ArtWallah presents a special Saturday daytime workshop called “KidWallah”, with Desi Family Fun and the Dancing Storytellers.  


What:  Kidwallah: Celebrating Cycles

Where: Highways Performance Space

When:  Saturday June 2,  11am-12:30pm

Suggested donation:  $5-10/head

Or pay cash at the door!


Kids and their families will join in a multi-disciplinary arts experience with hands-on art making, watching live performance, and dancing.  Kidwallah will feature a sneak preview of "The 'Summ' of All Things," a new performance by the Dancing Storytellers illuminating cycles in nature through contemporary South Asian dance, music and stories.   There will also be visual art activities by Bollynatyam, music with Robin Sukhadia, and a guided dance party!   All kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Suggested age range 2yrs-10yrs, and all ages are welcome -from newborns to grandparents too!

Photos from KidWallah 2018: Celebrating Cycles


Desi Family Fun is a collective of artist, activist parents who have come together to create South Asian art experiences for desi and mixed kids, along side meaningful conversation and actions for their adult family members.  Collective members currently include Akhila Ananth, Neelanjana Banerjee, Adnan Hussain, Shyamala Moorty, Sangita Shresthova (Bollynatyam),  Kristeen Singh, Robin Sukhadia, and we are open to more!


Dancing Storytellers Sheetal Gandhi, Ulka Simone Mohanty and Shyamala Moorty create performances for youth and families through innovative dance, theater and music to inspire personal transformation and social change.  This performance will feature Ulka and Shyamala with composed music by Neelamjit Dhillon and live improvised music by Robin Sukhadia.  For more info go to

Photos by Adnan Hussain