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Event Update
Friday - 10/29/10
Samuhik Sai Vrat Katha at New England Shirdi Sai Temple, Chelmsford, MA

Saturday - 10/30/10
Boston Sargam - Bollywood Music & Dance Competition and Grand Mela
Diwali 2010 - IANH
TAGB Silver Jubillee Celebrations
Tridevi Samarpana
Rhythm of Life
Bollywood Nightmare
Celebrate Diwali - Indian Americans of Lexington

Sunday - 10/31/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Sri. Ronu Majumdar (Bansuri) and Sri. Mysore Manjunath (Violin) Carnatic-Hindustani Fusion Concert / MITHAS
MIT’s Sangam’s Diwali Night

Thursday - 11/4/10
The Prosody of the Rg Veda and the Recitation of the Mantras

Friday - 11/5/10
Diwali / SDM

Saturday - 11/6/10
Konkani Diwali celebration
NETSAP Diwali Gala 2010
Diwali Gala Nite 2010 - A night with DJ Nawed
Zakir Hussain & Niladri Kumar
Diwali Deep Yagna - Sai Baba Temple, Billerica MA

Sunday - 11/7/10
United India Association Diwali Celebration
Diwali Banquet from Chinmaya Mission Boston

Tuesday - 11/9/10
Evening of Hope / NY

Saturday - 11/13/10
Boston Bhangra Competition 2010
Navarasa - Dance Festival / MITHAS
Bow Ties and Bangles
Boston Bhangra Competition 2010
PuLa - Ek Anandyatra
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Our Voice And Yours

Krishnan feeds, often with his hands, almost 400 destitute people every day. And for those who need it, he provides a free haircut too. Krishnan is the only Indian in a list of 10 heroes that CNN has picked worldwide to honor.

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Lokvani Talks To Anand Subramony

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I am a scientist by profession. However music is always in you even when you are performing science or doing anything else. It is the constant source of inspiration which always tickles your brain when you are stressed or have tough scientific problems in hand' - Anand Subramony, scientist/singer performs on November 14th in Lexington. [more]

In Conversation With Jill Stein, Green Rainbow Party

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
With the environment and the mid-term elections on everyone’s mind, Lokvani had an opportunity to talk with the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein at this year’s Boston GreenFest. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Katrina Kaif has never admitted to her relationship with Salman Khan in the last eight years. Although they acted together and she was a permanent fixture at his home, she had maintained they were only friends. [more]

Lights On Saheli: A Big Success!

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
It was a historic day for Saheli. October 15, 2010 Saheli hosted its biggest fundraiser in fifteen years with the event sold out a week in advance! Saheli raised a wonderful sum to support its work while the attendees had a very enjoyable evening. [more]

South Asian Art - The Lost Art Of Portraiture

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Yet, portraiture has had to cede its place as a preferred art form to the changing times. As Nilesh Pawar concludes, “portraiture has its place in ‘art’ but in the public sphere it has been edged out by photographs, canvas prints and photoshop!” [more]

Putra Poutra Bhavathu - A Fabulous Recital

On September 25, 2010 National Heritage museum was packed to witness the “Putra Poutra Bhavathu” presented by the Jayshree Bala Rajamani, the artistic director of “Bharathakalai School of Dance” along with the jazz band “Natraj”. This program was to benefit the children of “Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kendra” based in Pune, India. [more]

Tridevi Samarpanam - A Fundraiser For Hospital For The Poor

Aparna Balaji and her students present a music recital featuring unusual compositions on Sat, Oct. 30 at Keefe Tech at 3:00 pm. Neha Parikh, Sridevi Thirumalai, Ranjani Saigal and their students will also present a dance recital set to live music by Aparna Balaji accompanied by Prayuth Naduthota, Amritha Mangalat and Gaurish Chandrashekar. Buy Tickets. [more]

Anikai Dance Troupe To Tour India

In January 2011, Jehlen will take her 7-member dance company, Anikai Dance, for a five-week, six-city tour in India, beginning with performances in Delhi and Chennai under the auspices of the National School of Drama's Bharat Rang Mahotsav. [more]

Navarasa Nayika

Indian Classical dance teachers practicing different styles are presenting a grand dance recital on Nov 13th at 3 pm at MIT Kresge and is a fund raiser for MITHAS. Buy Tickets. . It is a one of a kind creation depicting the Navarasas based on female characters from the classics including Chitrangada, Shabari, Radha and Meera. [more]

2010 Boston Sargam Dance And Music Competition

A grand music and dance competition will be held at the Boston Sargam Grand Mela on October 30, 2010 at Littleton Performing Arts Center, 56 Kings Street, Littleton, MA. BUY TICKETS. [more]

World Music Present Zakir Hussain And Niladri Kumar

Tabla superstar Zakir Hussain and young sitar virtuoso Niladri Kumar come together for a brilliant evening of Indian classical music on November 6th at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge. [more]

“We For Hope” Fundraiser

About 300 people attended the event filled with cultural events of different flavors to help raise funds for charity through "We for hope". [more]

Gayatri Pariwar Hosts Lexington Karwa Chauth 2010

In the extremely rich tapestry of India's cultural diversity, the festival of Karwa Chauth, shows the utmost value of family and the significant role of women in Hindu Dharma. A wonderful celebration was held in Lexington, MA. [more]

Silk Road Gala 2010

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence's (ATASK) celebrated its 17th Annual Silk Road Gala on October 23rd at InterContinental Hotel Boston. The event was a smashing success with over $400,000 raised and 500 guests in attendance. [more]

ARTMithas Visual Art Initiative With SAI Launched In Style

"The Changing Face of South Asia" opened on Oct 20. The show is taking place under the auspices of Art Mithas and SAI and has participating artists from the Greater Boston area. [more]

IANH Table Tennis Tournament - 2010

For the second consecutive year, the Table Tennis tournament organized by the India Association of New Hampshire was a success with a total of 27 participants – 12 in Under-15 Category and 15 in the Open Category. [more]

Nitin Nohria And Subra Suresh To Headline AIF 'Bowties And Bangles' Gala

Paul Kazarian, CEO Japonica Partners, Subra Suresh, Director, National Science Foundation and Nitin Nohria, Dean, Harvard Business School to headline AIF ‘Bow Ties and Bangles’ gala on November 13th, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. [more]

Udavam Karangal Organizes Charity Poker Night

Udavam Karangal, of USA, a charity organization for orphanage children is planning to host their first annual charity poker event during this year Diwali season on November 20th at the Bedford Plaza Hotel. [more]

Arangetram: Saumita Rajeevan

To ascend any Bharatnatyam stage, one must have not only talent and skill, but also poise, soul, and an undeterred passion for the art. And that is precisely the ideal that Saumita Rajeevan reflected in her Bharatnatyam Arangetram. [more]

Ansh Jetly Honored By JHU Center For Talented Youth

Ansh Jetly, a student from Shrewsbury, was recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Ansh received recognition for high honors as well as for being the “First Place in Commonwealth of Massachusetts” in the 5th grade SCAT Quantitative. [more]

New England Hindu Temple Expansion Plans

The NEHTI Board has awarded the contract to prepare the construction documents to Kalkunte Engineering Corporation of Stoughton, MA and is expecting the actual construction of activity for the expanded complex to commence in the next few months. Donate generously! [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Tridevi Samarpanamand, Boston Sargam, Rhythm of Life, Ronu Majumdar-Manjunath, Zakir Hussain and Niladri Kumar, AIF Annual Boston Gala and Boston Bhangra. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Akshay Gowrishankar, Arun Lahori, Ranganath Nayak, Arul Prakash and Bharath Venkataraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Cartoon: Road To Ayodhya

Things are not looking good! Ravan movie flopped!.....Hey, nothing wrong to try..., had to support ten heads and a family! [more]

Music Review: Guzaarish

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The 10 songs of Guzaarish are dreamy, intense, passionate and heavily romantic and like a box of assorted chocolate truffles - each has a different taste or filling or nugget as you bite into it its core - but almost each one is delectable nevertheless. [more]

Laugh A While

Pupil (on phone): My son has a bad cold and won't be able to come to school today.
School Secretary: Who is this?
Pupil: This is my father speaking!

Recipes - Diwali Fest

The sweet tooth beckons and what better time to savor this than Diwali! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

So this is what is called a bird's eye view! [more]

Thought For The Day

All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything - Swami Vivekananda. [more]

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