Know Your Art Series!
The 5 Ws of Indian Classical Music and Its Relevance in World Music
In this, our five-year anniversary, we want to remind all our supporters and patrons that Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation is family! From our name, which honors our founder’s parents, to our programming, which is always designed for a family audience, RVCF is all about being a family.
This year we offer a full slate of classes, events, and performances that will enrich your family in so many ways––including our House Concerts. House Concerts are a unique opportunity for YOU to participate and engage directly with some of the world’s finest practitioners and most knowledgeable experts of classic Indian performing arts. Performances and lectures are followed by open discussion and a free- flowing exchange of ideas and viewpoints.
On February 26, at Kalaloka Institute of Fine Arts, we will be exploring the 5 Ws of Indian Classical Music and Its Relevance in World Music.
What is Indian classical music?
Where did it originate?
When did it start?
Why has it developed into its current forms?
Who are the important people in Indian classical music? Who popularized it?
How was it popularized?
Vijayashri Vittal, Priya P Ram, and Vidya Ramachandiramani will perform and discuss Indian music, comparing it to and demonstrating the similarities between Indian and other modern and ancient traditions: jazz, western classical music , and Islamic and Persian music.
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Free to members
$10 for non-members
Kalaloka Institute of Fine Arts
1380 SW Westpark Drive Ste #2
Bentonville, AR 72712
Free samosas and chai tea are included, so be sure to register soon!