Things to do in Ahmedabad

Thematic exhibition at Conflictorium

Museum of Conflict, Conflictorium is currently running the thematic ‘Again and Again and Again’ that looks at the “phenomenon of repetition critically”. This thematic “attempts to expose the truest-lies of the systems and power structures by repeating what has been lost, forgotten and erased. Remembrance is that repetition which cannot be erased and forgotten”. And as part of the thematic programming, an exhibition titled ‘Still, we can’t step in the same river twice’ is set to open this Sunday. Organizers reveal that the exhibition attempts to “investigate through the certain day-to-day practices how the certain repetitive practices can be modified, so that we stop chanting for a saviour and chant our rights”. In the coming weeks, the team will be putting together workshops, a film and a zine.

WHEN: Opening: Sunday, 6pm
Where: Conflictorium, opp RC
College, Mirzapur Road, Delhi Chakla
ENTRY: Open for all
CALL: 079 25620747
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Visit the enthralling ‘Remembering Bapu’

Exhibition ‘Remembering Bapu’ is a “visual delineation of Mahatma Gandhi”. Ten resident artists of Navajivan Studios, despite having their own distinct styles, came together to work on the subject of Gandhi. Rakesh Patel has celebrated the Dandi Yatra; Samveddna Vaishya’s work resonates with the values ​​that reflect in every word signifying Gandhi; Milan Desai stands with both the positive and negative impressions of Gandhi and portrays this in his works; Jigna Gaudana’s work shows how a beautiful mind can create and personify a worthy life; Nilesh Suthar has expressed Gandhi’s childlike innocence; Bharvi Trivedi has focused on the journey of Mohan, Gandhi and the Mahatma; Harshil Patel urges audience to introspect a Gandhi he believes lies dormant in everyone; Roma Patel depicts an individual’s persona through portraits of Gandhi; Gopal Parmar’s work portrays the struggle of becoming a Mahatma; Sumedh Kishan has picked up attires of Bapu from various life stages.

WHEN: Till July 3, 12noon to 9pm
Where: Satya Art Gallery, behind Gujarat Vidyapith
ENTRY: Open for all
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​Head to colorful exhibit, ‘Pratham’

Pratham’, a three-day group show was opened to public at Hutheesing Visual Art Center on Friday evening. Organized by Kiran Thakkar, Sudhir Thakkar, Tarun Kothari and Dharmik Trivedi, the exhibition showcases the distinct styles of more than 50 artists from across the state and country. There is something for every art lover here – from nature and people to abstracts and gods. A visit here will take into a different world of arts. So, make time to visit!

WHEN: Till June 19, 4pm to 8pm
Where: L&P Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, KL Campus, Navrangpura
ENTRY: Open for all
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Lose yourself in the world of classical dance

Gujarat State Sangeet Natak Akademi and Nartan Institute of Performing Arts have put together a Classical Dance Festival, featuring artistes from various dance groups from across the country. As many as eight classical dance forms will be presented by Smita Shastri and her Nartan Nritya Vrund, Sudha Institute of Odissi, SCOPA College Surat, Pratibha Raghuvanshi and Group from Ujjain, Dr Ayswaria Wariar and disciples from Vadodara, Rema Shrikant and disciples from Vadodara, MUDRA Artistic Directors and performers, and veteran danseuse Kumudini Lakhia’s Kadamba Center for Dance.

WHEN: June 21, 8pm
Where: Shri Chinubhai Chimanlal Sabhagruh, HK College Campus, Ashram Road
ENTRY: Open and free for all
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Show off your biz knowledge

Think you’re a biz whiz? Then how about testing your knowledge with this season of ‘The Ultimate Business & Brand Quiz’? Organized by Ahmedabad Management Association, the session is based on the interesting facts of the brand and business worlds and will be conducted by quiz master Sanjay Chakraborty. And there are loads of prizes to be won too. Now, isn’t that a win-win situation?
Age: 18+ years

WHEN: Today, 6.30 pm
Where: AMA Seminar Hall, AMA Complex, ATIRA Campus, Vastrapur
ENTRY: By free registration
CALL: 079 26308601-05, 7203030990
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Celebrate World Music Day here

Ring in World Music Day by celebrating music in different forms and manifestations through ‘Fte de la Musique’, a day dedicated to the promotion of music, created by the French Ministry of Culture, which first took place in 1982 in Paris. All over the world, people attend free live performances, in all kinds of places, even the most unusual ones. So, this year, Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad will celebrate #FDLM2022, and you, our dear Amdavadis, can join the celebrations to enjoy live musical acts by performers from the city.

WHEN: June 21, 7pm Where: Alliance
Francaise d’Ahmedabad, beside FCI, Himali Tower lane, near Shyamal Crossroad, Satellite
ENTRY: Open for all
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Beyond war and gore

Think of Army and its jaws, and immediately your brain conjures up images of war and strife. In a unique attempt to capture a different side of army life, an anthology comprising four amazing stories presented by ETC by Tanvish — ‘Pink Panther’, ‘Hariyali Kebab’, ‘Dark Rum’, and ‘Violet Red Violet’ will be staged at Dinesh Hall on Sunday. The audience can expect a gamut of emotions that rule our brave soldiers’ lives.

WHEN: Sunday, 9pm Where: Dinesh Hall, Ashram Road
ENTRY: By tickets available online
CALL: 98250 28400

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