Photo: Jesse Rhinehart
  • Photo: Jesse Rhinehart

Community Arts Around Town: India Festival USA

Independence Middle School and Gymnasium, 6111 Archwood Rd., Independence

Shakuntala giant puppets from Parade 2011 recreate an ancient Indian story at the 4th annual India Festival USA. Enjoy narrated shows at 1:30 and 2:30. See the puppets from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:30 to3:00 p.m. India Festival USA attempts to bridge cultures, generations and communities through one day of togetherness celebrating the the rich culture and diversity of two of the greatest nations on earth—India and USA—with performances fun, and food from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.