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“Bharata Natyam is an expression of self. Anyone can watch and appreciate and you don’t have to be Indian to do so.” -Sahasra Sambamoorthi Sahasra has been studying Bharata Natyam since the age of nine. After graduating from Columbia’s SEAS
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Bharata Natyam is one of the Classical Indian dance forms (others include Kathakali and Mohiniatam from Kerala, Odissi from Orissa, Manipuri from Manipur, Kathak from Uttar Pradesh, Kuchipudi from Andra Pradesh) originating in the southern state Tamil Nadu. Although Bharata Natyam
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This coming week, I am excited to check out the Dance On Camera Festival 2010. Starting this week there are some free events at various venues, including a night of shorts at Judson Memorial Church presented by Movement Research tonight,
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Bharata Natyam finds its origins in Hindu mythology. As the story goes, Brahma took aspects of from each of the four Vedas, and created the fifth Veda, called the Natya Veda. He taught this Veda to the sage Bharata Muni, who
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During my time living abroad in Madurai, India, in 2006, I interviewed eleven Bharata Natyam teachers (or gurus) on the topic of religious and sociopolitical influences on the dance form. The end result being a first attempt at writing ethnography, what
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LuminaTO, Toronto's Festival of Arts + Creativity, runs from June 5-14, 2009, animating downtown venues and locales with a veritable plethora of events and happenings in visual arts, literature, theatre, film, music and dance. It's only the third year for what
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It takes two to tango, and on December 5, the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan just may have a partner for you. Singles and couple are welcome to this event, which will begin at 8:00pm with a class, followed by the
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A list of the music/art blogs I enjoy/read often/am inspired by on this here web of ours... NewMusicBox - contemporary music online magazine featuring artist interviews articles ect. Alex Ross - A blog about music from the music
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A wonderful interview with Meg Stuart and Catherine Sullivan @ These are two Very Creative Women in conversation...
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Rulan Tangen & the Dancing Earth collective From their site : "Dancing Earth is an inspirational array of Indigenous contemporary dance artists who work as a collaborative ensemble under the leadership of Rulan Tangen. Dancing Earth strives to embody the
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The Outlet Dance Project is adding on! April 10 At Arts Youniversity’s brand new black box theater in Hamilton NJ. th and 11th 2010 The Outlet Dance Project would like to invite choreographers (individual or companies) to
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Dance Theater Workshop For forty years DTW has provided a standard of dance programming that is nearly unmatched. Consistently bringing in fresh talent from around the city and the globe while presenting established artists - DTW's Fall and Spring programs are
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