featured in 2003
From the mouth of a Mahari
by Rahul Acharya, Bhubaneswar
Photos by Rahul Acharya
e-mail: rahul_acharya@rediffmail.com
No capital, no interest, no demand: the state of performing arts in Chennai
Usha Vasanth Kumar & T B Unni Krishnan, Chennai
e-mail: marga2001@rediffmail.com
Threads for thought
by Rajashree Ranganathan
e-mail: rajashree_nr@yahoo.com
Mysore style of Bharathanatyam - Origin and Evolution
by Shruthi Mukund, Potomac, MD
e-mail: shrushyam@yahoo.com
Seminar on Patrapravesam from Rukmini Devi's dance dramas
- Sept 17, 2003
by Prof. A Janardhanan, Chennai
c/o e-mail: mithru777@yahoo.com
Ram Gopal - memorable encounters
by Chitra Sundaram, London
e-mail: suchitdance@yahoo.com
Theatrical links between Koodiyaattam and Kathakali
by C P Unnikrishnan, Kochi
e-mail: bharathamuni@satyam.net.in
In response to the “Point of view” by T J S George, Sunday Express dated 14th September 2003, this rejoinder was written by V P Dhananjayan (founder & president, Bharata Kalanjali) to the editor, New Indian Express / Sunday Express, Chennai
Ref: Article: Remember Rukmini, but why forget Bala
Rejuvenation of the folk elements in Mohiniyattam By Natana Kaisiki, the Mohiniyattam Dept. of Natana Kairali, Irinjalakuda
by Nirmala Paniker, Irinjalakuda
e-mail: venuji@satyam.net.in
Kings to sabhas to corporates: the politics of patronage
by Lada Guruden Singh, New Delhi
e-mail: ladasinghg@yahoo.com
South Indian Performing Arts:
Whence? Where Now? Whither?
by Kollengode S Venkataraman, PA
e-mail: ThePatrika@aol.com
To hear and be heard
by Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com
An experience at a Kathak Workshop
by Prasanna Kasthuri, St. Louis, MO, USA
e-mail: sooryadance@yahoo.com
World Friendship Yatra to Mansarovar and Kailash
Anecdote from Atlanta
by V P Dhananjayan, Chennai
e-mail: bkalanjali@eth.net
Sensual sringara to bhakti boredom: the brahminisation of Bharatanatyam
by Lada Guruden Singh, New Delhi
e-mail: ladasinghg@yahoo.com
Mayura Casuba: A rising young Kathak artiste
by Bhasyam G Iyengar, NY
e-mail: biyengar333@yahoo.com
“Past your Prime -Ageism in dance”
A commentary from across the continent …
by Ramaa Bharadvaj,Yorba Linda, CA, USA
e-mail: angahara-ramaa@yahoo.com
Contemplations of a Choreographer
by Sam Kumar, Chennai
e-mail: sam_kumar1@yahoo.com
No dancing after 45 - Ruling from Justice A K Sikri
by G S Rajan, New Delhi
e-mail: anniraj@nda.vsnl.net
Mohiniattam in Missouri
by Anuradha Chellappa, St.Louis, Missouri
e-mail: anuchellappa@yahoo.com
BharataNatyam: A Kala and its Biological Implications
by Ruchita Vasant Somane
M.A, Part II Dept. of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai
e-mail: ruchitasomane@hotmail.com
by Usha Vasanthkumar, Chennai
e-mail: nathasha_2001@yahoo.com
by Ileana Citaristi, Bhubaneswar
e-mail: ileana5@hotmail.com
by Geeta Chandran, New Delhi
e-mail: natyavriksha@hotmail.com