Ann Arbor’s annual festival celebrating Indian culture goes virtual in October
ANN ARBOR – Akshara, an Ann Arbor-based Indian arts organization, will present its annual Rasa Festival virtually for the first time in October. Each weekend throughout the month, Indian-inspired multi-arts performances will be released on the organization’s Facebook and YouTube channels. “This year, so much is different around us, yet the process of making art and its presentation has had to adapt, like everything else," said Akshara’s artistic director Sreyashi Dey in a statement. "We have had to migrate to virtual platforms to reach our audiences. All performances will premiere on the Akshara YouTube channel and Facebook page from 11 a.m. to noon during the festival.
Annual RASA Festival to kick off this week in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Kicking off this Thursday at the downtown branch of the Ann Arbor District Library, the annual Rasa Festival will offer a range of events in Ann Arbor. Tomorrow, Rasa Festival will commence with an interactive talk about ritual floor paintings from India by Renu Malhotra and Meena Khashnabish. However, the biggest event of this year's Rasa Festival will be an exciting performance at Washtenaw Community College's Towsley Auditorium on Sept. 21. For more information about Akshara or the Rasa Festival, visit its website. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.