NORTHRIDGE, CA – The Valley Performing Arts Center here invited the community to a free outdoor event - Bickram Ghosh’s ‘Drums of India’ from the Ravi Shankar Foundation on October 6. Comprised of four master drummers from India, playing a variety of traditional Indian drums, and supported with sitar,
One of India’s greatest Tabla maestros, Ghosh also holds the rare distinction of being one of the most well- known names in the world of Indo-fusion music. Ghosh performed with Ravi Shankar for over a decade, and played on four albums nominated for Grammys including George Harrison’s final album ‘Brainwashed. ‘Before the event, there was an interactive percussion demonstration as well as a food truck from Bollywood Bites.
On October 29 the Valley Performing Arts Center will present the West Coast Premiere of Ragamala Dance Company’s ‘Written in Water.’ Artistic directors and mother-daughter Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy are protégés of the legendary dancer and choreographer Alarmel Valli, known as one of India’s greatest living masters.