Notorious – music to taste wine by!! ‘The choir with a difference’ with their latest trailer. The show’s on Sat 14 July Suki10c Promotional Video – YouTube Another very nicely done video: “See how we have transformed a derelict, crumbling, abandoned space into a creative, artistic and vibrant space, a space for all to utilise … [Read more…]
A moving image exhibition project, an art gallery and a South Asian arts organisation make for quite a nice banding together, I think. Tonight’s event celebrates Chinese New Year and Fake Magazine inform us that highlights will include: On the Way to the Sea, directed by Tao Gu which was screened at the Toronto International Film … [Read more…]
I’ve been forwarded the following which has been written by Anita Bhalla, chair of mac’s board of trustees. As it’s an open letter I figure there’s no problem with me reproducing it in full. Excuse me for dispensing with the usual blockquote rigmarole. ———————————————————- Dear Friends, Colleagues and Supporters, As you may be aware, Birmingham … [Read more…]
Yesterday lunchtime I went along to the launch of International Dance Festival Birmingham 2012. For the uninitiated, IDFB is a massive festival of dance organised by Dancexchange and the Hippodrome. There’s a good round-up of what’s being planned over on West Midlands Dance. There’s plenty of good stuff lined up, but the bits that made me … [Read more…]
Sampad are planning a new project: MANDALA is a unique and bold new collaboration fusing classical and contemporary South Asian dance and music with 3D architectural projection mapping. We plan to use one of the world’s most advanced real-time tracking systems to use the movement of the dancers, musicians and the audience to generate the … [Read more…]
Sampad is looking for talented artists to deliver our wide-ranging education programme using South Asian music, dance, visual art, theatre, spoken word, storytelling, film, photography, animation and more.
Sampad, the Birmingham-based South Asian arts organisation, promises to deliver another season of varied entertainment with its new autumn schedule. The programme includes dance shows like the Diwali Sabha, and live music performances from Indian and Pakistani artists such as songstress Humaira Channa, and jazz clarinettist Arun Ghosh. There will also be daytime events such … [Read more…]
sampad have done a pretty nice video to round off their sampad dancedub project, (although the bit at 1.50 looked like an accident waiting to happen). From sampad’s blog: On 27 March, over 70 dancers of all ages, styles and levels of experience descended on The New Art Gallery Walsall for sampad dancedub, a new … [Read more…]