Monday, April 16, 2012

India Jazz Suites: KATHAK MEETS TAP

Do not miss this very exciting dance production touring Boston next weekend (April 20-22). An electrifying, cross-cultural exchange of rhythm, energy and soul between Kathak (Indian classical dance) and Tap! 

India Jazz Suites: KATHAK MEETS TAP
Pandit Chitresh Das & Jason Samuels Smith
Friday, April 20, 7:30pm l Saturday, April 21, 8pm l Sunday, April 22, 3pm l $40
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 100 Northern Ave., Boston

For tickets and information call World Music/CRASHarts (617) 876-4275 or buy online at

“Dazzling . . . with breathtaking precision. A dynamic exchange of dance ideas
that brilliantly illuminated distinctive differences between their respective art forms,
electrifying an enthusiastic sold-out crowd.”
—The Boston Globe

India Jazz Suites is an explosive collaboration between Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s foremost Kathak masters, and Jason Samuels Smith, the Emmy Award–winning tap dancer renowned for his amazing footwork in Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk. Indian classical musicians and a stellar jazz trio perform live to complete this powerful artistic exchange. The result is high entertainment that crosses all boundaries of age and culture—a blast of incredible speed and power, grace and beauty, epic storytelling and the pure joy of dance.

Free pre-performance talks with dance critic Debra Cash 30 minutes before each performance in The ICA/Boston lobby.
Free post-performance Q&A with the company: Friday, April 20.

Please see more information and links below.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Paco de lucía

If you do not have your tickets yet, there is still time! Do not miss this fabulous show!

From Spain

                          Paco de lucía

Wednesday, April 11, 7:30pm, Boston Opera House
“The most advanced guitarist in any idiom.”—Guitar Review

For tickets and information call World Music/CRASHarts at (617) 876-4275 or buy online

One of the world’s greatest guitarists, Paco de Lucía is a living legend of flamenco music. Considered by many to be the most innovative and influential flamenco artist of the last 40 years, he has had a revolutionary impact on the art form, infusing it with new life and bringing it worldwide attention. Paco de Lucía will be performing with his world-renowned flamenco sextet and the spectacular dancer Farruco.