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- Google pays tribute to Bharatanatyam dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale on her birthday
- Stepping back in time by Renuka Suryanarayan
Ashish Mohan Khokar traced the history of Indian dance.
- Akram Khan turns dance duet into a solo by Michael Crabb
Musicians take on a bigger role in Khan's re-imagined piece, which was developed after dance partner Israel Galvan was injured.
- ‘Trio Concertdance’ and ‘Rising’ by Robert Greskovic
A duo of intimately scaled dance programs from Aakash Odedra Company, Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo.
- An enchanting evening by Ananda Shankar Jayant by Pallavi Nagesha
- Holding on to the thread by Rupa Srikanth
Custodian of a wealth of archival material, art historian and author Ashish Khokar shares his thoughts.
- It's back to roots by Shyamhari Chakra
‘Kubja’ was marked by an exploration of the body kinetic as well as excellent technical effects.
- Harmony, step by step by Anjana Rajan
Marie Elangovan and troupe presented a repertoire for world peace in New Delhi recently.
- Sea, sand and a stage by Chitra Swaminathan
Presenting the flavours of the Urur Olcott Kuppam Vizha.
- Lotus Lore by Pushkala Gopal
In Alapadma - The Lotus Unfolds, choreography, movements and music synchronised effectively.
- Exploring aesthetics of Manodharma by S. Senthalir
Bharatanatyam exponent, educator and vocalist Rajashree Warrier conducts the workshop.
- Myriad moods of Ashtapadi by Lakshmi Sreeram
A five-day festival held recently brought out the love, longing and lyricism in Jayadeva’s Gita Govindam.
- A spiritual conclave by T.K. Ganapathy
Dance and music - Carnatic, Hindustani classical and fusion – formed
part of the Mahasivaratri celebrations, organised for the Yaksha fest,
||- Tradition well preserved by Rupa Srikanth|
Kalakshetra’s Ramayana series presented recently was a fitting tribute to the founder.
- From Nepal, a textbook of Bharatanatyam by M.T. Saju
Baratamuni's ‘Natyasastra’ has been a subject of discussion among scholars for centuries.
- Dancing to the rhythm of India-Spain ties by Ranjana Narayan
It’s a vibrant cultural coming together of India and Spain.
- Stage for artistic excellence by G.S. Paul
The Shivaratri festival at Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thrissur, featured a
variety of superlative performances by some of the best classical
artistes in the business.
- In a dialogue by Archana Nathan
Vyuti’s experiment resulted in an organic conversation between modernity and tradition.
- A different move by Renuka Suryanarayan
‘Malai Pozhudinile’ showcased M.S. Subbulakshmi’s love for dance.
- Heightening the epic appeal by Pushkala Gopal
‘Vidura Neeti’ based on the Mahabharata was a fine blend of different elements of natya
- Some old fire, some new spark by Nita Vidyarthi
Noted Odissi dancers showcased their skills at the second edition of Gurukupa Nrutya Samaroha in Bhubaneswar.
- Building bridges between Amritsar, Lahore through art by Neha Saini
Nighat Chaudhary, a Pakistani Kathak exponent, got on stage to present
her inimitable style of the dance and owned it, at Saanjh, Indo-Pak
peace festival, held at the historical Pul Moran.
- Jeeva Nayika: Annamayya all the way by Gudipoodi Srihari
Celebration of Annamacharya by Anupama Kylash reflected myriad facets of the composer.
- Dance in the divine precincts by Lakshmi Ramakrishna
Dancer Geetha Ganesan brings the famed ‘Natyanjali’ event to Hyderabad
and hopes to host it within the temple premises every year.
- Sandhya Raju’s Kuchipudi: A string of tales by Lakshmi Ramakrishna
In a rare Sunday morning recital, dancer Sandhya Raju presented a plethora of Kuchipudi numbers.
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