January 30, 2024
Good Day NWA
The Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation is supporting heritage by giving young people a platform to celebrate music and dance! YOU can be a part of the fun at the upcoming event at Record in Bentonville //
KNWA & FOX24 - Northwest Arkansas & River Valley News
ARt Connect : Nuturing Northwest Arkansas' Cultural Landscape
Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation is dedicated to promoting Indian performing arts in NWA. They organize various classes and events at our space, Kalaloka Institute of Fine Arts, and at other venues in collaboration with other organizations.
November 11, 2023
APJ Abdul Kalam Award 2023
Congratulations, Srividya Venkatasubramanya, on receiving 2023 APJ Abdul Kalam award for your selfless service to the community from ICANWA. Your unmatched passion and energy for Indian culture, especially vibrant art forms, are truly commendable. You serve as a driving force in bringing diverse art forms to Northwest Arkansas. Keep up the good work!
September 13, 2023
Join the Honors College for an exploration into the rāgas of Carnatic music with Sri Vittal Ramamurthy--internationally-celebrated violinist--and Grammy nominated Sri Poovalur Sriji--percussionist, composer and performer--at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Gearhart Hall 130 as part of the Honors College House Concert series.
March 19, 2023
Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation, Trike Theatre and Dhirana Academy of Classical Dance are joining together to bring a unique night of classical Indian dance and Western theatre to the Walton Arts Center with a production of "The Jungle Book".
March 17, 2023
Good Day NWA
Executive Director and Founding President, Srividya Venkatasubramanya and Artistic Director & Founder of Trike Theatre Kassie Misiewicz, talks about the collaboration with Dhirana Academy of Classical Dance, The Jungle Book with Jason Suel and Jaclyn Washington House at Good Day NWA on Fox.
February 7, 2022
Good Day NWA
Executive Director and Founding President, Srividya Venkatasubramanya, talks about the Folk Master Concert, Himachal - A Song from the Himalayas with Jason Suel and Jaclyn Washington House at Good Day NWA on Fox. Ambika Bharadwaj, local Himchali and Megha Rao, local dance artist are also featured.
August 10, 2021
The New York Times
Kalaloka Institute of Fine Arts was featured in an article by Miriam Jordan with photographs by Terra Fondriest about the immigration situation in Northwest Arkansas.
July 30, 2021
Antoinette Grajeda is Editor-in-Chief of Arkansas Soul, the host of the affirmative action podcast and a Northwest Arkansas-based journalist. She has covered race, culture, politics, health, education and the arts in Arkansas for nearly 15 years. Here is the interview she did with Srividya and Nandhini about Ra-Ve.
July 8, 2021
In celebration of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s first ten years, Finding NWA collaborated with them to feature a few of the remarkable people contributing to the well-being of the Northwest Arkansas community. We were proud to see Nandhini Varadaraj, Board Secretary, featured as one of them.
April 22, 2021
KNWA - Good Day NWA
Watch this short clip on Good Day NWA about our Master Concert Kathak performance for the very first time in Northwest Arkansas. Kumar Sharma and his group, The Kathak Rockers, will present a virtual show for Ra-Ve on April 25th, 2021.
March 29, 2021
Ra-Ve Celebrates its 3rd anniversary with a Kathak performance for the very first time in Northwest Arkansas. Kumar Sharma and his group, The Kathak Rockers, will present a virtual show for Ra-Ve on April 25th, 2021.
October 17, 2018
Ozarks at Large
Kyle Kellams interviews Smitha Karthik and Srividya Venkatasubramanya of Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation about its origins and the importance of classical music - especially their upcoming performance by Vittal Ramamurthy and VVS Murari. Start listening from 34:00 minutes for the interview.