SPEAK: Kathak and Tap Unite

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Dance - Performance

Date & Time: Monday, March 27, 2017
8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
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College of the Holy Cross: Hogan Campus Center
Hogan Ballroom ( 3rd floor)
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross
Description: FREE and open to the public. General seating.
Reservation not required but recommended: http://bit.ly/2mtZfPg

Rina Mehta, Kathak
Rachna Nivas, Kathak
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Tap

Also featuring:
Jayant Banerjee, Sitar
Debashish Sarkar, Indian Vocals
Satyaprakash Mishra, Tabla
Allison Miller, Drums
Carmen Staaf, Piano
Todd Sickafoose, Bass

Indian Kathak dance and American tap dance, continents and ages apart, share parallel stories of struggle and perseverance. They come together in this extraordinary collaboration that is rhythm, poetry, storytelling, music and dance.

SPEAK carries forward the legacy of iconic artists like Pandit Chitresh Das, Jimmy Slide and James Buster Brown, while bringing to the forefront the voices of a new generation of female artists. Serving as the bridge between tradition and innovation, history and progress, Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas, and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards create nothing short of magic on the stage.

Joined by leading Indian classical and jazz musicians, SPEAK promises to thrill, provoke and move your spirit.
More Information: Website: http://www.holycross.edu/speak
E-mail: atb@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-3835
Entered by: Arts Transcending Borders at College of the Holy Cross

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Created: February 20, 2017 at 5:13 PM
Last Modified: February 24, 2017 at 5:28 PM

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