Around Town Visits Eye On India

Eye on India Chicago proudly presents the 6th Annual festival of contemporary and traditional Indian culture from across Chicago and around the world, Sept. 15 to Oct. 2. This year's offering includes the U.S. premiere of "Piya Behrupiya" by The Company Theatre of Mumbai, presented in collaboration with Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Other highlights of the festival include the cross-cultural collaborations of "Global Jam East Meets Middle East", "KOLAMS - Convergence of Art and Mathematics", Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri, Natya Dance Theater and the art exhibit "Xenophilia" among others. In addition to performances, visiting artists are conducting workshops, demonstrations and other outreach events throughout the city. Festival events take place at major cultural institutions including Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Field Museum, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago Public Library and others. Many events are free and ticketed events range from $20 to $48.  Tickets are on sale August 17. For more information, tickets and complete schedule of events visit www.EyeOnIndia.org