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September 2019

Fall classes starting soon!

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Classes start the week of September 9th. Visit the Dance Instruction tab to see the schedule and prices

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October 2019

A Celebration of Gandhi’s Truths : Chicago City’s Arts After Dark Parade

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
State Street moving South from Lake to Van Buren Chicago, IL 60626 United States

October 19, 2019 State Street Lake to Van Buren Kalapriya’s float will feature Gandhi. Kalapriya Dance Academy and Chicago’s School Children from Rogers Park, Hyde Park & Bronzeville will dance to songs he made popular.

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From Darkness to Light: The birth of India, Anthropocene, and A Celebration of Diwali

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$10

The Birth of India: A dance drama in five partsPerformed by The Kalapriya Dance Academy, composed and choregraphed by Ms. Priya Venkataraman April 19, 2019 marked the centennial of the worst day in Indian history but also the day that Indians of all religions and ethnicities and geographic regions united in their decision to free themselves from being ruled by an alien power. This event crystallized India’s Freedom movement and Gandhi as its natural leader at the young age of…

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November 2019

I Sing for Change

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$10

Kalapriya’s collaborating artist Dr. Gowri Ramnarayan has scripted a narrative to convey, through the music of the Chicago Children’s Choir,  Gandhi’s spirituality at various stages of his life. The program will describe how Gandhi's character drove key events in the history of the nonviolent freedom movement. Josephine Lee and her team have set songs about the importance of resisting injustice with community and compassion through the context of the freedom and civil rights movements from India, South Africa, and America.…

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday

December 3

Please remember us this Giving Tuesday and donate to our organization. We depend on your help for future work..

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