Past Cultural Events

South Asia Music Ensemble featuring Ameera Nimjee

Join the South Asian Music Ensemble for its annual Spring event, featuring performances of classical and folk Indian dance and instrumental transitions from across the Indian subcontinent. Reception to follow.
Presented by the Department of Music and the Committee on Southern Asian Studies.

Dates: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Apsara Winter Showcase

Time TBA.

Dates: 
Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 2:15pm
Bartlett Dining Commons, Arts Rehearsal Space

Humanities Day: Workshop with Sakhi

Join us for a workshop with Sakhi, the first all-girl band of Indian classical musicians.

Dates: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Foster 103

Dance performance: "Veera: Tales of Heroism"

Join Apsara for their annual spring production, "Veera: Tales of Heroism". Watch them explore what heroism entails by journeying through tales of religion, history, and mythology!

Apsara is the Indian classical dance group at the University of Chicago. They explore a range of classical Indian styles, including Bharatanatyam, Odissi, and Kathak in both traditional and contemporary formats.

Tickets: http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/shows/veera/events
Show timings: TWO shows, at 2.30 pm and 7 pm.

Dates: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
Logan Center Performance Hall

Workshop: “Margins of Dravidianism”

Dates: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 5:00am

Workshop by Bertie Kibreah & Khalada Sultana Milon on Bangla folk music

Presented by the South Asian Sound Interventions initiative and the Department of Music. This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, April 6, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Workshop with Nirmita Dholakia on Hindustani music

This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, February 23, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Workshop by Komal Shah on Sufi music & dance

This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

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