Family Karnival to showcase Indian dance

Festival workshops to offer instruction in classic kathak form

BELLES WITH BELLS—When dancing kathak—pronounced cuttuck— the women wear bells around their ankles to emphasize the fast, percussive footwork they perform by striking their bare feet on the floor using various techniques. The word “katha” means story, and a kathaka is a storyteller. Courtresy photoThe Kathak Karnival Family Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Sept. 26 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park.
The event will have family activities, dance, music, foo...

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