Photo Album: India At Sixty, South Street Seaport NYC

All photos taken Tuesday, September 25, 2007

I didn’t get there until near 8PM. I missed Remo Fernandes‘ South Street Seaport concert. I wanted to see that. I thought it’d be at night, the usual concert time there. Unfortunately, the India at 60 website failed to go into time details. But I did catch a bunch of other interesting acts.

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The only non-blurry photo of this great puppeteer. Notice he is holding the strings directly in his hands. No crossbars.

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One of several regional dance troupes.

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A dancer in another regional troupe. Look at the costume detail!

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Another regional troupe. She is spinning that platter on a fingertip.

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Color corrected. Those are peacock feathers! Look at the costume detail!

Then it was time for the pop music. Via the Bollywood Dancers! I had a girder support in the middle of my frame, so I had to crop a few dancers into each photo. There were five men and five women in all. Song tracks played and they mouthed the words while performing these dances from films.

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During intermission for costume change, the two hosts introduced the famous choreographer of Bollywood, the woman dressed in white, with mic.

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Then it was back to the routines!

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These were dances and songs apparently well-known to the crowd, a segment of which was going wild with dancing and singing!

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The big finish with the flag of India.

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The choreographer introduces each dancer. At least two are also choreographing Broadway shows. In the audience was a student of hers who can give lessons in Bollywood dancing styles in New York City.

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A whole big rack of puppets. I missed that show!

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An after-event picture of the famous choreographer whose name I obviously did not get.

It was a great and exciting show. I also sampled some genuine food from India. Wow. My tongue went into orgasm. It was delicious.

Happy Anniversary to India!

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Previously in this blog:
India At 60

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