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Friday - 4/1/11
6th Annual Learnquest Music Conference

Saturday - 4/2/11
Sensational India!
Sensational Bollywood / PEM
6th Annual Learnquest Music Conference
VPS Fifth Annual Yoga Day
Enrolling for Math Bee
Akhand Ramayan Path / SDM
Mumbai Samba with Celebrity DJ Lloyd Indias #1 Dj

Sunday - 4/3/11
Sensational India!
6th Annual Learnquest Music Conference
Sunderkand Ka Paath
Moods of the Goddess
Paresh Rawal - Krishan vs Kanhaiya
Akhand Ramayan Path / SDM
Shirdi Sai Abhishek at New England Shirdi Sai Temple, Chelmsford, MA
India culture Day celebrations/ Shishubharati, Lexington.

Monday - 4/4/11
Gudi Padwa, Cheti Chand and Ugadi/Shri Dwarkamai
Mondays@ Tantric: Fundraising in the Social Entrepreneurship Space

Friday - 4/8/11
Priya Sisters / Mithas

Saturday - 4/9/11
NH NSF 2011 Education Bee
Marathi Sa Re Ga Ma
IAMV Holi Hangama !!
18th Annual Sri Ramacharitmanas Akahanda Parayan
Enrolling for Math Bee
Balamela on the occasion of Ugadi in Shrewsbury

Sunday - 4/10/11
TeamAIDAsha 2011 Information Session
Mata Ka Jagran / SDM
Does Time Cycle? - An Indian Point of View, Lecture by Thomas Burke

Wednesday - 4/13/11
Reading by Anand Giridharadras

Friday - 4/15/11
Life! Camera Action - South Asian FIlm Festival
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Concert
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Lokvani Talks To Krina Patel, Artist,Teacher And Food Enthusiast

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"I love sharing food stories. As I listened to food stories across the world I came to realize that food is about connecting and re-connecting - with people, places, a time in one’s life. So, I decided to start ‘Stir a Memory’ – a project that invites people to share food memories"- Krina Patel stirs up memories of food at the 'Sensational India' festival in Peabody Museum this weekend. [more]

In Conversation With Don Perrault

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Photographer Don Perrault has worked with many South Asian musicians and dancers to co-create shows to non-profit initiatives. An optical engineer by profession Perrault tells us the story of his unusual journey. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

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Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor who were shooting in New Delhi for Agent Vinod were approached to appear for a channel interview along with Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan. [more]

NEHTI Celebrates Hindustani Day

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Over sixty children who love to sing Hindustani Music participated in Hindustani Music Day organized by YCEP division of Ashland, Mass based New England Hindu temple on Sunday, February 27, 2011. The day started with snow storm warnings but that did not keep participants from performing at the Lakshmi temple. [more]

UIA Holi At Mantra - A Sold Out Event

(This article is sponsored by Mumbai Chopstix)
The United India Association hosted a fun filled Holi celebration at the Mantra restaurant in downtown Boston on March 20, 2011. Over 400 people attended the event. All ingredients of a traditional Holi festivals including Thandai, Chaat, colors , music and dance were present and gave a back-home feeling to the celebration. [more]

Local Givings: Prashant Fadia Foundation And American India Foundation: LAMP In Gujarat

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Migrant Children are Gaining the Ability to Continue their Education through AIF’S Learning and Migration Program In Gujarat. [more]

LearnQuest Music Festival This Week: Come, Enjoy The Magic!

Boston gears up to celebrate the 6th Annual Indian Classical Music Festival organized by LearnQuest Academy of Music. It is a five-day mega event from March 30-April 3, 2011 at Harvard University, Boston University and Regis College. [more]

Eclectic Euphoria (Navarasa Nayika And Lahari)

Twelve leading dance teachers in the area will be presenting the Navarasa Nayika , a classical dance ballet that blends Bharatanatyam and Odissi. The show has received rave reviews. The light music band Lahari will also present songs. The event on April 4 at 3:00 pm at Keefe Tech in Framingham is to support the under-privileged in India.
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Nach Night: Dancing The Night Away For A Good Cause

On March 12th, more than a two hundred people gathered at Nashua High School North for a night of music, good food, and revelry. Gold and silver streamers hung tantalizingly from the ceiling, and balloons scattered across the floor, reminiscent of an old Bollywood film, with its unending charm and glamour. Nach Night, IANH Youth Group’s annual dance fundraising event has been a big hit the past two years, and this year was no different. [more]

A Soulful Evening Of Geet And Ghazals

Mohan , Shraddha and Shua presented a wonderful selection of Geet and Ghazals on March 19. The event hosted by Jawed Wahid was a fundraiser to to support Pratham. [more]

New England Artists Enthrall Montreal Audience

New England is blessed with so much talent and synergy among artists that sets them aside in a crowd. This was evident to a great extent at the recent Thyagaraja Festival organized by the Bharathiya Sangeetha Sangham, Montreal, Canada. [more]

IAFPE - Leadership For The 21st Century

A enlightening panel discussion featuring HBS Dean Dr. Nitin Nohri, Harvard CMS Dean, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra and Ms. Arti Singh, VP International Standard for Lean Six Sigma and moderated by Raj Sharma gave a unique perspective on the meaning of leadership. [more]

NE Distinguished Alumni Recognized At IITSINE

M.S. Vijaykumar, Puran Dang and Dwarika Agarwal were recognized at the IITSINE social event for receiving the distinguished alumni award from IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bombay. Over 120 people attended the event which featured a wonderful cultural program. [more]

Rang De Basanti - Holi Celebration

Over 180 people came together for a wonderful Holi event held in Chelmsford on March 19 2011. [more]

Boston South Asian Film Festival

Mona Kumar is sponsoring the Boston South Asian Film festival for the second year at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. [more]

TyE Gala And 10K Business Plan Competitions – Finals On April 9th

This year, TyE 10K Business Plan competition and Gala will be held on April 9, 2011 at Holiday Inn Select in Woburn MA. Seven outstanding teams (Omni College Group, Photo Tagging, Illumination, Lex-Imagen, Team Brown, Knowtz, Team Alpha) will present their business plans which will span through an array of breakthrough ideas in diverse sectors. Three winning teams will be awarded cash prizes of $5K, $3K and $2K at the TyE Gala & Award Ceremony which will be held in the evening starting at 6:00 pm. [more]

Sri Vijay Durga Temple Opens In Burlington

The Peetham is currently being relocated to 85 Wilmington Road, Burlington MA, effective 8th April 2011. The Netronmeelanam is a 3-day event commencing on 8th ending on 10th. [more]

Early Detection Of Oral Cancer Can Save Life

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr.Neela Gandhi of ROFE DENTAL ASSOCIATES will be offering free exams and oral cancer screenings on Friday April 8th 2011. [more]

Akshaya Patra Wins The Gold Shield For Second Year In A Row

For the second year in a row, the Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO run midday meal program, has been awarded the Gold Shield Award for best financial reporting in the NGO sector by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Akshaya Patra’s vision is that no child shall be deprived of education because of hunger. The organization currently feeds 1.2 million children each day in 8,000 schools from 18 kitchens in eight states in India through the use of innovative technology. [more]

Look Deep, Look Inside....

Science has two fields — The material field and The spiritual field (the realm of consciousness). Both these fields operate in their own unique area and yield their own distinct rewards. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including 6th Annual Learnquest Classical Music Conference, Moods of the Goddess, Paresh Rawal-Krishan vs Kanhaiya, Eclectic Euphoria, Chinmaya Mission-Triple Carnatic Concerts and TiECON East 2011. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara and Aseem Chandawarkar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults [more]

Cartoon: Get Him At Any Cost

Get him at any cost.., how are we going to win the match without good players? We can always recover the cost from match fixing! [more]

Music Review: F.A.L.T.U

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Sachin-Jigar's music is a high energy youthful and festive. [more]

Jokes - Laugh A While

On Language and Translation [more]

Recipes - Healthy Spring

Healthy Recipes for Spring ! [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

The mangoose and the butterfly basking in Ratnagiri. [more]

Thought For The Day

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leave [more]

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