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Discover India at The Library

Discover India at The Library

Posted December 29, 2008


Experience the sights, sounds, food and culture of India at the “Discover India” Event from Saturday, January 24 through Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Inauguration and Interactive Arts & Crafts  
Saturday, January 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

After a short introduction to the country and culture, families will be invited to experience traditional Indian arts.

Music and Mystique of India  
Saturday, January 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Enjoy and experience the diversity of India displayed through a musical performance, beautiful costumes, and a sampling of specialty foods.

Dance Fest  
Sunday, January 25, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Indian classical and folk dances ending with Raas-Garba with audience participation.

Indian Film Festival  
Tuesday, January 27, showings at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.

LAGE RAHO MUNNA BHAI.  India. 2006. 144 minutes. Rated PG-13.

In this musical comedy, a Mumbai gangster impersonates a history professor to impress the woman he loves.  In the process, he becomes an expert on Gandhi and an unlikely advocate for his principles of truth and nonviolence.  Lage Raho Munna Bhai is one of Bollywood’s most popular films and is credited with reviving an interest in Gandhi while making millions laugh.  In Hindi with English subtitles.