MACC & Infinity Foundation Fundraising Events
MA Center Chicago will host An Evening of Ragas Concert with Rahul Sharma and Aditya Kalyanpur from 6:30 to 9 p.m., April 21. The live benefit concert of ragas will feature Master of Santoor Shri. Rahul Sharma and Tabla Maestro Shri. Aditya Kalyanpur in what will be their only joint performance in the Chicago area on this tour. Proceeds will benefit the humanitarian and charitable projects of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, (Amma).
Tickets are $100, $50 and $30; ages 9 to 21 are $15; children 8 and under are free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Ragas.eventbrite.com. Location: MA Center Event Hall, 0N585 MA Center Dr., Elburn.
Kirtan: Meditation and Mantra, with Ellen Radha Katz and The Bhakti Caravan Band, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., April 22, at Infinity Foundation. Kirtan is the chanting of mantras and call-and-response devotional phrases that elevate the spirit, open the heart and raise collective consciousness. The audience may bring a small percussion instrument. Neither experience in singing nor kirtan is necessary.
Cost: $15/$10 if paid 10 days in advance. Location: 1280 Old Skokie Rd., Highland Park. For tickets, call 847-831-8828.