Event Update
Friday - 09/17/10
Sri. Malladi Brothers (Carnatic Vocal) / MITHAS
Shaam-e Sangeet

Saturday - 09/18/10
An Evening with Hari Prasad Chaurasia
BAPS Charities – Boston Walk 2010
Global Mala NH - Yoga for Peace in Action
Laksharchana for Lord Sri Venkateswara

Sunday - 09/19/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Shaadi Bazaar - Bridal Show

Wednesday - 09/22/10
AR Rahman Jai Ho Concert

Thursday - 09/23/10
Reception with Tim Cahill

Friday - 09/24/10
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda

Saturday - 09/25/10
Padmabushan Dr. L. Subramaniam - Carnatic Violin Concert
3rd Annual Pratham Boston Gala 2010 - Anupam Kher
IAMV Diwali Mela - Grand Celeberation
Fundraiser for BSSK
An Evening of Entertainment for a Cause
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda

Sunday - 09/26/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Krishna vs Kanhaiya - Paresh Rawal / Hindi Play
Yoga at Sri Lakshmi Temple

Monday - 09/27/10
Lear Hindi

Wednesday - 09/29/10
National Immigrant Integration Conference
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Our Voice And Yours

Which countries’ government is the richest: India is 6th, USA is 17th.

Meet Our Sponsor - LearnQuest Academy of Music [more]

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

Lokvani Talks To The Shaadi Bazaar Team

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Shaadi Bazaar to be held this Sunday,Sept, 19th is an all-inclusive bridal show with every vendor a bride needs to plan their dream wedding. Visitors will be able to get tips from beauty experts, sample food from local caterers, speak with talented photographers, see amazing floral and decor designs and much more. [more]

In Conversation With Adam Krikorian

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
The US National Women's Water Polo team defeated Australia to win the World Championship at the games held in Christ Church, New Zealand. Their coach talked to Lokvani about the team and what it takes to excel in sports. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Rishi Kapoor his wife Neetu Singh and son Ranbir are planning to come together in a film together which apparently Ranbir will direct. [more]

Soulful Strings – In Memoriam On 9/11

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
The Center of Indic Studies and Indian Student Association of University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth presented a Hindustani Classical Sitar concert entitled “Soulful strings – In Memoriam” on September 11, 2010 to mark the 9/11 anniversary with a music offering. The sitar artist was Smt. Anupama Bhagwat and she was accompanied by Pandit Samar Saha on tabla. [more]

South Asian Art - Miniature Paintings

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
As the term suggests, miniature paintings are small works of art executed with amazing attention to details. [more]

An Evening Of Entertainment For A Cause

Enjoy Odissi dance, Bengali play, Bollywood dance and musical band while you support, assist and strengthen the underprivileged individuals and "We for Hope" on September 25th. BUY TICKETS [more]

Paresh Rawal’s Hindi Drama Krishan V/S Kanhaiya

Due to overwhelming response to Paresh Rawal’s Hindi drama Krishan V/S Kanhaiya, Eshani Shah of Dhoom Entertainment announces a second show of the Drama in the afternoon at 1:30 pm on September 26th, 2010. The shows are planned at 1:30 pm and 5 pm at Reading Memorial High School Auditorium in Reading MA. [more]

Encounter, A Dance Theater By Aparna Sindhoor And Anil Natyaveda

Navarasa Dance Theater is pleased to announce the US premiere of Encounter at the Julie Thompson Theater at the Dance Complex, Cambridge, MA on Fri and Sat Sep 24, 25 and Oct 1, 2, 2010. Tickets: $20 and $15 (for students, seniors and BDA members.) All shows are at 8 pm. [more]

World Conference Celebrates Vedic Wisdom For Civilizational Harmony

The WAVES 2010 conference held in Trinidad last week attracted over 100 scholars from all over the world. WAVES stands for the World Association of Vedic Studies and Vedas are considered to be the earliest known texts of the human civilization. [more]

Leading Luminaries From India Discuss Investment Opportunities At EAPD Forum

On September 10th, the international law firm of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge hosted a dinner meeting for 90 guests featuring a high-profile delegation from the Government of Gujarat, India. Hosted by Shahana Basu Kanodia, Partner and Chair of EAPD's South Asia Practice Group, the dinner was sponsored by the Government of Gujarat, the US India Business Council (USIBC) represented by Gaurav Verma, and the Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment (MOITI). [more]

Samskrita Bharathi - Jaahnavii 2010

Jaahnavii 2010 managed to bring together more than 150 individuals of all different ages and very diverse backgrounds. There were some who were fluent in SamskRtam and others who, like me, seemed to have looks of confusion permanently pasted on their faces. [more]

Laksharchana For Lord Sri Venkateswara

Sep. 18, a very special puja, Laksharchana for Lord Venketashwara will be held at the Shri Lakshmi temple in Ashlans. It is a very auspicious event. Learn how you can participate. [more]

EID And Pak Flood Relief

People of all faiths and all ethnicity are welcome and encouraged to attend this event at John Hancock Hall on Sunday, Sep. 19th, 2010. [more]

Mirchi II Boat Party

Back by popular demand, GenerationDesi brings for you the highly successful "The Mirchi II Boat Party", Bostons Only All Desi Music Boat Party. [more]

A Dazzling Dance Debut - Arangetram By Gayatri Menon

A captivating Arangetram by Gayatri (student of Ranjani Saigal) will be remembered by friends and family alike, and there is no doubt that there will be more to come from this talented and wonderful young dancer. [more]

Veena Arangetram Of Samita Mohanasundaram

Smt. Durga Krishnan’s student, Samita Mohanasundaram, had her Veena Arangetram or solo debut recital at the Chinmaya Maruthi Auditorium in Andover on July 31st with Gaurishankar Chandrashekar accompanying her on the Mridangam. [more]

Madhav Chavan On Educational Reform

Madhav Chavan founder of Pratham, whose work has improved the learning of 21 million children in India, spoke to Lokvani about educational entrepreneurial opportunities. Attend Pratham Boston's Gala on Sep. 25th, and meet the famous cine star Anupam Kher. Buy your tickets now! [more]

Youth Forum - PAL Donates Backpacks

“It is less than six months since the inception of PAL, but we were able to successfully raise over $10,000 to execute our first big project. We have worked all summer to raise funds, procure backpacks and supplies and pack them ready for distribution. It is the smiling faces of these children that inspires us to continue this project in future,” says Suren Nannapaneni, the founder of PAL, and a sophomore at Saint Paul’s School in Concord NH. [more]

Democracy In Action Requires An Informed Electorate

Do you think the state government should be allowed to audit itself? Isn’t that a conflict of interest? Kamal Jain will let you audit the government. He won’t just peek behind the curtain and tell you what’s going on, he will tear down the curtain and let you see it for yourself. [more]

Poem: The House

As the nicotine stained teeth
of my grandfather,
the house looks
ragged and old from outside
but it is shielded
with kisses from inside.

Indian Channels On The Internet

The Internet offers a wide range channels in all Indian Languages. Sun TV, Zee TV, Gemini TV can all be accessed and many free of cost. The author gives some pointers. [more]

Role Of Diet In Ayurveda

Divya Om ,an organization created by Baba Ramdev has become world famous for providing Ayurvedic cures for many ailments. These "Ramdev Baba" medicines are now available in the Boston area at Ajays Market, http://ajaysmarket.webs.com/ in Norwood. Learn more about the role of diet. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including An Evening with Malladi Brothers, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Laksharchana for Lord Sri Venkateswara, Shaadi Bazaar, Jai Ho-A.R. Rehman, Padmabhushan Dr. L Subramaniam, We For Hope Fundraiser, Pratham Boston Gala, Baba Shivanand - Healing and Meditation Workshops, and Boston Sargam. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Arun Lahori, Nupur Parikh, Sudha Godhani Patel and Deepa Fernandes Prabhu, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Crook

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Pritam Chakroborty brings forth a rather like able track. [more]

Laugh A While

A highway patrolman pulled alongside a speeding car on the freeway. Glancing at the car, he was astounded to see that the woman behind the wheel was knitting! The trooper cranked down his window and yelled, "PULL OVER!" "No," the woman yelled back, "It's a scarf!" [more]

Recipes - Squashes

Summer may be coming to an end but what would you do with the squashes in your garden? Try these delicious recipes. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

When Rome was not built in a day! [more]

Thought For The Day

"To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness." - Bertrand Russell. [more]

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