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Jul 16, 2019
Kathak dancer Rujuta Soman on artistic legacies, her guru Rohini Bhate, and the doha dedicated to herThe Kathak dancer, who has been running the Rujuta Soman Cultural Academy for the last 18 years, says matter-of-factly that opting to pursue a career as a classical artiste was never on her radar, yet, it is hard to pinpoint a time when Kathak was not a part of her life.
Mar 26, 2019
In 'Surpanakha', Kathak dancer Ashavari Majumdar looks at Ravana's sister through a feminist lensAshavari Majumdar's Surpanakha draws on different versions of the Hindu epic and is divided into three parts, which explore the character's relationships with Ravana, Rama and Sita
Mar 20, 2019
Pritam on Kalank song 'Ghar More Pardesia': Hope it promotes more classical music among youngstersPritam added that the raag-based traditional song 'Ghar More Pardesiya's evoked apprehension within him since he was not sure he would be able to pull it offa.
Sep 07, 2018
Performance blues: Should artists acknowledge mistakes made on stage, or hope the audience hasn't noticed?This then is the paradox of performance. One must care about avoiding mistakes but, fearing mistakes is not the way of art
Jul 19, 2018
Kathak's conundrum: Amid appreciation for outward dazzle, is genuine artistry in danger of being overlooked?In today’s world of many distractions and fast-track achievements, a disciplined, patient learning of the art form such as Kathak becomes rare
Feb 28, 2018
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2018: Organisers draw flak for poor programming even as Darshana Jhaveri enthralls audiencesAmong the highlights of the Khajuraho Dance Festival was one Bharatanatyam performer who included Tibetan chants in her routine and painted the floor like a canvas | #FirstCulture
Feb 21, 2018
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2018: Sonal Mansingh's troupe, Radha and Raja Reddy to performLovers of Indian classical dance will be treated to a feast of Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Odissi recitals at the Khajuraho Dance Festival this year | #FirstCulture
Dec 24, 2017
Pt Birju Maharaj on living, breathing and dreaming Kathak: 'Art will never betray you'In a conversation with Firstpost, Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj looks back on his long journey in dance
Nov 08, 2017
Google Doodle celebrates birth anniversary of eminent Kathak dancer Sitara DeviGoogle Doodle celebrates the birthday of Indian Kathak legend Sitara Devi, who was called the Nritya Samragini by Rabindranth Tagore.
Mar 13, 2016
Dancing to a different beat: Shovana Narayan on Kathak, and preserving heritageA disciple of Pt Birju Maharaj, Shovana Narayan, has taken the classical dance form of Kathak to unprecedented heights across the world