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Choros Charas - Destination for Arts Welcomes You

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ASATHO MA SADHGAMAYA

THAMASO MA JYOTHIRGAMAYA

MRUTHYOR MA AMRUTHAMGAMAYA

OM SHANTHI SHANTHI SHANTHIHI

-BRIHADHARANAYAKA UPANISHAD

MEANING

THE ART WILL TRANSFORM,

FROM THE NON-BEING TO THE TRUE BEING,

FROM THE DARKNESS TO THE LIGHT,

FROM DEATH TO THE IMMORTALITY,

AND SPREAD PEACE FOREVER.

Events Calendar

  • Multicultural Fair Brentwood
    Multicultural Fair Brentwood
    Sat, 11 May
    Brentwood
    11 May 2024, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Brentwood, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    11 May 2024, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Brentwood, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    The multicultural fair gives youth in brentwood a chance to not only share background on their own culture but also learn about others’ cultures as well! This is also a great opportunity to make new friends from all backgrounds all over brentwood.
  • Gurukulam - Bharathanatyam | Yoga Workshop
    Gurukulam - Bharathanatyam | Yoga Workshop
    Fri, 10 May
    Choros Charas - Destination Studio
    10 May 2024, 8:00 am – 12 May 2024, 7:00 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination Studio, Roselinda Ct, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    10 May 2024, 8:00 am – 12 May 2024, 7:00 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination Studio, Roselinda Ct, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    National Ethnic Arts Inc, Presents 3 Day Residency Workshop by Kalaimamani Guru Shri K. Mohanan, Professor, Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai India. Immerse yourself into the Traditional workshop this April 2024.
  • Krodhi - The 6th Annual Recital
    Krodhi - The 6th Annual Recital
    Sun, 14 Apr
    Fountain Room
    14 Apr 2024, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Fountain Room, 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA
    14 Apr 2024, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Fountain Room, 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA
    Choros Charas - Destination for Arts Presents Krodhi - The 6th Annual Recital. The name signifies the name of the South Indian Calendar Year and marks the thirty-eighth year in the sixty-year cycle of the Jupiter.
  • Grace n Motion
    Grace n Motion
    Sat, 16 Sept
    Grace Cathedral Church San Francisco
    16 Sept 2023, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm GMT-7
    Grace Cathedral Church San Francisco, 1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    16 Sept 2023, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm GMT-7
    Grace Cathedral Church San Francisco, 1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    Choros Charas - Destination for Arts proudly partnering with Grace n Motion Movement Arts Festival
  • National Ethnic Arts - Gurukulam Concert by Students and Experts
    National Ethnic Arts - Gurukulam Concert by Students and Experts
    Sat, 09 Sept
    East County Performing Arts Center
    09 Sept 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT-7
    East County Performing Arts Center, 3901 Walnut Blvd B, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    09 Sept 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm GMT-7
    East County Performing Arts Center, 3901 Walnut Blvd B, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    National ethnic Arts presents, Gurukulam Concerts by Workshop Students and Local Artists.
  • Gurukulam - Concerts August 2023.
    Gurukulam - Concerts August 2023.
    Sat, 19 Aug
    Kedarnath Hall Shiva Vishnu Temple
    19 Aug 2023, 3:30 pm – 20 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm
    Kedarnath Hall Shiva Vishnu Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Ave, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    19 Aug 2023, 3:30 pm – 20 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm
    Kedarnath Hall Shiva Vishnu Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Ave, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    National Ethnic Arts presents Gurukulam by the bay - concerts by Students of the workshop along with Expert Local artists.
  • Arts in Progress - Showcase Vaijayanthi Jagannathan | Radha Madugula | Rakshaa Venkatraman |
    Arts in Progress - Showcase Vaijayanthi Jagannathan | Radha Madugula | Rakshaa Venkatraman |
    Sat, 24 Jun
    Choros Charas - Destination
    24 Jun 2023, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm GMT-7
    Choros Charas - Destination , 1306 Roselinda Ct, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    24 Jun 2023, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm GMT-7
    Choros Charas - Destination , 1306 Roselinda Ct, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    AiP showcase is kick starting with amazing bay area artists Radha Madugula followed by Rakshaa Venktraman Accompanied by Laxman Venkatraman on percussion, showcasing their original work with an inaugural ethnic classical Veena by Vaijayanthi Jagannathan accompanied by Spandan Rath on percussion.
  • Marga Dharshanam - Workshop by Guru Shri K. Mohanan
    Marga Dharshanam - Workshop by Guru Shri K. Mohanan
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 21 Apr
    Choros Charas - Destination for Arts
    21 Apr 2023, 8:30 am – 25 Apr 2023, 7:30 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination for Arts, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    21 Apr 2023, 8:30 am – 25 Apr 2023, 7:30 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination for Arts, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    About Shri. K. Mohanan. Guru Shri. K Mohanan, Professor, Kalakshetra Foundation is a versatile and experienced Bharatanatyam dancer and teacher. He has been a senior faculty member of the Kalakshetra Foundation for the past 32 years and is currently a professor at this esteemed institution.
  • LAUNCH, MEET AND GREET...
    LAUNCH, MEET AND GREET...
    Sat, 15 Apr
    Choros Charas - Destination
    15 Apr 2023, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    15 Apr 2023, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Choros Charas - Destination, Brentwood, CA 94513, USA
    Arts in Progress a Choros Charas Residency explorations for Arts. We would love to meet artists interested in showcasing and exploring Arts in an intimate group setting.
  • Shubhakrithi - The Annual Recital 2022
    Shubhakrithi - The Annual Recital 2022
    Sat, 23 Apr
    Las Positas College Performing Arts Thea
    23 Apr 2022, 10:00 am – 11:30 am GMT-7
    Las Positas College Performing Arts Thea, 4000 Campus Hill Dr, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    23 Apr 2022, 10:00 am – 11:30 am GMT-7
    Las Positas College Performing Arts Thea, 4000 Campus Hill Dr, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    We are super excited to announce that The Annual Recital 2022 will be held on April 23rd, 2022 from 10 am - 11:30 am The annual recital 2022 will be named “ShubhaKrithi” after the Vedic name of the Tamil new year that will start around the same time.
  • MARGAZHI IN SAN FRANCISCO 2021
    MARGAZHI IN SAN FRANCISCO 2021
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 12 Jan
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0e9_G59R-
    12 Jan 2022, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0e9_G59R-
    12 Jan 2022, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0e9_G59R-
    MISF IS A VIRTUAL MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL THAT HAPPENS FROM DEC 15 - JAN 13 EVERY YEAR. THE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS AROUND THE WORLD. WATCH US LIVE AT https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0e9_G59R-vReavFecJDlkQ
  • Fri, 05 Mar
    Online class
    05 Mar 2021, 7:00 pm GMT-8
    Online class
    05 Mar 2021, 7:00 pm GMT-8
    Online class
  • 2nd Annual Recital - Choros Charas Destination for Arts
    2nd Annual Recital - Choros Charas Destination for Arts
    Sat, 18 Apr
    Upper Noe Recreation Center
    18 Apr 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Upper Noe Recreation Center, 295 Day St, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    18 Apr 2020, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Upper Noe Recreation Center, 295 Day St, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA

Our Services

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Bharatanatyam with our structured classes. Taught by experienced instructors, our classes cater to all skill levels, from beginners to advanced dancers.

Classes 

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Join our exclusive membership programs for access to premium benefits, including priority enrollment, special events, and personalized mentorship. Experience the arts in a community of like-minded individuals.

Membership

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Experience the magic of live performances and carefully curated productions. From showcasing the talents of our students to featuring accomplished artists, our performances are a celebration of artistic expression.

Performances and Productions

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At Choros Charas, our commitment is to provide a comprehensive and enriching artistic experience. Whether you are a student, performer, or an art enthusiast, we invite you to explore and be a part of the artistic journey at Choros Charas.

Cultural Collaborations

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National Ethnic Arts is a Non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization founded by Swathi Lakshmanan, EST 2023. The organization is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and celebrating ethnic arts through education and performances. 


Since our founding, we have worked with hundreds of artists from around the world, and have reached audiences in dozens of countries. Our programs have had a significant impact on the lives of the artists we work with, providing them with opportunities to showcase their work and connect with new audiences. At the same time, we believe that our work has helped to promote greater understanding and appreciation of ethnic arts, and to promote cross-cultural dialogue and understanding.

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What People Say

Ryan Nathan, Bay Area CA

Choros Charas – Destination for Arts
Artistic Director, Teacher, Choreographer and has an amazing sense of humor and depth in Dance and Dance History. Innovative yet subtle in her presentation. I have had the pleasure of working with Swathi and Choros Charas in numerous occasions, and she has an amazing team of performers who are very well-versed performers. If you are looking for a great stress reliever after work, with tons of fun in dance sessions and performances she conducts. Also, a great opportunity to get new super cool friends in around the bay area. Overall great passionate teacher, choreographer and oodles of patience in teaching and making your dreams as a performer come true.
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