November 12, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Celebrate Diwali, India’s festival of lights, on Twitch! The one and only DJ Rekha spins throughout the evening live from New York City. Learn some Bollywood moves from UofSC dance groups Moksha and Gamecock Bhangra, make simple and tasty Indian snacks with cooking demos from local home chefs, discover how to make rangoli patterns with colorful powders, and learn more about traditional crafts from vendors Peepal Tree and Shree Roopam at a virtual bazaar. Plus, get up close and personal with the exquisitely detailed art in the exhibition Visions from India: 21st-Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection. For extra fun, pick up a DIY diya kit to follow along with our tutorial and make your own diya, a traditional oil lamp. Kits available for purchase for $5 from the CMA Shop in November.
Follow colamuseum on Twitch to be notified when event starts. Free.
This program has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Ingredients for the bhel puri (watch the cooking demo during the event to learn more):
- Indian grocery store
- Bhel puri (bag of packaged snacks)
- Bhujia or sev (bag of packaged snacks)
- Green chutney (jar)
- Bombay Bhel Puri chutney, or tamarind chutney (jar)
- Chaat masala (boxed spice)
- Green/Thai chilies (optional, for spice)
- Indian grocery store, or elsewhere
- 1 Onion
- 1 -2 Tomatoes
- 1 Cucumber
- 2 -3 Potatoes (boiled)
- Raw mango (optional)