Senior Odissi dancer Ritha Devi, aged 92, passed away at 2.30am on September 12, 2017 at Sancheti Hospital, Pune.|
September 1, 2017
"We are our choices.
Build yourself a great story."
- Jeff Bezos, Founder of AMAZON
"I am the me I choose to be."
- Actor Sidney Poitier
The month of August brought 31 days of nonstop activity for my home town. Officially founded 379 years ago, the MADRAS WEEK celebrations have expanded to fill the entire month! Alongside India's 70th Independence Day celebrations, August turned out to be overflowing with social and cultural activity.
Crisis of critical analysis in music and dance
Voice and vision of Bhakta Salbeg
A pedigree ensemble’s classical filigree
Health Recipes 14: Sweet Potato Soup
- Uma Pushpanathan
Dancers as organizers
Spectacular musical Mughal-e-Azam
Manipuri Guru Bipin Singh’s centenary celebrations in Kolkata
8th edition of Nrityantar’s Naman Festival
Jitendra Maharaj (Kathak): Sept 9
Kumkum Mohanty (Odissi): Sept 10
Rajika Puri (Odissi): Sept 14
Alarmel Valli (BN): Sept 14
Jhelum Paranjape (Odissi): Sept 24
Ananda Shankar Jayant (BN): Sept 27
Kedareswara temple, Halebid
Photo: Lalitha Venkat
The 23rd OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival
Sept 5 - 9, 2017 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar
Photos courtesy: Srjan
"Dance for yourself. If someone else understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you."
- Louis Horst
Dance is a mighty ocean but we need a chariot like Narthaki.
- Prashanth Gopal Shastry
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