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Blackwing Pencil Ravi Shankar Volume

Blackwing Pencil Vol. 3 – Ravi Shankar

What an honor to have Blackwing Pencils celebrate the meeting of the Maestro and pop icon George Harrison with the newest edition to their limited edition 602 pencil sets.  The pencils feature Blackwing’s unparalleled extra-firm graphite and a matte turmeric finish accented with a pattern inspired by one of Ravi’s iconic sitars. The pattern prominently features the ॐ (Om), a sacred Sanskrit symbol with three phonetic components that correlate to the waking, dream, and unconscious states of being. A portion of every purchase goes toward the Ravi Shankar Foundation, whose ongoing mission includes the preservation of recordings by the Maestro, the continued expansion of dialog between East…

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Beatlestory Museum Liverpool – The Beatles in India

The award-winning The Beatles Story™ in Liverpool is celebrating 50 years since The Beatles travelled to Rishikesh, India with the launch of a new special exhibition. Opening in February 2018, ‘Beatles in India’ will look at this key and relatively secretive part of the Beatles’ story with never-before-seen memorabilia, imagery and personal accounts from the people who were there with the band in 1968. A sitar used by Ravi Shankar will go onto display within the new immersive area, loaned to The Beatles Story by the Ravi Shankar Foundation. As George Harrison’s mentor, Ravi’s influence on the Beatle ultimately helped to popularise the use of Indian instruments…

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Ravi Shankar Centre’s Festival of Indian Music & Dance 2016

The Ravi Shankar Centre in New Delhi India proudly presents its Festival of Classical Indian Music & Dance, February 4th – 7th, 2016.  As a celebration of the Maestro for his 96th birth anniversary and as a dedication to his dear friend George Harrison on his 76th birth anniversary, the Festival features stars of the Indian Classical world including Akram Khan, Hankim Sethi, Vinod Lele, Sarit Das, Murad Ali, Paromita Mukherjee, Apurba Mukherjee, Bharat Bhushan Goswami, Rishi Shankar Upadhyay, Prakash Kumar Rout, Rashi Niyazi, Deep Dharmadhikari, VSK Chakrapani, MV Chandersekhar, Akhilesh Bhatt, Mahavir Gangani, Amjad Ali, and Salim Kumar. To RSVP: call 26877242/3 or 950760096 Venue:…

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