ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - On Friday, February 24 at 8 pm, Barbara Lipton will present an illustrated talk on the Tibetan holiday of Losar, the Tibetan Buddhist New Year.  Ms. Lipton is the former Director of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art on Staten Island.  An accomplished photographer, she has traveled and photographed extensively in Tibet and is the author of "Treasures of Tibetan Art: The Collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art.

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Tibetan Pilgrim.  Photo credit: Barbara Lipton

The Celebration of Losar will include a performance on the singing bowls by Marco Dolce, an internationally acclaimed recording artist, musician, and sound healer.  Audience members will share "A Taste of Tibet", light refreshments typically served at a Tibetan New Year's celebration.

The Celebration of Losar will be held at the Paper Moon Puppet Theatre at 71 First Ave., entrance on W. Garfield St.  Seating is limited. Reserve your space at http://www.atlantichighlandsartscouncil.org, or call 732-737-7160.