The story is told, of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment. The film follows Lalita as she migrates from Bombay to Paris to Montreal, and becomes completely White along the way.
1962 World Fair
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 4:00pm
Archival image courtesy of Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle.
Seattle’s business, civic and cultural leaders and longtime residents — including Paul Allen and Rick Steves — recount the exciting mix of science and technology, culture, cuisine and celebrity of the 1962 World’s Fair. Pictured, Firebird III General Motors, Seattle, World’s Fair, 1962.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:00pm
She was the toast of Victorian London, New York, and Paris. She was "adopted" by Indian chief Sitting Bull, charmed the Prince of Prussia, and entertained the likes of Oscar Wilde and Queen Victoria. Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 7:00pm
The four aspects of our complex relationship with food are explored: (Entrepreneurial Spirit) the preference to eat foods grown by people using local resources; (Eating Implications) when, where, and with whom we eat; (Seed Savers) keepers of the seeds; and, (Economic Efficiencies ) sacrificing lifestyle and sense of community when striving for efficiency in agriculture.
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 1:30pm
Since its debut in 1997, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY has set itself apart from the mainstream media by providing distinctive, cutting-edge news coverage and analysis of national and international events in the ever-changing religious world.
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 7:00pm
The story of Jesse James remains one of America's most cherished myths... and one of its most wrong-headed. A product of the American Civil War, James was less heroic than brutal; America's own Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich, but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself.