Dance
Oct 16 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
On the 15th of October, 2016, as my friends and I were returning from a nature and birding trip to Nandi Hills, we saw these Yakshagana artistes on the road back (which is also the road from the airport into the city.) That was the goddess...
Apr 28 2014
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The Dance at Dusk organized on 26th April by PNLIT together with the  Snehadhara Foundation  was truly an event with a difference. Attended by over 60 people, most of them adults, the Gazebo was cramped for space. Some mothers held...
Apr 25 2014
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
To celebrate Earth Day (that is observed all over the world on 22nd April), PNLIT is happy to host an event called Dance at Dusk in association with the Snehadhara Foundation. The programme is being held on a Saturday to enable adults to participate...
Feb 20 2014
Blog: Music Matters
Gayathri Kesavan and family The story of Putana is part of the Lord Krishna folklore. Putana which means “devoid of virtue” was a demon sent by Kamsa to kill his nephew, the baby Krishna. When Putana in the guise of a stunningly...
May 10 2012
WORLD DANCE DAY AT ALLIANCE
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Gaana Srinivas and Maitreyi Ananth
Alliance Francaise celebrated world dance day by having performances for 12 hours straight. It was fun time for the performers and the audience.
Mar 26 2012
ABHINAVA DANCE COMPANY
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Deepthi M S
Knowledge must be shared is the motto of this duo. They train hundreds of aspiring students in Kathak and Bharathanatayam across different age groups.
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Feb 14 2012
SHIVOHAM SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS
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Nagashree Gururaj
I teach to propagate this art form, I love teaching. I wish to give some artists back to the divine field of art
Nov 03 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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    Around mid August this year, 21 volunteers from 14 countries arrived in southern India to work and learn from marginalized communities about their challenges pertinent to health and sanitation. They were part of "Health...
Oct 04 2011
GARBA AND DANDIYA
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Nagashree Gururaj
Dandiya nights are an integral part of navarathri celebrations for gujaratis. Bengaluru has its share of dandiya nights that go on for nine days.
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Jul 29 2011
NAMAN 2011
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Suja Sukumaran
The second edition of Naman - Odissi dance festival, is dedicated to the memory of odissi guru Gangadhar Pradhan
Jun 24 2011
MES KALAVEDI PROGRAMME
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Suja Sukumaran
Yesteryear actor and dancer, Vyjayanthimala Bali captivated the audience with an amazing performance, vocals and commentary.
Jun 13 2011
FROM ACROBATICS TO PERFORMANCE
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Veena Basavarajaiah
From professional dancers to engineers, everyone's into martial arts these days. What makes it so popular and what do the experts think of it?
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May 13 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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You are visiting Bangalore and want to spend a few hours outside with your family or friends, preferably in a clean and green environment. Or are an 'old' Bangalorean who wants to relive her/his childhood. Where do you go? Cubbon Park, a lovely...
Mar 31 2011
PRATHIBHA PRAHLAD AT NIRANTARA NARMADA FESTIVAL
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Veena Basavarajaiah
In a performance last week, Prathibha Prahalad traced the origin and evolution of worship in Bharatanatyam through centuries.
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Mar 15 2011
GUDIYA SAMBHRAMA
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Bringing back temples into the cultural fold, Gudiya Sambhrama, provided young and old with options other than television on a Sunday evening.
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Mar 04 2011
DANCE FORM FOR EVERYONE
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Bangaloreans got the delightful opportunity to watch Kalaripayattu at Cubbon Park last weekend.
Jan 27 2011
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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3 years ago, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Population First launched the Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity. Their objective is to annually recognize and reward gender just perspectives...
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Dec 24 2010
KATHAKALI PERFORMANCE
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Veena Basavarajaiah reviews Probal Gupta's Kathakali performance in 'stree vesham' that was held last week.
Nov 30 2010
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Veena Basavarajaiah
Three pieces, part of a dance festival, organised by Raadha Kalpa, fails to impress Veena Basavarajaiah.
Oct 26 2010
Blog: Deepa's jottings
One of the unusual featurs of the program was that it was directed, along with  P.Rajagopal, by  Hanne M. de Bruin, from Germany, who has been staying in the village to train the dancers...here she is (in a yellow saree, at the right...
Oct 22 2010
ART FOR ART’S SAKE
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Veena Basavarajaiah
A few Kannada films are adopting newer and meaningful choreography, creating avenues for those who can envision dance differently.
Sep 25 2010
PERFORMANCE ART
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Veena Basavarajaiah
A contemporary dance performance took the art to the streets of Shantinagar, with the audience and curious onlookers becoming part of the performance itself.
Jul 31 2010
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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A childhood's memories Of looking and waiting For something exciting From the grove of coconut trees A busy woodpecker An agile tree climber Two young boys Who made little noise If we missed these...
Apr 27 2010
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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An insensitive and ignorant society labels them eunuchs, hermaphrodites, kojja, ali, ombathu, and so on. But they prefer theterms hijra, kothi, jogappa, panthi, mangalamukhi, gay, lesbian, intersex, bisexual, transgender...
Dec 04 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I was on the 25th Chennai Photo Walk and we were walking past the Annamalai Mandram, in front of which is the statue of the famous banker/philanthropist, Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar photographed here with an alert citizen in front...
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Nov 05 2009
Blog: Deepa's jottings
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