Kalaa Utsavam – Utterly, Butter-ly Stories of Krishna

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Three Shows – 27 Nov 2016 Sun | 11am, 2pm & 5pm Did you know that when Krishna was a child, he wore an enchanted peacock feather, loved to eat butter and played a magic flute? Utterly Butter-ly Stories of Krishna follows the adventures of him as a young boy growing up in Vrindhavan. Watch the […]

Kalaa Utsavam – Saraswati Antharvahini

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India’s premier bharatanatyam dance company A mythical tributary, a life-giving source, a symbol of knowledge—the Saraswati was one of the main rivers mentioned in the ancient Vedic poems of Rig Veda, believed to have disappeared into the ground over time. Today, only the legends remain. From Rukmini Devi’s prestigious dance academy, Kalakshetra Foundation, comes this […]

Kalaa Utsavam – In Concert with Strings featuring Meesha Shafi

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Pop rock duo Strings featuring Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia need no introduction. They are, after all, one of the most popular bands out of Pakistan, known for their energetic live performances, exhilarating collaborations with renowned international artists, and poignant poetry (most of which are penned by Bilal’s father, Anwar Maqsood). Last here in Singapore […]

Kalaa Utsavam – Guru Vandanam – To Sir with Love

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It takes an innovator to create a distinctive style, but a true luminary to establish a musical tradition. In his lifetime, the late Lalgudi Jayaraman was both, having created the Lalgudi bani(meaning “style” in Hindi) in the mid-1960s that continues to resonate in the Indian classical music world today. A consummate violinist, vocalist and composer […]

Kalaa Utsavam – King of Ghosts

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“Filled with adventure and powerful new music, King of Ghosts transforms the classic fairytale by one of India’s greatest film makers.” The Scotsman “Soumik Datta is one of the biggest new music talents in Britain” – Vogue Magazine “British Sarod Maestro” – Time Out Step into a cinematic world of fantasy adventure conjured by master […]

Kalaa Utsavam – Girish Karnad’s Bikhre Bimb: Broken Images

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Winner of best playwright, actor and director at META 2007 Manjula Nayak is an English literature professor who hasn’t found much success with her Kannada short stories. But as soon as she writes her first English novel, it becomes a bestseller and garners her international acclaim. She is invited on television to introduce her work, […]

Kalaa Utsavam – Tales in Black & White Devdutt Pattanaik & Anil Srinivasan (India)

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Renowned mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik joins forces with close collaborator, master pianist Anil Srinivasan to explore Indian mythology and its depictions of the feminine divine. From symbolisms invoking power and strength, to those that extol the more discernibly softer and subtler characterisations, stories of Durga, Lakshmi, Sati, Parvati, Saraswati and Kali come alive in […]