Category Archives: Kathak

Drums and Dance of India in Sarnia, ON / Talavya + Jin Won

July 27, 2012 Doors 7pm / Show 7:30pm Redeemer Church - 5834 Blackwell Side Road, Sarnia, ON Tickets: Early Bird $15 (before June 30) / Advance $20 / Door $25 For more information, contact Rakesh Mehra 519-491-8815 (home) or 519-466-2856 (cell) Tabla comes center … Continue reading

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Celebrations and Homesickness

Despite all the hiccups in the month leading up to the Talavya / Jin US tour, the actual tour itself got off to a great start with tons of celebrations (and some homesickness). We were leaving for the US on … Continue reading


Talavya and Jin Spring 2011 US Tour

Rhythm Riders and the Taalim School of Indian Music present the Spring 2011 US Tour of Pandit Divyang Vakil’s Drums and Dance of India featuring Tālavya and Jin (JoungJin) Won Imbibed with the nuances and richness of classical, molded with … Continue reading

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Music Monday with a Maestro #6: Pt Arjun Mishra

This video is of Pandit Arjun Mishra. When I first saw this video, I was thoroughly impressed with his power and control. His chakars are outstanding and his footwork controlled and precise. There are many stories of his dedication to Kathak and how he would practice through the night to master compositions given to him that day. Enjoy a glimpse of Kathak – the only classical dance style of north India. Continue reading

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Kathak by Korean Dancer and Tabla Player Won Joung Jin

A dynamic Kathak dancer, Korean artist Won Joung Jin infuses her own creativity into her performance.  A strong, yet graceful performer, her dance recital incorporates both traditional and contemporary forms of the Indian classical dance Kathak.  With her dual training in classical … Continue reading

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