A little warm drizzle in no way dampened the spirits of thousands of people who showed up at the Discover India Festival at Heritage Square and Science Park on Sunday in downtown Phoenix.
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As our Valley's East Indian population has mushroomed, so has this colorful cultural celebration, which had its start, if I recall correctly, in a large room in Glendale.
So many choices - so little time! Do I need to learn to tie a traditional turban? Does this salwar kameez make my butt look too big? How will I ever know the difference between hip-hop-tinged bhangra and cardio-busting gidda dancing? Tandoori chicken tikka or vegetarian samosas? How many sets of those shimmery Indian jewelry sets can I buy before my husband threatens divorce?