Thursday, January 28, 2010

We ended up parking right in front of the

We ended up parking right in front of the building where the Diwali fest was to take place. Greeting us were hundreds of luminaries lining the sidewalks. Diwali is the Indian "Festival of Light", where according to Wikipedia, "the lights or lamps signify victory of good over the evil within every human being". It was simply BEAUTIFUL. Too bad I forgot to take a pic :( We ventured inside, set up shop and got to work.
It wasn't long before we had long line of eager Kenyon students. The celebration included music, food, dancing and a comedian (who BTW, was horrible). He was not only very NOT-funny, he told a few inappropriate "jokes" and remarked on how this was "the worst crowd he ever had". Go figure... It's sad when a comedian has to tell people it's OK to laugh! Thankfully, the students seemed to be thrilled at the super-sweet hennas we were giving them :)
Aside from having to sit through a train-wreck of a comedic performance, the night went well and we all had a great time. The students

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