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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 24

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This Saturday will mark the Chakravertys' seventh Memorial Day Weekend Indian classical music home concert.
Photo courtesy of Soumya Chakraverty
This Saturday will mark the Chakravertys' seventh Memorial Day Weekend Indian classical music home concert.

May 24-25: Shen Wei Dance Arts
Tonight and tomorrow you can see Shen Wei Dance Arts perform Undivided Divided at The Kennedy Center. Western dance and Chinese aesthetic come together in this site-specific piece, which incorporates video, sculpture and body-paint. Audience members are invited to move around during the 45-minute performance, and check out the various performers and installations. Oh, and just a head’s up that the show does include nudity.

May 25: Indian Classical Music Concert
You can attend a somewhat unconventional concert tomorrow night in Silver Spring. Soumya Chakraverty and his wife, Michelle, are opening their home at 7 p.m. for a concert of Indian classical music featuring accompaniment on the tabla by Debu Nayak. The concert will be held at 1700 Myrtle Road in Silver Spring, and you can RSVP by phone at (240) 460-3799.

Music: “Dhun in Devgiri Bilawal” by Ravi Shankar

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