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(Arts & Culture)
Creative Freedom
The Scratch Bandits Crew is an unique band, where scratch music turns turnatables into instruments to create its own music. In interview with members of the band and team Supa-Jay, Syr, Geoffresh, and Remy we hear what is music to them, and why they've decided to create on that way. Within Bon Jour India events they were touring last few weeks all over India, amazed over kindness and openness of Indian audience, for which are very much grateful. Band, existing a bit over 10 years, with each member uniqueness is one of few in the world. Read more

Sunday, 17 February 2013
(City Life)
Bamboo Construction Workshop
At Auroville Bamboo Research Centre they've organized bamboo construction workshop for 1st years students of DY.Patil College of Architecture, Navi, Mumbai. 85 students have managed to construct a dome out of bamboo, were making instruments, toys, chair, geometrical dome and yurt, they did get to know many facts about incredible values/qualities of bamboo. Following is the interview with three of them- Mallika, Prateek and Vini. Each of them is full of enthusiasm over bamboo, and its uses...Nick talks on organizational part of the workshop. Read more

Sunday, 17 February 2013
(Education)
The Fascination of Words
Starting with the first word fascination, and dwelling into many, which are commonly use in our daily lives when we're talking on certain subjects-that was Prof. Edwin Zappe lecture on The Fascination of Words yesterday in Unity Pavilion in International Zone. Zappe's lecture was fascinating to the audience, has took us to our thoughts reaching further, beyond the mental understanding of particular word. The new world has opened in front of our eyes.The joyful way of displaying the vast knowledge of Prof. Zappe has brought smiles on the faces Read more

Saturday, 16 February 2013
(News)
LOVE - V Day, Steps Ahead
This afternoon between 4pm to 5pm at Eucalyptus Groove under the Solar Kitchen toward Courage and Certitude at ONE BILLION RISING AND DANCING event... www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL5N8rSy4CU&feature=share . In today's news we feature interview with Jasmine from FoodLink on their initiative for the Mother's Birthday 21st of February, and with Jill on the Three (dances) in One (evening) Tuesday 19th at 7.30pm at CRIPA in Kalabhumi. Sri Aurobindo Centre for Studies... India and the World(Bharat Nivas) invites us to Steps Ahead... Read more

Thursday, 14 February 2013
(Spirituality)
Mediation for Unity and Peace

Following is the recording of session with Russian Singing Bells on African Land in International Zone - the land appointed for the Africa House / Pavilion of African Culture. After short introduction of bells by Vera and Ashesh to the participants, the whole session, which purpose was meditation for peace and unity, has developed and grown into its own special harmonious melody. Of course recordings are many times merely the pale reflection,  in which so often we cannot feel the special energy present in interaction at the time. Read more

Sunday, 10 February 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Jazz in Transformation - Night
Sweet afternoon has turned into a night, and pampering us with exceptional voices continued with second set of Jazz in Transformation by Suryan and visiting guest Emilia at Unity Pavilion in International Zone. Suryan and Emilia have shared with the audience some of their own songs, and some of the jazz standards. Again we had a chance to hear soulful songs, set in almost perfect sound due to the thorough work of Michael, who has ensured that all four voices of Jazz in Transformation were heard the best possible way Read more

Saturday, 09 February 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Jazz in Transformation
Set in the space of art exhibition on Transformation, which is on display at Unity Pavilion in International Zone, Priscilla and Jurriaan named their musical performance Jazz in Transformation. Exceptional duo of two visiting volunteers - Priscilla with her amazing voice capable of true jazz expressions, and Jurriaan on keyboards, also very skillful, and jazz musician by heart. In that combination Friday afternoon has carried us away, partially down the memory lane of big names of jazz singers, but in all in the spaces of heart and soul. Read more

Saturday, 09 February 2013
(City Life)
Invitation to a Dance on V - Day

ONE BILLION RISING - is an invitation to a dance, invitation of new way of being, of an unique contribution of women, of sustainable life ... to both women and men, says Irena while inviting all of us to join the billion of those who would be celebrating that day with a dance to raise the awareness on violence toward women. Statistics proves that one billion of women on our planet do not receive any love but abuse in different ways. V -Day movement started about 20 years ago by Eve Ensler as work on reconciliation between women and men

Friday, 08 February 2013
(City Life)
Crownways

Recently published video Crownways in which they have tried to catch up the idea of dreamcatcher from 2007 on crown road, when money was donated to build it. As David explains this video is there to see the richness of ideas if one goes to collaborative process; the video is there for archive purposes. The idea to start developing the area from Solar Kitchen towards Central Guest house was never set to be a finish product, it was mere an alternative in supposed collaborative processes when it comes to the town planning. Read more

Monday, 04 February 2013
(Education)
West Africa and Yemadas

Last night event organized by Africa House and Windarra Farm at Unity Pavilion in International Zone was initiated by Isis, volunteer from Benin, currently working with several NGO's, on Agro Ecological Federation of Benin, at Family Jah - Rastafari Community. As Isis has soon found out that in Auroville the presence of African Culture is very poor, she shared with the community pieces of African culture from West Africa. With Windarra Farm team she has put all her energy to provide the dinner, and Yemadas concluded the night with world music. Read more

Saturday, 02 February 2013
(Education)
African Night with Isis
What have started as invitation to an African Night on Friday 1st of February at Unity Pavilion in International Zone, extended into an open interview about many topics. Isis a volunteer from Benin (former Dahomey) will share within Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture, one of the introductory insights in the form of a talk on "Lost Kingdoms of West Africa". And as she says, when there are Africans is the sharing of festivity and joy, so the evening will continue with sharing of West African meal, and conclude with music. Read more

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
(City Life)
Developing Guidelines
Joint interactive workshop of L'Avenir d'Auroville and Resident Assembly Service at Unity Pavilion was called for the purpose for community to come together and discuss on which guidelines we should all agree to be undertaken when one is about to start to build. After Helene's presentation with some examples of exercises participants have divided in smaller groups to find the possible suggestions for future guidelines in building. Recording are minutes of HElen's presentation and some outcomes of the workshop. Read more

Tuesday, 29 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Soulful Night

As has Nuria announced in the beginning - it was a night of varied songs from jazz, latin, pop to soul. It was journey through songs which are dear to her of Katie Melua, Diana Krall, Noa, Carlos Nunez, naming few ... full hall of CRIPA in Kalabhumi in Cultural Zone, and exciting applause at the end have clearly expressed that Nuria is not alone in her likings. She was accompanied by Matt on piano an sax, Mishko on bass and Suresh on drums. See all the pictures here: www.flickr.com/photos/coriolan/8419910501/in/set-72157632621822473/ Read more

Monday, 28 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Rodogune

This play in 5 Acts is located in Syria of the playwright’s imagination. Rodogune, the Parthian Princess captured by Syria and made attendant of queen Cleopatra. Antiochus and Timocles, the sons of Cleopatra by her first husband, have been brought up in Egypt. At the death of Cleopatra’s second husband, they return to Syria. The selfish queen mistakes fulsome flattery for real love and rejects Antiochus. He revolts to claim the throne of Syria; and both Rodogune and Antiochus who are mutually attracted by love, join together in this venture.... Read more

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Golden Heart

After a decade of dedicated work and life in Auroville, after years of dormant love and passion for music, after few years of personal growth Anna Taj's CD was released two week ago. Interesting mixture - from melodious jazz, pop, lounge to spiritual influence of Indian music, with many participating, collaborating in creation of Anna's "baby" CD. It took her a year and a half of meticulous work in studio with Rajkumar Rajamanickam and many others in producing, and bringing it to the product we can listen now. www.annataj.com

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Thursday, 17 January 2013
(Spirituality)
Mother`s Yoga
February is almost here, and that month carries important dates for Auroville. As it is custom for this month Loretta prepares exhibition with the chosen topic on The Mother and Sri Aurobindo at Savitri Bhavan. This year we will dwell in the Mother's Yoga. Beside the exhibition of paragraphs from Agenda on the topic there will be five talks supporting it, along with two volumes of 900 pages and audio CD on 3 Mother's talks in English on the topic of Yoga. The talks will start on 26th of January , continually every Saturday at %.30pm.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Ibsen

As it was announced by Jill, the Ibsen was a workshop production by Auroville Theater Group of opera in progress. After only three weeks of hard work and rehearsals, we have had a chance to see for three nights in a row at CRIPA in Kalabhumi an amazing piece where all the actors put the efforts and energy to bring Ibsen's last night alive in front of the eyes of audience. Libretto was done by Ronald Rand, who visited Auroville last year, music composed by Hartmut von Lieres, and the production directed by Jill. Read more

Monday, 14 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
New Moon at Svedame
Even if it is to celebrate a New Moon, the fact is, that is always good, and needed to conect with the community at the social event, and last night has well proved it. Excellent voices of Priscila, Jeremy, and Suryan, who are all beside singers also the songwriters, have brought feeling of joy, high spirits of thoughts going beyond just visible, and yet the sense of togetherness with all present. Either their own songs, either resung the known numbers, all were well accepted, and didn't take too long to join them with singing and dancing. Read more

Sunday, 13 January 2013
(City Life)
Workshop on Guidelines

Helen, a volunteer from UK, participates at L'Avenir d'Auroville, and is an expert in decision processes, talks on the guidelines. On Monday 28th of January at Unity Pavilion in International Zone between 4 to 7pm she with Elvira, member of RAS will facilitate the workshop for the community to develop building guidelines. Those should be simple, clear, more transparent yet basic, clearly expressing of what the community wants in the building application processes. That would be the first review of the application process after 25 years.

 

Wednesday, 09 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Ibsen - Opera in Progress
For theater lovers weekend will bring unique event in many ways. In the interview with director Jill, and actress Heeba Shah we find out why Ibsen, why opera in progress. Libretto was done by Ronald Rand, who visited Auroville last year with his play, and series of workshops, and music is work of Hartmut Von Liers, but however it is, for the first time that Ibsen will be in opera, and it is Hartmut's first opera composing, and for Auroville is the first opera performance ever. Audience will confront with Ibsen's passion for self realization. Read more

Tuesday, 08 January 2013
(City Life)
Emerging Into Light
Musical Offering of Russian Singing Bells at Matrimandir Amphitheater organized by Vera, Ashesh and Matrimandir Team was perfect for the start of the New Year 2013. The night before the scene at Matrimandir was completely different - darkness with candle lighted Banyan tree, and opened Inner Chamber, but full of silent prayers, expectations. Sunny afternoon with chirping birds, flying over our heads, footsteps, and soft whisper of children all immersed by Light of the sound of Russian Singing Bells telling story, joyfully for the new beginning Read more

Thursday, 03 January 2013
(Arts & Culture)
Kalapini Komkali
Kalapini Komkali is an Indian Classical vocalist of the younger generation with wholly original music which is melodious and extremely rich. She is daughter and student of the legendary vocalist late Kumar Gandharva. At Pitanga last night she was accompanied by Shri Sanjay Deshpande, a leading table player form Pune, India. He has been trained under two great table Maestros Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar and Ustad Alla Rakha Khan saheb. On harmonium was Lakshmi Santra. Read more

Monday, 31 December 2012
(Education)
Integral Consciousness workshop
Bahman A. K. Shirazi is former director of graduate studies at California Institute of Integral Studies(CIIS). He has been actively affiliated with that organisation since 1983. His doctoral dissertation, "Self in Integral Psychology" was the first of its kind in the field of integral psychology. He came to share with us part of his personal background ,in his quest for joy and happiness , and mainly spoke about integral consciousness and the history and organisation of of the CIIS. Read more

Saturday, 29 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Anna`s Ethnic

At Bla Bla Xmas Fair at Youth Center was still hot, and action in full swing when Anna hit the stage with ethnic songs, accompanied by Rolf and Johnatan. Not many words but couple of action oriented ethnic music, not so very well know to the joyful audience, but well appreciated anyhow. And what is Christmas if it is not for joyful sharing amongst each other, for sharing the festive spirit in light and love?

 

 

Wednesday, 26 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Foulax Ca`s Band
Blues was on the stage at Bla Bla Xmas Fair at Youth Center with Swaha and Rolf, swinging us into more mellow mood. And the temperatures were already droping a bit, bargains were almost done, children were exhausted of all the fun, the gadgets they have visited, actions they have participade in... after solid portion of blues annoucnments and callings for dinner were out, and the youngest started to depart from the site, and whole Fair was slowly shifting in to the evening tone and set of action painted in music.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Yemadas
As the highlight of the evening, Yemadas and Friends performed a great set of world music. Despite the late hour the people were dancing and some were even singing along with the musicians. The atmosphere was great and the selection of music and instruments varied from Brazilian over African to Indian inspired. Get a listen here. Read more

Monday, 24 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Svaram

The Bla Bla Christmas Fare was a very special occasion for the workers of the Svaram music shop.

Svaram co-workers have been receiving training in playing music, and music theory ever since the beginning of the project from a succession of teachers, local and international. Many performances have been given in Auroville, India and even a few abroad.

 

The group's performance at the Fare, accompanied by a flute player, was a success, with catchy drum rhythms and the crowd dancing in front of the stage. Read more

Monday, 24 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Cake Competition
At Youth Center Bla Bla Xmas Fair was in full swing, music rocking, children playing, running around and laughing, bigger children catching up with friends, bargaining were going on at the stall, food was smelling delicious ... it was just a time for a traditional Cake Competition. Following is the soundscape of almost an hour long tasting and judging of the cakes put on display by the members of the community. ..."Tasteful, but not for children, .. great looking but ..." And which one got the prize? Read more

Sunday, 23 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - Suryan, Priscila...
This year name of the Christmas Fair - Bla Bla was in a way a reminder that although it is right that we do communicate in order to progress, we still need to transform the ideas and words into real action. And there was a lot of action, some old, but always popular, activities like bonger spronger, gyroscope, flying fox, and some new ones. At this point of the time in the afternoon Suryan with two guests shared some of the songs. Priscila, also with excellent voice, and a drummer of course brought some fresh dimensions. Read more

Sunday, 23 December 2012
(Arts & Culture)
Bla Bla - South Korea
When the year comes around the community wouldn't be the same if it wouldn't be for the Christmas fair at Youth Center. A dedicated team of Tree House and Youth Center community with many volunteers have put lots of effort in this year's one. Many activities, stalls,corners...and of course the stage with its program rocking from early afternoon hours. Visiting South Korean students from Traveling School with their mentor Sonny shared traditional music of South Korea with the community with impressive beats, and the unique sound of the gong. Read more

Sunday, 23 December 2012
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