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Party Like A Bollywood Star
Saturday, January 20th, 2018
9:00 PM
Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and 'Party Like A Bollywood Star'! ________________________ Jai Ho! Dance Party EIGHT YEAR ANNIVERSARY Hosted by: DJ Prashant Saturday January 20, 2018 WHISKEY BAR 31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR With resident DJs: DJ Ki & DJ Skee - Shashi Featuring: Brittany Newton JAI HO! DANCE TROUPE ELLIOT ON DHOL ________________________ OUR STORY: On January 22, 2010, like-minded friends founded Jai Ho! Dance Party in Portland to share their love for all things Bollywood & over the years it has become the only ethnic dance party that regularly spans across the United States. In the last 8 years, at 233 shows, Jai Ho! has featured over 100 local, national & International artists. We couldn't have made it this far without your support Portland family. It's because of YOU that we were able to bring India's festive elements such as Holi Colors, Diwali Lights & Dandiya Sticks to the American nightlife infusing it with our core values of inclusivity, community and sharing positive vibes. ________________________ SPECIALS: - Henna by donation - Interactive Dance Lesson @ 10 pm - Professional Photography - Dhol percussion by Elliot - Dance performances by Brittany Newton - Jai Ho Dance Troupe - Special guests: DJ KI & DJ SKEE - Dance non-stop, all night long with DJ Prashant DETAILS: Doors open 9 pm Strictly 21+, official ID required Address: 31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR ________________________ PRASHANT: TEDx Talk - Bollywood The Timing Is Right: http://youtu.be/TZQcjE2t-pM MUSIC: http://djprashant.bandcamp.com INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dreamprashant MEDIA COVERAGE: http://bit.ly/news_coverage 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, Panama, Costa Rica & India. His interactive dance lessons in his DJ set transform any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. DJ KI: http://facebook.com/officialdjki Born in India & raised in Oregon - Madhuri Feldman aka DJ Ki is a resident DJ for Jai Ho! Dance Party & Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. Madhuri is also a dancer with the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, she enjoys singing & playing guitar in her spare time. DJ SKEE: https://facebook.com/djskeeofficial Shashi Kiran a.k.a DJ Skee is a dancer and DJ residing in Portland, Oregon. Born and raised in the South Indian cosmopolitan city of Bangalore, Shashi grew up on Bollywood and other Indian regional movies with exposure to diverse cultures, music and dance. His dance style is influenced by Indian classical styles, such as Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, and Folk; and, western staples including Latin, Hip-hop, Contemporary, and Jazz. His love and passion for dancing and music naturally transitioned him into DJ'ing. BRITTANY NEWTON & 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. ELLIOT ON DHOL: Our newest addition to the Jai Ho! Dance Party team, is the delightful, break-dancing percussionist, Elliot! When he's not on the Dhol, you'll find him free-style dancing or producing music. ________________________ JAI HO! DANCE PARTY: Facebook Page: http://facebook.com/jaihodanceparty Instagram Page: http://instagram.com/jaihodanceparty Youtube: http://youtube.com/jaihoparty At the core of Jai Ho! Dance Party, we celebrate the values of inclusivity and sharing positive vibes by bringing the best of Indian culture to the dance floor. Our innovative themes that set Jai Ho! apart are transforming the nightlife culture of the west coast. With festive elements like Holi Colors & Dandiya Sticks, we create a celebration of music and dance like none other. We invite you to be goofy, smile, make friends on the dance floor, and of course, to sing and dance ALL. NIGHT. LONG. Jai Ho! takes place monthly in San Diego, New Orleans, San Francisco, Portland & Seattle. Jai Ho! Dance Party is a branch & creation of the production house-team, Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. ________________________ FAQs: Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Strictly 21+, please bring state issued ID or passport. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Plenty of street parking available. Are tickets refundable? No refunds are available, and all ticket sales are final.