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October 3, 2008

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Nitish S. Rele

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Khaas Baat monthly newspaper (A Publication for Indian Americans in Florida)

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Doctors Expo & Health Fair April 16, 2016, at Space Coast Stadium in Melbourne

April 10, 2016

Dear readers:

A Doctors Expo & Health Fair will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Space Coast Stadium, 5800 Stadium Parkway, #101, Melbourne. The event is presented by Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation. For details, visit http://www.doctorsfoundation.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Gujarati play ‘Umar Chhe Antique Pan Dil Chhe Romantic’ takes stage April 17 in Orlando

April 10, 2016

Dear readers:

Gujarati Society of Central Florida will present a Gujarati comedy play “Umar Chhe Antique Pan Dil Chhe Romantic” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, at Olympia High School, 4301 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando. It stars TV actors Apara Mehta and Firoz Bhagat. The drama is free for society members; $35 for non-members. For information, visit http://www.gujaratisocietycfl.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

‘Bal Gandharva: Remembering Natya Sangeet Legend concert April 17 in Tampa

April 10, 2016

Good afternoon:

Swaradhana will present “Bal Gandharva: Remembering Natya Sangeet Legend” on Sunday, April 17, 2016 in Tampa. Vocalist Pandit Anand Bhate will be accompanied by Aditya Oak on harmonium and Prasad Padhye on tabla. The concert will be at Arbor Greene Community Center, 18000 Arbor Greene Drive, from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person till April 13; thereafter, $35; to buy tickets, visit http://www.swaradhana.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Swami Mukundananda presents free discourses in Jacksonville (April 2-7), Miami (April 9-15), Tampa/St. Petersburg (April 16-24)

April 6, 2016

Dear readers:

Renowned spiritual leader Swami Mukundananda is touring Florida this month (April 2016) to present discourses in English, as well as yoga and meditation. A Vedic scholar and senior disciple of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji, Mukundananda has held discourses throughout the world for devotees dedicated to achieving true, unlimited bliss in all aspects of life. For more information about the Jagadguru Kripalu Yog, visit http://www.jkyog.org

JACKSONVILLE
APRIL 2-7: “GROW FROM WITHIN TO SUCCEED IN LIFE;” Hindu Society of North East Florida (HSNEF), 4968 Greenland Road, Jacksonville; 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday; for information, call Sonia Shahani at (904) 429-3803.

SOUTH FLORIDA (MIAMI)
APRIL 9-15: “THE ESSENCE OF SPIRITUALITY;” Miami Laxmi Narayan Mandir, 9851 S.W. 168 St., Miami; 4 to 7 pm. Saturday-Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday; followed by dinner; for information, call Sarada Premmaraju at (860) 605-3683.

TAMPA
APRIL 16-21: “GROW FROM WITHIN TO SUCCEED IN LIFE;” Vishnu Mandir, 5803 Lynn Road, Tampa; 5 to 8 pm. Saturday-Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday; followed by dinner; for information, call Sushma Srivastava at (727) 490-2298 or (727) 743-1183.

ST. PETERSBURG
APRIL 22-24: “FLORIDIAN RETREAT WITH SWAMI MUKUNDANANDA;” Days Inn St Petersburg North, 5005 34th St. N., St. Petersburg; $250 per adult and $125 per child; for information, call Sushma Srivastava at (727) 743-1183 or (904) 962-9378.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

1-act plays ‘Ji Jaisi Aapki Marzi’ and ‘Taconic Parkway’ take stage April 9 in Tampa, April 10 in Orlando/Altamonte Springs

April 6, 2016

Dear readers:

Two one-act plays will take stage on April 9 in Tampa and April 10 in Orlando. The dramas are “Ji Jaisi Aapki Marzi” written by Nadira Zaheer Babbar in Hindi and “Taconic Parkway” written by Sudipta Bhawmik in English.

TAMPA

APRIL 9: presented by Theatrix USA and Manjusha Naik; HCC Brandon Campus, Brandon Student Services Building ( BSSB), 10414 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa; $20 per person; light refreshments will be served; parental guidance recommended for children under 18; for tickets, call Manjusha Naik at (813) 842-8563 or Vrushali Pendharkar at (813) 966-3475.

ORLANDO/ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

APRIL 10: presented by Theatrix USA; Eastmonte Civic Center, 830 Magnolia Drive, Altamonte Springs; 1 to 5 p.m.; tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at www.eventsdesignedbykish.blogspot.com; for information, call Kishor Pathare at (321) 960-5497 or email kishorpathare@yahoo.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Vaisakhi Mela 2016 on April 9 in Tampa

April 6, 2016

Dear readers:

The Punjabi Association will present Vaisakhi Mela 2016 on Saturday, April 9, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. For tickets and other information, call 1-800-838-3006.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Zakir Hussain to perform on April 7 in Tampa, April 8 in South Florida (Lake Worth), April 9, 2016, in Orlando

April 3, 2016

Dear readers:

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain is returning to the Sunshine State with his Masters of Percussion series in Tampa (April 7), South Florida (April 8) and Orlando (April 9). Playing in the footsteps of his illustrious father, Ustad Allarakha, Hussain has acted as a musical bridge between his birth land and the rest of the world. To that end, every other year since 1996, he has served as curator, producer and host in bringing the very cream of Indian music to his America and European tours with the Masters of Percussion. In this show, the Grammy-winning musician leads a mesmerizing ensemble featuring masters of Indian percussion Sabir Khan (sarangi), Navin Sharma (dholak), and Mannargudi Vasudevan (tavil).

Here is detailed information on the concerts in the three Florida cities:

TAMPA

APRIL 7: Straz Center, Ferguson Hall, 1010 N. W.C.MacInnes Place, Tampa; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $22 can be purchased at www.strazcenter.org; for information, call (813) 229-7827.

SOUTH FLORIDA (LAKE WORTH)

APRIL 8: Presented by Duncan Theatre in partnership with Association of Performing Arts of India; Duncan Theatre, 4200 S. Congress Ave., Lake Worth; 8 p.m.; $35 general tickets and $75 VIP can be purchased at www.duncantheatre.org; for information, call (561) 868-3309.

ORLANDO

APRIL 9: Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $30 can be purchased at http://www.drphillipscenter.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Gainesville India Fest & Health Fair April 9, 2016

April 3, 2016

Dear readers:

The India Cultural & Education Center will hold its annual India Fest & Health Fair on Saturday, April 9, in Gainesville. The health fair will be 9 a.m. to noon and the festival will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community College, Gymnasium (Building V), 3000 N.W. 83rd St., Gainesville. There will be Indian food, dance, art, music, jewelry, clothing, henna. Admission is $5 per person and children age 5 and under are free. For information, call (810) 516-3072, visit http://www.icec-florida.org or e-mail indiafestgainesville@gmail.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Inner Engineering with Shambhavi Kriya March 31 to April 3, 2016, in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota

March 27, 2016

Dear readers:

Inner Engineering with Shambhavi Kriya will be held from March 31 to April 3, 2016, in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota. Inner Engineering addresses aspects of human wellbeing – from body, mind and emotion to the fundamental life energy within us. For details or to register, visit http://www.InnerEngineering.com/Live or call (813) 413-1661.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Orlando/Casselberry Hindu temple 2016 Festival of India set April 2

March 27, 2016

Dear readers:

The Hindu Society of Central Florida will hold its annual Festival of India on Saturday, April 2, on temple grounds, and the cultural program in the air-conditioned community hall. Admission is free with a $5 parking fee. The event, featuring a kids fashion show, dances, and booths for clothes, henna, jewelry and plenty of food, will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at HSCF, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. To reserve a stall/booth or register for cultural programs, visit http://www.hindutempleorlando.org For questions, call the mandir at (407) 699-5277 or Prashant Saoji at (321) 460-0800.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786


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