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April 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
“The Rocket” is ultimately a canny piece of entertainment in which Ahlo gets a chance to redeem himself, and save his family, at a local rocket festival. Yes, such things do exist in Laos. They’re county fairs of a sort, competitions that ring changes on the nation’s history by firing rockets back at the sky that once rained bombs, awarding prizes for the missile that flies highest. Watching Ahlo mix his explosives is like watching a Cordon Bleu chef whipping up a stupendous soufflé.