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Screening: Invitation to World Literature
The Pacific Asia Museum presents screenings of Journey to the West (1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.), The Tale of Genji (1:30 p.m. and 3p.m.), and The Bhagavad Gita (2 p.m. and 3:30p.m.)
The award-winning series Invitation to World Literature brings together artists, actors, writers and scholars to go beneath the surface of classic literature to reveal ideas, emotions and themes that are relevant today. The resulting half-hour segments are a fun way to get familiar with, or strengthen your understanding of, classic works.
Journey to the West (1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.)
The Tale of Genji (1:30 p.m. and 3p.m.)
The Bhagavad Gita (2 p.m. and 3:30p.m.)