May 9, 2009

Events for May 2009 in Ny, Nj

What is up for the month of May in our city??

May 9th Chhandayan presents the 10th annual All-Night Concert of Indian Classical Music Featuring Musicians: Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Mohan Veena), Padma Talwalkar (Vocal), Soumitra Lahiri (Sitar), Mitali Banerjee Bhowmik (Vocal), Samir Chatterjee (Tabla), George Ruckert (Sarod), Allyn Miner (Sitar), Shailendra Misra (Tabla), Nitin Mitta (Tabla), Utpal Dutta (Tabla), Kedar Naphade (Harmonium) at New York Society for Ethical Culture ,2 W 64th Street ,New York ,10023 from 7:00PM to May 10 2009 6:00AM Contact Details: Phone : 973 460 5282. Click Here

May 9th Indian music meetup presents Spring fever - live music from 8 - 10 pm . DJ Uproot Andy from 10 pm. Admission 48 by paypal, $10 at door. Mehanata 113 Ludlow Street NYC. RSVP AND PAY ONLINE AT : Contact Details: Sanjay Gupta - phone : (212) 625-0981. Click Here for More Info

May 12th Holly has not only received critical acclaim at worldwide film festivals, but also received great praise by trafficking experts when it was screened at the United Nations. Producers Guy Jacobson and Adi Ezroni were honored by the U.S. State Department with the prestigious Anti-Trafficking Heroes Award in the "2008 Trafficking in Persons Report"--the first filmmakers to ever earn the award.
*All proceeds from the event will be donated to RedLight Children Campaign
*Guy Jacobson the Writer/Producer of Holly will be at the screening to conduct a Q & A session. Rm.Fifty5 ,210 West 55th Street ,New York ,New York ,10019.from 6:30PM to May 12 2009 9:30PM. Contact Details:Ami Phone : 201-281-1104.Admission :$15 Suggested Donation
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May 16th Looking to meet new friends, a date or your soul mate? Looking to meet more people in one day than you have in a year? and Indian Matrimonials .com invite you to their innovative and exciting New York Desi Date & Dash in New York. A combination of speed dating and networking, this event is the best way to make new friends and meet other singles. And if it results in romance, even better!
Whatever you do, make sure you sign up. It could be the most fun and memorable experience you've had in a long time.
WHO: Professional Indian singles ages 25-33
WHERE: Bombay Bistro at 155 E 52nd Street, New York, New York 10022
Admission is on a first come first served basis.
Visit for further details. Anjli Giri Phone : (303) 459-2308

May 17th Shruti Laya Presents Sikkil Gurucharan - Vocal @ Lakshmi Hall ,Hindu Temple ,Flushing ,New York, from 4:00PM Contact Details: Admission :$15, $10 Click Here

April 7, 2009

Desi events for April 2009 in Ny, NJ

so wassup for April 2009 in your city ??

April 11th 2009 Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, New York and Dr. Ambedkar International Mission Inc. USA (AIM) has organized Dr. Ambedkar Lectures - 2009 to celebrate Dr. B R Ambedkar jayanti.
Program Details:
10:30am - 11.00am ---> Registration, Tea
11:00am - 12:00noon---> Prof. Nicholas B.Dirk,Vice President and Dean for Arts and Science Columbia University To talk on “Caste after Dr. Ambedkar”
12:30pm - 1:30pm---> Lunch Break
1:30pmpm - 4:30pm---> Post Lunch Session
Guest of Honor: Prof. Janaki Bakhle, Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University
Mr. Panjamurti, Chairman, DPRS, Malaysia
Mr. M.S. Bahal, International Coordinator, BAMCEF
Dr. Ajay Gondane, Deputy Consul General of India of New
please contact : Ravi Badge (732-690-1864), Milind Awasarmol(732-822-9348), MilindWankhede (848-391-7380), Nitin Suryatale (516-356-2219), Vivek Fulzele(732-809-2206),Raju Kamble (832-310-8345),Milind Thamke (408-390-8624), Deven Wahane (983-342-3775)
Admission :FREE Info
Venue : Columbia University ,Kellogg Centre, International Affairs Building, 420 West, 118th Street, Amsterdam Avenue ,New York from 10:30AM to 4:30PM. Contact Details: Deven Wahane, Phone : 973 342 3775

April 11th Piyalir Password at Madison Theatre 1040 Madison Ave ,Albany ,New York , 12208 from 3:00PM contact Details: Devasish Phone : (410) 579 6789. Hosted By: Center for Social change Inc . Admission :Tickets:$10 Info

April 18th Desi Hungama is a dance celebration of South-Asian culture consisting of two parts- local youth participation and collegiate competition. Nottingham High School ,3100 East Genesee St ,Syracuse ,New York ,13210. Phone : 315 383 9397 . Admission :Tickets:$7 adults, $4 kids and students with college ID Desi hungama

April 18th Capital District Malayalee Association Presents Easter and Vishu Celebrations @ Lishakill Middle School 68 Waterman Ave ,Albany ,New York ,12205 from 5:30PM Contact Details: Syamala Prasad Phone : 518 785 585. Admission :$25 $10 $30 $15

February 24, 2009

Desi Events in February 2009 in NY, NJ !!

What is up for February in our city !!
Feb 25th Indian Women's Program. Do you want to participate in a FREE workshop program for Indian women. Eight weekly sessions in February and March held on Wednesday mornings in South Orange, NJ, will include topics such as coping with cultural change, work/volunteering opportunities, visa issues, personal mobility, etc. Make friends and learn in a safe environment. Program is facilitated by Vineeta Chopra, graduate student of counseling at Montclair State University. For more information and to register please visit or call 201-779-2205. Private Residence ,South Orange ,New Jersey. Workshop from Feb 25 2009 9:30AM to Apr 8 2009 11:00AM. Contact Details: Vineeta Chopra, Phone : 201-779-2205. More details : Click Here

Feb 26th IN-MOTION Presents Bhangra Dance-a-Thon @ China 1 50 Avenue B ,New York ,
New York.@ 9:00PM. Contact Details: Phone : 917-716-5312.
Admission :$15 Click Here

Feb 27th RED RUMOR Presents Mumbai Lounge Nites @ Kemia 630 9th Avenue ,New York , New York.@ 9:00PM contact Details: Phone : 201 297 4246. Admission :$200 $250 Click Here

Feb 27th TOPSHELF ENTERTAINMENT Presents A Red and Black Affair with DJ SPINBAD along with DJ ILL-S and SAMMY J @ Blvd 199 Bowery @ Spring Street ,New York , New York.@ 10:00PM Contact Details: Phone : 212 203 9036 Spinbad

Feb 27th Sri Sri Yoga classes, offered by the Art of Living Foundation, provides an in-depth experience of yoga to nurture the body, mind and spirit for a healthier and happier life. Course highlights: *Gentle and powerful series of yoga posture
*Proper breathing method
*Meditative relaxation methods
*Proper diet
*Principles ofcoping up with day-to-day stress
*Ayurveda, and yoga postures tailor-made to your ayurvedic body type
Course Fee: $200 (Regular), $150 (seniors and full-time students)
Art of Living Center , 127, W 25th Street, 3rd Floor, New York ,New York ,10018
Feb 27 2009 6:30PM to Mar 2 2009 9:30PM. Contact Details: Prathima Sripathi Phone : 347-322-5950

Feb 28th Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Presents Talks on Bhagavat Saranagati By Swami Pratyagbodhananda. Sri Venkateswara Temple Auditorium ,780 Old Farm Road ,Bridge water ,New Jersey ,08807. @ 5:00PM Contact Details: Viji, Phone : 732-748-8830 Sri Swami Pratyagbodhananda, a disciple of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, is a traditional teacher of Vedanta. He has been teaching Vedanta for the past two decades in Surat, India, and at the Arsha Vidya Gurulam in Saylorsburg, PA. Swamiji teaches Vedantic texts such as the Bhagavad Gita as well as devotional texts such as the Srimadbhagavatam. With his love and understanding, he has endeared himself to all those with whom he has come in touch. Click Here

Feb 28th Marati Viswa Presents Zalak 2009 @ West Windster Plainsbro High School 346 Clarksville Road ,Princeton Junction ,New Jersey ,08550 Contact Details: Ashok Chaudhary. Phone : 732 441 4889. Click Here