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AUTUMN / WINTER 2010 ‘SAA’, the keynote or tonic, is the mother of South Asian Music...

‘Preserving the traditional, facilitating the contemporary’ www.saa-uk.org.uk


SAA-UK WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH THE COMMUNITY

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re you a school, community group or venue looking at ways to explore any of the following themes?

Cultural Festivals, Faith, Diversity, Community Cohesion, School Linking, Increasing levels of Physical Activity and developing confidence or simply want to use the ARTS to deliver elements of the National Curriculum. Perhaps SAA-uk can help you. Since 1997 SAA-uk has worked with schools, community groups and venues to provide access to cultural diverse arts that are customised to the needs of children, young people and adults. As a part of our ongoing commitment to engaging the next generation in the arts and promoting the rich South Asian arts that is now part of our UK heritage, we offer music, dance, drama, storytelling and visual arts workshops delivered by artists who are experts in their field, hold current CRB checks and many have first aid certificates and teaching qualifications. SAA-uk organises every detail for you so you can sit back and watch it happen. We take your ideas and aims and create tailor made workshops just for you, which can last half a day, a full day, a week or even longer. We can even run an hour session for afterschool clubs. The Cost: Workshops start at £60. A full day is approximately £300 depending on location and material needed. “The workshops were yet again a great success and all the young people who attended were thrilled.” (C.M. N.E. Lincolnshire council June 2010) “It was great we even put it in our wake up, shake up.” (Anon Be Healthy event June 2010) “Booking through SAA-uk gives me piece of mind. Both the quality of the artists and the likely provision of a stand in if the original booking is unavailable.” (G.G. Wheldrake Out of School Club January 2010)

To discuss or for more info please give Jemma on 0113 2445523 or check out www.saa-uk.org.uk


WELCOME TO AUTUMN/WINTER 2010/11… It’s a whole NEW FESTIVE SEASON after the summer break and the SAA-uk team are eager to enter the holiday mood with Eid, Diwali, Christmas, New Year and Holi all falling into this Autumn – Winter 2010/11 season. This season we are delighted to promote some of the best UK-based performers as well as featuring visiting artists from India. So, despite the looming threat of government cuts to the arts, we still have reason to smile, after all we are all creative people and know how make the most of life against the odds! We kick off with Milun (Indo-Irish Band) at the Rotherham Diversity Festival in September (see P4) and we steadily make our way back to Leeds for the first of SAA-uk Concert series (last Friday of the month), where we welcome Ranajit Sen Gupta on Sarod and Soumen Sarkar on Tabla, giving us all the opportunity to escape from daily chores, feel good about life, perhaps have a few moments to reflect and prepare for new beginnings and challenges that we may have to deal with in 2011. On the other hand perhaps you want to get busy and learn or develop your music and dance skills, then have a look at what we have on offer with our Learning through the Arts with SAA-uk (see P14), which has been streamlined and opened up to the whole family. In addition, there are opportunities to explore more music and dance training through our partners Swara Sangeet and Yorkshire Dance Centre. Get in touch with SAA-uk if you’re a School and Community group looking for ways to educate children, young people and adults about culture, diversity and social cohesion. We would be thrilled to share with you our expertise and offer a customised arts engagement package suitable for your particular school year or group. Last but not least, you can always unwind in the comfort of your own home by tuning in to our regular radio show, RAAG FEVER on FEVER FM, each Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4pm and enjoy a selection of Shastriya Sangeet, Filmi songs and Contemporary Raag based tracks. My team and I look forward to meeting and greeting you all at the various concerts and classes throughout this season. Remember to check out our website www.saa-uk.org.uk or join our Facebook Group. Keranjeet Kaur Virdee Chief Executive

RAAGFEVER, 107.3FM Sundays, 2-4pm | 107.3FM / www.radioasianfever.co.uk Tune in to SAA-uk’s very own Radio Show on Fever FM. Featuring the best in ‘Raag’ music including North and South Indian Classical, Ghazals, Qawwali, Contemporary and music from the Movies, alongside excerpts and reviews from SAA-uk concerts and live studio discussions, interviews and performances… Check out Raag Fever every Sunday from 2 to 4pm and listen in with the Raag Fever team, bringing you the best of South Asian Traditional and Contemporary music! Tune in to 107.3FM (in the Leeds area) or listen online all over the world at www.radioasianfever.co.uk


MILUN

4:40pm Saturday 11th September 2010 Rotherham Diversity Festival Clifton Park Rotherham For more info: rachel@infodf.org.uk Check out: www.diversityfestival.org.uk

After a very successful national Spring/Summer Tour, MILUN take to the stage once again to share their unique music made up of notes from each tradition. Through a musical conversation they exchange traditional motifs in a form of ‘question and answer’, mixing the haunting sounds of Indian Raag with the pounding energy of Irish jigs. The resulting music celebrates both unique and common aspects of traditional Indian and Irish music. Surmeet Singh (Sitar),Chris O’Malley (Guitar & Accordion), Sam Proctor (Fiddle and Bodhrán) and Upneet Singh (Tabla) Rotherham Diversity Festival taking place over the on 11th & 12th September 2010 Open to all from 11.00am to 5.00pm each day.

SEPTEMBER 2010

STRINGS OF KASHMIR

8:00pm Thursday 16th September 2010 Victoria Theatre Fountain Street Halifax HX1 1BP £12.50 / Discounts available Box Office: 01422 351158 Book online: www.victoriatheatre.co.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk 4/5

An open invitation to join us and transform the beautiful landscape surrounding Halifax in your minds eye and believe for one evening you are in the serenity of the mountains and valleys of Kashmir. The Santoor, the Kashmiri hammered dulcimer, has bright and silky tones that evoke images of its homeland. Ustad Harjinderpal Singh weaves his own magic with evening Raagas on the Santoor along with inspiring Tabla accompaniment by Bhupinder Singh Chaggar. SAA-uk in conjunction with the Victoria Theatre

SEPTEMBER 2010


RANAJIT SENGUPTA IN CONCERT

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 24th September 2010 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD £8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3 under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

A member of the lute family and descended from the Rabab, the Sarod is one of the most popular and prominent instruments in Hindustani (North Indian) Classical Music, known for its deep, weighty and introspective sound. Ranajit Sengupta is a highly talented performer, composer and lecturer. At a young age, Ranajit has already captured a very respectable place in the hearts of Indian music lovers through his soulful solo performances. Tabla accompaniment is provided by Soumen Sarkar Concert Series at

october 2010 THE MYSTICAL SARASWATI VEENA Featuring: Arani Sivapathasundaram

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 15th October 2010 Leeds College of Music The Recital Room, 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PD

The evening provides a wonderful opportunity to experience the unique art of playing the Veena; kept alive by one the very best of the next generation young UK artists Arani Sivapathasundaram.

£8 / £6 / £20 Group of 4

Named after the Hindu goddess Saraswati, the Veena is an Indian plucked string instrument dating back to the 17th Century. A member of the lute family; the majestic sound of the Veena often conjures up thoughts of mystical India and glorious sunsets over the Indian Ocean.

Box Office: (0113) 222 3434 or ww.lcm.ac.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

A welcoming thought as the winter draws in…. Leeds College of Music in association with SAA-uk.

october 2010


SAMAY Eclectic Indo-European Music…

8:00pm Thursday 21st October 2010 Victoria Theatre Fountain Street, Halifax, HX1 1BP £12.50 / Discounts available Box Office: 01422 351158 Book Online: www.victoriatheatre.co.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

The band features highly accomplished musicians from India and Europe who are taking music into a timeless zone. Samay utilize their unique ability to blend styles and instruments, and weave it all together using traditional forms with a range of contemporary influences to ultimately reinvent the sound of Indian music and share with the 21st Century global listener. (See page 12 for more detail of SAMAY on Tour) SAA-uk in conjunction with the Victoria Theatre

octoBER 2010 HASSAN ERRAJI’s Moroccan Rollers ‘a comeback album of pure excellence’ (Harmonia Mundi)

7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm) Wednesday 27th October 2010 University of Leeds Clothworker Centenary Hall Leeds LS6 £14 / £10 £5 Students and young people (tickets available on the door) Reservations: (0113) 343 2583 Online Booking: www.leeds.ac.uk/music/concerts For more info: (0113) 244 5523 6/7

The internationally acclaimed veteran musician and singer from Marrakech Hassan Erraji and his hot new band of young jazzy Moroccan Rollers bring to life onstage a set of sensational new pieces featured on his longawaited landmark September 2010 World Village album release Awal Mara. With Kaiser Chiefs’ producer Dave Creffield providing the attitude, the always charismatic Erraji embraces a thoroughly current and very danceable contemporary global sound. SAA-uk in conjunction with the University of Leeds and Konimusic

octoBER 2010


BHOOLAY BISre GEET

‘Songs and poetry of yesteryears’ 7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 29th October 2010 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD

It gives us great pleasure to welcome back Shaheen Khan and her fellow musicians, following their success at Bradford Mela in 2009.

£8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3

The evening will be especially appealing to those who want to take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the songs and poetry of the yesteryears; brought to life through Sufi Songs, Filmi Geet & Ghazals and Punjabi Songs by vocalist Shaheen Khan.

under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

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october 2010 SITARiON Ki RAAT A starlit evening…

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd November 2010 Fountain Street Halifax HX1 1BP £12.50 / Discounts available Box Office: 01422 351158 Online Booking: www.victoriatheatre.co.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

An evening that promises to be romantic and magical evoked by the exotic sounds of the Sitar; gradually conjuring up images of the Taj Mahal on a starlit night. This enchanting scene is brought to life by the hands of a great musician Mehboob Nadeem accompanied by the highly talented Shahbaz Hussian. SAA-uk in conjunction with the Victoria Theatre

november 2010


ANANDi “A blissful evening of Music and joyful Dance”

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 26th November 2010 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD £8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3 under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

A rare opportunity to enjoy an evening of music and dance, presented by visiting musician Anjan Saha on Sitar and Kaberi Sen performing Odissi Dance; the oldest of the eight classical Indian dance forms. The evening promises to evoke the feeling of happiness and bliss through exquisite raga-based music and dance style that originates from the state of Orissa in India all held together by our very own Bhupinder Singh Chaggar on Tabla. Concert Series at

novemBER 2010 SOUND AFFAIR ‘Between Jesse Bannister on Saxophone & Bhupinder Singh Chaggar on Tabla’ 8:00pm (Doors open 7.30pm) Sunday 5th December 2010 The Cluny, 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 2PQ

SAA-uk continues to work in partnership to offer the very best of contemporary music experience to music lovers and musicians. We are delighted to be presenting an exceptional Hindustani (North Indian Classical) concert featuring Saxophone and Tabla.

£5 (available on door) Box Office: 0191 274 3030 For more info: www.pakistancultural society.co.uk

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The amazing Leeds based duo of Jesse Bannister (Saxophone) and Bhupinder Singh Chaggar (Tabla) and their unique chemistry will enthral audiences through a ‘Jugalbandi’ not to be missed. SAA-uk in conjunction with “Pakistan Cultural Society”

decemBER 2010


FROM MILAN TO MUMBAI Featuring Giuliano Modarelli on Guitar & Bhupinder Singh Chaggar on Tabla 1:05pm Wednesday 8th December 2010 The VENUE, Leeds College of Music, 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PD

Join us for a concert with two of the most outstanding Leeds-based musicians working today, Giuliano Modarelli and Bhupinder Singh Chaggar.

Free Event

Their harmonies perfectly symbolize the music of 21st Century Britain, built on a 5000 year old tradition and re-shaped through the intricate use of notes of a raag; improvised and skilfully manipulated to create contemporary music that is beautifully eclectic and unique.

For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

Leeds International Concert Season in association with SAA-uk.

december 2010 GIULIANO MODARELLI IN CONCERT Accompanied by Bhupinder Singh Chaggar on Tabla

1.05pm Friday 21st January 2011 Clothworkers Centenary Hall, Leeds School of Music (off Woodhouse Lane), Leeds, LS6 7PD

Free Event (Please note no booking required light refreshments available from 12:30pm)

A concert that will provide the music lover with the opportunity to listen to the very best of Raag based tunes with a contemporary twist that only Giuliano Modarelli can add. With a little flavour of Tabla by Bhupinder Singh Chaggar, experience a 5000 year-old tradition, re-shaped through the intricate use of notes of a raag; improvised and skilfully manipulated on guitar to create contemporary compositions that are beautifully eclectic and unique, symbolizing the music of 21st Century Britain. SAA-uk in conjunction with the University of Leeds

january 2011


RAFIKI JAZZ ‘three continents, one groove’

8:00pm Wednesday 26th January 2011 Victoria Theatre Fountain Street Halifax HX1 1BP

The next big thing in world music, and they are from Sheffield! Rafiki Jazz are a new UK-based collective playing gloriously ambitious contemporary world roots dance music. As a big diverse family of star African & Latin diaspora musicians and outstanding local singers & music-makers.

£12.50 / Discounts available

SAA-uk in conjunction with the Victoria Theatre and Konimusic

Box Office: 01422 351158 Book online: www.victoriatheatre.co.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

january 2011 ARUN GHOSH QUARTET

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 28th January 2011 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD £8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3 under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk 10/11

Revisiting Yorkshire The Arun Ghosh Quartet will share the best of his music that promises to uplift the audience in the midst of the dark winter nights as we look forward to all that 2011 has to offer. Using the spirit and language of jazz with the sounds and styles of hiphop, Indian classical and folk, Western classical, rock, pop and avantgarde, ‘Arun’s music is full of lyrical melodies and searching harmonies, down to earth directness and psychedelic ambient introspection’ that promises you wanting more. Concert Series at

january 2011


‘NEW MOON QUARTET’ Music Evolution

8:00pm Thursday 24th February 2011 Victoria Theatre Fountain Street Halifax HX1 1BP £12.50 / Discounts available Box Office: 01422 351158 Book online: www.victoriatheatre.co.uk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

SAA-uk is an incubator and facilitator of South Asian contemporary musical expression and it is with great pleasure that we invite everyone to an evening that premiers new music, created and played by a quartet of musicians from Northern England - John Ball on Santoor, Shahbaz Hussain on Tabla,Giuliano Modarelli on Guitar and Hennerik Linemen on Flute. We guarantee an atmosphere that is tranquil, relaxed and with an air of Zen! SAA-uk in conjunction with Victoria Theatre

february 2011 ZUBAAN ‘Language’

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 25th February 2011 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD £8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3 under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage, through which we can develop fuller awareness of cultural traditions, cultural diversity and multilingualism. Poulomi Chakraborty, will be presenting an evening of beautiful song in various languages of South Asia to explore these ideas. With the added element of music, we hope each generation is inspired to have an understanding of the ever changing world we live in, be tolerant and develop a greater confidence in using dialogue to celebrate uniqueness and our similarities. Concert Series at

february 2010


ON TOUR

‘Sharing the best of Global Music from the UK’

This highly talented collective of musicians have been busy through the Spring/Summer creating new music and are now ready to share with their loyal audience. At the heart of Samay is a unique blend, merging styles and instruments. The band features highly accomplished musicians from India and Europe, combining traditional forms with a range of contemporary influences to reinvent the sound of Indian music and share with the 21st Century global listener. For more info or the book SAMAY call : (0113) 244 5523 or check out: www.saa-uk.org.uk Dates

Event

Venue

Time

Box Office plus more info

Saturday 18th September 2010

GDS Promotions

Cramp horn Theatre Chelmsford, Essex

8.00pm

01245 606505

Time

FOR MORE INFO

SOMERSET AND DORSET RURAL TOUR Wednesday 6th October 2010

Take Art

Wookey Hole Club

8.00pm

01749 672 944

Thursday 7th October 2010

Take Art

East Quantoxhead Village Hall

8.00pm

01278 741 419

Friday 8th October 2010

Take Art

Charlton Horethorne Village Hall

7.30pm

01963 220 936

Saturday 9th October 2010

Artsreach

Evershot Village Hall

8.00pm

01935 83580

Sunday 10th October 2010

Take Art

Burrowbridge Village Hall

8.00pm

01823 698500

Dates

Event

Venue

Time

Box Office plus more info

Thursday 21st October 2010

World Music

Victoria Theatre Green Room Fountain Street Halifax, HX1 1BP

8.00pm

01422 351158

Friday 22nd October 2010

MUSICPORT

The Spa Bridlington South Marine Drive YO15 3JH

Evening

0845 373 2760 or 01947 605089

Friday 26th November 2010

World Music

Ludlow Assembly Rooms 1 Mill Street Shropshire SY6 1AZ

7.30pm

01584 878141

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‘Welcome to spring through dance’

UNIVERSAL MOTHER

7:30pm (Doors open 7pm) Friday 25th March 2011 Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD £8 / £4 / £25 Group of 4 £20 Family (2 adults + up to 3 under-16’s) Reservations: (0113) 244 5523 Online Booking: ticketsource.co.uk/saauk For more info: (0113) 244 5523 or www.saa-uk.org.uk

SAA-uk MUSIC & DANCE DEVELOPMENT FUND

SAA-uk supports four Yorkshire regional dancers to work together to raise the profile of South Asian Dance in West Yorkshire. Devika Rao, Vrata Chigateri Sankar, Rashmi Mudhar and Remya Mypalli will premier a new piece that explores the theme of the ‘Universal Mother’ which will give the audiences the opportunity to experience a variety of classical dance styles that have their roots in the states of India, but have been uniquely shaped by time, place and dancer. Concert Series at

Launched at the beginning of 2010, SAA-uk is looking to raise £7,000 each year to support its positive engagement programme for Children, Young People, Adults and Families. Throughout the year SAA-uk provides after-school music and dance activities. In order to develop the next generation of young people, like Vyshnavi (pictured) who is steadily progressing on her musical journey and the life skills she is developing. We need to be able to provide access to sustained training and support to allow them to reach their potential. This where you come in! SAA-uk would now like to ensure we can sustain future activities, offer more during school holidays and provide financial assistance to those in need. So, to make a donation simply send a cheque or postal order payable to ‘SAA-uk’ (please do not send cash in the post!) to: SAA-uk, 3 St. Peter’s Building, St. Peter’s Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH For more information please contact Keran Virdee on (0113) 2445523 or keran@saa-uk.org.uk.


LEARNING THROUGH THE ARTS WITH SAA-UK

SAA-uk’s community music and dance classes offer the opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen existing expertise. Our classes in Sitar and Santoor are focused on achieving the very best from an instrument and are led by Yorkshire’s most talented South Asian practitioners. Our dance classes allow young people to explore the history and culture of ancient India whilst developing their physical fitness. We have classes to suit children and adults, from beginners to advanced levels. For enquiries about our classes or how to book call Jemma on (0113) 244 5523. We hope to see you there! TUESDAYS @ BRACKEN EDGE All Age Sitar and Santoor Classes 6.00pm to 7.30pm Registration Fee: £15 per year Course Fee: £75 per Term

TUESDAYS @ BRACKEN EDGE All Age Music and Dance of the Punjab Classes 6.00pm- 8.00pm N.B. This class includes 1 hour of Bhangra dance and 1 hour of Gidha Boliyan (Ladies Punjabi folk dance & Song) Course fee: £40 per term (2 hours) £25 per term (1 hour)

THURSDAYS @ YORKSHIRE DANCE Bollywood Dance for Young People (age 12) to Adults Beginners 6:30pm to 8:00pm | Intermediate 8:00pm to 9:30pm Course fee: £71.50 / £58.50 per term N.B. This course must be booked through Yorkshire Dance Centre box office on 0113 243 876 (Photo: Brian Slater) 14/15


FRIDAY EVENING @ ALLERTON HIGH Bharatanatyam Dance for Children age 7 to 12 years old (With little or no previous experience) 6.00pm to 7.30pm Registration Fee: £15 per year Course Fee: £60 per term

FRIDAY EVENING @ ALLERTON HIGH Bharatanatyam Dance for Young People age 13 to Adults (With at least 2 years experience) 7.30pm to 9.00pm Registration Fee: £15 per year Course Fee: £120 per term

SATURDAY MORNING @ STAINBECK COMMUNITY HALL SAA-uk Bharatanatyam Dance for Children age 3 to 6 years old (With little or no previous experience) Registration Fee: £15 per year Course Fee: £55 per term Time: 9.00am to 10.00am

Free places for all parents and discounts are available for additional family members and those on low incomes for all SAA-uk classes. Please call SAA-uk on 0113 244 5523 for more information. All fees are non returnable and non transferable and must be paid before the start of term. Registration forms for all classes are available to download from our website.


classes at a glance

Music and Dance of the Punjab, Sitar and Santoor classes. 6-8pm Bracken Edge Primary School, Newton Road, Leeds, LS7 4HE

Tuesday

Bollywood Dance 6.30-9.30pm Yorkshire Dance, 3 St. Peter’s Building, St. Peter’s Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH

Thursday

Bharatanatyam Dance ages 6- adult 6-9pm Allerton High School, King Lane, Leeds, LS17 7AG

Friday

Bharatanatyam Dance ages 3-5 9-10am Stainbeck Community Hall 162 Stainbeck Lane Leeds, LS7 2EA

Saturday

2010/2011 Term Dates (Week Commencing) Winter Term 7th Sep – 11th Dec 2010 Half term 25th October 2010 Spring Term 11th January – 2nd April 2011 Half term 21st February 2011 Summer Term 26th April – 23rd July 2011 Half term 30th May 2011 Term Dates are subject to change due to availability.

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Concerts/Performances AT A GLANCE SEPTEMBER 2010 Saturday 11th Rotherham Diversity Festival Milun 4:40pm rachel@infodf.org.uk

DECEMBER 2010 Sunday 5th Pakistan Cultural Society SOUND AFFAIR Cluny, 8pm www.pakistanculturalsociety.co.uk

Thursday 16th Victoria Theatre Strings of Kashmir 8:00pm (0113) 244 5523

Wednesday 8th Leeds International Concert Season From Milan to Mumbai The Venue, 1.05pm FREE EVENT !!

Friday 24th SAA-uk Concert Series Ranajit Sengupta in Concert Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523

JANUARY 2011 Friday 21st University of Leeds Concert Season Giuliano Moderalli in Concert Clothworkers Centenary Hall, 1.05pm FREE EVENT!!! (0113) 343 2583

OCTOBER 2010 Friday 15th Leeds College of Music Concert Series The Mystical Saraswati Veena Recital Room, 7:30pm (0113) 222 3434 or ww.lcm.ac.uk Thursday 21st SAMAY Victoria Theatre, 8.00pm (01422) 351 158 Check page 12 for On Tour details

Wednesday 26th RAFIKI JAZZ Victoria Theatre, 8.00pm (01422) 351 158 Friday 28th SAA-uk Concert Series ARUN GHOSH Quartet Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523

Wednesday 27th University of Leeds Concert Season HASSAN ERRAJI’s Morroccan Rollers Clothworkers Centenary Hall, 7.30pm (0113) 343 2583

FEBRUARY 2011 Thursday 24th ‘New Moon Quartet’ Victoria Theatre, 8.00pm (01422) 351 158

Friday 29th SAA-uk Concert Series Bhoolay Bisre Geet Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523

Friday 25th SAA-uk Concert Series ZUBAAN Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523

NOVEMBER 2010 Tuesday 23rd SITARiON Ki RAAT Victoria Theatre, 8.00pm (01422) 351 158

MARCH 2011 SAA-uk Concert Series UNIVERSAL MOTHER Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523

Friday 26th SAA-uk Concert Series ANANDi Seven Arts, 7:30pm (0113) 244 5523


STAY IN TOUCH

By post: 3 St Peter’s Building, St Peter’s Square Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AH By Telephone 0113 244 5523 By Email info@saa-uk.org.uk

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Visit our website www.saa-uk.org.uk

YOUTUBE SAA-uk has its very own YouTube channel where you can catch up with excerpts of previous concerts and events! Keep an eye on it throughout the year… we update it regularly and you may find clips from concerts listed in this very Seasonal Brochure. SAA-uk’s YouTube Channel can be found at: youtube.com/southasianartsuk

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR COMPANY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH THE ARTS…

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re you a business looking at opportunities to raise awareness of your Brand on local to International level or make a difference to your local community through supporting community-based Arts Charities? Since 1997 SAA-uk has worked with schools, community groups and venues to provide access to the Arts. SAA-uk is an incubator and facilitator artistic expression. We believe that arts acts as a cultural bridge, which encourages dialogue and enables individuals to transcend boundaries and limitations unlocking their creative potential. As a part of our on-going commitment to our belief, we offer music, dance, drama, storytelling and visual arts workshops delivered by artists who are experts in their field, as well as providing performance platforms and development opportunities. But to sustain and achieve all the above we need to work in partnership with likeminded people and businesses. This where you come in …. Becoming a partner of SAA-UK provides you with an opportunity to deepen your company’s social and community links whilst being aligned with a locally and nationally respected Arts charity organisation that is a recognised brand. Your support will help us to sustain and increase engagement with wide-ranging communities and audiences to share the talents of our Yorkshire performers and artists at local, national and international venues. In return benefits the benefits we can offer you are: • publicity and increased awareness of your Brand among the diverse South Asian communities of Yorkshire • free performances for your events • association with our well respected brand • Complimentary tickets to our concert series for staff.

Sponsoring opportunities: SAA-UK Concert Series SAA-UK Education Programme SAA-UK Annual Summer School To discuss and explore how we can work together, call:

Keranjeet Kaur Virdee C.E.O on: (0113) 244 5523 Email: keran@saa-uk.org


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