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Chitresh Das Dance Company -
Chitresh Das Dance Company

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EventShowing of Documentary 'UPAJ' featuring Pandit Das & Jason S Smith at CDDC Annual Gala in Mountain View, CA
DateMarch 2, 2013
LocationComputer History Museum, Mountain View, CA

 Chitresh Das Dance Company & Chhandam School of Kathak's 2013 Annual Gala



About the Event:

Be the first to see the film that will take you behind the scenes of how India Jazz Suites, the award winning collaboration, featuring Kathak icon, Pandit Chitresh Das, and tap sensation Jason Samuels Smith, became a phenomenon, touring to over 40 cities worldwide. As the two join forces, an unlikely friendship develops that bridges continents, generations, cultures, and communities.

Join us for an exclusive red carpet celebration of film, fine dining, and performance that will support the legacy of Pandit Das and Indian classical arts for future generations.

  • Special Guest: Indian Consul General, the Hon. N. Parthasarathi
  • Vice Mayor of the City of Fremont, Anu Natarajan
  • Master of Ceremonies: San Jose City Councilmember Ash Kalra
  • TV coverage: TV Asia, Sitaarre TV and WomenNow TV

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
Computer History Museum - MAP
1401 North Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043

5:30 Reception & Red Carpet Arrivals
  • Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres

6:30 Exclusive Showing of UPAJ: Improvise Film & Performance

  • Performance by the Chhandam Youth Dance Company
  • Screening of UPAJ: Improvise
  • Performance Pandit Chitresh Das & Jason Samuels Smith

8:30 Gala Dinner

  • Presentation of Art Seva Award to Center for Asian American Media

2013 Gala Committee:

  • Rajashree & Sekhar Sarukkai - Committee Co-Chair
  • Samita Pradhan - Committee Co-Chair
  • Tilotamma & Sudhir Arora
  • Bina & Yogesh Nivas
  • Ira & Jagdish Pamnani
  • Vaishali & Nitin Parab
  • Margarita & Herbert Rosenthal
  • Chanchal & Anupam Sahai
  • Poonam & Anil Suri
Board of Directors:
  • Pandit Chitresh Das
  • Jagdish Pamnani
  • Vaishali Parab
  • Herbert Rosenthal
  • Sekhar Sarukkai
Legacy Sponsors:




Media Partners:









In-Kind Sponsors:




Other Supporters:

 * Rent out a sari from Golden Weaves for the gala and they will donate 15% to CDDC/Chhandam.


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