Indian dance

Of all arts, dance is the one that encapsulates a country’s culture. I was thrilled to discover this link about Kamala here. My other dance connection is that I went to Women’s Christian College and Urmila Satyanarayana was my classmate. She is here. A dance questionnaire for dancers and critics The most important thing in…

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Kathak Maya Rao

I just loved attending this function. How Kathak breached the north-south divide At last week’s book release function of Maya Rao: A Lifetime In Choreography, held at the ITC Windsor, Bangalore, the stars were all in attendance. There was Vimala Rangachar, who headed the Crafts Council of Karnataka, in a rare shimmering Patola sari; Girish…

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Bangalore Dance

For Silk Road. May 2014 issue KA0514_p058-061_Bengalura dance

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Performance Art

Classical and folk dances are the best way to connect to your culture– my view. Why a dance is worth a thousand words Seeing dance from an audience perspective is one thing. Doing it is another pleasure entirely One of the most stunning performance pieces that I saw this year was by actor Jyoti Dogra…

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Why we dance?

I have become interested in dancing recently, perhaps because I have been doing it. This November 17th is Pournami or full moon day. Planning a folk dance in my building similar to what is described below. HOME» LEISURE» THE GOOD LIFE Add a new ingredient to festivities: dance Group dances involve community; they involve meeting…

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Overlearning

Came upon this concept in an interesting way. Thank you, Ms. Anjana (kathak teacher) for the idea. Practice makes perfect in classical Indian dance classes Shoba Narayan October 1, 2013 Updated: October 1, 2013 17:27:00 Save this article Alaa Ahmed is an assistant professor in the department of integrative physiology in the University of Colorado…

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Dance for The National

Dance is important for audiences to experience healing, says Akram Khan Shoba Narayan   Sep 17, 2012 Creating a dance performance for the Olympics was “humbling and challenging because I had to touch people – you can’t do that with superficial pieces”, says the British-Bangladeshi dancer Akram Khan, who choreographed a prominent section of the…

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