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In the Guru-Shishya Tradition

Prabha Gopal of the Bay Area Performing Arts (BAPA) reflected on what prompted her to presented her latest show, Parampara, “The Bay Area seems to be refreshingly caught up in the trend of setting the stage, literally, for dance and music gurus to spellbind us with their magic; there have been several guru-only events in the past year that have only whetted the appetite. 658 more words


Nrityagram Dance Ensemble Brings Magic to Cornell

Nrityagram Dance Ensemble
Barnes Hall, Cornell University
February 4, 2015

Under most circumstances, calling a performance “magical” is like calling a sunset “picture perfect.” It reveals more about the limitations of the admirer than the uniqueness of what is being admired. 661 more words