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Narthaki Monthly Newsletter

March 2021
SANCHARI.. More on the arts

In record time
- Rupa Srikanth
Madurai R. Muralidaran set a record with the presentation of 50 jatis by 125 dancers who came online from around India and the world.

Stanford Professor's book is a deep dive into the jhatkas and matkas of Bollywood
- Anu Ghosh
In 'Dancing Women - Choreographing Corporal Histories of Hindi Cinema,' Usha Iyer throws light on the material and cultural underpinnings of 'filmi' dance.

Art is serious matter
- Bhanu Kumar
EVAM 2021 was a melange of themes and emotions.

Did you know these 4 famous black women had their beginnings in dance?
- Azaria Rianne Hogans

Out of the shadows
- GS Paul
Ramachandra Pulavar's innovative ideas have brought international recognition to Tholpavakoothu, the traditional puppetry of Kerala.
Sundance: Neon Nabs Alvin Ailey dance documentary 'Ailey'
- Etan Vlessing
Neon has picked up Jamila Wignot's documentary 'Ailey,' about dance and choreography legend Alvin Ailey, after its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

Stage is where the student is
- Chitra Swaminathan
Kiran Seth on how SPIC MACAY has been reaching out to students during the pandemic.

Why classical dance must move from performance to experience
- Malavika Sarukkai
The need of the hour is to reclaim the solo form and rediscover nuance.

Of movements and emotions
- Bhanu Kumar
The Pt. Durgalal Festival was a fine tribute to the Jaipur gharana maestro.

Moving with the times
- Sreevalsan Thiyyadi
Sadanam K. Harikumar's experimental works are known to explore the pysche of women and transgenders. The latest is Shikhandi.

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