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  • proper n. Name of the village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, from where the Indian classical dance form Kuchipudi arose.
  • proper n. A Classical dance originating from the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.


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  • Shantala Shivalingappa, a petite woman trained in the Indian dance form known as Kuchipudi, makes an indelible impression in a solo that intermixes torsioned and dipping moves with the delicate gestures of the classical Indian dance form in which she is schooled.

    A Pina Bausch Visit to the Realm of Dreams

  • "I hadn't even heard the name Kuchipudi at that time.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • (Friday and Saturday) Performing as part of the Joyce SoHo's Inbound Festival, this Maryland troupe explores the Indian dance style called Kuchipudi, a classical form from the southern part of the country.

    NYT > Home Page

  • There was a time when the Kuchipudi was a bastion of Indian male imperialism, biased for the stronger sex, no girls allowed, but Maestro

    American Chronicle

  • On January 24th, 2010 at 8: 04 pm, Rama Kuchipudi wrote:

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  • /Associated Press WATCH YOUR ELBOWS: Hundreds of women and children performed the traditional Kuchipudi dance in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record in Hyderabad, India, Sunday.

    Photos of the Day: Dec. 27

  • Shantala Shivalingappa, who performed a collection of solos based on Kuchipudi, an ancient South Indian classical dance.

    Spoleto Festival U.S.A.: Dance of Two Worlds, Different Yet Vaguely Similar - ArtsBeat Blog -

  • Mythologies Retold, her first such venture, also includes theatrical aspects, influences of Kuchipudi, slide shows and improvisations in costumes, sets, and lights.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Shantala Shivalingappa, the Kuchipudi specialist, will show off her shimmering limbs in "Swayambhu," at the Skirball Oct. 30.

    The New Yorker

  • There are seven major forms of Indian classical dance: Kuchipudi, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Mohiniyattam and Kathakali.

    NYT > Home Page


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