January 10, 2008

Events for January in NY, NJ..!!!!!

So the New year has come....!!!! Well the big party time is over I know...!!!Still there are many events happening everyday....check them out !!

11th Jan Top Billin' Fridays with DJ Suhel @ Nyc's hottest destinations - LOTUS...409 West 14th street, bet. 8th vae & washington meatpacking, NYC..........visit Tantralist for more details....have fun !!! : 212 802 tantra

12th Jan Maya's Lounge presents the Bollywood night with desi food,music and videos....with DJ Mitch,DJ Frenil,DJ from 14 east 33rd street, NY Madison and 5th ave......212 685 6275... Maya's lounge

12th Jan Tantra presents Seductive the meatpacking district at NYC's newest and hottest lounge... 248 W, 14th street, NYC ...212 802 tantra... Tantralist

12th Jan Bollywood Remix Saturdays ...Longest running weekly south asian party @ Tonic, 727 7th avenue, NYC from 10 pm... in times square , admission to the party with dinner reservations.... 914 433 4118....visit Remix party

12th Jan -Cultural events - Dance in Green Brook Middle School,132 Jefferson Avenue,Somerset County, Green Brook,New Jersey,08812 from 3 pm - 7pm.Details: 732-968-1051..Hosted By:Bharat Sevashram Sangha of New Jersey...Performing artists: Vocal recital By: Gayatri SharmaBengali Drama - Hatta Malar O Pare. By: Dhakar Drama GroupPlay write: Badal Sirkar, Directed by: Subhasish Das...A garland of creative & classical dance performance By: Nritya Creations Academy of Dance.Directed by: Meena Basu NagKathak and creative dance presentation.By: Artists of Kala Mandir. Directed by: Smt. Malabika Guha ..

13th Jan - Odissi Classical Dance Class for Kids at 3pm in 143 Route 35, Laurence Harbor, New JerseyContact Details: Eva mataji.Hosted By:ISKCON of Central NJKala Niketan Odissi Teacher – Bani Ray Mataji...For: Kids of ages 4-12..classes : Twice a month-Second and Fourth Sunday of Month13Jan08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) and 27Jan08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) 10Feb08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) and 24Feb08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) 9Mar08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) and 23Mar08(Sun: 3PM-4PM) Fees: $25/month (for two classes per month) Bani Ray an exponent of Odissi has been delving in dance since the age of six. She studied dance under some of the most revered gurus and has been learning Odissi since 1970, from Shri Hari Krishna Behera, Valmiki Banerjee, Guru Shri Durga Charan Ranbir, and the Late Guru Shri Nath Raut. Apart from Odissi, Bani has also studied Mohini Attam, Manipuri and various other folk dance forms. Bani has performed extensively throughout India and the United States and has received numerous scholarships, fellowships, and awards for her expertise in the field of dance. As a joint director of Nehru Institute of Odissi Research and Training in Delhi, India, she has organized international seminars, symposiums and training programs for aspiring young dancers. Bani has performed at ISKCON Brooklyn, ISKCON Philadelphia and ISKCON Gita Nagari as well.For Further Information kindly contact:Eva mataji ( or Hemanta

13th Jan Standup Comedy Curry from 6:30PM- 9.30PM in Royal Palace, 77 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York,10607Royal Palace Phone : (914) 289-1988A Standup Comedy Show at an Indian Restaurant with Indian and American Comedians. Dinner: 6:00PM Show: 7:30PM Buffet Dinner, Open Bar & Comedy Show.. Door: $40 / advance: $35..Seating is Limited, Please reserve your tickets in advance! Featuring..Rahul Siddharth, Vidur Kapur, Jane Condon

17th Jan-20th Jan Indian dance OFF-BROADWAY! The Duke,42nd StreetSM, 229 West 42nd Street,New York..Phone : 646 223 3010... Rajika Puri performs her acclaimed one-woman show (originally commissioned by Rubin Museum of Art, NY), DEVI-MALIKA: a garland of danced stories on the feminine divine (Lalita - Parvati - Savitri - Saraswati - Radha - Sati) - in which she sings, chants, vocalizes rhythmic syllables or narrates in English while she dances - with Eric Fraser (flute) & Shane Shanahan (percussion). Directed by Yuval Sharon. Co-presented by Indo-American Arts Council .

18th Jan Hudson Valley Malayalee Association Christmas & New Year Celeberation from 5:00PM..Ramapo Freshman Center, 465,Viola Road,Spring Vally,New York,10977..Contact Details:Innocent Ulahannan Phone : 845 627 1195A MEGA SHOW - " STARS, SINGERS & MIMICS" ... 5pm-7pm dinner and after 7 pm program starts...Admission :$30 Per Person;$50 For VIP...with pass only...

19th Jan Sahasranama Puja for Lord Krishna Near Oak Tree Road from 9am - 12 pm in Chowpatty Hall,477 Lincoln Highway,Iselin,New Jersey,08817.. Contact Details:VJ Poondi Phone : 732-762-5026 ...Puja materials will be provided for all the sponsors at the Hall..You could sponsor the Puja directly at the Hall on the day of the event for $51. Prasad (Lunch) will be served.

20th Jan Sankranthi Children's Mela and Surya Namaskar Yagna...from 11:30AM to 3:30PM in here:Ved Mandir,1 Ved Mandir Drive,Milltown,New Jersey,08850.. Contact Details:Keshav DevPhone : 732-986-7751...A fun filled program to educate children about the importance of Sankranthi ....Program IncludesRangoli, Kite Making, Mehendi, Face Painting ..Cultural Programs ..Talk on Sankranthi by Children ..Games and exciting prizes for playing
and Suryanamaskar(Sun Salutation) Mahayagna (Jan 12-27, 2008) ..(A project to bring awareness about yoga and its advantages in achieving healthy body, mind and spirit)
for more information about Surya Namaskar Mahayagna, please visit .. Prasad(Lunch) will be served..

2oth Jan Mahayagna Satsang from 11:45AM to 1:30PM in Sadhu Vaswani Center,494 Durie Avenue,Closter,New Jersey,07621..Contact Details:Phone : 201 768 7857..Click Here for More Info

23rd Jan Isha Yoga Inner Engineering Program in Kiddie Keep Well Camp, 35 Roosevelt Dr, Edison, New Jersey,08837..Contact Details:Phone : 908-922-7553...Isha Foundation is a non-religious, not-for-profit, public service organization, which addresses all aspects of human wellbeing. From its powerful yoga programs for inner transformation to its inspiring projects for society and environment, Isha activities are designed to create an inclusive culture that is the basis for global harmony and progress. This approach has gained worldwide recognition and reflects in Isha Foundation's special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.....Free Intro Talk 9.30-10.30am or 6.45-7.45pm and the 7 day program jan 23-jan 29 ,2008 Isha foundation

24th Jan An Evening Of Many Cultures from 7 pm - 10 pm in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York City, New York...Contact Details: Phone : 212 650 2525..Met museum

25th Jan Kickoff Party -2008 from 10pm in Mayas Lounge,14 E 33rd St,B/w Madison and 5th Ave,New York City,New York,10016...Contact Details: Farooq : 646 645 6534....DJ Starr and Club Banger DJ Damianp....Ashley Moss's farewell party... Party ..ladies free till 11pm only on the guest list..

25th Jan Gospel Caravan Schedule at 8 pm in New York City Center West 55th St between 6th & 7th Avenues New York Phone 212.545.7536 ..National Heritage Masters Blind Boys of Alabama, Dixie Hummingbirds, Chuck Campbell, and the McIntosh County Shouters This celebration of the exhilarating gospel sound features some of the greatest names in gospel, a wealth of gospel traditions, and a rare opportunity to witness the shout or “ring shout,” one of the oldest African American performance styles. Featured are two legendary groups - the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Dixie Hummingbirds - which were leading exponents of the post-war “hard” gospel quartet style and had a major influence on the development of American pop music and R&B; virtuoso lap steel guitarist Chuck Campbell, one of the finest exponents of the sacred steel tradition who performs rousing blues-inflected hymns and instrumentals with his ensemble; and the McIntosh County Shouters, who are among the last active practitioners of the shout. Tickets $60, $50, $30 WMI Friends $55, $45, $25 Students $15 ... Program

25th Jan The Mall at OAK Tree Valentine's Day Sale from 10:30AM at THE MALL AT OAK TREE,1710 OAK TREE ROAD ,EDISON,New Jersey,08820...Jan 25 2008 10:30AM to Feb 14 2008 8:30PM...Contact Details: 732 549 2555..SPECIAL VALENTINE'S DAY SALE IN RITU KUMAR, PRRIYA & CHINTANS, SATYAPAUL, PAYAL SINGHAL & R2 STORES. .admission :FREE..SAle

26th Jan Cooking Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center,243 West 24th Street,New York City,New York, Details:Phone : 212 255 4560 ...Cooking Workshop
From 26th JAN - 21st JUN 2008.Workshops run once a month from 1pm-5pm on the following dates:Jan 26th.. March 1st..April 12th..May 17th..June 21st ..Learn the fundamentals of proper yogic diet while preparing a delicious vegetarian meal, to be enjoyed at the end of the workshop ...PLEASE REGISTER AT LEAST 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE NO TRANSFERS OR REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS WITHIN 3 DAYS OF THE COURSE .Admission :Members $25, Non-members $30

26th Jan Grand Gala Celebration from 4:00PM to 10:00PM in Hindu Temple Auditorium,45-47 Bowne Street,Flushing NY,New York.. Hosted By:Telugu Litracy & C ultural Association
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26th Jan Thamizhar Thiruvizha at 4:00PM in PS 131 Abigal Adams School,170-45 84th Avenue ,Jamaica ,Queens,New York...Prakaash.M.Swami : 718-275-0459...Hosted By:New York Tamil Sangam..Variety entertainment program for the entire family .. come and enjoy and be part of the three-hour fun..Ideal couple competition (Thiruvalar-Tirumathi New Yorker)
Tamil quiz for children 10-17 age group ..Handwork competition for men and women of all ages
Dance, music, drama, fellowship and dinner Details of competitions ..Handwork competition: duration: 1 hour between 3.30 to 4.30 pm. Deadline for submission of entries; Jan 6, 2008. Please bring your own materials. Participants must be at the auditorium by 3 . The winner (s) will be recognized and awarded during the program on stage. Interested participants, please send details to cultural committee chair Vanaja Parthasarathy at
Tamil Quiz competition: Open to all children and questions and answers will be in Tamil. Last date for submission of names is Jan 10. 2008. Email names and phone number to quiz master Prakash at pmswamy@ ...Thiurvalar Tirumathi New Yorker Ideal couple competition : Open to all Tamil couples in the tri-state area. Deadline: Jan 8, 2008. Contact NYTS Vice President Brahashitha Gupta and at ..Competition may be be called off if there are not enough participants. Decision of NYTS is final in this regard.For more details contact:Albert Chelladurai, president 718-969-1310 Prakaash M Swami, secretary 718-275-0459Madhavan Ramaswamy, treasurer 718-271-3855 ..

26th Jan Bollywood Remix Saturdays from 10:00PM Tonic,727 7th Ave.,New York,,New York..Contact Details:Bollywood Remix Group: 914-433-4118...Hosted By:Bollywood Remix Group .. - NYC's One & Only Saturday Night Bollywood Party ..Admission :Ladies - Complimentary before 11:30 with RSVP Gents - Reduced before 11:30 with dates

27th Jan South Asian Bridal Show from 1:00PM to 5:00PM in Crowne Plaza Hotel,66 Hale Avenue,White Plains,New York..Contact Details:Phone : 914 821 1365.... Admission is Complimentary

27th Jan NetIP-NY Launch Brunch from 1:00PM to Jan 27 2008 3:00PM in GUSTO ristorante e bar americano,60 Greenwich Avenue,New York ,New York,07016...Contact Details:VP Social Phone : 2014919075...NetIP-NY 2008 Launch Brunch ..NetIP-NY has an exciting new year planned for you! Join us at the Launch Brunch and learn more about our upcoming events, mingle with new members, and meet the 2008 Board. A delicious 2 course brunch will be served . Location: GUSTO ....60 Greenwich Avenue Members: $25Non-members: $40 Register Here ..*Free with new membership ..Contact Bobby with questions about this eventContact Nevin with questions about NetIP-NY membership. ..Net ip

27th Jan Indian National Flag Hoisting Ceremony at 3 pm in The Hindu Temple society of North America,45 - 47 Bowne street,Flushing,New York,11355...Contact Details:Mr.Champak Parikh : 718 961 1123...Hosted By:The Hindu Temple society of N America ..programs :Indian National Flag Hoisting Ceremony Followed by patriotic songs & Indian Classical Dance @ Auditorium

29 Jan The Shape of Things: Chinese and Japanese Art 11:00AM in New York Asia Society and Museum725 Park Avenue NYC, NY ..Exhibition On The Shape of Things:Chinese and Japanese Art from the Mr.& Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection @ NY Asia Society and Museum Asia society ..

30th Jan Mahatma Gandhi's Puniya 6:30PM in New India House,3 East 64 Street,New York City,New York..Contact Details:Phone : 212 989 8383...Consulate General of India & Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan invites u for the Mahatma Gandhi's Puniya Tithi ...The program will consist of inter-faith prayers, speeches, poetry reading and bhajans...

31st Jan FALU and DJ REKHA present NYC's hottest new party - "Bangles and Backbeats "!!...from 8:00PM - 11pm in Canal Room,285 West Broadway at Canal,New York,New York...Contact Details:Gaurav Shah: 917-573-4998...New Yorkers on the hunt for the best events on the Manhattan nightlife scene have a tantalizing new happening to add to their social calendar: “BANGLES AND BACKBEATS,” an ongoing live music and DJ dance party that will make its debut on Thursday, January 31st at the Canal Room. “Indie Hindi” chanteuse Falu, a classically trained Indian vocalist blending the Hindi vibe with inventive rock, will headline the first BANGLES AND BACKBEATS with her band of NYC musicians. Not only can she tear up the rock clubs in downtown Manhattan, but Falu also serves as one of Carnegie Hall's Music Ambassadors to NYC. Falu recently teamed up with Wyclef Jean to lend her unique vocal styling to the score of Angelina Jolie’s documentary A Place in Time, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last spring. Additionally, Falu just wrapped on a recording project with DJ Logic. In addition to featuring songs off of Falu’s debut album, the night will include a very special set by DJ Rekha, a musician instrumental in introducing the sounds of Bhangra and British Asian music to North America.Click here for advance tickets..Admission :$12 in advance at Canal room , 21+ ....Click Here for More Info

31st Jan Vidur Kapur Live Schedule at 7:30PM...Gotham Comedy Club208 W. 23rd Street,Bet 7th & 8th Avenue New York, NY 10011...Phone 212-367-9000


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