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Dance of India

Jon Mays/Daily Planet
Monday May 28, 2001

Megan Black performs a Kathak dance accompanied by Ross Kent and Paul Sihon during the Himalayan Fair yesterday at Live Oak Park. The performance was part of the two-day festival, now in its 18th year. The fair usually takes place the weekend before Memorial Day, but dance organizer Katherine Kunhiraman said it was delayed because of the Dalai Lama’s recent visit. “We offered a thing to do on Memorial Day weekend rather than just a beer party,”  

Kunhiraman said. “A lot of people just wander into it who know nothing about India and they come away just smitten by how diverse and intricate the art forms are.”