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- Kalanidhi Dance and Sujata Mohapatra - Dancing the Gods Festival - New York
We're lucky in New York to get as much classical Indian dance as we do.
- Kala Sampada: For that folksy flavor
Kala Sampada was in true Kalakshetra style.
- 'Like swachh Bharat, I am also for swachh Kathak'
Pt. Rajendra Gangani hails from the biggest families of Kathak dancers and percussionists in the country.
- Geeta Chandran's dance, dialogue and beyond
Young performers were in focus at the World Dance Day celebrations organised by seasoned Bharatanatyam exponent Geeta Chandran.
- Rhythms of the body
- Lakshmi Ramakrishna
Veteran dancer Anju Babu's passion for the art saw many dance aspirants taking up Kathak in Hyderabad.
- Sonalscape: Celebrating 75 eventful years of Sonal Mansingh
An eventful life inundated with highs and lows, twists and turns like
the mighty Ganga, she emerges flowing into every phase of her journey.
- Salutations to Natya guru
'Nrithya Samarpanam' brought together students of senior teachers on a common platform.
- Life in motion
Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam recently gave an insightful talk on the theory and practice of Bharatanriytam.
- Of wisdom and virtuosity
Seasoned exponents Pandit Birju Maharaj and Lakshmi Vishwanathan
explained how varied human emotions could be explored through dance
- Traditional weddings for the new age
'Divya Vivaaham' that presented the marriage of six divine couples was a visual delight.
- Seeta Patelís re-imagining of The Rite of Spring at The Place
Last Summer at Tanzmesse I saw an eight-minute excerpt of Seeta Patelís
reimagining of The Rite of Spring; nine months later Iím here at The
Place to see how it has grown.
- Play of expressions
Kalamandalam Shanmukhan and Kalamandalam Radhakrishnan did a fine job in visualising the scenes in Kirmeeravadham Kathakali.
- Learn and unlearn
Learning different dance vocabularies adds depth to one's performance, says Kuchipudi dancer Amrita Lahiri
- High on contemporary interpretation
Ramli Ibrahim's 'Odissi on High', staged recently in Mumbai, was the coming together of two artistic legacies.
- A powerful depiction
The dance fest organised by Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra saw many moods
of Indian mythology, always portraying the power of the character.
- Confluence of music and dance
The four-day Kalandhika National Festival in Kochi featured vivacious performances by leading practitioners.
- The ABHAI abhivriddhishala experience
ABHAI's Abhivriddhishala showed young aspirants glimpses of the nuances of Bharatanatyam.
- Between desire and fear...
In 'Nayika ke Manobhaav', Odissi exponent Vinod Kevin Bachan expressed
multiple moods of the character with the right emotive quotient.
- Tyagaraja in quest of Rama
'Manomanthana' presented on Tyagaraja Jayanti, was a winning combo of several aesthetic features.
- Ancient art form, contemporary stories
Revanta Sarabhai uses Bharatanayam to tell stories about modern-day experiences of love and life.
- SNA celebrates World Dance Day with Dr Padma Subrahmanyam
A highly expressive dancer and extremely articulate communicator, along
with her great learning, Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam also revealed her witty
- Dance with Me
Tales from the Bull and the Tiger was the 26th production from Shankarananda Kalakshetra which showcased the artisteís skills
- Rich tributes to a master
-Achuthan T K
Gurusmarana festival was a visual and aural treat as participating artistes came up with some superb performances.