Arts  /  Published 30.01.21

Entrancing portrayal of a fierce woman

It would be reductive to suggest that the achievement of Divya Warrier’s portrayal of the central character in her work-in-progress solo piece, Hidimbi, lies merely in her representation of a ra...
By Kathakali Jana in

Entertainment  /  Published 14.01.21

Dance can change lives

They had set the screen on fire with the film Herogiri! Now Mithun Chakraborty and Dev have come together for Dance Dance Junior Season 2, set to air from January 16, every Saturday and Sunday at 9.30...
By The Telegraph in

Arts  /  Published 19.12.20

Lighter shades

A human tale of motherly love and step-motherly pettiness, mixed motives and shrewd manipulations, movement of queenly poise that cannot conceal an undertow of unease, Rohini Banerjee’s work-in-...
By Kathakali Jana in

Arts  /  Published 19.12.20

RECLAIM the stage with Artsforward

What: These Are Not Screenshots When: December 20, 3 pm and 4.30 pm Where: Ghare Baire, Currency Building Expect: A series of dance and other performances in various spaces of the Currency Building...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 13.12.20

Artistes on Olympic breakdancing

By Urvashi Bhattacharya in Calcutta


Arts  /  Published 12.12.20

Fashioned out of complexity

Amidst an overflow of do-it-yourself dance projects replete with fuzzy footage and some successful experiments, a few online festivals live-streamed on user-friendly platforms by experienced organizer...
By Kathakali Jana in

Arts  /  Published 10.12.20

Astad Deboo dies at 73

Astad Deboo, who broke free of the constraints imposed by traditional dance forms to create a modern idiom of rhythm and movement that was uniquely Indian and his own, died on Thursday. He was 73, lea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 04.11.20

Meet dance divas Shakti and Mukti Mohan

Hello, kaymon achhey? Bhalo achhey?’ Elder sister Shakti by her side, Mukti Mohan beamed on the laptop screen and greeted us in broken Bengali as the video conference ensued on a Durga Puja afte...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Education  /  Published 29.10.20

Challenging world of performing arts

Music Industry: The Indian music industry is the second-oldest organisation in the world and has been active since 1936. Film and TV: There are above 200 top-class production houses in ...
By Goutam Ghosh in

Travel  /  Published 14.10.20

Closed to traffic but open to music and dance

Indeed, Brazilian soiree is never complete without the samba, a rhythmic and infectious dance form, originally practised by black African people in Brazil. It has similarities with Angolan music and d...
By Subir Ghosh in


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