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Exploring India: History, Culture, Healing, and Cuisine

Release Date: 8/30/2010

For Immediate Release
Contact: Sylvia Blair,
Carroll Community College,
410-386-8411

Exploring India: History, Culture, Healing, and Cuisine

Delve into India's history, culture, healing practices, and cuisine with Carroll's featured exhibits and non-credit classes to help you explore India.
"This art and educational experience, which centers on exploring India, illustrates the college's commitment to global awareness and diversity," said College President Dr. Faye Pappalardo.


Gallery Exhibits
These events are free and open to the public.
India Remembered, An Installation of Art and Artifact
Gallery in the Scott Center
Opening: Sunday, Oct. 17,   Art Reception: 1p.m.-4 p.m.
Performance by Jayamangala Dance Company 3 p.m. in the Theater in the Scott Center.
(Show runs through Friday, Dec. 3).


India Montage: Image and Word

The Great Hall
Opening Reception: Sunday, Oct. 17,  1 - 4 p.m.
(Show runs through Nov. 19.)


Henna Mehndi: The Body Beautiful

The Langdon Family Gallery
Opening Reception: Sunday, Oct. 17,  1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
(Show runs through Friday, Dec. 3.)


Henna Demo: Mehndi artist, Hetal Bhatt will be creating beautiful Henna designs! 
Thursday, Nov. 4  2 p.m.-5pm in the Langdon Gallery at the College.


Culture and Tradition: Reading and Discussion by author Lalita Noronha 
Thursday November 4th  7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Gallery in the Scott Center.

Bollywood Movie: Monsoon Wedding 
Thursday, Nov. 11 at  7 p.m.


Non-credit Classes
Explore India through this collection of non-credit events and workshops sponsored by Continuing Education & Training. For more information, call 410- 386-8100 or visit www.carrollcc.edu/exploreindia.


Silk & Batik Painting Inspired by the Designs of India
Batik is one of many decorative processes in the long and rich history of India's textile heritage.
Instructor: Carolyn Seabolt
Cost: $68 (MD Senior Adults: $68)
Course #: XXZ-968-A2
Thu., Oct. 28 & Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (2 sessions)
1601 Washington Road, Rm. A015


Hatha Yoga ( Beginning )
Instructor: Tim Hurley
Cost: $53 (MD Senior Adults: $53)
Course #: XXQ-033-B2
Wed., Sep. 8 - Oct. 20, 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. (7 sessions)
1601 Washington Road, Rm. P527
Cost: $80 (MD Senior Adults: $80)
Course #: XXQ-033-A2
Sun., Sep. 26 - Nov. 7, 12 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. (7 sessions)
1601 Washington Road, Rm. A202


The Fountain Of Youth: Five Healing Tibetan Rites
Instructor: Jeanne Deignan-Kosmides
Cost: $25 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: XXZ-696-A2
Mon., Oct. 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
1601 Washington Road, Rm. A200


Yoga & The Healing Chakras
Instructor: Jeanne Deignan-Kosmides
Cost: $25 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: XXZ-956-A2
Mon., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
1601 Washington Road, Rm. N106


Patanjali Sutras
Instructor: Jeanne Deignan-Kosmides
Cost: $25 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: XXZ-957-A2
Mon., Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
1601 Washington Road, Rm. N106


Introduction to Ayurvedic Healing
Instructor: Jeanne Deignan-Kosmides
Cost: $25 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: XXZ-958-A2
Mon., Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
1601 Washington Road, Rm. N203

Glimpses of Culture of India
Instructor: Lalita Noronha, Ph.D.
Cost: $75 (MD Senior Adults: $42); includes text
Course #: PDE-918-A2B
Wed., Oct. 27 - Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. (3 sessions)
1601 Washington Road, Rm. M157


The Healing Cuisine of India
Instructor: Susan Weis
Cost: $59 (MD Senior Adults: $59)
Course #: XXZ-969-A2
Thu., Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Carroll County Career and Technology Center
To register for non-credit classes, go to www.carrollcc.edu/instantenrollment or call Continuing Education & Training at 410-386-8100.

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