Saturday, October 31st
Bollywood Horror XIII Costume Dance Party
with DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid
and the US debut of Lil India (Vancouver, BC)
featuring percussion by dholi Malinder Tooray (Dholnation – LA)
The longest-running Bollywood Halloween party in the world is a Portland original, a wild dance party celebrating thirteen years of raucous costumed merriment hosted by DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid. The centerpiece of every Bollywood Horror is the costume contest hosted by Anjali with fabulous prizes from rad local businesses for the best costumes. Featuring only the wickedest beats from the subcontinent: cower at the thundering dhols, shiver at the piercing wails of Bollywood divas. The night features specially-commissioned psychedelic Bollywood Horror visuals remixed by Micah Schmelzer and Deai from Anjali and The Kid’s vault of South Asian horror.
The Analog Theater
720 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
$10 ($5 before 10pm)
21 and over
Tropitaal A Desi-Latino Soundclash!
with your hosts and resident DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid
Tropitaal features the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America scorching the dance floor in a battle to the dance. (Reggaeton, Moombahton, Digital Cumbia, 3Ball Guarachero, Dembow, Dancehall, Chutney, Desiton, Bollywood & Bhangramuffin & more!)
“DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid have been Portland’s leading world music DJs since the turn of the millennium.” -Willamette Week 12/31/14
Saturday, November 14th
Goodfoot Lounge 2845 SE Stark St Portland, Ore.
21 and over
Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.
Anjali and The Kid have two different radio shows on two different radio stations.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush broadcasts every Tuesday on KBOO 90.7FM 10pm – midnight Pacific Standard Time. “Electronic folk and urban sounds from the global diaspora and the desh; an auditory map of the world with South Asia at the center.” You can also listen online and shows are archived for two weeks.
Chor Bazaar broadcasts every Thursday on XRAY.FM 91.1.FM 7pm – 8pm. “DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid present International classics & unknown pop gems: vintage Bollywood/Kollywood/Tollywood, Hindi pop, 60’s French, Latin niceness & Panjabi folk.”
Learn to dance bhangra & giddha w/ Anjali at The Viscount Dance Studio (SE 7th & Washington, Portland, Ore.)
Learn to dance like a Bollywood rani! Anjali has been studying dance her whole life. Her first teacher was her Indian Mum who trained in Kathak (North Indian Classical) as a student of the famed Gopi Krishna. Anjali herself studied Kathak with S.N. Charka & Santosh Vyas (Jaipur Gharana.) She also spent years as a student of Jayanthi Raman, learning & performing Bharata Natyam (South Indian Classical.)
The Viscount Dance Studio, Portland, Ore.