Dancing toward Belonging

2021-01-27T15:49:57-08:00January 27th, 2021|Press|

Throughout the several challenges of 2020, many of us find ourselves nostalgic for the cultural events that helped us thrive before the pandemic. Reflecting back on beautiful projects that bring community together helps us stay hopeful as we find ways to creatively stay connected. Among these reflections, I am immediately taken back to a project in 2016 when Mosaic Silicon Valley initiated a cross-cultural collaboration between two very different populations.

Co-improv-id with Saxophone and Sitar

2020-10-09T15:51:53-07:00September 28th, 2020|Press|

Staying inspired requires energy in the best of times. Doing so while sheltering-in-place, dealing with canceled shows, complete lack of a real audience, and asynchronous, socially distant jam sessions strikes a discordant note in the life of artists and art organizations alike.

New Mosaic Connect Event: Precious Scars

2020-10-09T15:52:55-07:00August 7th, 2020|Press|

Sangam Arts will host its next episode of Mosaic Connect - Precious Scars - on Monday, August 17th at 6:00PM PT. The free, online event will weave together musical influences from Mexico, Japan, and the Middle East, to retell the experiences Japanese-Americans faced

New Mosaic Connect Event: The Ancient Contemporary

2020-07-08T13:28:43-07:00July 8th, 2020|News, Press|

New episode highlights the storytelling abilities of Modern Contemporary, Indian Odissi and Cambodian Classical dance styles  SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 8, 2020 – Sangam Arts will host its next episode of Mosaic Connect - The Ancient Contemporary - on Monday, July 13th at 5:30PM PT. The free, online event will feature three pre-recorded performances

Mosaic Silicon Valley and Confederation of Ohlone People Announce Unique Community Event

2020-03-02T08:01:51-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Press|

The Ohlone to welcome community to partake in living traditions, conversational practices, ancestral arts  SAN JOSE, CA, MARCH 2, 2020 -- Mosaic Silicon Valley announced “Hummingbird Circle” today to honor and invite the descendants of the original inhabitants of Silicon Valley, the Native American Ohlone, to share their living traditions. Hummingbird Circle is in partnership

Sangam Arts wins 2019 Dancers Choice Award from nationally recognized Dancers’ Group

2019-10-24T10:14:05-07:00March 25th, 2019|News, Press|

Award to be presented in conjunction with the “Rotunda Dance” Series   Award honors individual or organization working in the Bay Area Dance community that impact dance– behind the scenes, in the classroom, or on the stage MARCH 25, 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sangam Arts today announced being the recipient of the 2019

Sangam Arts Awarded California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant

2019-10-24T10:16:04-07:00June 29th, 2018|News, Press|

Sangam Arts Awarded California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant State funds support arts projects in California’s historically marginalized communities June 12, 2018: Saratoga, CA – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $18,000 to Sangam Arts as part of its Local Impact program. The Local Impact program provides support for community-driven arts project

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