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This section reflects my inspirations and moods as my feet and mind travel this amazing planet. Thank you all for the positive response to the earlier editions of Roving Eye.  Enjoy.. If you have something interesting to share, send it to
- Anita Ratnam

December 2014

Bharatanatyam pops up in unexpected places.
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2 magazines that cover the arts monthly

SHARIRA by Chandraleka makes the cover image
for the latest issue of DANCE RESEARCH JOURNAL

The inspiring and evocative SPACES in Chennai
within the grounds of Chandralekha's home on the beach

Vinatha Kumar in Washington DC

Lobby space at Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC

Women achievers as cited by Chennai city magazine jfW.
On extreme left is dancer Priyadarsini Govind

Looking glamorous and poised despite a broken arm.
Priyadarsini Govind

Dancing to Nowhere: Young, Beautiful, and Broke?
by Ranjana Dave
[Originally Published in The Asian Age ( May 2011]
November 9, 2014 by Global Rasika
Bharatanatyam: Present and future at the hands of cunning NRIs
While Kathak dancer Prathiba raises many valid questions and highlights very valid points, there are a few that put a smile on my face.

Yakcheonsa, Korean Buddhist temple on the island of Jeju where Astad Deboo performed last month

Bharatanatyam dancer Kiran Rajagopalan

in his Halloween celebrations in New York City

 Mythili Prakash in a gorgeous
MOM & ME moment.
Her first baby is due end March

A poster at Metro Park train station, New Jersey.
Celebrating a local dancer who has achieved fame and success

Holiday lights and store windows in New York City

The beautifully renovated Union Train Station, Washington DC

Multi purpose food and performance spaces. BUSBOYS AND POETS, Washington DC
is a bar, restaurant, bookshop and informal theatre

This is one order of blue corn nachos with cheese,
sour cream and guacamole.
No wonder Americans have obesity issues!

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