West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Navratri, the Tamil way

Women of several communities received auspicious gifts and exchanged greetings to celebrate Navratri the Tamil way at South India Club on Tuesday. More than 150 women from Bengali and Marwari communit...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 12.06.20

Art emerges from anguish: Boxed by a pandemic

Earlier this year, life came to a halt for movement artists across the globe as all carefully laid plans for shows, rehearsals, recordings and practice were upturned by Covid-19. In this unprecedented...
By Kathakali Jana in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.20

A fresh look at classical dance forms

In the modern world, with all its fragmented inadequacies and its yawning fault lines, it is important to look at classical dance afresh. Galvanized by an inner force, the dance forms are energeticall...
By Kathakali Jana in

Culture  /  Published 12.10.18

Mediocrity eclipses talent

The thing about annual programmes of cultural institutions is that they are often more focused on individual performances of participants than on quality. Having every pupil on stage is an important o...
By Kathakali Jana in

Arts  /  Published 17.04.20

Exploration of classical dance in the male body

Dance history in India and the spaces in which the forms originated and evolved have mandated that the practice and presentation of most of the classical forms are the exclusive preserve of women. It ...
By Kathakali Jana in


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