Event Update

Wednesday - 12/24/08
Hindi Movie Ghajani
KING Preview Show in Boston on Dec 24th @ Studio Cinema, Belmont, MA

Thursday - 12/25/08
Hindi Movie Ghajani
Nagarjuna KING Movie Direct Release in CT on Dec 25th at Parkade Cinemas, CT

Friday - 12/26/08
Hindi Movie Ghajani
Nagarjuna KING Movie in Boston on Dec 26-30 at Capital Theater

Saturday - 12/27/08
Ghajini Hindi Movie
Miracle Nite
Nagarjuna KING Movie in Boston on Dec 26-30 at Capital Theater

Sunday - 12/28/08
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Hindi Movie Ghajani
Nagarjuna KING Movie in Boston on Dec 26-30 at Capital Theater

Monday - 12/29/08
Hindi Movie Ghajani
Nagarjuna KING Movie in Boston on Dec 26-30 at Capital Theater

Tuesday - 12/30/08
Hindi Movie Ghajani
Gala New Years Eve Party
Nagarjuna KING Movie in Boston on Dec 26-30 at Capital Theater

Wednesday - 12/31/08
Ultimate Desi New Year Party / Bombay Mahal, Lowell, MA
Bollywood Boston
Hindi Movie Ghajani
2009 in Desi Style -- A New Year Eve Affair
Nagarjuna KING Movie in CT on Dec 31, Jan 1 at Bloomfield 8 Cinema

Thursday - 1/1/09
New Year Celebration / CVHTS
Nagarjuna KING Movie in CT on Dec 31, Jan 1 at Bloomfield 8 Cinema

Saturday - 1/10/09
Pongal-Republic Day Celebrations -2009
Folk art of India

Wednesday - 1/14/09
Braj Center - Opening

Friday - 1/16/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Saturday - 1/24/09
IAGB Republic Day Celebration
Braj Center - Opening

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Our Voice And Yours

Lokvani wishes all its readers, sponsors and well wishers a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! [more]

Lead Features, Local Happenings, Performing Arts, People, Contributions and Lifestyle.

Faces Of 2008 - Lokvani Talks To...Part 1

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Featured personalities of 2008... The stories that were on the pages of Lokvani. [more]

In Conversation --- A Recap: Part 1

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Nalina Sharma, Reema Chandra, Sarva Chithambaram, Muthu Velayutham, Subodh Mathur, Al Jagannath, SRK's body guard in Om in Shanti Om, Anandam Kavoori, Ashok Misra, Shrila Bhakti Swarup Tirtha Maharaj and Ashok Rao were featured in 2007. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Anushka Sharma, who debuted opposite Shah Rukh Khan in "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi", says she would like her dream guy to be like Surinder Sahni or Suri, the middle-class nice guy played by the superstar in the film. She also says she never dreamt of becoming an actress. [more]

South Asian Art - Some Insights From 2008

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
With the encouragement of The Prashant H. Fadia Foundation, Lokvani has been providing insights into South Asian Arts and South Asian Art History. We have addressed a wide variety of topics in 2008. It is also a moment to remember Prashant H. Fadia and his contributions to art. [more]

Dance Arangetrams In 2008

Sheetal Laad, Shweta and Shruti Kumar, Maithreyi Shankar, Sweta Athilat, Janhavee Deshpande, Shachi Risbud, Ira Padhye and Tara Krishnan accomplished a great milestone in their dance career. [more]

Music Arangetrams In 2008

Latika Sridhar, Sriva and Avinash Shukla attained a great milestone in their musical careers. [more]

Kannada Language And Literature

Prof. R. Balachandra, Northeastern University, gave a talk on Kannada Language and Literature on 13 December 2008 as part of the series 'Languages and Literature of India' offered by Harvard University's Department of Sanskrit and Indian studies Outreach Program. The talk served as a broad sweeping introduction covering script, grammar, and literature. [more]

UIA New Year Eve Party

A grand New Year's eve party Desi Style! Great Indian dinner and Magic Mike's group (New York's Best DJ) will be spinning the best Bollywood-Bhangra-Hip-Hop top ten! [more]

Local Events In 2008 - Part 1

From fabulous dance concerts and charity galas to business seminars events lit up the South Asian Scene! [more]

IAGB To Celebrate Republic Day

India Association of Greater Boston will celebrate the 59th anniversary of India's Republic Day on Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 4:30 pm at Burlington High School. [more]

Dr. Ghazal Srinivas Sets A New Guinness World Record

Renowned Telugu Ghazal Maestro Dr. Ghazal Srinivas created a New Guinness Book of World Record in singing 76 Global Languages in a Live Concert recently on 2-3rd June 2008. [more]

This Year's Best Gift - Hope!

Vision-Aid just signed a partnership with PCB Trust-Jodhpur, an NGO based in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Through the partnership Vision-Aid will provide, equipment, tools, written materials, expertise and funding to establish a low vision center in Jodhpur. [more]

Christmas Tainted By Commercialism

In the rush to celebrate the birth of the One who was born in a simple manger on a cold winter night, the real significance of Christmas is often forgotten. We are called to reflect on the road to Bethlehem. [more]

Tax Tips: Giving To Charity? Don't Forget The Paperwork

Are you drawing up your year-end charitable contributions list? After you check it twice, add a reminder to gather the paperwork required to claim a gift for yourself: an itemized tax deduction. [more]

White House Fellowships Accepting Applications

The White House announced today that The President's Commission on White House Fellowships now is accepting applications for the 2009 - 2010 Class of Fellows. Applications are now available [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Shailesh Goregaokar, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is the final set of puzzles for 2008! [more]

Musically Yours - 2008 Part 1

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Many albums have come our way. We thank out guest columnist, the talented singer Sudha (Lakshmi) Rao for her many contributions during this year. We thank Harish and Binita Dang of Sounds of India for their support. Check out the collection..from Jodha Akbar to .. [more]

Humor - New Year Jokes

Funny Jokes on New Year Resolutions ! [more]

Poem: Terrorism Ka Taandav

A Mumbai-ite shares his thoughts [more]

Book Review - In The Convent Of Little Flowers By Indu Sunderesan

With this book, Indu Sunderesan has secured a place for herself amongst other writers of Indian fiction. She has shown that she can write as well about 21st century India, particularly women, as she can about 17th century Indian women. [more]

Around The World Recipes

People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. ~Author Unknown [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Pictures to enjoy for the holidays ! [more]

Thought For The Day

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~Hal Borland [more]

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