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Nritya Samvaad – Conversations Through Dance

July 29 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

Shambhavi’s International School of Kathak is excited to invite you to a mesmerizing evening of dance and celebration to honor the legendary Kathak artist, Pandita Maneesha Sathe, on her 70th birthday. Together with her talented daughter-disciple, Shambhavi Dandekar, Maneesha ji will present ‘Nritya Samvaad – Conversations Through Dance’.

Proceeds from the event will go towards Maneesha Nrityalaya Scholarship Fund to support underprivileged dance students from rural parts of India, who aspire to take up Kathak dance as their career.

Date and time: Saturday, July 29, 2023, 4.30 pm – 7 pm
Venue: Oshman Family JCC (Koshland Theatre), 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto CA 9430
Tickets: tugoz.com/nrityasamvaad
Early Bird rates apply till July 12

Live Musical Accompaniment by Bay Area’s best Tanmay Bichu (Tabla), Aditya Ranade (Harmonium and vocals), Namrata Mahabal (Vocals) and Maneesha ji’s senior disciple Vallarie Apte (Padhant).

Event Highlights:
Pandita Maneesha Sathe, a true stalwart of art, has dedicated her life to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of Kathak. Her profound knowledge and masterful performances have captivated audiences around the globe for decades. On this momentous occasion, Pandita Maneesha Sathe will be joined by her daughter-disciple, Shambhavi Dandekar, an accomplished Kathak performer in her own right. Together, they will present a spellbinding duet performance, showcasing their deep bond and the unique artistic dialogue that exists between a guru and her disciple, a mother, and a daughter!

About SISK:
Shambhavi’s International School of Kathak (SISK) is a leading Kathak dance academy in the SF Bay Area, founded and directed by Shambhavi Dandekar. The mission of SISK is to promote Kathak dance across the globe to enrich the quality of life through the pursuit of dance. SISK offers in-person and online training in Kathak and has a strong global following.

Shambhavi Dandekar


July 29
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
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