A Tribute To The Rhythms Of Punjab - with Dance, Music and Songs of the village women Ever wanted to visit India? Here's your chance to take a trip in one night right here in the Bay. Come join Kanbar Center For The Performing Arts and experience the beauty, colors, rhythms, sounds, and flavor of India featuring Dholrhythms Dance Company. The upbeat and joyful dance production tells the story of women in the villages of Punjab, India told through beautiful dance choreography weaved in with music, visuals, props, narration, live drumming, and song. The colors, dance, and music will transform and re-energize. The dance show will lead into dance instruction sharing fun and easy to learn dance steps followed by a great dance party on the floor with dholrhythms dance co and music by DJ Jimmy Love (Non Stop Bhangra) accompanied by live dhol drummers. Come shake off your winter blues with a joyful night of dance! Watch, Learn, Participate, and Enjoy! The evening will also offer the opportunity to purchase a light dinner of Indian flavors on site, as well as henna painting opportunities and free bindis while they last.
About Dholrhythms Dance CompanyBased in San Francisco Bay Area, Dholrhythms Dance Company is an organization dedicated to promoting the artistic and cultural heritage of India through the beautiful Bhangra and Giddha folk dances of Punjab, India. Dholrhythms hosts classes, workshops, performances and events that celebrate and share the beauty of these dance forms. Dholrhythms also hosts the award winning monthly event, Non Stop Bhangra, voted as the one of “Best Dance Parties” in San Francisco now in its 13th year of production. Co-founders Vicki Virk and Suman Raj envisioned Dholrhythms as a way to share their love of community, culture, and dance while inviting diversity and unity. Since its inception in 2003, Dholrhythms has been featured on landmark stages in the Bay Area and beyond and grown into a boundless and unique platform for people from all walks of life to come together, and enjoy dance in a non-competitive and positive environment. The eclectic and passionate group of women who dance with Dholrhythms Dance Company have become one of the most talked about groups in SF Bay Area creating a demand for this dance. Led by vicki virk’s punjabi heritage, Dholrhythms highlights the ancestral and ethnic roots of the Punjabi dance form while pushing boundaries with contemporary influences. The result is a fresh and exciting dance full of joy, energy, and passion.
DinnersFrom Stockton, Tandoori Nites will be offering dinners available for purchase from 7pm -9pm to enjoy in our lobby/atrium area or in the theater. Dishes made fresh daily from authentic recipes brought lovingly from India.
Assisted Listening Devices A limited number of Assisted Listening Devices are available for programs that take place in the Hoytt Theater. Devices may be reserved ahead of time. All devices are first come, first served. Reserved devices will be released 15 minutes prior to start of the event.
If you are attending this event, and would like to request an Assisted Listening Device, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you.
THE COLORS OF INDIA Sat, Feb 3, 2018
Doors open @ 7pm / Show @ 8pm
DHOLRHYTHMS DANCE CO. Dance Performance, Dance Instruction, Live Music + DJ & Dance Party
Reserved Table Seating: Advance: $30 public/$27 members Day Of: $35 all 17 & Under: $10
General Admission Seating Advance: $25 public/ $22 members Day of: $30 all 17 & Under: $10
What to Expect: 7:00PM – Pop-up Restaurant, Concessions, No-host bar, Theater doors open
9:00PM –Dance Lesson followed by dance party --------------------------------------------------
Concessions:A selection of cocktails, wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea along with a variety of snacks and freshly baked goods, also available for purchase throughout the evening.
Food may be enjoyed in the theater ~ No table service.
Tips: Purchase tickets in advance for best pricing and secure a candlelit table seat for the evening. This event SELLS OUT annually. Come early for dinner & cocktails and make an evening of the event! Typically plenty of space, but give yourself time for parking.