We may have missed the point about the boy in the rain
- Zoe Phillips
The world first saw Anthony Mmesoma Madu dance back in June - his
teacher and studio-founder Daniel Owoseni Ajala posted a video of the
11-year-old student turning and leaping in the rainy outdoors of his
Goddess, on stage and screen
- Kamini Govender
The music and vocal outline the images created by Ratnam's Neo Bharatam,
elegantly moving from graceful to powerful, awesome to ferocious...
Houston Ballet's planned performance of La Bayadere comes under fire
- Margaret Downing
A Hindu rights activist based in Nevada is accusing the Houston Ballet
of cultural insensitivity and is urging it to cancel its upcoming
performances of La Bayadère, scheduled for February, saying the ballet
set in India "trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions."
Dancing stories during lockdown
- Prof. Ketu H Katrak
I am always humbled at Jomba!'s multiple offerings that include not only
professional performances but also Fringe artists whose emerging work
When art holds a mirror
- Rupa Srikanth
Dancers talk about how their mind and body respond when they step out of the conventional repertoire.
The Vidushaka is back
- G.S. Paul
At 90, Koodiyattam maestro P.K.G. Nambiar scripts a new one-act play, 'Chyavana Sukanyangam.'
Call of Kottichetham
- Saraswati Nagarajan
Mohiniattam dancer Methil Devika explores the Ardhanareeswara concept with an excerpt from Silappathikaram.
Predatory musician Gurus
- Shailaja Khanna
The recent brouhaha at the Dhrupad Sansthan in Bhopal where two Gurus
have been named as molesting and harassing the resident students there
has brought up the age-old issue of the status of women in the arts...