THE culture of violence and death is spreading dangerously to every nook and corner of the globe. That there is need for a transforming leadership that will bring about a new culture of peace is without doubt. Accordingly, a seminar, "Leadership for Transformation" is being held from March 2 to 7 at Ishvani Kendra, Pune. The themes to be covered include self-image and assertiveness, paradigms and challenges of leadership. For further details and information of this and upcoming programmes, contact the Programme Coordinator, Ishvani Kendra, Pune-411 014, Ph. 7033820 and 7033507. E-mail: email@example.com
THE recent (January 20) meeting held at the Khair-e-Ummat Trust office, near Moghul Masjid, Imamwada to plan out a strategy and action-programmes to oppose the impending war on Iraq by the Unites States government, is being followed up with an additional meeting on March 4, 6.00 pm at Shramik, behind Swami Narayan Temple, Opp. Dadar (East) Rly Station
THE Mumbai Scrabble Club has announced a one day open scrabble tournament at the RBI quarters on March 2 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Entry Fee: Rs.150 per head and two categories: "Advanced" and "Beginners". For registration call Nakul on 24220665 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Participants are requested to bring their scrabble boards and tiles.
"TRANSAVATAR", a co-production of Attakalari Centre for the Movement Arts and Imlata Dance Company (UK) is a multi-media performance of contemporary dance, martial arts and integrated sound and digital technology. It is a mix of unique live performances coupled with digital and multimedia art, which flow into each other. The international creative team including Yamuna Devi (United Kingdom) Saju Hari and Jayachandran Palazhy (India) Rani Nair (Sweden) ) Joseph Hyde (UK) and Christian Ziegler (Germany) worked together in Britain, Germany and India. Show time: 7.30p.m on March 8 at the Sophia Bhabha Auditorium. Co-hosts Max Mueller Bhavan, Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the British Council.
THE Piramal Gallery, NCPA is showcasing (till March 15) "Ganga To the Inner Shores of India", a photographic journey by Katrin Simon, a staffer with the German Consulate in Mumbai. . The exhibition is the result of two journeys to the Ganga: one to the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad in 2001 followed by a two month trip down the river from source to mouth.
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