Archive for June, 2013

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NYC Party

Today we celebrated and shared the Storytelling with Saris project with our New York City funders and friends. Aside cocktails and small bites, Monica and Nandita presented the project to new individuals, as well as personally thanked our New York backers. A big thank you...

by Monica Bose on June 26th, 2013
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Final Bus Stop Bangladesh

June twentieth marked the end of three public installation performances known as Bus Stop Bangladesh. The saris of Roxana, Parveen, Zakia, and Zulekha were hung from Mt. Rainier City Hall. Reactions by the public to the performance ranged from local residents baffled by their surroundings...

by Monica Bose on June 20th, 2013
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DC Party

Today we held an event to celebrate and thank our Washington, D.C. Storytelling with Saris funders and friends, and introduce the project to local D.C. residents. Along with delicious snacks, drinks, and barbecue, Monica showed two detailed presentations about the Storytelling with Saris project. It...

by Monica Bose on June 17th, 2013
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Bus Stop Bangladesh Part II

On June 12th, 2013, the second performance of Bus Stop Bangladesh was held. Outside of Mt. Rainier City Hall, commuters poured off the bus, bleary-eyed and tired. Dazzling visions of red, pink, black, and white cloth blew around in the steamy summer air, filling their...

by Monica Bose on June 12th, 2013
1,664 Comments   Events, Performance, Updates

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Bus Stop Bangladesh Part I

Bus Stop Bangladesh Part I Serves Diverse Audience We showed the Storytelling Saris to the public for the first time on June 4, 2013 with a performance at Mt. Rainier City Hall in front of a bus stop, just outside Washington DC. It was a...

by Monica Bose on June 7th, 2013
1,844 Comments   Events, Performance