YOUTH & MENTAL HEALTH SERIES
ARRA Arts in collaboration with V Serve Canada feature a 10 part series on Youth & Mental Health. The weekly YouTube episodes share notable insight from Psychiatrist, Clinician & Researcher Dr. Sujoy Ray in a candid conversation with Founder, ARRA Arts, Anu Srivastava. A special episode is curated with true stories on October 9th. The Series is organized by the Youth Council of V Serve Canada.
· Saturday YouTube Youth & Mental Health Episodes July 24th-September 25th, 2021
CANADA DAY WEBINAR
Canada Day Webinar livestream broadcast by the Youth Council of V Serve Canada in association with ARRA Arts. The online event featured Associate Minister, MPP Nina Tangri, Reet Banga, Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) at RKB Immigration, hosted by Founder, ARRA Arts, Anu Srivastava in a live Q&A session to discuss immigration and the experiences of living in Canada for international students who were in the process of immigrating to Canada. Sponsored by the Government of Canada.
· Live Webinar July 8th, 2021
SENIORS WELLNESS WEBINAR
Covid19 Seniors Wellness Webinar organized by V Serve Canada with the support of Consulate General of India, Toronto. Eminent guest speakers, Dr. Tripti Subramanian, Pramod Israni and Nimmi Papneja discuss wellness insights. Guest of Honour, Consul General of India, Apoorva Srivastava and ARRA Arts Founder, Anu Srivastava lead the webinar with simple Q & A.
· Live Webinar April 27, 2021
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
ARRA Arts in Collaboration with The Consulate General of India, Toronto showcase a panel discussion to celebrate, inspire and empower the leadership and impact women have made in the world. The online panel featured strong Indo-Canadian women; Federal Minister of Procurement & Public Services and Receiver General of Canada, Anita Anand; actor, author and activist Lisa Ray; Hon. of Consul General of India, Apoorva Srivastava; and President & CEO of Easton Group of Hotels, Reetu Gupta, hosted by Founder, ARRA Arts, Anu Srivastava. This event was broadcasted on multiple TV channels across Canada.
· Monday, March 8, 2021
COVID-19 WELLNESS SERIES
Ten virtual workshops led by diverse health professionals on mental wellness and coping strategies post COVID19 to an audience of 1000+ volunteers, frontline workers and families.
V Serve Canada in association with ARRA Arts organized The Covid-19 Wellness Series
· September 2020 to November 2020
· You Tube, Website Portal Livestream through Facebook
· Local Media Livestreaming – Y Media
WOMEN IN CINEMA – TIFF2020
Unique and prestigious partnership with Toronto International Film Festival and ARRA Arts with the support of Consulate General of India in Toronto on “Women in Cinema”. Internationally renowned women film directors from India, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (Bareilly Ki Barfi), Leena Yadav (Teen Patti) Tannishtha Chatterjee (Roam Rome Mein) are moderated by UK based journalist Naman Ramachandran. The concept was initiated by Anu Srivastava, Founder, ARRA Arts and Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General of India, Toronto; produced by Sanjay Bhutiani, Red Carpet Moving Pictures and powered by Harminder Binapal, Trans Emerge Group of Companies.
· September 12, 2020 (Showcased in Tiff 2020 Industry Conference Spotlight)
LIVING WITH WELLNESS
Sixteen interactive wellness classes in Zoom to 500 seniors in multi-disciplinary areas like yoga, nutrition and music facilitated by therapists/instructors and eight focus group sessions for caregivers.
Selected needy seniors were provided with I-pad tablets and yoga mats to help them participate in wellness activities. Online celebration on World Seniors Day October 1st and Diwali November 10th, 11th, 12th.
· August 2020 to November 2020 Tuesdays 1pm-3pm
GARDISH MEIN TAARE
Living Arts Centre (LAC) showcases the theatrical play “Gardish Mein Taare” as part of LAC Programming Season 2018-2019. The theatrical play premiered in Canada and is a tribute to the creatively volatile era of Indian Cinema of the 1950s. The musical play performance is inspired by the turbulent times and relationship shared by the two mavericks – Guru Dutt and his wife Geeta Dutt portrayed by the renowned actors Arif Zakaria and Sonali Kulkarni.
· April 24, 2019 Press Conference – Holiday Inn Airport
· April 26, 2019 VIP Reception – Living Arts Centre – RBC Auditorium
· April 26, 2019 Performance – Living Arts Centre – Hammerson Auditorium
LIVE WELL FESTIVAL
Bollywood Celebrity Yogini Pooja Batra shares the art and science of wellness in a full day of wellness activities. Aromatherapy, Homeopathy, Holistic Nutrition and learnings from researchers and experts on brain health, pain-management and Ayurveda.
· September 30, 2018 , Trio Sportplex, Vaughan
THE PEACOCK BALL
ARRA Arts Gala and Peacock Ball, an evening of celebration, discovery and expression to strengthen our community with a keynote from Bollywood Celebrity Yogini Pooja Batra and remarks from distinguished community leaders, politicians and corporates.
· September 29, 2018 , Woodbine Centre, Toronto
Living Arts Centre (LAC) showcases the theatrical play “Broken Images” as part of 20th Anniversary of LAC. Broken Images depicts the twenty-first century as an era of electronic images. From every corner of our daily life, images throw themselves at us, arguing, accusing and wheedling until the very essence of our private existence seems threatened. But suppose the deadliest of these images were one’s own shattered self? In one of the most challenging roles of her career, World Renowned Indian Actress, Shabana Azmi plays two sisters and their many images, as they morph into one another.
· October 1, 2017 VIP Reception – Living Arts Centre – RBC Auditorium
· October 1, 2017 Living Arts Centre – Hammerson Auditorium