Moving Inward With Mythili Prakash

Moving Inward With Mythili Prakash

[addtoany]Mythili Prakash, known nationwide as the Indian dancer on NBC Superstars of Dance and in classical Rasika circles as perhaps the only American dancer who has made her mark in Bharatanatyam, will be performing in Palo Alto for the IDIA- I Dance, hence I Am- festival of...
India Lost and Found Project

India Lost and Found Project

[addtoany]According to reports, there are approximately 700,000 heritage structures in India. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) administers 3,675 ancient monuments and archaeological sites. The rest come under state archaeological departments, private trusts and other...
Festival of Tabla

Festival of Tabla

[addtoany]The Festival of Tabla is an annual two-day immersive weekend of Indian classical music taking place on 28th and 29th July 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The Festival of Tabla was launched in 2017 in California and spotlighted a cast of 19 presentations over two...
Taal Talk

Taal Talk

[addtoany]You’ve read about the Festival of Tabla coming up, now let’s learn about the person who made the festival happen. A personal journey shared with India Current’s Heritage Arts Initiative. Meet Rupesh Kotecha, a music enthusiast, student, teacher, compassionate...
Parampara: An Interview with Birju Maharaj

Parampara: An Interview with Birju Maharaj

[addtoany]I hear what seems like hundreds of bells and tens of stamping feet as I walk up to a rehearsal studio in Cupertino, California, in June 2018. When I step in, I see that that is indeed the case, but now I can hear the music as well. There are easily 50 women of all...
Sarod Maestro Rajeev Taranath Interview

Sarod Maestro Rajeev Taranath Interview

[addtoany]One of India’s foremost classical musicians, Rajeev Taranath is a master of the sarod. His career spanning over four decades, has drawn accolades from critics and audiences throughout the world. A distinguished disciple of the late legendary maestro Ustad Ali Akbar...