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Images from Tibet on display at Lake Tahoe Community College

Lake Tahoe Action

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE ” Only a week remains to see a collection of images hanging on the walls of the Foyer Gallery at Lake Tahoe Community College.

Photographer David Benedict used 35-millimeter film to capture the photos during trips to Dharamsala, India and Tibet.

Dharamsala is home of the Tibetan government in exile and former home of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader who fled the country in 1959. Benedict said he hopes his photographs will inspire more people to learn about the Tibetan culture and the current conditions in Tibet.

“I have made connections with people in the community who have an interest in Tibetan Buddhism and are following what is happening in Tibet today,” Benedict said.

Benedict will be present Thursday, March 19, during the closing reception for the display. The public is welcome to ask questions about his experiences in Asia. The event begins in the Foyer Gallery at 5 p.m. and closes at 7. The art department will provide refreshments.

Lake Tahoe Community College is off Al Tahoe Boulevard at 1 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (530) 541-4660, ext. 251.


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