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‘Darbar’

In preparation for the world premiere of Pandit Chitresh Das’ new work: ‘Darbar,’ coming up on March 15-18, 2012, I will be posting a 3-part series surrounding the production. The following excerpt is … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

Margo Mortiz

I recently came across, photographer Margo Mortiz, and her work through my Kathak school – Chhandam School of Kathak.  Her work spans across various genres: people, fashion, dance, and yoga, to … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

World Premiere of ‘Darbar’

The Chitresh Das Dance Company (CDDC) is partnering with the prestigious Asian Art Museum (AAM) of San Francisco to present CDDC’s Home Season and the world premiere of Pandit Chitresh Das’ new work: ‘Darbar.‘ … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chhandam’s Ramayana

In May 2009, students from the Chhandam School of Kathak premiered the age old Hindu Epic, the Ramayana.  Choreographed, composed, and directed by Pandit Chitresh Das, Chhandam’s Kathak interpretation of … Continue reading

February 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

UPAJ

March 18, 2011 will mark an exciting day – the world premiere of the long awaited documentary, UPAJ.  Directed by Hoku Uchiyama and produced by Rina Mehta and Antara Bhardwaj, the … Continue reading

February 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Mehfil Series: An evening of Kathak

As you may know, Kathak (North-Indian Classical dance) comes from the word Katha, meaning ‘to tell stories’ – and a Kathaka, is a ‘story-teller.’  Traditionally a solo art form, Kathak was … Continue reading

February 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Traditions Engaged this weekend!

The much anticipated Traditions Engaged festival is here!  Starting Friday, Oct. 1, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will be filled with over 60 artists, ready to present their … Continue reading

September 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

Lectures & Discussions at Traditions Engaged

Below is the line up of Lectures & Discussions at the Traditions Engaged festival.  Make sure you register for the event here: Registration! To view a complete schedule of the artists, visit … Continue reading

September 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gaudiya Nritya

“Traditions Engaged is a major, historic festival spanning two of the U.S.’ most prominent cities in premiere venues. Featuring leading Indian classical dancers and musicians and more than sixty artists … Continue reading

September 13, 2010 · 17 Comments

Gaudiya Nritya at Traditions Engaged

Below is the line up of Gaudiya Nritya performances at the Traditions Engaged festival.  Make sure you register for the event here: Registration! To view a complete schedule of the artists, visit … Continue reading

September 13, 2010 · 1 Comment

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