SEPTEMBER 28 2018 Ragamala Dance Company’s Written in Water Showcases Indian Art, Music and Dance

Ragamala Dance Company’s Written in Water Showcases Indian Art, Music and Dance

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, Sept. 28, 2018 – Next up on Walton Arts Center’s popular 10x10 Arts Series is mother-daughter led Ragamala Dance Company’s performance, Written in Water, on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 pm.

Tickets are $10. Patrons can also purchase prepaid parking for $7 to reserve a space in the Spring Street parking deck. Tickets and parking can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Founded in 1992 and acclaimed as one of the Indian Diaspora’s leading dance ensembles, Ragamala Dance Company seamlessly carries the South Indian classical dance into the 21st century. Informed by the echoing past and the fleeting present, co-artistic directors Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy’s evocative choreography is a must see.

Set to a video-saturated backdrop and accompanied by musicians playing on traditional Indian instruments, the artists’ spectacular footwork, hand gestures and facial expressions “provide some of the most transcendent experiences that dance has to offer” (The New York Times).

Walton Arts Center’s 10x10 Arts Series brings a variety of groundbreaking artists and awe-inspiring performances to Northwest Arkansas at a price that allows more people to experience live theater performances.

Patrons attending a 10x10 Arts Series performance are invited to a preshow Creative Conversation with the ensemble led by a member of Walton Arts Center’s programming staff at 6:30 pm. Following the show, patrons are also invited to attend a party with the artists in the Walker Atrium and to share their thoughts about the show with the popular Post-It® Note responses.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors who help bring world-class arts experiences to Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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