MusicRAVI & ANOUSHKA SHANKAR
-- Continuing the ancient Indian family value of musical transmission, 81-year-old virtuoso Ravi Shankar has been joined on stage and recordings lately by his 20-year-old daughter and star pupil of the sitar, Anoushka. Backed by other traditional instruments of North Indian classical music, they'll impel their Rialto audience toward a sublime synthesis of crystalline form and igneous improvisation. Rialto Center
Once a king of graffiti influenced by hip-hop culture, JOSÉ ANTONIO PARLÁ painted the streets of Miami with mural pieces and abstract calligraphy. Now based in Brooklyn, the Cuban artist brings his multimedia paintings ("U.T.O.P.I.A.1,") to the Modern Primitive Gallery for his first solo exhibition THROUGH MAY 22. 1393 N. Highland Ave. 404-892-0556.