Music & dance transcend language, nationality, skin color & other labels. As 2016, a year marked by an intense presidential race comes to a close, let's connect on the dance floor to celebrate our unity in diversity.
After rocking Jai Ho! party across the west coast this year, DJ Prashant returns to Portland for the Bollywood NEW YEAR'S EVE party at the historic Hawthorne Theatre. And he is bringing some of Portland's best performers together for a grand celebration to make you dance into 2017, Bollywood style.
Party Favors for the 1st 100 to enter, Henna by donation, Live music, Indian hor d'oeuvres professional photography & more await you.
Bollywood Dreams Entertainment Presents:
JAI HO! DANCE PARTY:
BOLLYWOOD NEW YEAR'S EVE IN PORTLAND
Prashant - Singer, Dancer, DJ
Early bird tickets starting at $25.
SATURDAY, DEC 31 2016
1507 SE 39th Ave, Portland, OR
- FREE Party Favors for first 100 to enter
- Dance Lesson w/ Prashant @ 10 pm
- Henna by donation all night long
- Delicious india fare & chai by DesiPDX
- Dance Performances by Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, IZOHNNY, Laura Blake & Bevin Solomon
- Live music performance at 8pm by Pancham
- Special guest DJ's Armaan & Ki, with more to be announced!
- Professional Photography
- Dance non-stop, all night long with DJ Prashant
- Doors open 8:00 pm (lounge), 9:00pm (main hall opens)
- Strictly 21+
- Address: 1507 SE 39th Ave, Portland OR 97217
Limited tickets will be available at the door, $35 till 10 pm, prices subject to increase afterwards.
More info: http://JaiHoNewYear.com
DesiPDX is a food cart in PDX serving Local Fare with Indian Flare. Gluten Free, Non-GMO, and Mostly Organic.
Laura Blake is a Tribal Fusion Bellydancer with 22 years of performance experience in a variety of performance arts, including classical flute, voice and dance. She fuses Bellydance, Modern, Locking and Butoh into a personal improvisational blend which emphasizes authentic expression and empathetic connection that creates a different world for her audience. Laura dances with a transformative passion that captivates onlookers and unveils a tale of precision, elegance, and strength.
Fusion bellydancer, Bevin Solomon, has toured the US and Europe with the Balkan/Gypsy Jazz band The Underscore Orkestra and is the featured dancer with New England area band, Klezwoods. Additionally, she is a member of the award winning Portland-based vaudeville show- Sepiatonic, Portland's premier busking group- Baksana, the Copacabana Samba Show of L.A., and a fire performer in Fire & Steel Troupe. She is the founder of the monthly bellydance revue Café Raqs! in Boston and Director of Urban Nomad Dance Company.
On stage, in life, and through love, Isaiah and Johnny continually break down barriers of gender, sexuality, culture, and age. IZOHNNY invites you to join in this movement and witness the magic as they show you limitlessness self-expression through their fearless art, encompassing burlesque, circus arts (aerial/object manipulation/fire performance). belly dance, & live-vocals.
ARMAAN & KI:
The dynamic duo of Armaan & Ki are back to rock the New Year's Eve party after killing it at Intel Holiday party where they sent over 800 dance revelers to Bollywood heaven with their carefully selected bangers.
JAI HO! DANCE TROUPE:
This Portland based semi-professional dance troupe is comprised of 25 dancers from all walks of life, united by their love for all things Bollywood.
A one-of-a-kind Bollywood entertainer, Prashant is a singer, choreographer, MC & DJ with one simple agenda, to make people dance all night long to an irresistible blend of world's greatest dance beats. Prashant's effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. Through his energetic performances, Prashant has moved masses across both coasts of America & many places in between - including in Las Vegas, NYC, Chicago, Washington D.C., Bay Area, Los Angeles, Montana, Virgina, Idaho, Seattle and Portland. His interactive dance lessons in his DJ set transform any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes.