The task of putting South Asian dance on the map of London and the UK was a tall order. When Pushkala Gopal, dancer and former Director of the Academy of Indian Dance, left in 1984, the fledgling organisation still needed a lot of nurturing.
Alain de Botton in The Art of Travel suggests that we are attracted to foreign cultures not because of their exotic content but because they express some aspect of one’s innermost yearnings – ‘what we find exotic abroad may be what we hunger fo
Niraj Chag is a hugely versatile and successful musician and composer who makes albums, film scores, and compositions for dance and theatre. On Monday 22 February he launched a new single, ‘Happy is the Man who is Nothing’.