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  • In the footsteps of icons

    In the footsteps of icons

    Classical dance, as passed down by venerated masters, was beautifully showcased at a couple of events.

    June 16, 2018
  • Creativity laced with glorious tradition

    Creativity laced with glorious tradition

    Though a daughter of Odisha, Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee Aloka Kanungo’s adopted home is Kolkata. She is an Odissi exponent, who teaches, performs, writes and researches in order to extend the boundaries of her genre. A purist, she has no penchant for diluting the art form, which she has imbibed from her mentor, the legendary …

    April 28, 2017
  • Bowing to the guru

    Bowing to the guru

    Aloka Kanungo&’s maiden recital at Aladeen back in 1981 had created a stir in Calcutta&’s dance circles making people aware of the emergence of a young talent. Later, that promising talent not only established her claim as a star of Odissi dance, Kanungo — one of the sparkling products of Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra — is …

    September 10, 2016