Chai Shai 2018


Your are invited to “Chai Shai” by Indus Arts Council

Sunday, April 22, 2018    |    2:00 – 7:00 pm

Sharespace, 2203 Preston Street, Houston Tx 77003


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WHAT IS CHAI SHAI

An immersive experience into the beauty & hospitality of Pakistan through its culture of tea.

Many Asian and Eastern countries use tea in their daily lives almost ritualistically, as an element to cleanse or commune. Tea in Pakistan takes on a unique stance where it is essential to hospitality and weaving bonds of friendship and long-term relationships between strangers and families. Indulge in the nuances of tea culture created through interactive play in various spaces where tea is taken and revered upon.

FEATURES

  • Enjoy a luxurious high tea in VIP lounge with the finest of pairings of sweets and savory, and an array of chai brewed with different tea leaves to provide that exact comfort one seeks in the company of friends and family.
  • Sit on charpais (woven beds) in a village setting and experience the simple, yet genuine hospitality of rural folks.
  • Watch regional dances over euphonious strings and dhol compositions, delivering the essence of colorful celebrations in Pakistan’s culture around tea.
  • Interact with performers characterized as chai wala (chai server) and street hawkers in a bazaar full of gastronomic delights paired with various brews of tea.
  • Browse the tea-inspired art and learn about the beauty and hospitality of Pakistan through its culture of tea.
  • Looping Multimedia film about the culture, history, and economic value of tea in Pakistan in the main hall.

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Flash Mob Dances: 2:45 p.m. / 4:15 p.m. / 5:15 p.m. / 6:15 p.m

Performance A in VIP Lounge A: (For VIP only)
3:45 p.m. /repeats at 4:45 & 5:45 p.m.
Performance B in VIP Lounge B: (For VIP only)
3:45 p.m. /repeats at 4:45 & 5:45 p.m.

TICKETS

VIP Admission: $50
VIP Admission opens at 2:00 pm and includes:

  • Free Valet service – 1 vehicle only
  • Exclusive access to 2 VIP lounges
  • Complimentary high tea with all food accompaniments
  • Surprise interactive performances in VIP lounges
  • Access to the main hall and all its exhibits
  • Dance performances
  • Complimentary tea refills

General Admission: $25 / Student Discount: $15
General Admission opens at 2:30 pm and includes:

  • Access to the main hall and all its exhibits
  • Dance performances
  • Complimentary tea and tea refills
  • Food for sale in the main hall
  • Pay for valet or park FREE on the street

NOTE: All the food in the 2 VIP lounges is complimentary for the VIP. Food in the main hall is for sale. Some of the art is for sale. Please inquire at the entry.


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Send all inquiries to indusartscouncil@gmail.com or call 800-959-5204


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Indus Arts Council is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization. All the proceeds from the event will go towards the development of its programs that promote awareness of Pakistani arts and culture in the U.S. through Urdu language classes, cultural events, films, and theatre.

Indus Arts Council’s mission is to promote awareness of Pakistani arts and culture in the U.S. through Urdu language classes, cultural events, films, and theatre. We envision diversity through cultural exchange amongst the global communities.

 

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