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Narthaki Monthly Newsletter

January 2020

Art requires sadhana and tapasya
- Madhur Gupta
Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee (Kathak) for the year 2017, Dr. Shobha Koser has been a catalyst in promotion of Indian arts and culture at large.

Mandakini Trivedi on the meaning of style, Mohiniattam's abhinaya and the evolving guru-shishya parampara
- Aishwarya Sahasrabudhe
It was only in the 1930s when Mahakavi Vallathol established the Kerala Kalamandalam that Mohiniattam was brought out of the shadows and was established as an important style of movement.

Understanding your Jivaswaram: An interview with Malathi Iyengar
- Pallavi Nagesha
Artistic expression is an extension of your soul. For Malathi Iyengar, who is equally touched by her homeland and her adopted homeland, this expression goes beyond the confines of tradition.

This dancer spent a month in Zion National Park as an Artist in Residence
- Madeline Schrock
For ballet dancers, taking daily class is one of the most natural things they can do.
But taking class IN nature is an entirely different story.

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