Friday, August 12, 2011

August 12 Indian Hoe Down

Portland Oregon has a vibrant community of the Indian subcontinent. There are several presenters in the area of the shared musical traditions of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Tonight is a free one in a library. Sreevidhya Chandramouli, founder of Dhvani plays the veena, accompanied by family members. At the Tigard Public Library, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard 7PM Free

Before - after that you have a choice, up tempo or down tempo. See the next listing of the Quiet Festival if you are down for downtempo. If you are up for uptempo, Project Grow is having a dance party hoedown. It's a disco party and the resident artists there have been taking an active role in selecting their favorite dance music. It's also the Boss' birthday. She has been writing regular columns for their newsletter. At Project Grow at the Port City Development Center. 2156 N Williams Ave at Tillamook. 6PM-9 Free