Khaled Hosseini speaks at Saratoga Reads

Last night we had the privilege to meet Khaled Hosseini who was interviewed by Joe Dohahue at the Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College. He was sponsored as a part of the Saratoga Reads program which selected And The Mountains Echoed as the book for the 10th year. A fitting selection considering that The Kite Runner had been chosen as the first book…

Presentation

Dinner at Istanblue and a Movie at Saratoga Film Forum Sunday, March 30th Make it a date night! Saratoga Reads presents View from a Grain of Sand A film by Meena Nanji USA Documentary: 58 minutes, 2006 Sunday, March 30 at the Saratoga Film Fourm 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY Three Afghan women tell how international interventions, war, and the rise of political Islam,…

Exhibit Saratoga Art Center February and March

Since we have been having a number of winter snow storms, I thought that this image from my first visit to Afghanistan in February of 2003 would be appropriate.  It brings back fond memories of how safe I felt when I finally ventured out of our guest house door on my own discovering the city in the beauty of a covering of snow.  I…

West Africa Journey Interview

On Tuesday I was Interviewed by Ann Parillo on Schenectady Today.  This a very short snippet of what is to come  in the upcoming exhibition: Debunking the Myth of Voodoo and Slavery- A Journey in West Africa January 24 – March 15, 2013 (during library hours)   Artist Talk and Opening Reception: Thursday, January 24 – 5-8 p.m. Yates Gallery in the Standish Library…

Afghanistan – In Love Again

Our group has arrived safely in Kabul and we are staying in a nice quest house with a beautiful open court yard surrounded with morning glories, roses and a large bird aviary filled with chirping canaries. It really is good to be back. Yes I can see many changes beginning with the new airport built right next to the old one – lots of…

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