Archive for March, 2011

Watch World Cup India-Sri Lanka final live on big screen in Tampa, Orlando (Florida)

March 31, 2011

Dear readers:

Congrats to the Men in Blue! Outstanding job against Pakistan in the World Cup 2011 semi-finals. Now, we move on to the India-Sri Lanka finals Saturday, April 2. Folks in Tampa Bay, here’s your chance to watch the India-Sri Lanka match live on a 10-foot HD projection screen with state-of-the-art surround sound system at Bollywood Cafe, 9648 West Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, from 4 a.m. There are 100 seats available, out of which 20 are priority seating at $10; the rest are Variety seating at $5 each. Breakfast menu has 5 items at $5 each. Free Wi-Fi will enable you to work during the game. For reservations, visit www.bollywoodcafe.us or call (813) 926-4000.

And the India Cultural Center, 5509 Lynn Road, in Tampa is showing the match from 4:30 p.m. for free in its Magnolia Ball on the big screen. Food, drinks, tea and coffee will be available for purchase. For information, call (813) 264-4638.

Also, if India wins the match, Tun-du-ree in Tampa is offering free mango lassi for the whole day for anyone on Saturday, April. No purchase necessary. Tun-du-ree is at 1506 W. Kennedy Blvd. and the other location is at 3409 W. Bay-To-Bay Blvd. For information, call Tun-du-ree at 1-888-638-7318 or visit http://www.tunduree.com

West Central Florida (Orlando) residents can watch the match at the Hindu Society (Temple) of Central Florida, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry, community hall from 5 a.m. FYI, the temple canteen will be open from 5 onward. Admission is free. For information on the mandir and its activities, call (407) 699-5277 or visit http://www.hindutempleorlando.org

Also,  the match will be shown live on the big screen from 5 a.m. at Touchstar Cinemas’ Southcase 7, 12441 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, courtesy of Dattani Entertainment. Admission is $5. For information, call (407) 240-0001 or visit www.dattanientertainment.com

Here’s wishing the India team good wishes and best of luck,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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‘Chitram’ set April 2 in Miramar (South Florida)

March 22, 2011

Dear readers:

Here’s a must-see multimedia theater production (which riveted audiences twice in Tampa)  by composer and artistic director Kanniks Kannikeswaran that will be on stage in Miramar/South Florida area. It is “Chitram — A Portrait of India,” organized by he Association of Performing Arts of India 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar. Tickets range from $18 to $65 and can be purchased at http://www.MiramarCulturalCenter.org  or call (954) 602-4500, prompt one. For information on the Association of Performing Arts of India, call (954) 885-1466, e-mail apaiart@comcast.net or visit www.apaiart.com

Thanks,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Tampa ICC Gala Magnolia Ball March 26

March 13, 2011

Dear readers:

A Gala Magnolia Ball will be presented by India Cultural Center (ICC) at 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa from 8 p.m. Saturday, March 26. On the agenda is dinner, open bar, live music, dancing. The cost is $100 for ICC supporter, $250 for Magnolia Supporter and $500 for President’s Circle. 100 percent of donations go toward paying down ICC debt. For details, call John Adhia at (813) 784-6930.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Zakir Hussain concert March 18 at UCF in Orlando

March 13, 2011

Dear readers:

The Asian Cultural Association (ACA) presents An Evening of India Music at 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, in Orlando. Performers are Zakir Hussain on tabla and Niladri Kumar on sitar. The concert will be at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Darden Auditorium, 9970 Universal Blvd., Orlando. Tickets are $35, $50 and VIP. For information, call ACA at (407) 333-3667 or visit www.aca-florida.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Delray Beach Asian Food Fair, Cultural Show March 19-20

March 13, 2011

Dear readers:

The 18th Asian 2011 Food Fair & Cultural Show, presented by the Bangladesh Association of Florida, will be held March 19-20 at Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, 51 N. Swinton Ave., downtown Delray Beach. For  information, call (561) 876-2255, (954) 873-1411, (754) 246-2801, (561) 502-1910 or visit www.asianfair.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Senior Citizens Talk March 13 at South Florida Hindu Temple in Southwest Ranches

March 6, 2011

Dear readers:

The Indian Physicians of South Florida (IPOF) have organized a free Senior Citizens Talk Sunday, March, from 11 a.m. to noon at the South Florida Hindu Temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches. For more information, call Dr. Asha Gupta at (954) 234-5674, e-mail ipofus@yahoo.com or visit www.ipof.org

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786