Title: Ragamala Music and Dance Theater’s SVA
Location: Shepherdstown Opera House, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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Description: Monday, February 16, 2009 Ragamala Music and Dance Theater presents Sva (“Vital Force”) featuring soloist Aparna Ramaswamy and guest artist Waidaiko Ensemble Tokara of Japan 8:00 p.m. Frank Center Theater at Shepherdstown University Ragamala bridges the gap between ancient and modern cultures, exploring a unique style of living poetry for the stage. Their newest work Sva embodies the rhythm of life and the primordial sound that unites all of creation as a dramatic conversation between thundering Taiko percussion and the rhythmic structures and dynamic athleticism of Indian classical dance. Performance followed by a Q&A conversation with the artists. Tickets required: $20 general admission; $15 seniors/Shepherd staff; $5 for kids under 18. Free to Shepherd Students with Rambler ID.