Music jam, sharing lockdown experiences, an occasion round The Mahabharata, a dialogue on how start-ups are dealing with the disaster and making issues out of clay at residence — Lahe Lahe, Bengaluru, has one thing for everybody
Despite the fact that most workplaces have been in a position to transition into utilizing on-line platforms, it has not been simple for artistes and homeowners of cultural areas, who rely upon dwell performances. Mansee Shah Thard, co-founder of Lahe Lahe, certainly one of Bengaluru’s standard expression areas, has put appreciable thought into making a safe, significant on-line platform for artistes and interesting with audiences in an efficient manner, whereas additionally making occasions as commercially viable as attainable.
Their most wanted occasions: Write Out Loud, a poetry session held each Tuesday, and Music Jam, held each Wednesday, will proceed. “For on-line, now we have envisioned Music Jam as an open mic sort of a jam the place everybody can sing or play an instrument or each and you’ve got a musically-inclined viewers to share your music with.” Mansee says she has continued each the occasions as a result of they’re their longest-running occasions. “Over time each the Write Out Loud and Music Jam communities have develop into household for us.”
One other situation Mansee has addressed is that of app safety. The privateness and safety problems with Zoom, particularly, has been of concern. “We use Zoom from time to time. We use an Indian app, Airmeet very often. For each Zoom and Airmeet, we don’t share the hyperlink on our social media pages. It’s important to register on a telephone quantity we share after which we ship the hyperlink. We even have hosts monitoring the occasions for safety. The one situation with Airmeet is that when an individual performs, different folks can see him or her, however the performer can not see the reactions of the opposite folks. In Airmeet, open mics and speaker-driven occasions equivalent to storytelling might be simply held.”
One other innovation Mansee has give you is pottery clay and movies on demand. “Kids should be gainfully engaged, so this works for them. Relying in your location (Dunzo supply availability), we offer terracotta clay. You may log onto our Lahe Lahe pottery web page on Instagram and we additionally ship Whatsapp tutorials. Kids can comply with the directions however the creation is left to the kid’s creativeness. You may even reuse the clay. A mom had as soon as put up a video on Fb of her toddler and seven-year-old youngster’s clay creations. That motivated us loads. Additionally working with clay has a meditative high quality to it, so adults take pleasure in it as effectively.”
For these grappling with nervousness or different points on account of lockdown, Lahe Lahe presents Sharing Circle. “Persons are dealing with every kind of issues: monetary stress, nervousness of not having the ability to exit, well being points, not understanding the right way to cook dinner, boredom, nervousness. Completely different folks have their very own coping mechanisms. So folks can come collectively and share their tales. The primary circle will likely be a generic circle and going ahead, we may have themes, if required. We plan to host this each Thursday until we’re in lockdown. It’s a free occasion however registration is a should.”
As for ticketed reveals, Mansee says: “You may pay as you want or the charges will likely be barely decrease than what Lahe Lahe normally costs.”
On April 15, from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm, Music Jam will likely be held on Airmeet (DM 9886294444 to register) and from 7 pm to eight pm, a panel dialogue ‘Navigating what you are promoting by a pandemic’ will likely be held. Piyush Agarwal, founding father of 91Growth Consulting, will host the panel. Tickets can be found on www.airmeet.com. Sharing Circle will likely be held on April 16 from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm on Airmeet (9886294444 to register), on April 18 Tales from the Mahabharata, an endeavour by Aparna Jaishankar to recreate an curiosity on this epic, will likely be held. For ticket reserving name or Whatsapp at 9886294444.