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Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
On January 24th & 25th 2015, Grammy nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist, Christylez Bacon and 2013-2014 Strathmore Artist in Residence and Hindustani Classical violinist, Nistha Raj will kick off Washington Sound Museum’s 2015 season, exploring the spaces between Indian Classical music, Hip-Hop, and Go-Go for Washington Sound Museum’s 22nd installment. In addition to creating a cross-cultural music mash-up, the event offers a curated tea reception and mini-lessons on the styles of Indian classical dance and Go-Go’s “Beat Ya Feet” dance, giving the audience a chance to get into the action. This combination of music, art and culture will culminate in a live performance that has been four years in the making.
*ASL interpreter available for the Sunday matinee
Saturday, Jan 24th 8PM • Sunday, Jan 25th 3PM
Join Christylez Bacon and Nistha Raj for tea and dance before the show!
January 24 at 7:00 pm & January 25 at 2:00 pm
Featuring tea related to Indian culture in the Kogod Lobby!
January 24 at 7:30 pm & January 25 at 2:30 pm
Use your “tea-infused” energy to learn a couple of steps in the dance traditions of both Hip Hop and Indian cultures.
Violin I – Rachel McAleer
Violin II – Chelle Fulk
Viola – Dawn Michelle Johnson
Cello – Katie Chambers
Alto Sax/Flute – Brian Falkowski
Tenor Sax/Flute – Brad Linde
Piano – Hope Udobi
Bass – Funky Chuck
Turntables – DJ 2-Tone Jones
Tabla – Jomy George
Indian Dance – Rhythmaya
Beat Ya Feet – Da Originalz
Partap Singh Verma”
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