Progressive Hip-Hop Meets the Music of India
Grammy nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist Christylez Bacon and 2013-2014 Strathmore Artist-in-Residence and Hindustani Classical violinist, Nistha Raj will kick off Washington Sound MuseumÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 2015 season, exploring the spaces between Indian Classical music, Hip-Hop, and Go-Go for Washington Sound MuseumÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 22nd installment. In addition to creating a cross-cultural music mash-up, the event offers a curated tea reception and mini-lessons on the styles of Indian classical dance and Go-GoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“Beat Ya FeetÃ¢â‚¬Â dance, giving the audience a chance to get into the action. This combination of music, art and culture will culminate in a live performance that has been four years in the making.
Join Christylez Bacon and Nistha Raj for tea and dance before the show!
January 24 at 7:00 pm & January 25 at 2:00 pm
Featuring tea related to Indian culture in the Kogod Lobby!
January 24 at 7:30 pm & January 25 at 2:30 pm
Use your “tea-infused” energy to learn a couple of steps in the dance traditions of both Hip Hop and Indian cultures.
*ASL Interpreter will be present at the Sunday matinee performance!