$15 thru Feb 15, $20 day of
During the medieval era, the bold and compelling poetry of the great Indian poet-saints made religion accessible to all. In story and song, Aks & Lakshmi share devotional songs and narration from the writings of Adi Shankara, Surdas, Mirabai, and Vallabhacharya. Music, storytelling, and visual media combine in a celebration of ecstatic devotion. Aks & Lakshmi maintain the poetic authenticity of these works, while reinventing them with contemporary musical arrangements in world, pop and folk styles. Aks is a composer and vocalist for albums, film & TV, and video games, trained by Oscar winner AR Rahman. Lakshmi is a vocalist-scholar with an M.A. in Religious Studies from Stanford, who brings singing, scholarship, and storytelling together. Learn more.