Browsing All Posts filed under »Traditions Engaged«

Interview with Smt. Lakshmi Shankar

Lakshmi Shankar took the time to chat about her fascinating life and also discuss topics that are important to students and connoisseurs of all Indian Classical Arts

Interview with Ustad Aashish Khan

Ustad Aashish Khan took the time to talk about his beginnings in Hindustani Classical music and discuss topics that are important to students and connoisseurs of all Indian Classical Arts.

Mayor of SF proclaims Oct. 1 as Indian Classical Dance & Music Day!

October 1st, the opening day of the 'Traditions Engaged' festival is proclaimed as "Indian Classical Dance & Music Day in San Francisco!" by Gavin Newsom

Youth Spotlight

Youth artists share their views on issues relevant to youth pursuing Indian Classical arts in contemporary contexts and the future of their art forms.

Interview with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri on the Guru tradition

Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri took the time to discuss the meaning of the word "guru," his experiences with his guru, and the guru-shishya parampara.

Interview with Darshana Jhaveri

Darshana Jhaveri talks about a her introduction to Manipuri dance, her Guruji, and a variety of topics that are important to students and audiences of classical Indian performing arts.

What is a Shishya?

Shishyas (disciples) of Pandit Chitresh Das discuss the guru-shishya parampara, the responsibility it carries, and being a shishya in contemporary contexts.