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Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Michelle Wong

November 15, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

n a school where the student body is 83 percent Asian, influences from different Asian cultures are especially prominent. One such way for South Asian students to express their cultural heritage is through the numerous forms of Indian dance, whether it be on one of the MVHS dance teams or outside of...

MV Andaaz discusses their goals for the year and how they can improve

MV Andaaz discusses their goals for the year and how they can improve

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 15, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

His first Bollywood performance was at Google in his freshman year, with almost 3,000 people gathered for Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. Looking back, he’s sure that he had made many mistakes, but he kept dancing. Now, four years later, senior Dhruv Parikh is co-president of MV Andaaz, a bo...

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

MV Andaaz takes the stage with an all-new captain team

Amanda Chan

October 21, 2016


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In most clubs, the officer team is comprised of experienced leaders, with some being second year officers. But that’s not the case for MV Andaaz, whose leaders for the 2016-2017 school year are all new. Originally, the four member captain team had one returning captain along with three new ones....

Sunday Projects: Backstage Tashan

Sunday Projects: Backstage Tashan

Trisha Kholiya

April 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs, FEATURES, Sunday Projects

Check out what happened during the show here. 5:30 p.m. It’s an hour and a half before the 7 p.m. show’s start on Apr. 9, but the broken clock on the far wall of the MVHS Student Union insists that it’s 8:30 p.m. Beneath the clock bustles groups of student performers, with seven distinct clusters ...

Sunday Projects: Tashan

Sunday Projects: Tashan

Trisha Kholiya

April 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs, FEATURES, Sunday Projects

Story written by Trisha Kholiya and Mingjie Zhong. MV TASHAN PERFORMANCE by El Estoque on Exposure Check out what happened before the show here....

Dance club MV Andaaz returns with a new name and style

Dance club MV Andaaz returns with a new name and style

Shriya Deshpande

August 21, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Updated on August 22 at 6:57 PM: MV Andaaz will not be having Sunday practices.  Updated on August 22 at 6:57 PM: MV Andaaz will also be performing at Spotlite on India.  VHS features four very different dance teams that are not only comprised of completely unique styles but also of special at...