Pune this week: an evening with Chekhov, a one-day workshop on the art of comics and more

In the early 1860s, a group of young artists took a step back from academic rules and introduced modern ideas and new techniques into their paintings. During their first exhibition in Paris in 1874, the name of Impressionism is given to the movement. Explore the art movement with a webinar that will focus on the work of female artist Berthe Morisot. Organized by the Institut Français Jaipur, take advantage of French Kaleidoscope with guest Léa Marie for a discussion on Morisot, one of the major figures of Parisian modernity and innovative artists in the field who introduced new aesthetic experiments in his paintings . October 26 from 4 p.m.

Russian writer Anton Chekhov observed every incident in his life from a different perspective and never fails to amaze audiences. Take part in “An Evening with Chekhov”, a play by the Swatantra Theater about a combination of short stories written by Chekhov, with each story presenting a slice of life. At the open-air theater on October 28 at 8:45 pm Admission: 199. Tickets available on BookMyShow.

Jaag Utha Hai Raigad (When Raigad Fort Comes to Life) is the Hindi adaptation of Raigadala Jevha Jaag Yete, the acclaimed Marathi playwright Vasant Kanetkar. The play directed by Abhijeet Choudhary and translated by Vasant Dev explores the rarely mentioned relationship between Shivaji Maharaj and his son Sambhaji. At the open-air theater October 28 and 30 at 6 pm Admission: 199. Tickets available on BookMyShow.

Have you ever read relevant comics, the ones that touch your heart? Have you ever invented similar content? Organized by Archcult, participate in a full-day comedy art workshop with host comic artist Stephy Ann Tomy. October 29 at 6 p.m. and October 30 at 4 p.m. Early registration: 199 and normal registration: 299. Reserve a time slot on archcult.org.

‘When the Colors Ran Away’, a digital narration of an exciting and most unexpected experience two eight-year-olds have on their trip to an art museum. But once there, they notice something strange: the colors of the painting are all gone! Writer and director CG Salamander and actor and storyteller Kavya Srinivasan deliver a digital performance, inspired by Emily Carr’s paintings of two boys, wandering colors and works of art infused with life. A video on demand, you can watch the performance at 250 on Insider.

Daniel K. Denny