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We are delighted to welcome renowned critic Leela Venkataraman to the narthaki family of writers. She will contribute to her column titled TAALAM.

Delhi diary

Poetry in out-of-the-book art translations

Young dancers to the fore

Evening concerts after morning deliberations in Nartanam Conclave 2017

Dance theatre with confluence of dance traditions

Thari exquisitely weaves the warp and weft of life’s saree

Dance reflecting an approach not tethered to form

Parampara finds the right dance/music blend

Events with an identity

Crisis of critical analysis in music and dance

Sublime Kathak by Divya Goswami

Teacher and taught in Sare Jahan Se Achha

Farewell to an era

Off the beaten track

Varsha Ritu draws showers of appreciation

Brave effort in Delhi by Bangalore based dancers

Performing Arts and Yoga

Takeaways from SPIC MACAY’s annual convention

Natya Vriksha's riveting salutation to dance matters

Encouraging audiences for the ticketed Divinity Series

In a different tone: Amorous Delight presents a challenging theatre of love

Impresario India gamely carries on

Contemporary dance expressions beckon

Fusion or Confusion?

Margam is ever new

Kathak Mahotsav’s re-look at old traditions and compositions

Shruti Mandal heralds half a century of service to Indian Arts

Dhauli-Kalinga Festival epitomises peace and unity amidst diversity

Tantu needs more than hype and hurry

Unique tribute to a maverick  musical  genius 

Interface of Sthiti Gati polarities

Malavika Sarukkai: Sharing the larger vision

What the genius from Kashmir gave to Indian philosophy and thought

Konark Festival beckons again

Recall the then to plan the now of the Kalinga Indonesia Dialogue

Anekanta provides exhilarating Bharatanatyam experience

Akademi awardees prove mettle

Reviving Kuchipudi Yakshagana demands more than showcasing

Experienced nayikas attract large turnout

Keeping legacy alive while forging new directions

On being one’s own dancer

Requiem for an artist and cultural activist 

Simplicity sans glitz has Meera walking into every heart

Journeying into woman dancer’s inner world

Bharatanatyam duo at California’s Chinmaya Mission 

Inclusivity as strong message in Spic Macay’s international convention

Vividh Mat tickles the intellect and regales the senses

Marking World Dance Day in style

Award selections cry for transparency

‘Ganjam’ successfully captures flavours of South Odisha

Nupur steps into its third decade