Red, Saffron and Green
August 15–18th, 2013; THU-SUN, 8pm
Red, Saffron and Green tells the story of the Gadar party, founded in 1913 in San Francisco by Punjabi activists to fight for Indian independence from the British; Singh’s greatgrandfather was the president of this party from 19141920. The performance layers Singh’s experiences as the daughter of immigrants, with the life of her greatgrandfather and the fight for independence.
More Information: http://counterpulse.org/performing-diaspora/artists/joti-singh/
AUG 10 Symposium
AUG 15 – 18 Festival Weekend One
AUG 22 – 25 Festival Weekend Two
Co-presented by: African Advocacy Network, American India Foundation, Chinese Culture Center, Contemporary Jewish Museum, Jewish Music Festival, Museum of the African Diaspora, Oakland Asian Cultural Center