2015



Half a century innings - Kadamb going strong
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: kyaabaathain@gmail.com



Scintillating recital by Tanya Saxena
- A. Boothalingam 
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com



Reconstructing a lost legacy: Kaisiki Natakam 2015 (Report)
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: kyaabaathain@gmail.com



Jugalbandi Dance Festival (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Mesmerizing Kathak by Smitha Srinivasan
- Prabal Gupta
e-mail: probs.gupta12@gmail.com



Attendance Annual Awards 2015 (Report)



Nritya jyoti (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Tribute to Guru Govindaraj Pillai and Guru Karunambal (Report)



Kala Nadam Festival 2015 
- Prabal Gupta
e-mail: probs.gupta12@gmail.com



Temple Traditions by Sweta Ravisankar (Report)
- Rubina Sudharman
e-mail: rubinasudharman@gmail.com



Sampradaya
- Sumana Shashidhar
e-mail: ssumana@stanford.edu



Spectacular Dance Jathre in Bangalore (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



IDA 2015: Eka Aneka (Report)
- Lakshmi Sankar
e-mail: lakshmisankar@msn.com



Maanini - The expression of love
- Rashmi Thaper
e-mail: nrityasinchana@gmail.com



Graceful recital
- A. Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com



Kuchipudi Parampara Natya Utsav (Report)
- Naveena
e-mail: naveena_b_2002@yahoo.co.in



Dasavataram, dance avataram (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Mahabharat, a 21st century perspective
- Ranee Kumar
e-mail: Ranee@journalist.com



'Siddharth' attempts a parallel to the Buddha
- S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Nrityakalpa 2015 (Report)
- Jintu Sarma
e-mail: jsarma88@gmail.com



A celebration of parampara
- S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



National seminar on synergy of education and culture (Report)
- Chandra Anand
e-mail: chandra6267@yahoo.co.in



Homage to the Adiguru of Odissi
- Shyamhari Chakra
e-mail: shyamhari@yahoo.com



It's when "They Rose at Dawn"
- Rashika Abrol 
e-mail: rashikalib@gmail.com



Natya Dance Theatre presented Varna - Colors of White (Slide show)
October 22-24, 2015 Chicago



Madhu Nataraj and STEM Dance Kampni performed
in Russia, Kyrgyztan and Turkmenistan in Oct 2015
(Slide show)



Enchanting evenings at Nitya Nritya 2015 (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com



Foundation day celebrations of Upaasana Academy (Report)
- Chandra Anand
e-mail: chandra6267@yahoo.co.in



Samviksana: An exploration
- Shivakumar Pandithar
e-mail: spandithar@yahoo.com



Captivating recitals
- A.Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com


Dance that brings stone sculptures alive (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Ramya Ramnarayan in "Heritage Heroines"
- Robert Johnson



The mood of shringaar in monsoon
- S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Hara: When the Gods dance - An analytical report (Report)
- Ramaa Bharadvaj
e-mail: ramaabharadvaj@gmail.com



Darpanam
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



The golden era of the Wadiyars (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



In memory of Guru Narmada
- Poornima Gururaja
e-mail: poornima.g84@gmail.com



Of Art, Life and Asceticism
- S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Guru Vandana in true style (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



The 21st Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival 2015
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Anita runs amok
Intro

PATH OF DISCOVERY

SIRIYAMMA SIRI
Laugh O Goddess, Laugh!


NEO MARGAM



 Puja Allepalli - dedicated, sincere and controlled
- Meenakshi Ravi
e-mail: meenakshi_ravi@yahoo.com



An utsav of dance (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



The triumph of Narakasura
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com



Wrought in pain
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Tanjore Quartet’s Navarathna with Ganesh Vasudeva and 12 Bay Area dancers
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



A spectacular tribute to the nation (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Sankalpa by Nrittyoday
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Powered by intellect, driven by passion
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com



Ganga Lahari
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



First National Dance Symposium for South Asian Dance in Canada (Report)
- Shyamala Dakshinamurti



25th Raindrops Dance Festival
- Shyamhari Chakra
e-mail: shyamhari@yahoo.com



Ektaa Center receives California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant (Report)



Shraddanjali: A two day annual Odissi dance festival
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Devotion to dance, devotion through dance (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Delightful Bharatanatyam by Sanjana Prasad
- A. Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com



Double treat of Kuchipudi
- Bhavanvitha Venkat
e-mail: bhavanvitha@gmail.com



A balance of abhinaya and nritta (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Sattriya and Khol playing workshop at Tezpur (Report)
- Jintu Sarma
e-mail: jsarma88@gmail.com



Khela Bhangar Khela
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Story of Mahisha in Yakshagana
- Hareesh N Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com



Impressive performances at Nalli Aadi Natya Festival
-  A. Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com



Glimpses of our dancescape in Monsoon Dance Fest 2015
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Dancing to the rhythm of the seasons  (Report)
- Manju Subramanya
e-mail: manjusub2@gmail.com



The ashtanayika at Ojaswini  (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com  



Viji Prakash honored with Soorya Lifetime Achievement Award  (Report)
 – Anitha Nagendra



Captivating recital by Harinie Jeevitha
- A. Boothalingam



Sangam Arts presents Navia Natarajan in Tradition and Transcendence
-  Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Effortless engagement with eternity
- Sujatha Maringati
e-mail: sujathamaringanti@gmail.com



Informative lec-dem by Dr. Padmaja Suresh (Report)
- Sruthi Kumar
e-mail: sruthidance@gmail.com



Young dancers revel
- Dr. M. Surya Prasad
e-mail: drmsuryaprasad@gmail.com



Arupa Lahiry’s Nrithyaradhana in Udupi (Report)
- Radhika Shetty
e-mail: radhikarecitals@gmail.com



Nritya Vaibhava 2015 with Rasika Arts Foundation
- Masoom Parmar
e-mail: natyamasoom@gmail.com



Krishnaleela: A tale of two mothers
- Hareesh N Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com



A world of dance on World Dance Day (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Janani Narayanan’s Panchakanya - Weaving New Destinies
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Gita Govinda in four dance styles through Kavyarasa
- Manasi Pandya Raghunandan
e-mail: manasi.raghunandan@gmail.com



Bharatanatyam and Kathak feature in new BBC Young Dancer 2015 Award contest  (Report)
- Chitra Sundaram



Response to Anita Ratnam’s A Million Sitas
Storytelling in the Classroom, Spring 2015



The Dreaming Damsel
- Saroja Srinivasan



Guru Rhadha stages Nauka Charithram in Bay Area
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Spring in their steps (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Abhinaya workshop by Bragha Bessel  (Report)
- Ramya Janakiraman
e-mail: ramyaj752@gmail.com



Meera by Urmila Sathyanarayanan, Shankar Kandasamy and team
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Spring in the air and in the arts (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Abhinaya in Ashtapadi: an enriching workshop (Report)



Dancethon on World Dance Day (Report)



Sanjali’s Pravaha Festival  (Report)
- Poornima Gururaja
e-mail: kalasindhudance@gmail.com



Shinjan Nrityalaya’s tribute to Gurus Raghunath Dutta and Kelucharan Mohapatra
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Bharata by Ganesh Vasudeva
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



A Million Sitas: an epitome of imagination
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Young dancers at ‘The World of Dance’
- Dr. S. D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



A night of spirituality and tradition (Report)
- Neha Nataraj
e-mail: neha.naatya@gmail.com



To fall is to rise (Report)
- Supreeta Singh
e-mail: supreetasingh@gmail.com



Mātā: a novel initiative by Kalasagara UK (Report)



Shades of blue....
- Poornima Gururaja
e-mail: kalasindhudance@gmail.com



Two rivers meet in an ocean of dance (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



Nayika: national seminar and dance festival  (Report)



Ramya Ramnarayan's tribute to her Guru SK Rajaratnam Pillai
- Usha Rk
e-mail: simplyushark@gmail.com



Pratidhwani: Echoes of Mahabharata voices through two art forms
- Dr. S. D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Keremane Shambhu Hegde Rashtriya Natyotsava 6 (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com



Nrityanjali Festival 2015
- Poornima Gururaja
e-mail: poornima.g84@gmail.com



Silver Jubilee edition of Pt. Durgalal Festival
- Shyamhari Chakra
e-mail: shyamhari@yahoo.com



Guru Krupa Nrutya Samaroha
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Savitha Sastry in Chains: Love Stories of Shadows (Report)



Sarasa Natya Mala 2015 (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Youngsters on song
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com



The politics of death
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Chayanika
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Margams by Indu Santhosh and Vidya Subramanian (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Shivoham Shiveham by Bay Area dancers
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Second edition of Samarpan (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Nrityabharati Fest: The Vasanta of Dances
- Dr S. D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Made in Bangladesh: Stringing tales of exploitation
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com



Natya Darshan 2014: A sum up
- Devina Dutt
e-mail: devina@firsteditionarts.com



Workshop by Shankar Kandasamy (Report)
- Radhika Ramanujan
e-mail: radhika.dance23@gmail.com



Madras Music Academy Annual Dance Festival 2015
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com

Some Superstars and other slow clusters

A few simmering stars by sunset

Cat-Eyed Nayikas, Kitschypudi and some good Male Energy

Jovial Juniors imitating idols




Stunning solo by Sujata Mohapatra
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: drnitav@rediffmail.com



Navia Natarajan: An artistic journey
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Conference on "Abhinaya in classical dance" (Report)
- Sammitha Sreevathsa
e-mail: sammitha.sreevatsa@gmail.com



A workshop on rare composition from Mysore Sampradaya (Report)
- Padmini Shreedhar
e-mail: bramhi503@gmail.com



Un-seasonal! (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Dual energy (Report)
- Anna Rao Gangavalli
e-mail:gvannarao@gmail.com



Tribute to K. Vasudevacharya (Report)
- T.H. Sudhamani



Retracing the heritage and musical legacy (Report)
- The Mylapore Trio
e-mail: srimylaporetrio@gmail.com



The fading milieu
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



39th InterArt Vikram Sarabhai International Fest:
Images of sexist disharmony, universal harmony, lyrical romance

- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Winter Arts Intensive at Chinmaya Naada Bindu (Report)



Roopantar: A venture to establish Identity (Report)
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com