Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
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, rythms, sounds, and flavors of India featuring Dholrythms 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 Dholrythms Dance Company and music by DJ Jimmy Love (Non Stop Bhangra) accompanied by live dohl drummers. Come shake off your winter blues with a joyful night of dance! The evening will also offer an opportunity to purchase a light dinner of Indian flavors on site, as well as henna painting opportunities and free bindis, while they last. Purchased food may be enjoyed in the theatre; no table service.
About Dholrythms Dance Company:
Based 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.
- 7:00pm Pop-Up Restaurant, concessions, no-host bar, theatre doors open
- 8:00pm Dance Performance
- 8:45pm Intermission
- 9:00pm Dance Lesson followed by dance party
Reserved Table Seating:
- $28 Advance, Public
- $25 Advance, Members
- $30 Day Of
- $10 Children
General Admission Seating:
- $22, Advance, Public
- $20 Advance, Members
- $25 Day Of
- $10 Children
Osher Marin JCC Kanbar Center for The Performing Arts is located at 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael, 94903. Purchase tickets in advance for best pricing. This event has sold out in the past. Typically plenty of space, but give yourself time for parking.