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Jan 14, 2020
At a time of nationwide protests, India's classical artists are missing a culture of dissent, and this needs fixingAn absent culture of dissent is not a new feature in classical dance, given that the relationship of classical dancers with the society is heavily mediated by the state’s cultural machinery. As societies from across the world are leaning on their youth for leading the fight for a better tomorrow, there might be no better moment than now for the classical dances to reflect on what an education in classical dance is truly meant to serve.
Jul 25, 2019
How the guru-shishya parampara of Indian classical dance is navigated within a householdExplaining the absolute surrender demanded of the guru-shishya parampara, Vyjayanthi Kashi says that as a six-year-old student learning under a 40-year-old guru, she was strongly discouraged from complaining about him, everything he said about dance was the ultimate
May 20, 2019
Odissi on High: A transnational production displays the dance form's synergy between male and female elementsOdissi is a young dance form, though it has assimilated and is born of ancient temple dance traditions, music, poetry, and devotion to Jagannatha. At a recent performance of Odissi on High, an all-male ensemble achieved striking masculine vigour with quintessential movements – movements that only easily lend themselves to execution with feminine grace.
Sep 11, 2018
Classical dance in the here and now: Can it accommodate a new generation of artists trying to find their own voice?Just like the Constitution, how can classical dance respond to society, accommodating the ways in which artists derive new meanings from it?
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
Oct 07, 2017
An Odissi performance at JNU raises questions about upper-caste cultural appropriationKrittika Mondal's recent Odissi rendition at JNU was remarkable for what it left out
Mar 25, 2017
The ten best covers of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' you should listen toFrom a dentist singing about cavities to a rendition in the voice of Peter Griffin, here are the ten best covers of Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You.
Apr 02, 2016
Dance, drama: Ranjana Gauhar's 'Nal-Damyanti' blends the classical, contemporaryPadma Shri Ranjana Gauhar on mingling Odissi and Chhau dance styles for her dance-drama Nal-Damyanti and bringing a contemporary approach to classical dance
Sep 14, 2015
In effort to get students to be 'in step' with arty side, IIT-Bhubhaneshwar introduces Odissi as subjectIIT-Bhubhaneshwar has introduced the classical dance form Odissi as a B.Tech subject. This is the first time that a dance form has been introduced in its curriculum.
Jan 22, 2014
Padma Shree awardee Italian dancer booked for beating studentA case was registered against 55-year-old Ileana Citaristi on the basis of a complaint lodged by the student's father.