Sumi’s Musings

Arangetram the Gen Next Approach

by Malini Ramesh, Melbourne … incorporating Aboriginal dreamtime stories; new classical compositions in complex rhythms;  jathis and korvais with colourful and interesting kaarvais, theermanams and arudhis; a new varnam on the Moon; feminist perspectives on a Sur Das bhajan (religious ballad); spoken word;…

Yogatrayam

The artists, Revathi Ramachandran & Manasvini Ramachandran from Chennai, India bring a unique dance ballet themed “Laya Nirupanam”.  The juxtaposition of action and knowledge which is the quintessence of Advaita Philosophy is brought out in this amazing presentation. Lilting songs, chants from Chamakam, Adi Shankara’s Gurvashtakam, Tayumanavar’sAnanda Kalippu and others are…

Jatinga

bAKEHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS — JATINGA — “If you can imagine a better world, you can imagine a place for yourself in it.”   Dates: 9th – 24th June, 2017. Previews: 9th–14th. Opening 15th June Times: 7.30pm Tuesdays – Saturdays,…