Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Purush: The Global Dancing Male / Lec-dems, recitals

Kartik Fine Arts & Arangham Trust present Purush: The Global Dancing Male at the sabha’s annual conference/performance conclave at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
It runs from December 18 to 22, 2013 in Chennai.

The pre-conference shows will be held at Alliance Francaise on Dec 18 and 19, 2013. The event is created and curated by Dr. Anita Ratnam (Artistic Director of Arangham Trust) and co-curated by Hari Krishnan (Professor of Dance, Wesleyan University, USA).

At the event, Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj will be decorated with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" instituted by Kartik Fine Arts.

While lectures and lec-dems are held in the mornings, the recitals are in the evenings. Among dancers on stage are Astad Deboo, Hari Krishnan, Birju Maharaj, A. Lakshman and Navtej Johar.
There is also a Therukoothu show at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz on Dec.21, 8pm - 10pm: ‘Draupadi Vastrapaharanam’ in Therukoothu by Purisai Doraiswamy Kannappa Thambiran Paramparai Therukoothu Manram

Morning sessions are free to all, evening shows are ticketed. The Therukoothu performance is free.

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