Performer brings stories from India to life at library

Photos by Joni Astrup Actor and storyteller Zaraawar Mistry showed children pictures in a book of traditional stories from India during a performance Tuesday at the Elk River Library.
Sylvia Dutcher, 3, answered a question posed by actor and storyteller Zaraawar Mistry.

Actor and storyteller Zaraawar Mistry performed traditional stories he heard during his childhood in India on Tuesday at the Elk River Library. Greg Herriges provided musical accompaniment on the guitar, bazouki (Greek lute) and zither.
The stories in–cluded humorous classics from the Panchatantra.
The event was sponsored by the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Photos by Joni Astrup Actor and storyteller Zaraawar Mistry showed children pictures in a book of traditional stories from India during a performance Tuesday at the Elk River Library.
Photos by Joni Astrup
Actor and storyteller Zaraawar Mistry showed children pictures in a book of traditional stories from India during a performance Tuesday at the Elk River Library.
Musician Greg Herriges accompanied Zaraawar Mistry during the performance.
Musician Greg Herriges accompanied Zaraawar Mistry during the performance.