|Kathakali maestro Madavoor Vasudevan Nair (7 April 1929 - 6 Feb 2018)
collapsed in the middle of a Kathakali performance (he was doing the
role of Ravana) at Agasthyakod Mahadevi Temple at Anchal in Kollam,
Kuchipudi guru Pasumarti Sitaramayya passed away on February 9, 2018 (1927-2018).
The prestigious KALIDAS SAMMAN bestowed by the Govt of Madhya Pradesh for this year goes to Lakshmi Viswanathan for Bharatanatyam, Darshana Jhaveri for Manipuri, Pt Jitendra Maharaj for Kathak, Radha and Raja Reddy for Kuchipudi.
National seminar on Music and Dance and Kathak Museum
Delectable Kathak recitals in Delhi
NEW (in the) YEAR
Sringaram: 'Leitmotif' for Bharatanatyam's dual anguish/ecstasy landscaping
Rediscovering a scholarly legacy
Classical and contemporary conundrums
SNA Awardees' Festival at Meghdoot Theatre, New Delhi
Photos: Avinash Pasricha
Kathak Museum, Lucknow
Photos: Dr. Sunil Kothari
Kapila Venu: Feb 3
Saskia Kersenboom: Feb 3
Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam: Feb 4
Pt. Birju Maharaj: Feb 4
Pushkala Gopal: Feb 9
Radha Reddy: Feb 15
Madhu Nataraj: Feb 24
Ashish Khokar: Feb 29
You can buy sponsors, you can buy critics, but you cannot buy an audience.
- Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam (Panel discussion at Music Academy, Jan 4, 2018)
Thank you for transmitting the newsletter like clockwork!
- Linus Aloysius
Parshwanath temple, Ranakpur
Photo: Lalitha Venkat
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