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Yatra Interview: San Jose City Council Member, Ash Kalra

By: Darlene Dhillon Question: Please tell us a little about your self and your journey in becoming the first Indian American to be elected to San Jose City Council. Ash: I grew up in San Jose to immigrant parents from India. Back then the Indian community was small but growing. My parents tried to instill […]

Yatra: Interview with Alka Raghuram of 3rd i Films

By Darlene Dhillon Question: Tell us a little about yourself and your work with 3rd I Films? Alka: I am a filmmaker and a painter currently working on a feature documentary called Burqa Boxers, about Muslim female boxers in Kolkata, India. It was developed with the support of ITVS’ (a Center for Public Broadcasting affiliate) […]

Yatra: Interview with Antonio Hidalgo Paz

September 16, 2014 by


By Julie Rea Taylor Edited by Darlene Dhillon Antonio Hidalgo Paz, a flamenco artist based out of Madrid, Spain, will join kathak master Pandit Chitresh Das in the world premiere of their collaboration “Yatra: Masters of Kathak & Flamenco” on September 27th & 28th at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California. Question: Antonio please tell […]

Youth Blog Spot: Fall in Review

January 29, 2014 by


As the Chitresh Das Dance Company & Chhandam School of Kathak move full speed ahead into 2014, Chhandam Youth Dance Company Member, Mayuka Sarukkai takes a moment to reflect on the exciting fall offerings from 2013, sharing her thoughts from the events.

SHIVA: Interview with Pt. Chitresh Das

October 18, 2013 by


Pandit Chitresh Das was asked about the upcoming premiere of his new work Shiva, by his disciple, Charlotte Moraga.

Pt. Das featured as cover story in exclusive ‘Imperia’ magazine!

June 6, 2012 by


Pt. Das featured as the April 2012 cover story in a four-page spread in Imperia magazine - an HDFC Securities Bank Exclusive Publication!

Youth Blog Spot: Darbar – A Journey through India’s Royal Past

May 15, 2012 by


Chhandam Youth Company member, Mayuka Sarukkai, tells us her experience of being transported to the Mughal Era in the production of 'Darbar.'