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Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Salsa of Puerto Rico

With the arrival of TV in 60ies on Puerto Rico salsa was exploding in its popularity, and crossed shores of the island, reaching over to USA. Featuring tracks of Rafael Ithier, founder of El Gran Combo; Quique Lucca, founder of Sonora Poncena; and Willie Rosario.
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - Y No Hago Mas Na - Salsa Grandes Exitos
El Gran Combo - Bomba Pa Gozar
El Gran Combo Que me
lo den en Vida
Sonora Poncena - Oh Mayi
Sonora Poncena - Timbalero
Willie Rosario - Watusi Boogaloo
Sonora Poncena - Tumba Mabo
El Gran Combo - Azucar pal Cafe
Gilberto Santarosa - Ya no Queda Nada
Sonora Poncena - Prende
el fogon
El Gran Combo Que le
ponga Salsa
Sonora Ponceno - Moreno Soy
Willie Rosario Y Su Orq. - Cuando Se Canta Bonito
Sonor Poncena - Tu Te Lo Buscaste
Willie Rosario - Llorare
El Gran Combo - Merengue con Mi Salsa
El Gran Combo - Ojas Chinos
Willie Rosariso Y Junior Toledo - Casualidades

Exceptional, Infatuation

Soulful grooves for hot day...

After 7 - I Want You
Mos Def - Beauty in the Dark (Groove with You)
Babyface - Exceptional
Maceo Parker - The Greatest Romance Ever Sold
Musiq Soulchild - Silky Soul (An All-Star Tribute To Maze Ft. Frankie Beverly)
Bilal - Soul Sista
st Soul ft Dwele - baby come over
Tony Toni Tone - Lovin' You
Stephen Bishop - On and On
D'Angelo - Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine
Sade - No Ordinary Love
Marcus Miller - Infatuation
Platinum Pied Pipers - Ridin' High
RAY BLK - My Hood ft. Stormzy
Jorja Smith - Where Did I Go-
Kelela - Bank Head
Blacknuss feat. Robyn, Joshua & Abel - Roll With Me
Kenny Lattimore - You're My Girl
LTD Love Ballad

Three Maskmen (Where is Tamanna?)

Last School Theater presents sequence of Three Masken and Where is Tamanna?; another comedy play written and directed by Dyuman. Three Maskmen, petty clumsy thieves who with their elaborated plans aspire to be big "fishes". Does the complexity of twist and turns in plan bring the wanted result? Play is staged and produced by students of Last School of school year 2016/17, and we have a chance to see some already proven actors, and some good new ones.

Comments: 0 Date: 16 Apr 2017

Jazz #2

In today's musical edition we are featuring some great names of jazz....
John Coltrane & Thelonious Monk - Ruby, my dear
Miles Davis - Blue In Green
Eric Dolphy - Alone Together
Charles Mingus - Mood Indigo
Charlie Parker - Scrapple from the Apple
Archie Shepp - Lush life
John Coltrane - Afro Blue
Archie Shepp, Song for Mozambique, Poem a sea of faces,
Max Roach 5tet
wt Abbey Lincoln All Africa
Ornette Coleman - The blessing
Thelonious Monk - Epistrophy
Miles Davis Quartet - It Never Entered My Mind
Eric Dolphy - Left Alone


Featuring some of smooth jazz tracks

Paul Taylor - Horizon
Bob James & David Sanborn - Maputo
Jeffery Smith - Perspectives
Al Jarreau - We're In This Love Together
Nils - Catalina
George Duke - No Ryhme no Reason
Brian Culbertson - The Secret Garden
Mike Gill - Forever in Love
Richard Marx feat Toni Braxton - Suddenly
Yellowjackets - Daddy's Gonna Miss You
Randy Crawford & Joe Sample - Rio De Janeiro Blue
Bob James - Angels Theme- The Invention Of Love
Earl Klugh - Midnight In San Juan
David Sanborn - The Dream . . .
Eastbound - Fourplay
Sam Riney - Let Me Into Your Heart
Boney James - Nothing But Love

Jazz Night at Bharat Nivas

On Sunday the 16th of April 2017 a group of musicians performed some nice versions of old classics such as "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", "What a Wonderful World", "Feeling Good" and many more along with some of Rolf's original instrumental compositions.

Vera -Vocals
Matt - Sax
Jurriaan - Piano
Mishko - Bass
Sreenath - Drums
Rolf - Guitar

Trashband play at Kalakendra

On Saturday 8th April The Trashband performed making sounds and rhythms only using everyday items we find in our garbage...... plastic and glass bottles, tin cans, rubber balloons and more. It was a very lively and humorous show with the underlying message to keep our world litter free.

Celebrating Tamil New Year 2017

A collaboration of Ilaignarkal Education Center and Mohanam Cultural Center, brought together the Tamil New Year celebration in Auroville hosted by Visitor Center.
The Ilaignarkal Education Center is involved with teaching and bringing together the Tamil workers of Auroville. The Mohanam Cultural Center experiment with making different sorts of instruments (mainly percussion, string and wind instruments) out of local material.
Almost like a harvest festival many seasonal fruits and vegetables were presented in honor of the Tamil New Year. Astrological predictions were announced as what the coming year would bring. Live traditional Tamil music and dance enhanced the event.

Summer and Fireflies

With 40C in the shade, and school just about to shut their doors .....summer is almost here

Hardwell feat. Jay Sean - Thinking About You
Vidya Vox - Kuthu Fire
Tiesto - On My Way ft. Bright Sparks
Miss Bolivia ft Shazalakazoo - Menea
Anne-Marie - Ciao Adios
The Chainsmokers ft. ZAYN - Firefly
Gryffin, Illenium - Feel Good ft. Daya
INNA - Yalla
Danay Suárez Yo Aprendi
Fais - Hey ft. Afrojack
Flo Rida - Cake ft 99 Percent
Whethan - Savage
David Guetta ft Sia - Never Give Up By Costy Buya
Gorgon City - Smile ft. Elderbrook
DJ Polique ft Mohombi - Turn me on
Zara Larsson - Don't Let Me Be Yours ft. Ed Sheeran
Demi Lovato - No Promises ft. Cheat Code
Claydee - Alena
Calvin Harris & Rihanna - This Is What You Came For (
Vidya Vox Tabla Remix Cover) (ft. Jomy George)

Jazz #3

Featuring jazz standards of some great names of jazz ... .free jazz

Chet Baker - Time After Time
Dizzy Gillespie - Con Alma
Eric Dolphy - God bless the child
John Coltrane - Equinox
Ornette Coleman - Blues Connotation
Archie Shepp Quartet - The Thrill is gone (R.Henderson)
Thelonious Monk Quartet - Blue Monk
Archie Shepp - Mama Rose
Miles Davis - Boplicity
Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Albert Ayler - Goin' home
Alice Coltrane - Wisdom Eye
Pharoah Sanders - Astral Travelling

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