Free Tickets for First-Years to the Navarati Festival — Thurs.-Sun.

The Navaratri Festival of Indian music and dance is a grand Wesleyan tradition, now in its 37th year. It silhouetteincludes free workshops, concerts and a traditional Hindu ceremony.  The CFA encourages first-year students to experience this important festival by offering you a free ticket to any concert during the Festival which runs from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13, 2013.  Here’s the schedule:

1. Henna and Chaat hosted by Shakti – Thursday, October 10, 7pm, Olin Library Lobby
2. B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India – Friday, October 11, 8pm, Crowell Concert Hall
3. Talk by Assistant Professor of Dance Hari Krishnan: Celluloid Classicism—Intertwined Histories of the South Indian “Dance Revival” and Early South Indian Cinema – Saturday, October 12, 1pm, CFA Hall
4. Lecture/Demonstration: Shashank Subramanyam – Saturday, October 12, 3pm, Crowell Concert Hall
5. Shashank Subramanyam – Saturday, October 12, 8pm, Crowell Concert Hall
6. Saraswati Puja (Hindu Ceremony) – Sunday, October 13, 11am, World Music Hall
7. Aparna Ramaswamy: Sannidhi (Sacred Space) – Sunday, October 13, 3pm, Crowell Concert Hall (Connecticut Debut)

For tickets, visit the Box Office in Usdan or call 860-685-3355.