A Journey into the Life of Rumi. Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley

Posted on April 30th, 2017 by SACHI

SACHI, Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India and Bay Area Book Festival in partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle Present a stimulating discussion  “A Journey into the Life of Rumi “ Brad Gooch, New York based author of Rumi’s biography, Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love In an Interview […]

20th Anniversary SACHI Benefit: World Premiere Musical, Monsoon Wedding directed by Mira Nair

Posted on March 10th, 2017 by SACHI

SACHI Invites You to Join a Special Monsoon Wedding Performance Night on June 10, 2017, 8 PM Celebrating 20 years of dynamic SACHI Programs Based on the international hit film by Mira Nair, the world premiere stage musical of Monsoon Wedding at Berkeley Rep is one of the most highly anticipated theatrical events of the season. Join us in […]

Rahul Acharya, Odissi Dance exponent from India in a Lecture Demonstration

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by SACHI

SACHI, Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India presents Rahul Acharya Odissi Dance exponent from India in a Lecture Demonstration Artist bio: Immersed in the rich culture of Odissi and its devotional roots since early childhood, Mr. Acharya has cultivated a deep and dynamic approach to the dance form.  A celebrated virtuoso artist, he has performed […]

Chai Why? : The Making of the Indian “National Drink”

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by SACHI

In association with SACHI, Society for Art & Cultural of India Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok & Mrs. Usha Ashok Are Pleased to Invite You to an engaging Conversation on Chai, The Making of the Indian “National Drink” This illustrated talk details the promotion and spread of tea-drinking in 20th century India. Drawing on both archival and field research, it […]

Sari: The Magic of the Unstitched Garment with Rta Kapur Chishti

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by SACHI

SACHI and SOHARA showcase the elegance and diversity of the Indian Sari in association with the Textile Arts Council, San Francisco. Please Join a Celebration of Indian Textiles with renowned scholar, designer, and Sari revivalist, Rta Kapur Chishti in a Presentation and Sari demonstration workshop Fees: $25 per person; RSVP: info@sachi.org A Viewing of textiles and Conversation with […]

Spring Family Day at the Palo Alto Art Center

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by SACHI

Palo Alto Art Center Foundation and SACHI present  Children’s Activities on Spring Family Day Explore the beauty of spring at the Palo Alto Art Center! Join us for storytelling, hands-on artmaking projects, and a dance performance. Activities are appropriate for ages 5 through adult.   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:  * 1:30 pm Listen to a dramatic and humorous […]

Walls and the Tiger: Film Screening and Conversation

Posted on February 5th, 2017 by SACHI

Makers of Documentary Film Walls and the Tiger  in collaboration with SACHI present A Film Screening followed by Conversation and Q & A with: Sushma Kallam, Director Liam O’Connor, Producer Daibashish Ganguly, Music Director The event is Free and Open to the Public For RSVP and inquiries, please contact daibash@gmail.com or confirm registration  here For more information, please […]

DIving Into The Lake: On the Joys and Challenges of Translating the Ramcaritmanas

Posted on November 20th, 2016 by SACHI

Dr. Paramesh Gopi & Mrs. Priya Krishnan Parameswaran are pleased to invite you to a celebration with SACHI, Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India, in presenting distinguished scholar Philip Lutgendorf  (Prof. of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies, University of Iowa, and Translator of seven dual-language volumes of the Ramcaritmanas for the Murty Classical Library […]

The Rama Epic : Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by SACHI

SACHI proudly co-sponsors the Asian Art Museum 50th anniversary publication for the ongoing exhibition on the Ramayana. Please visit the exhibition from Oct. 21, 2016 to Jan. 15, 2017. Further details here.

Kathakali Ramayana

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by SACHI

Three evenings of delightful Kathakali performances, presented by Kaladharan Vishwanath with special guest artists. Makeup & costumes by Kalamandalam Sukumaran. Introduced by Kaladharan Viswanath. Presented by Graeme & Eve Vanderstoel, and  co-sponsored with SACHI. Monday October 17 Ravana reminisces about his childhood. Kalamandalam Manoj as Ravana A fascinating “monologue” by the powerful and demonic King […]