Start date: 31 Oct 2015
End date: 31 Oct 2015
Price: £10, £8 concs
Venue: Rich Mix, London
Venue address: Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Road, London, United Kingdom
Box office: 020 7613 7498
Make your mark on Halloween and plunge into the dark, destructive female omnipresence of the female deity Kali.
Akademi curates an evening inspired by the violent obliteration of evil by the Hindu goddess Kali. Become bewitched by an array of fierce and intense Kali performances including classical Indian dance, storytelling and music.
Kali, also known as Kalika is the Hindu goddess associated with empowerment. She illustrates the ferocious and forceful side of the goddess Durga (Parvati). The evening combines the celebrations of Halloween with that of Kali Puja.
Kali is portrayed wearing a garland of human skulls, clad in tiger’s skin with lolling tongue and vicious stare. In the spirit of Halloween Akademi encourages all to come in full fancy dress: manifestations of Kali, the macabre, occult and fantastical are all welcome.