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Poetry through the Ages - RASA Festival 2018

  • Date Sat Sep 15 2018
  • Venue
    Arthur Miller Theater
    1226 Murfin Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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  • Description
    As part of the Rasa Festival, a unique event that explores the links between poetry, art, movement, dance and music.
    A unique evening based on poetry from three eras of Indian literature: ancient, early 20th century and contemporary. It features three poetry based segments of performance, dance, visual art, live music and avant garde multimedia and digital projections:

    I. Sanskrit poetry from the 12th century poet Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda
    II. Duhshamay by Rabindranath Tagore – late 19th/early 20th century
    III. Contemporary Indian poetry

    Sanskrit poetry from the 12th century poet Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda: recited in Sanskrit by Jahnabi Barooah Chanchani and in English by Prof. Paroma Chatterjee, accompanied by Diptavo Dutta on Sarod. Ancient Gita Govinda paintings from the 18th century will accompany the readings and will be projected.

    Parking: $5 event parking is available in the adjoining University of Michigan lot (U-M Blue  and Gold Permit free).


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