Archive for June, 2011

Shyama Rangwala, Rahul Patel profiles

June 14, 2011

Dear readers:

We have profiles in the June publication of Khaas Baat. One is on Tampa’s Shyama Rangwala, who despite numerous obstacles, is an accomplished painter. The other is on sitar player Rahul Patel, who has a golden voice.

Here’s more on both at the following link:

http://www.khaasbaat.com/june2011/profiles.htm

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Garam Garba fundraiser June 25 in Orlando

June 14, 2011

Dear readers:

The annual Garam Garba fundraiser will be Saturday, June 25, at Hindu Society of Central Florida temple, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry/Orlando area. It is presented by Exit 10 to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Tickets are $8 regular admission and $5 for students. For information, call Anish Patel at (941) 448-8621 or Sajan Parag at (941) 266-6324.

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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813-758-1786

Jolly Mukherjee back in Tampa June 24

June 14, 2011

Dear readers:

He is returning to Tampa one more time! Jolly Mukherjee of “Chandni O Meri Chandni” fame will perform Friday, June 24, in Tampa at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road. Tickets are $25, $50 and $100 VIP; students pay $10. For more information, call Dr. Meenakshi Jain at (727) 480-6597, Dr. Sadhana Ramcharran at (727) 798-4258 and Dr. Ram Ramcharran at (727) 460-2460.

See you all at the concert!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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813-758-1786

Chinmaya Family Spiritual Camp June 21-26 in Orlando

June 14, 2011

Dear readers:

There will be a Family Spiritual Camp June 21-26 at Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando. It is presented by Chinmaya Mission. Swami Tejomayananda, head of the Chinmaya Mission Worldwide, will lead the camp. The theme is Meditation. For more information about the camp, call Vibhu Agrawal at (407) 963-6301, Alok Sharma at (321) 278-3143 or visit www.chinmayaorlando.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Tampa, Daytona/Ormond Beach Father’s Day activities June 19

June 14, 2011

Dear readers:

Tampa will celebrate Father’s Day Sunday, June 19, The event is organized by Gujarati Samaj of Tampa Bay at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa from 5:30 p.m. It is free for 2011 Samaj members; non-members and guests pay $15 per person, which includes dinner after the show. Well-known and accomplished Tampa Bay artist Rahul Patel is organizing an upscale musical show. For more information, call Samaj President Dr. Ashok Modh at (813) 728-4450, Vice President Chetan Shah at (727) 688-6149, e-mail iafteru@aol.com or visit www.gujaratisamaj.org

Also, on the same day, the Indian Cultural Society of Daytona is presenting Father’s Day Bowling free for member dads; member (children and moms) are $5 per person; non-members are $10 per person (shoe rental, snack, soda and two hours of bowling included); The event will be at Ormond Lanes, 260 N. U.S. Highway 1, Ormond Beach. For more information, call (386)-527-0855 or (386) 615-8241 or visit www.icsdaytona.com.

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Fort Myers Hindu temple (of Southwest Florida) to hold Pran Pratishta June 10-12

June 9, 2011

Dear readers:

The Hindu Temple of Southwest Florida, 12552 Plantation Road, Fort Myers will hold Pran Pratishtha and Kumbabhishekam festivities June 10-12. Timings are from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. all three days. Sponsorships for the ceremonies as well as the various havens, poojas and aartis are available. For more information, call the mandir at (239) 225-7245, Mallika Nandur at (239) 851-0480, Arun Maheshwari at (239) 405-8065, e-mail hindutempleswfl@gmail.com or visit www.hindutempleswfl.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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813-758-1786

South Florida Hindu Temple to hold Pran Pratishtha Mahotsavam June 10-12

June 9, 2011

Dear readers:

A Pran Pratishtha Mahotsavam will be held June 10-12 at South Florida Hindu Temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches. For information, call (954) 252-8802 or visit www.sfht.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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813-758-1786

‘Utsav – A Bollywood Dance Journey!’ fundraiser June 11 in Boca Raton

June 9, 2011

Dear readers:

“Utsav – A Bollywood Dance Journey!” fundraiser will be held Saturday, June 11, at Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trial, Boca Raton from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. It will benefit No More Tears charity and is presented by Nrityanjali International Performing Arts. Ticket-donation is $30, $50 and $100. For sponsorships and other information, call (954) 282-1266, e-mail info@nrityanjaliarts.com or visit www.nmtproject.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Dilip Prabhavalkar show June 11 in Jacksonville

June 9, 2011

Dear readers:

“Mukhavate Ani Cheharey,” a multimedia one-man stand-up talk show performed by Dilip Prabhavalkar, will be presented by Maharashtra Mandal Jacksonville on Saturday, June 11. It is open to mandal members and non-members. The show will be at University of North Florida/Student Union, 1 UNF Drive Building 58, Room 1302, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (includes 15-minute break). Tickets are $20 per person. For information, call (904) 534-9741, (302) 507-9623, e-mail ec@mmjax.org or visit www.mmjax.org/events/Mukhavate.htm

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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