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Cultural Connection: A Multicultural Dance Event

Cultural Connection: A Multicultural Dance Event, Saturday, April 22nd at 2pm at The Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, 10550 Albion Road, San Ramon
Tickets: $10
Why does dance matter? Dance, whether social, theatrical, or ritually based, is a form of cultural expression. Join us in celebrating the diversity and richness of our community with astounding live dance performance. See many different cultural expressions through dance, which embody the belief that diversity is one of our community’s greatest attributes.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.SanRamonPerformingArts.com or by calling the Box Office at 925-973-3343. Performers include: AXIS Dance Company, Nadhi Thekkek/Nava Dance Theatre, Los Lupenos de San Jose, Nrita Laya Darpan, Tatseena’s Middle Eastern Dancers & Xiaopei Chinese Dance.

Cultural Connection: A Multicultural Dance Event Apr 22

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00pm at Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center – 10550 Albion Road. San Ramon
Why does dance matter? Dance, whether social, theatrical, or ritually based, is a form of cultural expression. Join us in celebrating the diversity and richness of our community with astounding live dance performance. See many different cultural expressions through dance, which embody the belief that diversity is one of our community’s greatest attributes.
Performers include: AXIS Dance Company, Nadhi Thekkek/Nava Dance Theatre, Los Lupeños de San José, Nritya Laya Darpan, Tatseena’s Middle Eastern Dancers, and Xiaopei Chinese Dance.
Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased online at www.SanRamonPerformingArts.com or by calling the Box Office at 925-973-3343

Bollywood Dance Class for kids in San Ramon

Did you know arts and music education programs are mandatory in countries that rank consistently among the highest for math and science test scores, like Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands?
– Upcoming Multi-Cultural Arts Classes in San Ramon: Bollywood Dance for Kids – Instructor Priya Vasudevan
Do your kids love to move to the beat of the music? Participants will have fun learning Bollywood Dance styles, all while getting health and developing a lifelong habit of exercising. In addition to Bollywood Dance, we will also incorporate Classical Indian Dance steps. Be it staying in touch with your own culture or exploring a new one, this class will give kids plenty to learn and exhibit. Moves are low impact, age appropriate, easy to learn, educational and fun! Participant’s confidence, stage presence and social skills will improve, with class culminating with a small performance.
– All classes are at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center – 9300 Alcosta Blvd

Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
10:30 am – 11:15 am [Ages 5 – 7] <- Click to register online
Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
11:30 am – 12:05 pm [Ages 8 – 12] <- Click to register online

Introduction to Indian Music, Drumming & Dance

Engage your mind, hands, heart, feet and voice in learning the rhythms and melodies of the classical music and dance traditions of India. These arts are taught through an oral tradition using vocal percussion syllables to teach drumming, dance and singing. Learn the poetic and mathematical patterns of Indian percussion. Sing the melodies of Indian Ragas. Embody an understanding of Indian rhythm cycles through the basic footwork of Kathak Dance. Discover beautiful sounds of traditional instruments like the sitar and sarode.
This class is an engaging, kid-friendly introduction to one of the world’s greatest classical arts traditions and will lay a strong foundation for future skills and concepts that increase focus, problem solving and more.
Class meets at Quail Run Elementary School in San Ramon for 4th and 5th graders. Students do not have to attend Quail Run Elementary School to register for this class.

Thursdays January 28th – March 3rd
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM – Quail Run Elementary School

Instructor: Jim Santi Owen from the Ali Akbar College of Music. For his full Biography please click here.
To register online through The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services please Click Here.
For questions, please call the San Ramon Community Center at 925-830-5162

Bollywood Dance for Kids through The City of San Ramon

Instructor Priya Vasudevan currently teaches Bombay Jam for adults through The City of San Ramon. She is looking forward to expanding her class offerings to Bollywood Dance for kids this coming Fall.

Do your kids love to move to the beat of the music? Participants will have fun while learning Bollywood dance styles, all while getting healthy and developing a lifelong habit of exercising. In addition to Bollywood Dance, we will also incorporate Classical Indian Dance steps. Be it staying in touch with your own culture or exploring a new culture, this class will give your kids plenty to learn and exhibit. Moves will be low impact, age appropriate, easy to learn and be filled with fun. Participant’s confidence, stage presence and social skills will improve with class culminating with a small performance for friends and family.

Classes begin in September. For more class information please click here or call the San Ramon Community Center at 925-973-3200

Temptation 2014 – Biggest New Year Eve Bollywood Party in Tri Valley!

Temptation 2014 New Year Party in San Ramon, CA
www.temptationevents.net

Live the glamorous life and celebrate New Year’s Eve 2014 with your fellow South Asian’s at Tri Valley’s most spectacular venue – Canyon View. From the hosts that have been bringing you the biggest NYE Events in San Ramon, we bring you once again the grandest & most elegant NYE Event! A complete entertainment for the most memorable evening of 2013.

Temptation 2014 features stand up comedy, a comedy skit with dance performances, DJ, dinner buffet with a wide variety and kids entertainment.

Highlights include:

  • Fully decored Canyon View
  • Premium Sound & Lighting
  • Stand up comedy
  • Professional Photographers
  • Full 2 Hour Lavish Indian Buffet Dinner
  • Best Bollywood DJ’s
  • Midnight Ball Drop
  • Free festive party favors
  • Entertainment area for kids
  • Bollywood dance group performance

3 Top DJ’s with Bollywood music with LIVE DHOL & Hip Hop, House and MTV Top of the charts.

DJ Prey: The Bay Areas most popular Bollywood DJ, spinning latest Remixes and top Hindi charts

DJ Parag: Who has been playing Bollywood music since the last 10 years.

Canada’s DJ Bryan: DJ Bryan has played at all the TOP clubs in Canada.

Including:

Make Chai not War – Presented by stand up comedian Samson Koletkar
He has been featured on Asian Jewish Life, Indian Express, NBC Bay Area, CBS and NPR. Winner of Asian American Theater Company Comedy Competition, Finalist at the Rooster T Feathers Amateur Comedy Competition, Creator of Mahatma Moses Comedy Tour, 17 shows, 10 cities coast-to-coast, Co-Producer of The Minorities Standup & ImmigraNation.

Item Girl Chaiye – Heart Pumping Dance Performance by Bombay Beatz in a comedy play. Undoubtedly the Best Dance group in Bay Area, BOMBAY BEATZ, are sure to mesmerize you with their dance moves and Jhatkas. Are you ready to relive your favorite ITEM SONGS and LATEST BOLLYWOOD Hit moments? On this new year’s eve they bring you Bollywood entertainment with a fresh twist.

Kidsquest – Separate area of entertainment for kids
Face painting, cartoon character, dance and other entertainment for the kids.

For More Details go to: http://www.temptationevents.net 

Kids Dance Summer Camp

Kids Dance Summer Camp starting in Dublin

  • from June 17th to August 15th, 2013
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 02:00 PM – 04:30 PM
  • for Age group 6-8 years and Age group 8-12 years

A unique opportunity to explore a variety of dance styles for all levels. Kids will explore and learn various dance forms like Bollywood, Bhangra, Garbha, Semi Classical and HipHop. Dance songs and choreography is carefully tailored to kids’ comfort level. This Dance camp allows kids to refine moves and encourage them to create their own routines to apply what they have learned. No prior dance experience necessary. Each week kids will explore and learn different dance style.
Sign up for just $60 per week for up to 4 weeks and for full 4 weeks camp only $220.
Siblings will also get discounted price of $200 for full 4 weeks camp.
Hurry up and sign up soon; kids will have FUN and enjoy this summer camp.
Reach me at 408-625-7237 or dublinbollywooddance@live.com for sign up or to get more information. Please confirm your kids sign up by June 6th, and don’t forget to send it across to your other friends.
Looking forward to some fun summer time!
Archana

Spring Dance Session

Announcing a new Spring Dance Session, starting from week of 22nd March 2013 for 10 weeks. To provide individual attention we keep small group for each session for these classes.
This Bollywood dance program will help kids to improve their motor skill with some cool dance moves. It is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get social with their age group beyond class room and learn synchronization and coordination as a team. On top of that they will be more disciplined by listening and following dance directions.
Location is Summer Glen in Dublin, CA and timings are:

  • Junior kids beginner 3 ½ to 6 years – Sunday 4:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Kids 5 to 8 years – Friday 5pm to 6pm
  • Kids 8 to 12 years- Friday 6:15pm to 7:15pm, Sunday 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Adult beginner – Friday 10am to 11am

Each above class will run for 10 weeks for a nominal $120 only. All participants will also get opportunity to perform in an event show.

Enroll soon to reserve your kids spot; you will sure have FUN and love these dance classes.
Just confirm on this post, and don’t forget to send it across to your other friends.
You can always reach me @408-625-7237 or dublinbollywooddance@live.com to get more information.
See you all soon…
Archana

Warm Up Bollywood Dance Classes

Looking for some In-door activities during this chilly winter, how about some dance classes to warm you up?

This Dance program will help kids to improve their motor skill with some cool dance moves. It is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get social with their age group beyond class room and learn synchronization and coordination as a team. On top of that they will be more disciplined by listening and following dance directions.
Classes will start from Dec 21st to Feb 17th 2013 (8 Weeks) – Friday/Sunday (no class Dec 28-30th). Location is Summer Glen in Dublin, CA  and  timings are:

• Friday 8:45am to 9:45am – Ladies dance beginning
• Friday 5:30pm to 6:30pm – Kids 6 to 9 Years
• Sunday 4:30pm to 5:30pm – Junior kids 3½ to 6 Years
Each above class will run for 8 weeks for a nominal $100 only. All participants will also get opportunity to perform in an event show.
Hurry up and sign up soon; you will sure have FUN and love these dance classes.
Just confirm on this post, and don’t forget to send it across to your other friends.
You can always reach me @408-625-7237 or dublinbollywooddance@live.com to get more information.

See you all soon…
Archana

New Year 2013!! Redcarpet Bollywood/Bhangra Party in San Francisco ft BombayLove

After successful events in San Francisco and BayArea, BombayLove is proud to present its most anticipated New Year Party. Like our previous events, we want to make your new year party memorable and have brought together the best talent and attractions.
Get ready for the most elegant & entertaining red carpet event in the heart of San Francisco.
THE ONLY DESI PARTY HAPPENING IN SAN FRANCISCO
▶Attractions:
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★ Red carpet entry
★ A fully decorated club
★ Two Separate areas, with 3 DJs and performers
★ Confetti cannon shower with Dazzling sparklers
★ Midnight Champagne toast (limited)
★ Open Bar (8pm to 9:30pm)
★ Photo booth with props
★ On site print of photo booth pictures
★ Complimentary Party favors
★ Exclusive VIP Goodie bags
★ Go-Go Dancers

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TICKETS: http://tickets.bombaylove.com/
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▶Artists:
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Main Dancefloor (Bollywood & Top 40)
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DJ Karry, DJ Aalok : Rated as top DJ’s from the San Francisco BayArea. They have represented San Francisco in various other cities like LA, Dallas, Boston, Denver. Get ready to hear the very best of Bollywood, top 40, House mashups.
http://soundcloud.com/bombay-love

Second Dancefloor (Bhangra, UrbanDesi, dhol)
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Guest Celebrity DJ AshishB
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DJ AshishB – Pioneer of South Asian music & founder of BeatsfromtheEast, an award winning radio show and DJ from Radio1190 FM Denver Colorado and has been featured on BBC (UK). He will be taking over our Bhangra room with top punjabi & urban desi hits.
http://www.ashishb.com/
https://www.facebook.com/DjAshMusic

▶Venue:
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Located in the heart of San Francisco, newly renovated club Horizon is prepped up just in time for New Years. With its 4000 sq ft of space, plush leather interiors and state of the art sound system, it definitely sets the tone for a memorable night.
http://www.horizonsf.com

Dress code and Age: Upscale club attire, 21+ with valid ID required to enter the club

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★ BOMBAY LOVE – Bay’s Premiere Desi Party ★

Bombay Love is the brainchild of DJ KARRY and DJ AALOK and comprises of a young team of Bollywood music enthusiasts that came together to create something spectacular with their passion and talent in music for a common goal – to make your party come ALIVE!! Our motto: We work hard so you can party harder!! 🙂
http://www.bombayloveparty.com

Fall Bollywood Dance Classes

Now that kids are back to school and days become regular, are you planning for some kids activities? How about some fun and learning with Bollywood Dance?

Friends, after successfully running summer dance camp, now I am going to start Bollywood Dance Classes again for all active kids with age 5-8 years (in Dublin).

This Dance program will help them improve their motor skill with some cool dance moves. It is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get social with their age group beyond class room and learn synchronization and coordination as a team. On top of that they will be more disciplined by listening and following dance directions.

Classes will start from September 28th to December 16th 2012 (10 Weeks) – Friday/Sunday and timings are:
• Friday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Bhangra
• Sunday 10:00 AM-11:00 AM – Bollywood Dance
• Sunday 11:30 AM -12:30 PM – Hip-Hop with Bollywood Style

Each above class will run for 10 weeks for a nominal $120 only.
Hurry up and sign up soon; kids will sure have FUN and love these dance classes.
Just confirm on this post, and don’t forget to send it across to your other friends.
You can always reach me @408-625-7237 or dublinbollywooddance@live.com to get more information.

See you all soon…
Archana

Traditions engaged dance festival in San Francisco, Oct 1-3

Chitresh Das Dance Company & Chhandam School of Kathak invite you to the historic unprecedented festival – Traditions Engaged: An International Festival of Classical Indian Dance & Music.

Experience a weekend of dynamic dance & percussion, and dramatic storytelling by the world’s foremost masters, Gurus, and artists of the many diverse classical Indian dance forms: Kathak, Bharath Natyam, Odissi, Kathakali, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Gauriya Nritya.

See http://kathak.org/traditionsengaged/ for details.