Art – Literature – Music – Dance
Sat., Feb. 20th, 2010 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Hayward Main Library, 835 C St. @ Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA (2 blocks from Hayward BART)
Hayward Public Library is pleased to present an afternoon festival of events highlighting the talents of three Bay
Area women. Immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of India and sample Indian cuisine. The authors will
be available to sign purchased copies of their books, custom cards and other items. Sponsored by Friends of the
Hayward Public Library; AAUW- Hayward/Castro ValleyBranch; Favorite Indian Restaurant of Hayward.
Free events. Contact 510-881-7980 for information.
Meet Artist & Poet Salma Arastu
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Salma Arastu is the author of The Lyrical Line: All Embracing and Flowing. In paintings, poetry, sculpture, and digital
art, Salma conveys messages of peace, unity, spirituality, and diversity.
Meet Author Suruchi Mohan
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Bay Area author Suruchi Mohan’s debut novel Divine Music tells the story of Sarika, a talented student pursuing her love of singing at a renowned music college in Northern India.
Indian Dance and Music
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
A celebration of Indian art and culture with a special dance performance by 17-year-old Priya Banerjee. Priya began studying classical Indian dance at age 4; graduated from the Shri Krupa Dance Foundation of San Jose at age 9; then pursued a degree in Bharatanatyam dance from the Alagappa Performing Arts Academy in Chennai, India. Priya has performed in dance festivals all over the world and has won numerous awards.
Official Website: http://www.library.hayward-ca.gov
Added by pennygwynne on February 9, 2010