Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can contue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Crossroads Cultural Arts Series: Urvasi Dance Ensemble
October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Back by popular demand! Northwest Folklife is honored and excited to share the 6th annual series of curated, family-friendly cultural arts performances on the Eastside at Crossroads Mall’s Market Stage in Bellevue (15600 NE 8th Street) on the third Saturday of every month from 1 PM to 3 PM at no charge!
Urvasi Dance Ensemble specializes in a rare form of Classical Indian Dance, legacy of the adiguru Pankaj Charan Das, son of a temple dancer in Odisha, India. Urvasi has performed to acclaim in India, home of the dance, several times, and will be doing 15 performances in December 2017. The home of this ensemble is the state of Washington, and according to the foremost dance scholar in India, Dr. Sunil Kothari, “Odissi is more important than any other classical dance only in the states of Odisha, India, and Washington, USA.”