Category Archives: Arts & Culture
The French movie director speaks about the making of her documentary Heritage Fight. It tells the story of the Australian Aboriginal tribe Goolarabooloo who fought against a company that intended to build the world's largest gas plant on the land they have been living on and protecting over millenia. Through a tight knit community culture and the practice of dreaming as a collective the Goolarabooloo managed to defend their holy land against corporate interest and destruction. Heritage Fight will be screened on Saturday, January 28 at 5 pm at Cinema Paradiso. Eugenie Dumont, the French director of the movie, will be at the screening for a discussion afterwards. The event was organized by the French Pavilion.
On the 15th Janurary 2017 at Cripa, Francesca enacted a monologue from Satprem's interview "7 days in India" titled "My Burning Heart", which was directed by Moghan. It was such a great performance where everyone present appreciated the acting as much as the story.
Trench Town Status or "You have to 18 and Over"
takes us way back in time featuring tracks from The Aggrolites, Home T & Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks, Gappy Ranks, Slightly Stoopid and more
The Aggrolites - Complicated Girl - Rugged Road
Gappy Ranks - Put The Stereo On
Cocoa Tea - 18 And Over
Frankie Paul - Stuck On You
Lady Saw - Sycamore Tree
Shabba Ranks, Cocoa Tea & Rebel Princess - Just Be Good To Me
Macka B - Never Played A 45
Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Disco Devil 12
Slightly Stoopid ft. Capleton - No Cocaine Remix
Leroy Smart - Waiting In Vain Version -1974
Linval Thompson - Holding On To My Girlfriend
Cocoa Tea - Good Life
Dennis Brown I Don_t Know
John Brown's Body feat. Peetah Morgan - The Gold
Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks & Home T - Pirates Anthem
Sly & Robbie- Crazy Baldhead
Cocoa Tea & Shabba Ranks - Rumors
Alpha Steppa & Gregory Isaacs - Crucial Steppa + Officer Dub
Lee Scratch Perry - Jungle Roots Dub
TLC offered, as usual, a theater play, humorous twist about the latest Fertile Forest chaos - Can of Worms. And as usual, the play was a great success with abundant laughter of the audience. The whole Nalaikki Fair, a community traditional celebration of Christmas, was a huge work of many - from YC staff, volunteers (different ways), musicians, performers, cooks, .... Johnny's tea stall ... and of course the excellent MC Jesse and Sushan and surely without a proper sound of Matthia we would not be able to hear much.
The soundtrack for your midnight electronic cosmic journey
Kaytranda - Track Uno
Kashif - The Mood
Azymuth - Fenix
Sun Palace - Rude Movements
Taeko Ohnuki - Le Courant De Mecontentment
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes (12 Mix)
Voilaaa - Spies Are Watching Me (feat. Sir Jean)
Atmosfear - Dancing In Outer Space
Casco - Cybernetic Love
Sultan Shakes - Interstellar Love
Charlie - Spacer Woman
Tall Black Guy - Come With Me And Fly
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
Freeez - Keep in touch
Tall Black Guy - Floating
Fruit - If You Feel It, Say Yeah
Ozo - Anambra
On the 10th Janurary 2017 at Pitanga, Jill Navarre and the Auroville Theatre Group presented a performative character study based on Lanford Wilson's "The Great Nebula In Orion", by Franziska Detrez, Mytra Konietzka and Nele Schute. The presentation was superbly done.
Visitor's Centre last night, under the moonshine of almost full moon was quite busy with music lovers, friends. Old time aurovilian Eliane has decided that during her visit "back home" will share with the community a concert of Bossa Nova tunes since she hails from Brasil. With the same set of musicians also Shakit shared some of the latino jazz tunes; Jivatman joined for a song. In the other part Band Rock with Amando Israel, Dhani and Peter has started, late been joined by Edo(ardo)..... Eliane; and the audience expressed their excitement through vigilant dance.