It’s bigger. It’s better. It’s digital. Ram Navami festival goes global

150 artists, 80 violinists and 6 lakh tickets sold and counting, the festival will now be live streamed. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: The Ramanavami music festival is being live streamed as you read, in 130 countries across the globe. This year is the 80th edition of the festival and it seems that the organisers have […]

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Music therapy helps speech impaired children, say city therapists

Carnatic vocalists in the city feel music is being under utilized for therapeutic purposes Bangalore, April 9, 2018: More collaboration between artists and doctors can help music therapy become a part of treatment for people with neurological disorders using music therapy. Yet, it will take a lot of awareness amongst the populace to incorporate it with […]

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Russian play ‘Swan Lake’ to be adapted in the City

Chowdiah Memorial Hall in Bangalore to witness ‘Hansika,’ Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s adaption of ‘Swan Lake’ By Swarnali Chakraborty Bangalore, March 20, 2018: ‘Hansika’ an Odissi dance performance based on Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Russian play, ‘Swan Lake’ will be performed by renowned Odissi dancer, Sharmilla Mukherjee at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Malleswaram. Sharmilla Mukherjee, a master of […]

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City dancer makes it to ‘Rongoprobesh’

Bangladesh sees dance recital with live music for the first time. Bangalore, March 13, 2018: Bharatanatyam dancer Kirti Ramgopal along with young dancers from Bangladesh participated in the Bangladesh Dance Festival, ‘Rongoprobesh’. The event was held in Dhaka as part of a cultural exchange programme between the two countries and attended by the Indian High […]

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New Wave Theatre comes to Bangalore

A bunch of young theatre artists are changing the landscape of theatre culture in the city Bangalore, February 27, 2018: Young theatre artists in Bangalore are experimenting with the traditional form of theatre which is being seen as a distortion of the art form by experienced theatre performers. Daya Sakrepatna, a Bharatanatyam dancer and a […]

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Bangalore set to celebrate Republic Day in style

The city is in for a treat with many performances by music and theatre groups. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Various artists and music schools in the city are celebrating Republic Day by paying tribute to India’s rich cultural heritage. The Veena Vani school of music has decided to set a world record on the January […]

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Don’t club theatre with cinemas on GST says founder of Jagriti Theatre

People in the performing arts sector say they are suffering losses. Swarnali Chakraborty Bangalore, January 18, 2018: English theatre groups are asking the government to remove performing arts from the entertainment tax because it is not fair to include commercial movies and theatre in the same tax slab. Theatre does not get the kind of […]

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