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Kultar's Mime at The Hemmens Cultural Center (Chicago, IL)

Sunday
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December
2015
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Sunday
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6
December
2015
10:00 pm
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11:30 pm
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Kultar's Mime at The Hemmens Cultural Center (Chicago, IL)

An immersive theatre experience that tells the story of the 1984 Delhi Massacre
Sunday
,
6
December
2015
10:00 pm
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11:30 pm
(CST)
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The Hemmens Cultural Center
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Kultar's Mime is a devised play that blends painting, poetry, theater and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre that was organized in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination.

A collective of young Jewish artists decides to commemorate a 1903 Pogrom that targeted Jews in the Russian town of Kishinev. During their journey, they learn about the 1984 massacre of the Sikhs in Delhi and in a powerful moment of embracing the pain of the 'other', they shift focus and decide to tell a story that the world has largely ignored. The play incorporates text from two poems : Kultar's Mime by Sarbpreet Singh and In The City Of Slaughter by Haim Bialik.

Kultar's Mime comes to the Chicago areaafter 54 acclaimed performances all over the world. The play is a powerful condemnation of intolerance and violence, which affirms that just as hatred can transcend culture, religion and geography, so can compassion.

Kultar's Mime is directed by J Mehr Kaur, who attends Smith College and is being presented worldwide by The Sikh Research Institute.

This performance of Kultar's Mime is sponsored by the Chicago area Sikh community.

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Sunday
,
6
December
2015
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Sunday
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6
December
2015
10:00 pm
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11:30 pm
(CST)

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The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin
,
Illinois
60120
United States
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Kultar's Mime at The Hemmens Cultural Center (Chicago, IL)

Sunday, December 6, 2015
10:00 pm
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11:30 pm
(CST)

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