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Parijat Desai–Circle As Sanctuary

In Dance In The Round: Circle As Sanctuary, dancer and choreographer Parijat Desai teaches Garba and Raas—circle dances that originate in Gujarat, India, and that are played across the South Asian diaspora. She offers this inclusive workshop as a rare experience of collective movement and rhythm, much-needed now as our nation experiences intense social fractures. […]

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Mallika Sarabhai presents Classic to Contemporary

Mallika Sarabhai and Company Thursday October 12th at 7:30 pm Atlas Performing Arts Center BUY TICKETS The lyrics for Bharata Natyam were written many hundred years ago, when humanity’s primary concern was the longing to find God or be united with the eternal One. The lyrics were primarily in Tamil and Telugu with later dancers […]

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Rama Vaidyanathan in Mad and Divine

Rama Vaidyanathan and Company Friday October 13th 7:30 pm Atlas Performing Arts Center BUY TICKETS MAD and DIVINE The voice of two female mystic poets – Janabai from Maharashtra and Lal Ded from Kashmir By Rama Vaidyanathan An insight into the life and teachings of the 13th Century Saint Janabai and the 14th Century Saint […]

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Leela Samson Presents Nadi

Leela Samson and Spanda Dance Company Saturday October 14th at 7:30 pm Atlas Performing Arts Center BUY TICKETS NADI – the river that inspired life and poets The river has been the very source of life. From Sufi fakirs in the North to Baul singers in Bengal to Sangam poetry and classical composers in the […]

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14th Fall Festival of South Asian Arts

Atlas Performing Arts Center October 12-14, 2017 Hold the dates for Dakshina’s Annual Fall Festival of South Asian Arts. This year’s invited guests include local and international dancers and musicians. Our overarching theme will be pioneering women choreographers of India with Parijat Desai, Mallika Sarabhai, Rama Vaidyanathan, and Leela Samson featured in the festival. Dakshina […]

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Dakshina at Dance Place 2017

Dance Place (Buy Tickets) Saturday July 29th at 8 pm Sunday July 30th at 7 pm 3225 8th Street NE Washington DC 20017 Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company will perform two Sokolow dances: “Homenaje a David Siqueiros” and “Ballade,” as well as a hybrid work “Chakra: showcasing the company’s multiple social interests and backgrounds. Siqueiros […]

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Summer Dance Intensive 2017

Hold the dates June 28-July 3 Workshop Teachers include Leela Samson, Madhavi Mudgal, and Rama Vaidyanathan. VENUE Grinnell College, IA http://www.grinnell.edu/ 1115 8th Avenue, Grinnell, IA 50112 Schedule DATES June 28th Afternoon arrivals. Room is available starting at 4 pm. June 29th — July 2nd 8 am — 10:30 am Nritta class 11 am — […]

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Rehan Bashir and Aswathy Nair (10/21)

Atlas Performing Arts Center Presented by Adarsh and Ranvir Trehan Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St NE Washington DC 20002 Buy Tickets Here Friday October 21, 6:00 pm A FREE community performance will start the evening off at 6 pm in the Lab Theater.  Companies featured include: Akila Subramanyam (Bharata Natyam) and Bratati Saha […]

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Dakshina and Indira Kadambi (10/22)

Presented by Adarsh and Ranvir Trehan Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St NE Washington DC 20002 Buy Tickets Here Saturday October 22, 6:00 pm A FREE community performance will feature dancers from the Vani Ramesh and Lakshmi Swaminathan dance companies. Saturday October 22, 7:30 pm Main Stage Opening Artist: Dakshina will present an excerpt of […]

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Alif Laila and Lakshmi Babu (10/23)

Presented by Adarsh and Ranvir Trehan Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St NE Washington DC 20002 Buy Tickets Here Sunday October 23, 2016 A FREE community performance will take place at 2 pm on Sunday October 23 by the following companies: Lakshmi Babu (Kuchipudi) and Shanthi Ashok (Bharata Natyam) 4:00 pm Opening Performance: Alif Laila […]

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