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October 2018

Indian October: Traditional Kathak Dance & Classical Vocal Concert

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Artists: Awantika Dubey (dance and vocal), William Tooby (harmonium), Akash Dubey (tabla), Gilles Petit (sitar) This promises to be an exciting evening if the concert of 2016 was anything to go by! Kathak Dance - Kathak is one of the six classical dances of India. The word katha comes from the Sanskrit meaning story or tale and can be traced back to Vedic times. The technique of Kathak calls for highly elaborate choreographic language using mudras (code hand-gestures), footwork, facial expressions and positions of…

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Indian October Workshop #2: Finding the Song of Your Body workshop (2 days)

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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An introduction to Indian singing and voice work with Gilles Petit This is the perfect chance to introduce yourself to the world of Indian classical singing and Gilles work of movement and song. The two days will include breath, movement and body work that support the voice and an introduction to Sa, Re , Ga, Ma , Pa, Dha, Ni which are the Sanskrit names given to each note of a raga. Singers and beginners alike, you will explore your…

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Indian October: Samarpan – Contemporary and Classical Music Concert

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Gilles Petit (voice + violin), Morgan Davies (sarangi), Awantika Dubey (voice), William Tooby (vocal & zareena) & Akash Dubey (tabla) with guests Featuring the work of Gilles Petit and Morgan Davies - See also the notes regards Indian Classical Music from Indian Traditional Kathak Dance and Classical Vocal Concert on 19th Oct Gilles is one of a few extraordinary artists who have equally command of singing, body movements and playing a wide range of instruments. And not only expertise in western…

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Indian October Workshop #3: Raga Revisited workshop

October 22 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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Raga Revisited 3 day workshop with Gilles Petit. 10am - 5pm each day, with some evening sessions This is a beautiful chance for anyone with some grounding in Sa, Re, Ga and Raga singing to develop their skills and experience working with Gilles who is a master of voice development in this east-west arena (see his profile) The workshop is designed for a small group and will enable Gilles to work both individually and with the group in this rich…

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Indian October Workshop #4: Bollywood Dance – Punjabi Bhangra

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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with Olive Ho. Come and learn to move in a way you may have only ever dreamt of! Beginners and those with experience welcome! Bollywood Dance is a popular Indian Dance evolved from Indian films which feature dozens of songs and dances. It incorporates a mix of numerous dance forms from classical Indian style in the early days and western dance elements in recent years. Stylised footwork, graceful hand movement and dramatic facial expression are the symbolic features of Bollywood…

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Indian October Workshop #5: Bollywood Dance – Dandiya Stick

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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with Olive Ho Come and learn to move in a way you may have only ever dreamt of! Beginners and those with experience welcome! Bollywood Dance is a popular Indian Dance evolved from Indian films which feature dozens of songs and dances. It incorporates a mix of numerous dance forms from classical Indian style in the early days and western dance elements in recent years. Stylised footwork, graceful hand movement and dramatic facial expression are the symbolic features of Bollywood…

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Indian October Finale: Bollywood Curry Night

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold
Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JB United Kingdom
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A sumptuous Indian feast with hip shaking moves to die for! With Olive Ho (Bollywood dance), Awantika Dubey (Kathak in Bollywood) and chef Jimi Marlow £25 early bird tickets / £35 after 1st September The Fold’s Curry evenings have built up quite a track record for their food and entertainment. Well this is going to be mega! Indian October will be closed by a sumptuous Indian meal and a Bollywood performance by the very talented Bollywood dancers Olive Ho and…

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