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Articulate Fest-36: Test of Testosterone
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Articulate Fest-36: Test of Testosterone

May 27, 2019

The Articulate Festival-36 on May 19, at Veene Seshanna Bhavana in Kuvempunagar, Mysuru, witnessed a test of testosterone. The four artistes who descended onto the stage, in turn, presenting four different Classical Dance forms of India proved, beyond doubt, that Classical Dance is not prerogative of women, even men can dance like a man, of…

A morning at Nrityagiri Academy
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A morning at Nrityagiri Academy

May 20, 2019

By B.K. Viswanath It was a bright Sunday morning as I responded to an invitation by Dr. Kripa Phadke, Director of Nrityagiri Academy of Performing Arts and Research Centre, to attend a talk on ‘The Art of dance culture from the Vedic times to the Contemporary’ by Natyacharya Prof. K. Ramamurthy Rao, Director of Nupura…

129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 10
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129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 10

May 20, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi  Narasimhan T.M. Krishna sang on the tenth day of Ramabhyudaya Sabha’s Ramotsava at Alamma’s Choultry. He was accompanied by Akkarai Subhalakshmi on violin, K.V. Prasad on mridanga and Vazhappally Krishnakumar on ghata. As a vocalist, T.M. Krishna has courted controversy by making a large number of innovations in the style and substance…

129th Ramotsava & Music Fest
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129th Ramotsava & Music Fest

April 10, 2019

By M.L. Krishnaswami In the Royal City of Mysuru, there are a few organisations which have completed a hundred years and more of fruitful service to society in many respects like it may be in education, social service, medicine, religious etc., to hit a century and continue to run their activities in a remarkable manner,…

‘Kala Deepthi’ celebrates anniversary
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‘Kala Deepthi’ celebrates anniversary

March 23, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Kala Deepthi is a dance organisation devoted to Bharatanatyam. Its Director Deepthi, who is a disciple of Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy, has trained several students in Bharatanatyam at her school in J.P. Nagar. Eighteen students ranging from 6-7 years to 15 years of age performed for the first anniversary of the Dance…

Melodious & aesthetic
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Melodious & aesthetic

March 10, 2019

– Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan There are very few Saxophone artistes in Karnatak music. It was Kadri Gopalnath who successfully adapted this western instrument into Karnatak music with certain modifications. A young Saxophonist Harish Pandava from Mysuru performed for Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on Feb.9. He was accompanied on violin by C.N. Tyagaraj, mridanga by Vishnuvardhan…

A tribute to three Gurus
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A tribute to three Gurus

March 10, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, in collaboration with Tyagaraja Sangeetha Sabha, had organised a whole-day violin event at its venue on Feb.13. The event was designed by senior violinist of the city H.K. Narasimha Murthy (HKN), his wife Rajalakshmi and their son H.N. Bhaskar. Nearly a hundred students of HKN participated in…

An evening with music…
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An evening with music…

January 21, 2019

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Gayana Sabha, the new music Sabha of Mysuru, had organised a fine Hindustani classical vocal concert on the occasion of releasing of a CD of Vidu. Shreemathi Devi on the 4th of January at Vasudevacharya Bhavana. Ustad Faiyaz Khan gave a memorable concert on the occasion. Shreemathi Devi, an upcoming…

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