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Archived Events from Autumn/Winter, 2011

Sonia Sabri Company present: Khatakbox

Saturday 26th November 2011

‘Kathakbox’ is the latest production from one of the UK’s most dynamic dance companies. Sonia Sabri Company celebrate the unique, diverse energy of modern Britain through a brand new dance style: Urban Kathak. Kathakbox brings together Indian Kathak dance’s grace and vigour and the rhythms & rhymes of Hip Hop culture. Complex classical rhythms converse with beatbox and the verbal dexterit...

Community South Asian Dance Celebration

Sunday 27th November 2011

As part of the celebrations for South Asian Dance Weekend, we are hosting an afternoon of Kathak, Bollywood, Bharatanatyam and other dance styles from community groups across the North East, celebrating their talent and their communities More details to follow soon Buy Tickets Online Box Office : 0191 261 05 05

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

Sunday 23rd October 2011

Svara-Kanti is the latest Indian/Western supergroup from visionary guitar virtuoso Simon Thacker, featuring the beautiful voice of Japjit Kaur, Hindustani tabla master Sarvar Sabri and incredible Indian violinist Jyotsna Srikanth. Svara-Kanti present dazzling Indian classical traditions, the best Bollywood songs (including 'Slumdog Millionaire' Oscar winner AR Rahman) and evocative folk music, a...

Anoushka Shankar - Traveller

Monday 28th November 2011

An evening of Raga-Flamenco music. 'Traveller' brings together the passionate and diverse music of Spain with the vibrant sounds of the Indian tradition. ‘Traveller' traces the gypsies’ journey from their homeland in Rajasthan to finally settling in Spain. Anoushka Shankar and her specially selected group of all-star Indian and flamenco musicians re-forge the thousand-year-old link between Spa...

Arun Ghosh

Saturday 8th October 2011

Arun's much anticipated follow up album to "Northern Namaste" will be release in September 2011. With support from some of the country's biggest leading music publishers, journalists and radio stations, his autumn tour is set to be his biggest yet. Conceived in Calcutta, bred in Bolton, matured in Manchester and now living in London, Arun Ghosh's musical vision and vocabulary reflects his rich...