Osher Lifelong Learning hosts Arts and Lectures with Indian dance and music

Classical music and dance at NTID Performing Arts Center May 18

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Classical Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music and dance will be the highlight of an Arts and Lectures series sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT.

The members-only event will be held 2 to 4 p.m. May 18 in the Robert F. Panara Performing Arts Center at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

India’s rich culture will be explored as Parvatha Chidambaram, founder and artistic director of Bharata School of Indian Dance and Music in Rochester, showcases the art of Indian dance and music.

Osher is a membership-led organization that stimulates minds and forges friendships among people ages 50 and older in the Rochester area. Members participate in a variety-pack of classes and discussions to include the arts, literature, sciences, history and government.

Program Director Sara Connor says Osher’s Arts and Lectures series is “a way of giving back to our members.”

“It’s a very popular social event that also provides an entertaining learning experience.”

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is located at Rivers Run, 50 Fairwood Drive, Suite 100. Free parking is available and new members are always welcome. For more information, call 585-292-8989 or go to www.osher.rit.edu.