ‘Reading your Spiritual Other’
Poetry selected and read by Arundhathi Subramaniam, Jerry Pinto, Ranjit Hoskote & Sampurna Chattarji.

7pm to 8pm

Caferati’s ‘Open Mic’
Your chance to read two minutes of your own original poetry.

8pm to 8:45pm

Sridhar Thayil’s Opera Noir
A dark Indian twist to opera

9:30pm to 10:30pm

aRanya’s ‘Shabd Sangeet’
Songs and poetry of affliction by love and by theatre.

Wednesday, 25th February

6pm to 7pm

PEN’s ‘Laments, Songs, Prayers, Riddles and Prophecies’
Poets, musicians and theatre artistes come together to perform poetry.

7pm to 7:40pm

Sancharee’s Vaachik 40
Ajay Kumar performs in the rare traditional storytelling form of Katha Gayan Vaachan.

8pm to 9:15pm

Ekjute’s ‘Sufism’
A journey through Sufism with Rumi, Amir Khusroo, Baba Farid and Khalil Gibran.

9:30pm to 11pm

Essay Communciation’s ‘Ghazal Ka Safar - A Musical Journey’
Ghazal celebrated as the foremost of lyrical forms.

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