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Tablacentric: Two-Week Long Residency Starts Tonight

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Robin Sukhadia and Walter Kitundu performing live. Photo credit: Mischief Photo.
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Two years ago, Machine Project hosted a month-long Tablacentric residency, featuring the tabla -- a traditional drum of northern India. Twelve tablas were set up all month at Machine Project, and workshops and sessions ranged from tabla lessons to film screenings, cooking lessons, and a talk on robotics and the tabla. The month's events were devised and organized by Robin Sukhadia aka Tablapusher, a tabla performer, educator, and innovator.

Well this month Robin Sukhadia is back in town, hosting a two-week long residency at the Hammer Museum, along with Machine Project. From tonight until April 18th, he and various other artists will teach tabla workshops, screen films and host readings, and perform Indian classical and non-classical music (the full schedule of events is below).