Stories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world for children and adults alike. Imagination and the power of listening and speaking create countless artistic images. Slow down, sit around, listen to a story as Storytelling sessions abound this weekend in Bengaluru.
Why does the bear have a short stumpy tail? How the tortoise got the scales on the shell? Why does the tiger have stripes? If these and many more questions come to your mind and you want to know the story behind them, come, listen and enjoy the How and Why Stories (in French, “Pourquoi Tales” ) with “An evening of Pourquoi Tales with Storywallahs”.
Where: Atta Galatta
When: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 | 5:00 PM
Ages : 4yrs & Up
The author of the most popular “Ranganna” and ‘Have you seen this’ books of the Tulika publishers – Arthi Anand from Art Tales would be hosting a sensational storytelling session at Story Express. The fee includes an hour of playtime at KYDZADDA post the story session .
Where: Kydz Adda
When: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 | 11:00 AM
Ages: 4yrs & Up
Tickets: Rs.350, Call to 9686888222 Register
Hurry as its limited seats at the Little Cloud Story Telling sessions. Hear them in English/Hindi on Saturdays and Kannada on Sundays. Storytelling and interaction fun for 45 minutes.
When: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 Till 28 Feb | 10:00 AM
Where: Ranga Shankara
Tickets: Call 080-26592777 to Register
Gather around, gather around! The Storywallah is here to regale us with stories of far and near, of dear ones and not so near ones. for young and for old. Stories that will be told of times past and new going-ons. Who doesn’t like to listen to stories?? We all do!! So let’s revisit the age old tradition of storytelling, by Arun Kumar Gonal, who presents another episode of an enchanted evening this month.
Where: Jus’ Trufs
When: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 | 11:30 AM
Ages: 3yrs & Up
Tickets: Rs.100, Here
The Dancing Tales is a performance of Indian stories for children and adults combining the oral and visual media of dance, music and oral storytelling. The series will bring Indian tales from far and wide, filled with dance, music and verbal storytelling to the children at heart. This edition features the story of Krishna, at various stages of his life, right from childhood to adulthood, exploring various facets of human relationships.
Earth will share her incredible story of birth and evolution – Rereeti is delighted to put together a fun, stimulating, highly interactive learning activity for children and parents to experience what it means to be part of this 4.5 billion year old home! You and your kids participate together to learn about the history and science behind the formation of our planet. Hands-on activities that include treasure hunt, discovery boxes, games related to the topic, and a good amount of Q&A all help toward learning goals.
Kaavad Katha – Maya is a collaborative performance inspired by Rajasthan’s folk form Kaavad Katha.It brings together visual art work, original & live music, poetry, mask, movement & a storyteller to compose this theatrical interpretation. “Maya” is a multi-narrative piece with various mythical characters set in different time and spaces. It takes us deep into our associations with our emotions and intellect. The main story branches out into various stories and characters and thereby weave a multi-layered narrative.
Monkey and the Mobile’ uses the mobile phones and technology as a theme and explores their impact on our lives through stories – some real, some imagined. Conceived in a collaborative manner, the play uses a combination of the actor, image, and music, with a focus on story-telling that is simple and engaging.