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Noted Odissi Dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra Passes Away

Noted Odissi Dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra Passes Away

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a state funeral for Laxmipriya Mohapatra at Swargadwar in Puri.

21 March 2021
Watch: Bhangra Group Adds Desi Touch To Irish Music On St Patrick’s Day

Watch: Bhangra Group Adds Desi Touch To Irish Music On St Patrick’s Day

The viral video garnered over 5 lakh views, as several people on the internet lauded the dancers for mixing the two cultures.

20 March 2021

I See Dance In Everything, Says Actor Madhuri Dixit

Besides 'Dance Deewane', which is set to premiere on February 27, the actor will also be seen in a Netflix series backed by Karan Johar.

Farmers' Protest: Ready For D-Day

Farmers' Protest: Ready For D-Day

The farmers' unions claimed that around two lakh tractors are expected to participate in their parade on Republic Day on Tuesday

25 January 2021

Dance Pioneer Astad Deboo Dies In Mumbai At 73, Artistes Mourn Loss

Astad Deboo died at his Mumbai home after a brief illness.

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03 November 2020
Hang On To Your Party Hats, Safely: Sunburn Returns To Goa This December

Hang On To Your Party Hats, Safely: Sunburn Returns To Goa This December

Sunburn organisers announce three-day-long festival, to take place with limited capacity in Vagator.


01 October 2020
When Gulshan Grover Was Denied Morrocan Visa Because Of Shah Rukh Khan

When Gulshan Grover Was Denied Morrocan Visa Because Of Shah Rukh Khan

Gulshan Grover recounts an amusing anecdote from his life on the sets of India's Best dancer, and the clip is doing rounds on social media since then.


26 September 2020
Patnaik Seeks Classical Status For Odissi Music

Patnaik Seeks Classical Status For Odissi Music

Patnaik's letter came a few days after the state's Heritage Cabinet approved a proposal to move the Centre seeking classical tag for Odissi Music


13 September 2020
Dance Sans Borders, Warkari Singers And Flute Making

Dance Sans Borders, Warkari Singers And Flute Making

Bharatanatyam mixed with Chinese poetry. Heartfelt Bhakti and the making of a flute.


04 June 2020
The Confluence Of Dance And Music To Beat The Lockdown Blues

The Confluence Of Dance And Music To Beat The Lockdown Blues

National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai is putting up online a series of the events it has held over the year.


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14 March 2020
A Slippery Slope Meets Tamil Folk Culture

A Slippery Slope Meets Tamil Folk Culture

Local dancers at village festivals are challenged by glamorous imports


10 December 2020
The Astad

21 February 2020
Rediscover India

17 January 2020
<em>'Qawwali Nahi Chalegi Yahan'</em>: Kathak Dancer Manjari Chaturvedi Says Act Stopped Midway At UP Govt Event

'Qawwali Nahi Chalegi Yahan': Kathak Dancer Manjari Chaturvedi Says Act Stopped Midway At UP Govt Event

The dancer alleged that while she was performing, the music was stopped and an announcement was made for the next act.


02 December 2019
Of Star-Crossed Lovers And Dance Performances That Evoke Lord Krishna

Of Star-Crossed Lovers And Dance Performances That Evoke Lord Krishna

Feroz Abbas Khan's new play Raunaq & Jassi tells a tale about a love that transcends boundaries. 'Morn to Dusk' dance performance celebrates 50 years of...


18 November 2019
A Homage To Earth And Andal’s Poetry

A Homage To Earth And Andal’s Poetry

At a time when Nature seems most threatened, poets and dancers find it imperative to remind us of its beauty and ultimate fragility.


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28 October 2019
Food For Soul In The Hills And Magical Rhythm Of Kathak

Food For Soul In The Hills And Magical Rhythm Of Kathak

Sathya Saran writes about music that connects audiences to 'themselves and to silence' and about the dance form Kathak, that has become both classic and...


27 August 2019
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Prafulla Kumar Pathi, the in-charge headmaster of Lamtaput upper primary school of Odisha's Koraput district, teaches children through songs and dance. While...


28 June 2019
Dance Diary

Dance Diary

In Outlook this week, a diary by classical dancer Sonal Mansingh


10 May 2019
Indian Hip Hop Crew 'The Kings' Wins American Reality Show World of Dance Season 3

Indian Hip Hop Crew 'The Kings' Wins American Reality Show World of Dance Season 3

Indian dance crew The Kings win US reality show World of Dance, take home one million dollars!


09 May 2019
<em>Sitayana</em>, Dance-drama On Sita's Journey To Be Held In Delhi

Sitayana, Dance-drama On Sita's Journey To Be Held In Delhi

Bharatanatyam artists Bhadra Sinha, Gayathri Sharma and Santnu Chakrabarty will come together to present Sitayana in Delhi


11 March 2019
I Don't Want #MeToo Movement To Fizzle Out, Says <em>Dangal</em> Girl Sanya Malhotra

I Don't Want #MeToo Movement To Fizzle Out, Says Dangal Girl Sanya Malhotra

In conversation with Giridhar Jha from Outlook, actress Sanya Malhotra says she is lucky to be working in Bollywood at a time when young actresses are getting...


16 February 2019
The Other Gully Boys: Meet Burari’s Hip Hop Dancers, Challenging Adversities Through Dance

The Other Gully Boys: Meet Burari’s Hip Hop Dancers, Challenging Adversities Through Dance

The self-tutored young Hip hop dancers from Burari are now making their way on to national stages, with their eyes firmly set on international championships in...



15 February 2019
Living Room Gigs: Music, Poetry, Stories Get A Snug Corner

Living Room Gigs: Music, Poetry, Stories Get A Snug Corner

Music, storytelling, poetry, dance and pop-ups get a snug corner—the living room


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