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Three Aksha presents Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World, October 30th

Known for their innovative approach to presenting the tradition and heritage of Indian culture and art, Three Aksha brings the beautiful intricacies of Indian dance and music to public audiences in “Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Internationally Renowned Classical Indian Dancer Malavika Sarukkai Makes Philadelphia Debut

Sruti, The India Music and Dance Society presents the first Philadelphia-area performance by internationally acclaimed dancer Malavika Sarukkai on April 12. The New York Times hails the “clarity of Ms. Sarukkai’s dancing, her ability to […]

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PIFA REVIEW: Chandrouite

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Fingers dyed red and splayed wide like a fan, three dancers carve across the stage in a series of slow, sustained, flex-footed lunges.  We may not know their […]

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Chaat-a combustive dish of Bharatanatyam, music and food

Usiloquy Dance Designs presents Chaat Chaat challenges the conventional perception of Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam, reinterpreting it as a powerful social language that encourages a dialogue in the community about the universal links between dance, […]

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Bharatanatyam style with Alarmel Valli

Alarmel Valli is an internationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer whose work reveals the infinite spaces within the traditional form.  In her choreography,  she draws on her knowledge of music and the rich vocabulary of […]