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
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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