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Kultar's Mime in New York, New York

Sunday
,
15
February
2015
-
Sunday
,
15
February
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(EST)
Roone Arledge Auditorium
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Kultar's Mime in New York, New York

An immersive theatre experience that tells the story of the 1984 Delhi Massacre
Sunday
,
15
February
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(EST)
Roone Arledge Auditorium
Hosted By
Hosted By
Hosted by
no one

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 assasination.

A collective of young Jewish artists decides to comemorate 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.

Columbia University SEWA is sponsoring a special performance of Kultar's Mime. The production comes to Coluimbia  after 26 acclaimed performances all over the world, Kultar's Mime is a powerful condemnation of intolerance and violence, which affirms that just as hatred can trancscend culture, religion and geography, so can compasssion.

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

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Sunday
,
15
February
2015
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Sunday
,
15
February
2015
8:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(EST)

Location

Roone Arledge Auditorium
2920 Broadway
New York
,
New York
10027
United States
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Kultar's Mime in New York, New York

Sunday, February 15, 2015
8:00 pm
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10:00 pm
(EST)

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