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School of Indian Music and Dance
www.asavari.org

Contact: Gargi Bagchi
(Teacher, Choreographer and Performer)

Phone: 914-948-8969

Email: gargi@asavari.org
10th Annual Concert

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 3 to 6:45 PM

Asbury Hall Auditorium, Memorial United Methodist Church

250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY

FREE admission and parking

Hindustani Classical Vocal and Kathak

(Bhajan, Thumri, Tarana, Ghazal, Patriotic, Film and Folk songs)

by Gargi Bagchi and the students of Asavari

Sitar by Daisy Paradis and the students of Asavari

Tabla by Hari Om and Hindi Poetry by Rajani Choudhary
Masters of Ceremony: S. D. Kalyanaswamy, Shamina Persaud and Shahid Akbar

Kathak Dance Drama “Shayer Niyaz Ki Mohabbat”
based on a love story set in Lucknow and Lahore

Shayer Niyaz Ki Mohabbat” has been dedicated to Zeeshaan Mohammed Akbar

Story, Dialogue and Sound Track: Gargi Bagchi Chief Editor: Rene Parmar
Brochure: Rashida Bolden Light: Abhranshu Ghosh
Technical Support: Pallavi Moorthy Photograph: Mohammed Tarique
Shayeri: Naseer Rana Backdrop: Kalpana Patel

Drama Cast

Shayer Niyaz: Hitesh Patel Dilawar Khan: Shahid Akbar
Kohinoor Begum: Rajani Choudhary Pushpanjali and Noorjehan: Gargi Bagchi
Veer: Farhan Akbar Saahil: Apurva Parikh
Shruti: Farida Khan Heera: Dolly Nagpaul
Child Pushpanjali: Srishti Bagchi Sajju beta: Rick Acharya

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 3 to 6:45 PM

Asbury Hall Auditorium, Memorial United Methodist Church

250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY

Phone: 914-948-8969 Free admission and parking Food and drinks are not served

Directions: Online map and driving directions

  1. From west of White Plains: Take I-287 (East), exit 8W (Bloomingdale Road). Left at traffic light onto Bloomingdale Road. Left at Bryant Avenue (5th traffic light). Church on left after ½ mile.

  2. From east of White Plains: Take I-287 (West), exit 8 (White Plains). Left at first traffic light. Go straight through next traffic light onto North Avenue. Go past hospital on right. Right on Bryant Avenue (2nd traffic light). Church on right.

  3. From south of White Plains: Take Bronx River Pkwy (North) to Sprain Brook Pkwy (North) or take I-87 (North). Take exit for I-287 (East) and follow direction A. Or take Hutchinson Pkwy (North) to I-287 (West) and follow direction B.

  4. From north of White Plains: Take Taconic State Pkwy (South) to I-287 (East) and follow direction A. Or take I-684 (South) to I-287 (West) and follow direction B.