Dance-Performance, Fairs, Festivals, & Fiestas

Bollywood Berkeley

When: Sat., Feb. 2, 5:30 p.m. 2013

Fans of Bollywood can now see all the family melodrama, lip-synching, and spectacular Bhangra dancing played out live. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Paramount Theatre (2025 Broadway, Oakland) hosts Bollywood Berkeley, the largest intercollegiate Hindi dance festival in the country. Teams from colleges across the country will face off in a fierce competition combining typical Bollywood storylines with elaborate sets and costumes and, of course, all the delightful dancing you’re used to seeing on-screen. The teams will be competing for cash prizes and a chance to advance to the “Best of the Best” dance competition in the spring. 5:30 p.m, $20-$27. 510-465-6400 or

Azeen Ghorayshi

Price: $20-$27

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