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January 3 - 9, 2018 Chennai
Music Academy’s DANCE FESTIVAL
http://musicacademymadras.in/conference-and-concerts/dance-festivals/dance-festival-2018

January 3 - 9, 2018 Santiago, Chile and Sao Paulo
Astad Deboo and the Manipuri drummers travel to South America for the 25th anniversary of the International Arts Festival starting 3rd January and performances on the 5th to 7th Jan, workshops on the 8th and 9th January at the festival.
Info: astaddeboo@gmail.com

January 3 & 21, 2018 New Delhi
  
Schedule for Sharon Lowen
- Jan 3: Odissi studio performance by participants of  Manasa-Art Without Frontiers Workshop, 7pm.
- Jan 21: Vajra Nritya - Ritual dance of Odisha taught by Chokyi Palmo at Manasa-Art Without Frontiers Workshop, 7pm
At: Manasa Studio, E-133 Amar Colony, Kalka Devi Marg, Lajpat Nagar IV, (near Kailash Colony Metro Station)
e-mail: sharonlowen.workshop@gmail.com

January 5, 2018 Chennai

Jyotsna Vaideeswaran presents Margam a Bharatanatyam concert for Brahma Gana Sabha's 2018 Dance Festival. Accompanied by Chitra Chandrasekhar Dasarathy – nattuvangam, Binu Gopal – vocal, Siva Prasad – mridangam, Rijesh Gopalakrishnan - violin
Venue: Sivagami Pethachi Hall (M.Ct.M School), Luz Church Road, 6:15pm to 7:30pm
Info: jyothuv@gmail.com

January 11, 2018 Chennai
 
Indira Kadambi is set to bring back to the stage, a 3 and half hour long solo Bharatanatyam performance PARIPOORNA MARGAHA (“the Complete Path”). Revisiting the traditional method of presenting a full body Bharatanatyam repertoire is a needed step in preserving the history of the dance. With this performance, Kadambi hopes to inspire the younger generation to look into the art more deeply and commit to full length traditional recitals overcoming the contemporary challenges. Music is by her husband T.V. Ramprasadh, Carnatic musician and scholar.
Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 5pm
Info: indirakadambi@gmail.com

January 11, 2018 Chicago, IL
 
Chicago Dancemakers Forum launches its 15th Anniversary year with a series of public dialogues about envisioning the future of Chicago Dance in relationship to its past: an opportunity for artist-to-artist exchange. This discussion features Natya Founder and Artistic Director Hema Rajagopalan (2004 Lab Artist) and Jumaane Taylor (2017 Lab Artist) and will include information and application insights on the signature Lab Artist Awards program. Chicago Dancemarkers Forum's Lab Artists are awarded a $15,000 cash grant and a year of mentorship to support the research, development and performance of a newly choreographed work.
At: The American Rhythm Center: 410 S Michigan Ave, 3rd floor, Chicago, IL, 3:30 - 5pm
Free and open to the public. This event is co-hosted by American Rhythm Center and Natya Dance Theatre.
Contact: info@natya.com

January 13, 2018 New Delhi
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company - The Drishtikon Dance Foundation announces its second initiative
DRISHTIKON HOME-STUDIO BAITHAK: Season II, opportunity for young dancers and musicians to showcase their artistry in an intimate atmosphere.
Bharatanatyam and Odissi recital by Sooraj Subramaniam
Kathak solo by Aamrapali Bhandari
Hindustani vocal by Faraz Ahmed
At: Drishtikon Dance Studio, 6pm. Limited Seating
Entry by Donor Pass, INR 400
To book a pass, email/call paushali@aditimangaldasdance.com / +91 9810566044
www.aditimangaldasdance.com

January 21, 2018 Chennai

Lakshmi Vishwanathan presents MY THYAGARAJA as narrated by Bangalore Nagaratnammal.
At: Music Academy, 6pm

January 27, 2018 Nashville, TN

Sahana Balasubramanya presents a thematic margam on the goddesses of Hindu mythology. DEVI SARVAMAYAM.
At: Sri Ganesha Temple, Temple auditorium at 6pm, Nashville, TN.
Info: hbsahana@gmail.com

January 28, 2018 Santa Clara, CA
KALPANA : A CHOREGRAPHIC SHOWCASE featuring dances choreographed and performed by talented artists of Bay Area dance schools. Coordinated by Deepa Mahadevan.
Venue: Mission Center for Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe St, Santa Clara, CA 95051, 4pm