Nov 19, 2015-
Nov 19, 2015
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Performance and Talk by Guru Sri Vishnu Tattva Das: Odissa, Sacred Dance of India
Guru Sri Vishnu Tattva Das will talk about the history, traditions, repertoire, music, and costume of this temple dance.
History Museum of Sonoma County, 475 7th Street, S
Event Description

 In ancient India the temple was the center of learning, culture, religion and art. According to archeological evidence, Odissi is one of the oldest surviving dance forms of India, dating back to the 1st and 2nd century BC; Mahari legend and oral tradition hold that its origins date back even further. In this program, part lecture and part performance, Guru Sri Vishnu Tattva Das will talk about the history, traditions, repertoire, music, and costume of this temple dance.

Sri Vishnu Tattva Das is a dedicated artist who has devoted himself to perfecting the art of Odissi. Vishnu is recognized as one of India's prominent male Odissi dancers and choreographers, and has received acclaim for his performances throughout India, Italy, Canada, and the U.S. He has presented hundreds of solo performances, lecture-demonstrations, and master classes. He has also collaborated, choreographed and performed with many dance artists in India and the U.S.

This program is presented in connection with the exhibition, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, which was created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Lecture sponsor receives two tickets and credit in the Museum's marketing materials. Lecture sponsorships are tax-deductible.

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