January 2003




JANUARY  2003 Contents


 Peace in South Asia
 - Is it attainable?
 Read what they have 
 to say:


 Swami Agnivesh &
 Rev Valson Thampu

 Ardeshir Cowasjee

 Lt. Gen Arjun Ray 

 Raju Narisetti

 Waheguru Pal Singh 



 Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
 - 50 years of sarod


 Secular symbols of
 Sri Lanka

 2002 Round-up

 Books 2002

 Sports 2002


 Raju Nasiretti

 Mahreen Khan

Real Issues

 Corruption vs. NGOs


 Letter from Pakistan


 'India in Slow Motion'
 - by Mark Tully

 Serialisation of  'Knock at every alien 
 door' - Joseph Harris



 South Asian Events in
 London &  Washington DC

 Editor's Note

 the craft shop

 Lehngas - a limited collection

 the print gallery


 Silk Road on Wheels

 The Road to Freedom

Enduring Spirit

 Parsis-Zoroastrians of

The Moonlight Garden

Contemporary Art in










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Events in London & Washington, DC


Ongoing Events


Washington, DC



Anish Kapoor
Sculptural forms
Tate Modern, London
020 7887 8000

'The Sensuous and the Sacred'
 Chola Bronzes from South India
Freer and Sackler Galleries
Through March 3, 2003



'Bombay Dreams'
A R Rahman's musical based on an idea by 
Andrew Lloyd Webber and
Shekhar Kapur.
7.00pm, Apollo Victoria Theatre,
020 7494 5386 / 0870 4000 650



Scheduled Events 


Washington, DC


Performing Arts

'Midnight's Children'
Royal Shakespeare Company’s stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s novel
Barbican Theatre, London
18 th January – 23 Feb 2003
020 7638 8891

Kathak Dance Classes
For children and adults
Freer and Sackler Galleries
Every Saturday 
January 4, 2003 to January 25, 2003
 10 a.m.

The Riverside Studios,
4 th – 22 nd Feb
020 8237 1111

Sufi Music from Pakistan: Niazi Brothers
Meyer Auditorium
Freer and Sackler Galleries
Saturday, January 11, 2003, 7:30 p.m.,

Mudra Dance Ensemble
(Bharat Natyam)
Meyer Auditorium
Freer and Sackler Galleries
Sunday, February 2, 2003, 2 p.m
Every Sunday, Saturday from February 15, 2003 to February 23, 2003, 2 p.m



'The Adventures of Hamza'
Paintings from the Mughal Court 
Victoria & Albert Museum
6th March - 8th June 2003

'Auto Focus' 
Raghubir Singh's Way Into India
An exhibition of fifty photographs of India by photographer 
Raghubir Singh (1942-1999).
Freer and Sackler Galleries
March 9 to August 10, 2003




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