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February 4 - 25, 2024 Odisha & New Delhi
Ileana Citaristi
Schedule for Ileana Citaristi and Art Vision.
-4th February, On Zoom
Under the web series ‘Kalinga History’ Ileana Citaristi will deliver a lecture on ‘Khurda Paik: hereditary foot-soldier of Odisha’, at 7pm
(meeting ID:826 9443 9632 Passcode: 578758)
-5th February, Bhubaneswar
On the occasion of the World Odia Language Sammilani organised by Dept. of Culture, Government of Odisha, Ileana Citaristi to chair the session on ‘Culture and Heritage: the soft power of the State’, 11.30am-2pm, Kabisamrat Upendra Bhanja hall, Janta Maidan
-9th February, Rourkela
Ileana Citaristi to give a solo Odissi recital for the Nitrutsav 2024, Literary and Cultural Festival of NIT, Rourkela, at the National Institute of Technology premises, 5pm
-10th February, Dhauli
On the occasion of the Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav 2024, Ileana will premiere SANNIDHYA, a socially relevant choreography in Chhau style on the topic of ‘creating awareness against the side effects of single use plastic on the environment’, open air stage, 8pm
-25th February, New Delhi
On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Ileana Citaristi will deliver a talk at the TEDxXLRI Delhi on the theme ‘Blossoming in Chaos’, venue XLRI Delhi Campus.
Info: icitaris@gmail.com


February 17 & 24, 2024 Chennai
Vidhya Subramanian
- Feb 17:  Amrita Jayakrishnan performs choreographies of her acharya Vidhya Subramanian at Natyarangam’s monthly performance.
Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, 6pm
 - Feb 24: Vidhya Subramanian alumni performance for Vidyodaya School’s Centenary celebrations at Chennai.
Info: contact@vidhyasubramanian.com


February 23, 2024 Mumbai
NCPA
NCPA presents RAM RATAN DHAN curated by Odissi exponent Shubhada Varadkar.
At: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, 6.30pm


February 25, 2024 Chennai
Ashrita Keshav, disciple of Jaikishore and Padmavani Mosalikanti, presents a Kuchipudi recital at RR Sabha, Mylapore at 6pm, under the auspices of Anusham Fine Arts.
Info: ashrita@gmail.com


February 25, 2024 Kolkata
Ananda Chandrika presents Kathak Creations celebrating Banshi- The Mellifluous Flute, symbolizing the call of eternity by Amita Dutt & troupe. The dance items presented are all anchored on recreations of timeless Hindi and Bengali lyrics, composed by legends, which have been set to Kathak employing both the abstract and expressive aspects of this dance form.
Concept, Choreography & Direction: Amita Dutt
Music: Chandrachur Bhattacharjee
Dancers: Amita Dutt, Rina Pyne, Shramana Chattopadhyay,  Pampa Ray Biswas, Pampa Paul, Sharmistha Chakraborty, Swarnali Moulick, Bidisha Jana, Aisharjya Bhadra, Manjima Roy
Venue: Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata, 5.30pm
Info: amitadutt1@gmail.com


February 27 & 28, 2024 New Delhi
GURU SHISHYA SANMAN
Debadhara presents GURU SHISHYA SANMAN
- Feb 27:
Guru Ranjana Gauhar & group
Guru Jayarama Rao and group
Bagmishri, Debadhara and Kalashakti group
- Feb 28:
Guru Ramli Ibrahim & group
Guru Geeta Chandran & group
Pt Rajendra Gangani & group
At: Stein auditorium, India Habitat Centre, 6.30pm. Entry free.
Info: debadharadelhi@gmail.com / +91 98104 14843


February 29, 2024 Mumbai
NCPA
NCPA presents Contemporary Dance by Jayachandran Palazhy & Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts. 
At: Experimental Theatre, 6.30pm


March 2, 2024 San Jose, CA
Aditya Romfh
Shivaratri Yuva Natyarchana, solo performance by Aditya Romfh of Abhinaya Dance Co.
Venue: Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 3102 Landess Ave, San Jose, CA 95132, 11.50am
Info: abdanceco@gmail.com


March 2 & 3, 2024 Chennai
KATHAKALI FESTIVAL - Bharata Kalanjali
Bharata Kalanjali presents KATHAKALI FESTIVAL.
- March 2, 5:30pm: EKALAVYAN by Sadanam Kathakali Academy
- March 3, 10am: Aangikaabhinayam: Kathakali Kalari by Dr. Sadanam Harikumar
At: Teach auditorium, Taramani. All are welcome.
Info: +91 88257 00498 / bkalanjali@gmail.com


March 3, 2024 San Jose, CA
Abhinaya Dance Co
International Mother Language Celebrations, Student presentations of Abhinaya Dance Co.
Venue: Camden Community Center, 3369 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, 12pm
Info: abdanceco@gmail.com


March 5 - 7, 2024 Paris, France
BRAIN-BODY INTERACTIONS: COGNITION conference on March 5-7 at the ICM / Paris Brain Institute and the Mairie de 13ème is a 3-day conference that will explore interactions between the brain, body and cognition, and will be conducted primarily in English. The conference is free, but registration is mandatory.
The first two days (March 5-6) will take place at the Paris Brain Institute / ICM and will be dedicated to interdisciplinary research in cognitive neuroscience and physiology. Topics include gut-brain interactions, pain, placebo effects, and consciousness. March 7 will incorporate movement-based practice and engage movement experts in open and interdisciplinary discussions at the Mairie du 13ème (the town hall of Paris’ 13th district).
On the evening of March 7th, there will also be a neuroscience and dance discourse on Le temps et l'effort au coeur du comportement et de la santé mentale (The Time and Effort at the Heart of Behaviour and Mental Health), featuring neuroscientist David Robbe. This program will be conducted in French and in the 'universal language' of movement at the Mairie du 13eme. No reservations or registration are required.
And if you are not able to attend but would like to have access to final documentation of the conference, please send a note to say so. You will be put on a list to receive that material once it is ready.
More information
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March 7, 2024 Chennai
CHIDAMBARA RAHASYAM is a production conceptualized and presented by Vinay Varanasi and features talented artistes Spoorthi Rao, Sruti Sarathy, Adamya Ramanand and Varun Shivakumar. The production is a mix of storytelling, music and dance.
At: Narada Gana Sabha, 6.30pm. Ticketed show.


March 8, 2024 NYC
Jiva’s Baithak Series begins this year with ONENESS, the music of three artistes and mystical poets: Meera Bai, Kabir, and Amir Khusru. The music and songs of these artistes represent a pinnacle of mystical and philosophical insight but are presented through the language and emotions of basic human experience. From the pang of separation to the ecstasy of union with the divine, these artists express and make tangible abstract mystical insights. Through dance and music, this concert will present the work of these artists, connecting them across the centuries, and appealing to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Artists: Utpola Borah (voice), Hans Utter (sitar), Monali Mazumdar (dance), Abhinav Sharma (tabla), Shibi Likhite (harmonium)
Presented by Jiva Performing Arts
At: Jiva Studio, 27-28 Thomson Ave, Unit WS11 LIC, NY, 7pm
Info: info@jivaperformingarts.org


March 10, 2024 Manchester, UK
SRI KRISHNARPANAMASTU – THE MUSICAL is a family led, family-centric musical that depicts childhood stories of the ubiquitous Indian mythological character Krishna. It features 4 popular stories of little Krishna that we have all grown up on. 30 children aged 3 and a half years to 17 will take centre stage as they portray Little Krishna, his friends, the beauty of the village of Vrindavan, the fun and the frolic of a childhood well spent. On Mother's Day, it also showcases the eternal mother-son relationship between Krishna and his mother Yashoda.
At: The Empty Space, Salford, 2.30pm
Info: av.secondchance@gmail.com


March 13, 2024 Bangalore
Divya Goswami
Kathak exponent, storyteller, and writer Divya Goswami premieres her solo production NĀDĀNT that takes inspiration from the cosmic dance of Shiva, representing the eternal cycle of existence. Divya embarks on a seeker’s journey, unraveling the mysteries of the divine and ultimately merging with its boundless energy through graceful movements and evocative storytelling.
Venue: Bangalore International Center, 7pm. All are welcome.
Info: info.divyagoswami@gmail.com


March 17, 2024 Birmingham, UK
Sonia Sabri Company
Sonia Sabri Company presents AKAAR showcasing the skills of a host of its students, alumni, artistes and undiscovered talent.
At: Elmhurst Ballet School, 249 Bristol Road, Birmingham B5 7UH, 5pm
Info: soniasabricompany@ssco.org.uk


March 29 & 30, 2024 Chennai
Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence – Art and Culture, Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women presents CONFERENCE ON YOGA PEDAGOGY | AN EXPLORATION OF TEXTS, TRADITIONS, AND PRACTICE. This conference aims to delve into the study, teaching, and practice of Yoga, rooted in Śastra texts, nourished in Saṁpradaya traditions, and fulfilled in committed Sadhana. With a focus on maintaining the authenticity of Yoga amidst evolving therapy requirements, credentialing criteria, and historical challenges of dilution and distortion, the goal is to foster a deeper awareness within the Yoga community to evolve a vision of Yoga that is simultaneously authentic and accessible. The conference will feature keynote talks and presentations that explore both traditional approaches and methodological innovations in Yoga teaching and therapy, showcasing their applications in areas such as overall wellness and community outreach.
To Register, https://www.kym.org/.../conference-on-yoga-pedagogy.../


April 7, 2024 Torrance, CA
Shakti School of Bharatanatyam presents BASANT UTSAV featuring solo by Vaibhav Arekar, Rama Vaidyanathan and ensemble, and opening performance by Arpana and Shakti dancers.
At: James Armstrong theatre, Torrance, CA, at 3pm
Info: info@shaktibharatanatyam.com




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