For more information, contact:
Diane Greenberg, 631 344-2347, or
Mona S. Rowe, 631 344-5056

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August 19, 2002

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Classical Indian Dance Performance at Brookhaven Lab, September 7

UPTON, NY — Classical and folk dances from India will be featured in a three-hour performance at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Saturday, September 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Berkner Hall. The performance is open to the public.

Gargi Chattopadhyay, founder and director of the Omna Ancient Art Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the Indian performing arts, will present a variety of dances from numerous geographical regions in India.

Tickets, which cost $7 for adults and $5 for children from 5 to 12 years old, may be reserved by calling 631 344-5672, or by sending an e-mail to . Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. Only cash will be accepted for ticket purchases. Snacks are included in the price of tickets. Seating is limited, so advance reservations are recommended. All visitors age 16 and over who enter the Laboratory must have a photo ID.

For more information, call 631 344-5672. The Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.

Additional information about the performance is available in this brochure (PDF file, 555 kB) produced by the Brookhaven Employees Recreation Association Indo-American Association. Note: If you have difficulties reading the PDF file, see this list of common solutions.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. The Laboratory is managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited liability company founded by Stony Brook University and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.