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Kultar's Mime in Surrey

Saturday
,
3
October
2015
-
Saturday
,
3
October
2015
5:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)
Surrey Arts Centre
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Kultar's Mime in Surrey

An immersive theatre experience that tells the story of the 1984 Delhi Massacre
Saturday
,
3
October
2015
5:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)
Surrey Arts Centre
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.

Kultar's Mime comes to Surrey, BC after 36 acclaimed performances all over the world. The play 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 is directed by J Mehr Kaur, who attends Smith College and is being presented worldwide by The Sikh Research Institute.

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Saturday
,
3
October
2015
-
Saturday
,
3
October
2015
5:00 pm
-
10:00 pm
(PDT)

Location

Surrey Arts Centre
13750 88 Avenue
Surrey
,
British Columbia
V3W 3L1
Canada
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Kultar's Mime in Surrey

Saturday, October 3, 2015
5:00 pm
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10:00 pm
(PDT)

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