Category: Sumi’s Musings

Reimagining Brown Bodies

An evening of conversation and performance on the hereditary, the classical and the contemporary in Indian dance, with stalwarts and cultural ambassadors from India, Swarnamalya Ganesh, Mallika Sarabhai and Anita Ratnam was presented at ICE on 21st February 2020. The…

Sringaram, story of love

A story of love, affection, despair, separation and union. RASANA DANCE presents Sringaram, the story of love. On 28th March 2020 at 6:30pm Bryan Brown Theatre 80 Rickard Road Bankstown NSW Tickets: $30 and $50 M: 0421 751 161 ONLINE…

Thyagarajar – a Musical Drama

On the 25th year Anniversary of PALLAVI, they bring to you: A MUSICAL DRAMA (Isai Nadagam) Presenting the Life of the great Saint-Composer of Carnatic Music  inA UNITED VISUALS (CHENNAI) PRODUCTION   With TV Varadarajan, in and as? “SRI THYAGARAJAR”  At: 4:00PM on…

Until Death do us Art – Kaala

Govind Pillai and Raina Peterson came together again to present Ka’la or Kaalam (Time), original works premiered for the ‘Due West Arts Festival’ at the Footscray Community Arts Centre, sponsored by Creative Victoria and Maribyrnong City Council from 22 to…

Sangam, a new wave

Written by Vishnu Arunasalam and Sumathi Krishnan Escaping the smoke ridden smoggy skies of Sydney, I inadvertently fell into winds kindling fires of a different kind in Melbourne, during the weekend of the 21st of November 2019. Fires which aspired…

When time stopped

Unravelled – created and choreographed by Janaki Rangarajan, gives new meaning to the epic mythological story of Draupadi, mingled with English script in spoken form and her unique style of Bharathanatyam. However Draupadi was done and overdone, just a tad…

Kalpana – Ideas In Movement

Exquisite was written all over it. Ideas in Motion – Kalpana by Agal Dance Company, directed by Vishnu Arunasalam held at ICE, Parramatta was presented to an exclusive intimate audience on the 9th November at 5:30pm. The evening commenced with…