Friday, October 16, 2009

LIGHT Celebrating Diwali Through Indian Dance, Music, & Stories


Shakti Dance Society in partnership with MACC presents LIGHT, an interdisciplinary piece, which tells the stories associated with the celebration of Diwali. This work brings together some of Vancouver’s finest talent in Indian music, dance and storytelling. The cast includes:
Storyteller/Actor, Colleen Lanki, Bharata Natyam dancer, Anusha Fernando and musicians, Neelamjit Dhillon, Kalpana Prasad, Stefan Cihelka and David Tsabar.
This colorful piece highlights the expressive nature of Indian Classical dance and music and the contemporary relevance of traditional tales. It is suitable for all ages.
Saturday, October 24, 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 25, 2:00 pm
$15.00 Adults; $10.00 Children


Tickets are available at the door and at Banyen Books 604-737-8858

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Ephemeral Tea Party



Participants extended their investigation onto the floor generating larger scaled, collaboartive pieces. Intergenerational hands creating, side by side. Seniors from our community and a grade 4 class from Moberly Elementary were brought together to particiapte in an ephemeral tea party this fall. Utilizing natural materials from nature, artists Lori Weidenhammer and Sharon Kallis guided the participants to create elaborate desidngs concentrating on colour, form and texture.