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2011

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Journey to India - to Osmotherley - Saturday 29th October 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Osmotherley Village Hall,
Journey to India - to Osmotherley
Saturday 29th October 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Osmotherley Village Hall, Osmotherley
Our beautiful performance comes to Osmotherley Village Hall, an evocative journey through words, music and dance.
Welcome Diwali at Yorkshire Sculpture Park - Saturday 29th October 2011 - 6:00 am - - Deer Shelter Skyspace, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Welcome Diwali at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Saturday 29th October 2011 - 6:00 am -
Deer Shelter Skyspace, Wakefield
Join us to welcome Diwali in the beautiful surroundings of Yorkshire Sculpture Park in the Deer Shelter
Luminous at Light Night Leeds - Friday 7th October 2011 - 7:00 pm - - Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow
Luminous at Light Night Leeds
Friday 7th October 2011 - 7:00 pm -
Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
For Light Night Leeds we respond with classical Indian Dance inspired by the story of Shiva the destroyer to the Damien Hirst exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery
Malladi Brothers at Dewsbury Town Hall - Sunday 2nd October 2011 - 7:00 pm - - Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road
Malladi Brothers at Dewsbury Town Hall
Sunday 2nd October 2011 - 7:00 pm -
Dewsbury Town Hall, Dewsbury
We present Malladi Brothers in an intimate chamber concert on Sunday 2nd October 7pm at Dewsbury Town Hall.
Carnatica Brothers - Friday 22nd July 2011 - 7:00 pm - - Howard Assembly Rooms, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU
Carnatica Brothers
Friday 22nd July 2011 - 7:00 pm -
Carnatic Vocal
Howard Assembly Rooms, Grand Theatre, Leeds
Howard Assembly Rooms, Grand Theatre, Leeds Embarking on a journey of spiritual music, Manasamitra in partnership with Opera North presents Carnatica Brothers, a critically acclaimed vocal duo. BOOK NOW Limited availability.
Mirror Images - Lost Good and Proper - Wednesday 22nd June 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Wakefield Royal Theatre, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE
Mirror Images - Lost Good and Proper
Wednesday 22nd June 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Contemporary and traditional dance theatre
Wakefield Royal Theatre, Wakefield
Mirror Images is a multi artform production dealing with conflict from both an internal and external perspective as part of the MOVES festival, Wakefield.
Summer Season - Rama Vaidyanathan - Lecture Demonstration - Friday 17th June 2011 - 7:00 pm - - Studio 7, Northen Ballet Theatre, Quarry Hil, Leeds, LS2 7PA
Summer Season - Rama Vaidyanathan - Lecture Demonstration
Friday 17th June 2011 - 7:00 pm -
Bharatanatyam dance
Studio 7, Northen Ballet Theatre, Leeds
Rama Vaidyanathan presented a lecture demonstration on the topic of `Indian Gods and Goddesses and their role in Bharatanatyam`, the traditional temple dance from South India. Rama is a well established exponent of Bharatanatyam and gave us an insight into this structured and emotive classical dance form.
Life in Transition - Sound Installation - Saturday 14th May 2011 - 10:00 am - - Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2SU
Life in Transition - Sound Installation
Saturday 14th May 2011 - 10:00 am -
Sound Installation
Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield
Life in Transition is a sound installation which captures personal accounts of young women who arrived from the South Asian subcontinent over the last 25 years in West Yorkshire.
Summer Season - Arushi Mudgal - Lecture Demonstration - Friday 13th May 2011 - 7:00 pm - - Studio 7, Northen Ballet Theatre, Quarry Hil, Leeds, LS2 7PA
Summer Season - Arushi Mudgal - Lecture Demonstration
Friday 13th May 2011 - 7:00 pm -
Odissi dance
Studio 7, Northen Ballet Theatre, Leeds
Arushi Mudgal, a rising star of Odissi the classical dance style from Eastern India, presents a lecture demonstration on ` The role of emotions in Indian dance, in particular the emotion of love and separation`. Enjoy the charm of a dance style is fluid and graceful.
Springfest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - Talvin Singh and Niladri Kumar at the Hifi Club - Wednesday 27th April 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Hifi Club, 2 Central Road, Leeds
Springfest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - Talvin Singh and Niladri Kumar at the Hifi Club
Wednesday 27th April 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Sitar, Tabla and electronics
Hifi Club, Leeds
We finished our Trailblazers Trilogy with an amazing performance from the fantastic Talvin Singh, Tabla player and producer; and Sitar Maverick Niladri Kumar.
Spring fest! - Archive Alive - in the Church at West Bretton  - Thursday 21st April 2011 - 10:00 am - - Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
Spring fest! - Archive Alive - in the Church at West Bretton
Thursday 21st April 2011 - 10:00 am -
Storytelling live theatre
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
This was a wonderful performance of stories from the National Arts Education Archive, using live dance, music and spoken word
Spring fest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - The Madras String Quartet at Nothern Ballet Theatre - Sunday 17th April 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Northern Ballet Theatre, Quarry Hill, LS2 7PA
Spring fest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - The Madras String Quartet at Nothern Ballet Theatre
Sunday 17th April 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Carnatic chamber music
Northern Ballet Theatre, Leeds
This was a truly innovative performance by the Madras String Quartet made up of V.S. Narasimhan, Hemanthraj Muliyil, B.J. Chandran and R. Sekar.
Spring fest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - Kadri Gopalnath at Northern Ballet Theatre - Saturday 16th April 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Northern Ballet Theatre, Quarry Hill, LS2 7PA
Spring fest! - Trailblazers Trilogy - Kadri Gopalnath at Northern Ballet Theatre
Saturday 16th April 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Carnatic Saxophone
Northern Ballet Theatre, Leeds
This was a great performance by the legend Kadri Gopalnath!
Spring fest! - Virtually Real at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery - Saturday 16th April 2011 - 2:00 pm - - The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT
Spring fest! - Virtually Real at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery
Saturday 16th April 2011 - 2:00 pm -
Dance workshop
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, Leeds
Jose Campos founder of London based collective Do Not Dance UK presented a response in contemporary dance to the exhibition Virtually Real which explored the illusion of space, using different methodologies and media to confound or exemplify realism in Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.
Spring fest! - Supriya Nagarajan and Vijay Venkat at Henry Moore Lecture Theatre - Tuesday 12th April 2011 - 5:30 pm - - Henry Moore Lecture Theatre, Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Spring fest! - Supriya Nagarajan and Vijay Venkat at Henry Moore Lecture Theatre
Tuesday 12th April 2011 - 5:30 pm -
Carnatic vocal and vichitra veena
Henry Moore Lecture Theatre, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
A melodious perofmance by Supriya Nagarajan and Vijay Venkat.
Spring Fest! - Expression/ Asamkam at 'Church at West Bretton' - Sunday 10th April 2011 - 3:00 pm - - `Church West Bretton`, Huddersfield Road, West Bretton, WF4 4TP
Spring Fest! - Expression/ Asamkam at 'Church at West Bretton'
Sunday 10th April 2011 - 3:00 pm -
Indian Classical Dance
'Church West Bretton', Wakefield, West Bretton
We presented a newly commissioned piece for our concert in West Bretton, with dancing, storytelling and wonderful costumes! Shrikant Subramaniam and Lakshminarayanan Ganesan explored the pantheon of Hindu deities through the South Indian dance style of Bharatanatyam. Backdrops were created by Chloe Brown in traditional Indian Miniature painting and abstract styles which set the scene for this performance.
Spring fest! - Sublime at Holy Trinity Church - Thursday 7th April 2011 - 5:30 pm - - Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, LS1 6HW
Spring fest! - Sublime at Holy Trinity Church
Thursday 7th April 2011 - 5:30 pm -
Painting exhibition
Holy Trinity Church, Leeds
Set in the historical surround of the Holy Trinity Church, artist Kamaljeet Ajimal presented her ongoing works of the visual sensations of music-the representation of the intangible emotions presented in Indian classical music through colour on canvas and board.
Spring fest! - Let's all fly a kite at Harewood House - Tuesday 5th April 2011 - 12:00 pm - - Harewood House, Education Suite, Leeds, LS17 9LG
Spring fest! - Let's all fly a kite at Harewood House
Tuesday 5th April 2011 - 12:00 pm -
Kite making workshops
Harewood House, Education Suite, Leeds
Spring Fest! couldnt be complete without making some kites! Kites are always made in India to herald the season of Spring. Made in free workshops at Harewood House.
Spring Fest! -Take one story at the Leeds Art Gallery - Saturday 2nd April 2011 - 1:00 pm - - Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Spring Fest! -Take one story at the Leeds Art Gallery
Saturday 2nd April 2011 - 1:00 pm -
Indian storytelling
Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
Many families joined us for the retelling of an age old story of the Crocodile and the Monkey using dance, music, movement and elaborate costumes from the fabulous Panchatantra tales stories with a moral.
Spring fest! - 5th birthday celebrations - Friday 1st April 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Various,
Spring fest! - 5th birthday celebrations
Friday 1st April 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Indian music, dance and art events and workshops
Various, throughout the region of Yorkshire
Spring Fest! is a multi arts festival music, dance and art, in and around Leeds, be sure to look out for the special school and community ticket discounts and economical Trailblazers Trilogy passes!
Spring fest! - Naada Gunjan - Celestial sound and vibration - Friday 1st April 2011 - 7:30 pm - - Northern Ballet - Studio 7, Quarry Hill, LS2 7PA
Spring fest! - Naada Gunjan - Celestial sound and vibration
Friday 1st April 2011 - 7:30 pm -
Tabla and Pakhawaj duet
Northern Ballet - Studio 7, Leeds
Spring Fest! couldn`t have had a better start with this powerful Tabla and Pakhawaj duet!
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