September 11, 2007

Desi happenings in the town !!!!!!!!!!!

Let's talk about what is coming up in our city .....'DESI ISSHTYLE '......

Carnatic Vocal workshop with Shobana Raghavan on sep 13th at 7.30 pm at Lotus Music & Dance,109 West 27th Street,8th Floor,NY,New York,10001...
Students will be introduced to the ragas (melodic scales) and talas (rhythmic cycles) that make Carnatic music enjoyable and accessible. Students will learn the basic swaras (solfege) that form ragas, gamakas (swara ornamentations) and sollkattus (clusters of beats) that form talas and will go on to learn two traditional songs that use the above aspects.
Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments if any, to try the Indian melodies taught.
Workshops held Only on Thursdays.
6 sessions, $150 prepaid or $30 per session

Bollywood Remix Saturdays ...Longest running weekly south asian party on sep 15th at 10 pm... in times square , admission to the party with dinner reservations....

Vocal by Deepak Kumar Pareek in Ananda Ashram, 13 sapphire road, Monroe, NY, New york 10950.......on sep 15th 10.30 am.
Deepak guides students in meditative vocal exercises exploring raga and compositions and in use of the tamboura as a drone for the voice. This class will help to perfect your voice no matter what your singing style is. For students of all levels. $50/weekend

'MAYA RAVAN' dance show in the New york Ganesha temple in flushing by Padmashree Shobana on sep 16th ,sunday 5-8pm ...HTC center Auditorium, 45-57 Bowne St. Flushing, NY 11355......on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi...
tickets - $25, $45, $50, $100 ....prices based on availability

'DULHANEXPO' bells !!!!! ...u shud go to this South Asian Bridal Show which is goin to help u in plan ur wedding venues, caterers, photographers, mandap designers, florists, disc jockeys, jewelers, wedding supplies and more and more..... Ur work is goin to be really simple if u enjoy this show..... Sep 16th, sunday between 12-7 pm in Long Island Hiton, NY and Sep 23rd, sunday between 12-7pm in Crown Plaza Cherry Hill in NJ..........Lotsa attractions waiting for u there !!!!!!!!...U can register in their site ....

1-866-4DULHAN (Toll Free Phone - USA & Canada)

Sumit's Cell: 1-732-754-1894, Shikha's Cell: 1-908-565-0722Dulhan Inc., PO Box 522, Iselin, New Jersey, 08830 or

Carnatic Classical vocal concert by Maharajapuram S Ramachandran at Sai Mandir, 1889 Grand Avebue, Baldwin, Ny, 11510 on sep 20th thursday 6.30-8pm. free admission

'Swami Parthasarathy Lecture in NYC' on sep 26th at 7 - 8.30 pm in Community Church, 40 East 35th Street,Between Park and Madison,NYC.
Swami Parthasarathy is the greatest living exponent ofVedanta, the ancient philosophy of India.He has been able totranslate it's subtle philosophical themes into practical knowledgeof everyday living. Free admission.

Tatva - the elements. A Gala Night celebarting the hybrid tendencies of design & aesthetics proliferating the conetemporary srts & fashion of South Asia on sep 27th at The Tehresharan Gallery, 143 W 29th St. between 6-7 avenue, NY. 9173946270. 6-11pm

Onam 2007 and Bharathanatyam dabce ballet by Shobana on sep 28th at 8.15 pm in Clarkstown South High School,31 Demarest Mill Road,West Nyack,New York,10994...
tickets - $30, $50, $100

'Queens Bhangra' on sep 29th at 10pm in 259-17 Hillside Avenue, Floral Park, NY 11001...DJ sunny, DJ rajj, DJ raman.....Are gonna rock you....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Dhol players with belly dancers!!!!!

Unnikrishnan / Sadhna Sargam - Musical Concert in 85, George Street, New brunswick, NJ 08901 on sep 30th, sunday at 4 pm. 7325893543


Weekend Warrior said...

Nice information.. Quite useful to New York citizens