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Event Update
Saturday - 11/27/10
Maaveerar Naal 2010

Sunday - 11/28/10
Sri. Nayan Ghosh (Sitar) / MITHAS

Thursday - 12/2/10
Can Technology Solve Global Poverty?

Saturday - 12/4/10
Vishwa Samskrita Dinam Celebrations
Harnessing the Power of Micro-­‐Movements in an Era of Economic Turbulence
Indian Film Festival at PEM
Re-Mapping South Asia: Space, Time, Method

Sunday - 12/5/10
BVIS Diwali 2010
Sunderkand Ka Path
Indian Film Festival at PEM

Saturday - 12/11/10
Saheli Shrewsbury presents talk on Yoga and Health.
ISW Christmas Celebration

Sunday - 12/12/10
Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha - Hindi Play
The Identity of India: The Iron Age 2000BC to 500 BC

Saturday - 12/18/10
Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha - Hindi Play
Aayye Mehrbaan

Sunday - 12/19/10
Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha - Hindi Play

Sunday - 12/26/10
Roshni - A Complete Blind Music Show
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Lokvani Talks To Amrik Pabla, One World Cuisine

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
In Boston, virtually anything pertaining to the culinary and cultural realm of the sub-continent of India – from fine dining and nightlife to gourmet groceries to fast casual takeout – is represented by ONE WORLD CUISINE. This family of culinary outposts has been synonymous with quality and authenticity for more than 20 years, and it's horizons are expanding in 2010. [more]

In Conversation With Partha Ghosh

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
The Founder-Director of Strategy/Policy advisory firm Partha S. Ghosh & Associates and a former partner at McKinsey & Company, Ghosh is working on socio-economic revitalization in emerging nations through The Boston Pledge. He talked to Lokvani about this effort and the upcoming conference "Paying it Forward, The Power of Micromovements" to be held on Dec 4, 2010, at 2:30 pm at Tufts University. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Priyanka Chopra may be having sleepless nights in Berlin where she is presently shooting for Don 2. According to reports doing the rounds, the actress is being haunted by a ghost from her past. [more]

American India Foundation Raises $800,000 At Annual New England Gala

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
At its 4th Annual New England Gala, the American India Foundation (AIF) raised $800,000, making it the most successful AIF gala. This year’s AIF gala honored Paul B. Kazarian, Chairman and Founder of Japonica Partners and the Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation for his role in philanthropic leadership in India. Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, and Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation and the Dean of MIT’s School of Engineering were also honored. [more]

Navarasa Nayikas: A Creative And Collaborative Exposition Of The Nine Fundamental Moods Of Classical Indian Dance

(This article is sponsored by Mumbai Chopstix)
This performance was most notable for creating a cohesive artistic experience by bringing together differences – three different styles of classical Indian dance (Bharatha Natyam, Kuchupudi and Odissi), traditional Carnatic melodies with modern instruments and percussion, stories from far-apart regions of India, and most impressively, the creative minds of eleven accomplished dancers and dance teachers. [more]

South Asian Art - Cubism

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Cubism has been called the first and the most influential of all movements in 20th-century art. In Cubism, the subject matter is broken up, analyzed, and reassembled in an abstracted form. Modern Indian painter Jehangir Sabavala set a new world record with his "The Casuarina Line I" selling at Rs 1.7 crores at the Saffronart's summer online auction early this year. [more]

Rajkumar Rizvi In Concert At Greater Boston

You had to be present there in the moment, to savor this rare though traditional 'Ghazal Baithak', hosted by Learn Quest Academy. Such was the spell cast by Ustad Rajkumar Rizvi, his charming wife Shrimati Indrani Chatterjee Rizvi and their lovely daughter Neha Rizvi. [more]

Anand Subramony Concert Scintillates

Youth Entrepreneurship & Sustainability (YES) hosted an enthralling afternoon of carnatic music by Anand Subramony on November 14th at the St. Brigid’s Parish, in Lexington. Anand mesmerized the crowd of about 150 with a range of ragas and a variety of compositions. [more]

Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha, A Comedy Play In Hindi

New England Hindi Manch presents Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha - A comedy play in Hindi on 12/12-Lexington, MA, 12/18-Providence, RI and 12/19-Shrewsbury, MA. [more]

Boston Bhangra Competition Rocks Orpheum

If you like Bhangra, Boston was the place to be on November 12th, 2010! Boston Bhangra, Inc. hosted their 7th Annual Boston Bhangra Competition, called BBC for short, at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston. This was their seventh straight sell out event with close to 3,000 people in attendance. [more]

TAGB Celebrates Silver Jubilee In Grand Scale

Telugu Association of Greater Boston celebrated its Silver Jubilee on October 30th at the superbly decked out Aleppo Shriner’s Auditorium, Wilmington, MA in the presence of more than 2200 audience – a memorable celebration that began at 9:00AM in the morning and continued well past midnight. US Senator Scott Brown graced the occasion. [more]

Indian Americans In Belmont Come Together To Celebrate Diwali!

This year, Bindis celebrated its second Diwali at the lovely residence of Jimmy and Jayanthi Mistry, a longtime Belmont family. While 80 people is a large number, it was a cosy enough setting that allowed families to mingle and get to know each other. [more]

IANH Diwali Festival 2010

Diwali, “festival of lights”, represents the victory of good spirit over the evil soul. On October 30th 2010, the IANH organization held its annual Diwali Festival at Nashua High School North, where over 600 people attended. [more]

Udavum Karangal Hosts First Annual Diwali Poker Charity Event

A dedicated group of volunteers, Neelesh Shah, Sudha Ramanathan, Sridevi Krishnamoorthy, and Mayuri Janapareddy swung into action to raise funds and engage other service organizations like CRY Boston, NetSAP, Indian Association of New Hampshire, to support Udavam Karangal successful fundraiser. [more]

IMANE Honors Community Leaders

Indian Medical Association of New England celebrated its 32nd Annual Gala on November 20, 2010 at the Burlington Marriott and recognized the community service efforts of Dr. Manju Seth, Dr. Janine Saldanha and Dr. Srinivasan. [more]

Kuchipudi Rangapravesam: Rashi Gupta

I was blessed to be present at the Kuchipudi Rangapravesam of Kum. Rashi Gupta on August 21, 2010 at the Burriville High school theater in Rhode Island... [more]

ISW Announces Scholarship Winners

Shivi Garg, Amisha Nehra, Deeksha Sarin, Madhuri Garg, Rajyalakshmi Pyda, Saharsh Mehta and Hari Chelvan were the winners of the 2010 ISW Scholarhships. [more]

Leader Bank Named One Of The Globe's Top 100 Places To Work

"I am proud not only to have been included in the Boston Globe’s ‘Top 100 Places to Work’ list this year, but also to have risen in the Small Business ranking from number 40 in 2009 to 22 in 2010," stated Sushil K. Tuli, President and CEO of Leader Bank. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Sri. Nayan Ghosh, Harnessing the Power of Micro-Movements in an Era of Economic Turbulence, Indian Film Festival at PEM, Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha, Aayye Mehrbaan and Roshni - A Complete Blind Show. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Akshay Gowrishankar, Arul Prakash and RK Sambangi, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Cartoon: It Won't Fly

Money! Money! Money! [more]

Music Review: Music Therapy

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Renowned music therapist and music healer, Dr. M. Harre Harren's CD Music Therapy uses Indian classical music to help heal heart ailments, muscle pain, headache and migraine. [more]

Laugh A While

Laugh away this weekend with family and friends. [more]

Recipes For Thanksgiving From Around The World

Here are some great links to some delicious exotic recipes for Thanksgiving. With pictures, videos etal! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose.
By any other name would smell as sweet."

Thought For The Day

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson. [more]

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