Old Town School will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Throughout the month of May, we'll be honoring the rich artistic traditions of Asian and Pacific Islander cultures through music, dance, and more!


Saturday, April 27, 1:00 PM · 4545 N. Lincoln Ave.

Indian Bollywood, Classical, Bhangra and more! With Alka Nayyar

Delve into movement techniques and expressive aspects of Indian folk, Bollywood and Classical dance forms (such as Bharatnatyam and Kathak). This workshop is for students of all ages!

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Sunday, May 5, 12:00 PM · 4545 N. Lincoln Ave.

Bharata Natyam with Pranita Nayar

This class is a way for both professionals and amateurs to enjoy the systematic structure and components of Bharata Natyam.

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Sunday, May 5, 12:00 PM · 909 W. Armitage Ave.

BollyX - The Bollywood Workout with Shamila Khetarpal

BollyX - the Bollywood workout is a Bollywood inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and a calorie-burning workout with upbeat music from around the world.

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Sunday, May 5, 3:00 PM · 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.

Family ‘Ukulele Workshop: ‘Ohana (Children and Parents) Style with Kumu Lanialoha

Make a meaningful connection to the `ukulele rooted in the traditions of The Pacific Islands and...you'll leave ready to play a tune or two together in your new family `uke band!

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Wednesday, May 8, 8:30 PM · 4545 N. Lincoln Ave.

Two Islands of Gamelan: Chicago Balinese Gamelan & Friends of the Gamelan World Music Wednesday

Enjoy a unique and entrancing evening of Gamelan, traditional Indonesian ensemble music, with two of the city's finest purveyors of the art form.

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Sunday, May 12, 3:00 PM · 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.

Youth ‘Ukulele Workshop: Maui meets Pop with Kumu Lanialoha

Lanialoha teaches simple chords and allows young `ukers to explore the rhythm and melody of their own instrument as they begin to form chord shapes, strum, sing, and play popular tunes!

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Sunday, May 19, 3:00 PM · 4544 N. Lincoln Ave.

Teen ‘Ukulele Workshop: Local Island Beach Style with Kumu Lanialoha

Fun and catchy island tunes sung to common 3- and 4-chord songs in a few keys. A useful collection of progressions that speaks to local island favorites and including timeless songs we still hear on the radio today.

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Sunday, May 19, 12:00 PM · 909 W. Armitage Ave.

BollyX - The Bollywood Workout with Shamila Khetarpal

BollyX - the Bollywood workout is a Bollywood inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and a calorie-burning workout with upbeat music from around the world.

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Sunday, May 26, 12:00 PM · 4545 N. Lincoln Ave.

Dance/Movement with Ayako Kato: Reading the Air

This workshop will offer you the revived, centered, and grounded self not only to dance but also to live your daily life by realizing both non-control (emptiness of self) and control (fulfillment of self).

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