Monday, April 01, 2013
Life Among the People in a Calcutta Slum with Robert Weir
Experience the colorful contrasts of the people of India as seen through the eyes of Michigan author Robert M. Weir at the 7 p.m. Citizens for Peace meeting Tuesday, April 9th at Unity of Livonia.
Robert will share his experiences traveling Northern India by bus and train, then living among the people of a Calcutta slum. An author, photographer, traveler and speaker, he spent 10 months in India recording the lives of those around him.
In story, video, and photographs, he captures joy in the face of poverty through scenes ranging from children playing simple games, participants in community celebrations to street vendors, shops and eateries.
A natural storyteller, Robert will provide enlightening commentary throughout his presentation.