March 24, 2023

The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present An Evening With Bollywood, a celebration of Indian culture. This event attracts more than 500 people from local and surrounding communities, and features Bollywood-inspired arts and crafts, Indian food and drinks, Bollywood dance and more. Highlights of this event include the “Open Bazaar” Market from 4-6pm, with handmade jewelry and apparel, Bollywood Makeovers, Indian “Mehndi” henna tattoos and family-friendly arts and crafts. From 6-9pm, enjoy live a performance by Uma Kapoor’s NachNation Dance Group, followed by a Bollywood dance party.

An Evening with Bollywood is a well-orchestrated event celebrating Indian culture, led by event coordinator, Uma Kapoor, who does an outstanding job bringing to life the sights and sounds of Bollywood,” said Ellen Malavsky, marketing communications consultant for the arts council.

Join the fun on Saturday, September 22 from 4-9pm at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, Princeton NJ.

Malavsky continued, “the Princeton Shopping Center is an ideal location due to its beautiful courtyard under the stars, and accessible parking. We’re looking forward to another successful event with our partners at the shopping center and EDENS.”

Admission is free. Food Fare available for purchase includes authentic Indian dishes and desserts. Ample parking is available at the Shopping Center. For more information, please visit or call 609.924.8777.

The Arts Council of Princeton, founded in 1967, is a non-profit organization with a mission of Building Community through the Arts. Housed in the landmark Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, designed by architect Michael Graves, the ACP fulfills its mission by presenting a wide range of programs including exhibitions, performances, free community cultural events, and studio-based classes and workshops in a wide range of media. Arts Council of Princeton programs are designed to be high-quality, engaging, affordable and accessible for the diverse population of the greater Princeton region.

Established over 60 years ago, the Princeton Shopping Center has become a popular home for some of the Princeton area’s most unique retailers and restaurateurs. Built as a California-style in 1954, the Shopping Center is known for its architectural design and unique layout – a rectangular format with a center courtyard boasting beautiful floral displays. The Princeton Shopping Center is located at 301 North Harrison Street in Princeton, New Jersey. Visit for more information.