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Performance Schedule

Friday, May 14

8 p.m. Classical vocal performance

UCSC Recital Hall, Music Center
Features Pandit Mukesh Desai (Khayal, Baroda) and Purnima Chaudhuri (Thumri, Banaras). Tickets: (831) 459-2159

Saturday, May 15

5:30 p.m. Reception and gourmet Indian banquet

Holiday Inn, Ocean Street, Santa Cruz.
A performance of classical Indian dance by Kirti Srivastava is also planned. Distinguished guests include: Naresh Chandra, Indian Ambassador to the U.S.; Kapila Vatsyayan, Academic Director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts in New Delhi; Frederick Asher, President of the American Institute of Indian Studies; Himachal Som, Director General, Indian Council on Cultural Relations, New Delhi; Barbara Metcalf, recent President, Association of Asian Studies, and current Vice President, American Historical Association; and Chancellor Greenwood. Tickets ($25 per person): (831) 459-2696.

Sunday, May 16

4 p.m. Film screening of Target--a highly acclaimed new film by Sandip Ray

UCSC Media Theater
Based on Satyajit Ray's last screenplay, the film is in Hindi with subtitles. It features actors Om Puri and Mohan Agashe. Sandip Ray, son of Satyajit, will introduce the film; a discussion will follow the screening and will be led by distinguished film scholar Professor William Nichols. Tickets: (831) 459-2159.

Thursday, May 13--Sunday, May 16


Porter College galleries
Photography by Kalpana Bardhan; art by Zarina Hashmi; Ramayana puppetry in India and Indonesia, curated by UCSC Professor Kathy Foley. For gallery hours, call: (831) 459-2857.

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