Archive for December, 2015

Deshi Winter Fest Jan. 3, 2016 in Boca Raton

December 19, 2015

Dear readers:

The Deshi Winter Fest will be held on Jan. 3, 2016, at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Presented by Dhaka Club of Florida, tickets are $10. For information, call (561) 313-4187.

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NITISH S. RELE

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Swami Prakashananda to offer ‘Tips for Happy Living’ Jan. 4-6, 2016, in Tampa

December 19, 2015

Good morning readers:

Swami Prakashananda will offer “Tips for Happy Living” from Jan. 4-6, 2016 in Tampa. Organized by Chinmaya Mission, the free event will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Vishnu Mandir, 5803 Lynn Road, Tampa. For information, visit http://www.chinmayaprasad.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Tampa ICC Seniors Get-to-Gather Dec. 16, 2015

December 8, 2015

Dear readers:

The monthly ICC Seniors Get-to-Gather will be on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no minimum age requirement. For information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-1132 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Sur Sangam at Orlando Shiv Dham Hindu Temple set Dec. 12, 2015

December 8, 2015

Dear readers:

Sur Sangam, an annual fundraiser organized by Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple, and featuring singers Geeta Bisram and Roshan Ramdeen, will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 12 at the mandir, 460 O’ Berry Hoover Road, Orlando. The $25 donation includes dinner. For information, call (407) 380-2661.

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NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Maayboli Melawa Tampa Bay Diwali dinner on Dec. 12, 2015

December 8, 2015

Good morning readers:

Maayboli Melawa Tampa Bay (MMTB), a not-for-profit organization for promoting Marathi culture, will hold its earlier-postponed Diwali program on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa. The event is free to current members; $15 per person for non-members. For information, visit http://www.mmtbusa.org or email contact_us@mmtbusa.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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‘Musical Moments: East Meets West’ on Dec. 6, 2015, in Tampa

December 2, 2015

Dear readers:

“Musical Moments: East Meets West” ensemble will take the stage at Jaeb Theater,  Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, on Sunday, Dec. 6. In the show, Tampa-based Wahh! World Fusion Band and their guest collaborators, master musicians from India, will take the attendees on a dazzling musical journey — from Indian classical music through to world fusion with jazz, rock and funk infused into their artful sound.

Tabla artist and vocalist Shankh Lahiri, fronts Tampa Bay’s own rising stars, Wahh! World Fusion Band — Rajib Karmakar on sitar, Peter Mongaya on guitar, Ray Villadonga on bass and Michael Washington on drums and percussion. The award-winning Prattyush Banerjee joins the band on sarod as does the popular Bollywood singer/song writer/producer Jolly Mukherjee. The lineup of musicians also features the talented Deb and Jyoti Sankar Roy of the well-known duo, “The Violin Brothers.” The two have performed under such musical maestros at Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and Zubin Mehta, the then conductor of New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

“Musical Moments” is presented by Kaakimaas Box and Shruti Foundation at Jaeb Theater, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place. Tickets range from $25 up to $100 and can be purchased online at http://www.strazcenter.org/events For information, call (813) 549-9288. EatWell will offer discounted healthy boxed meals before the 5 to 8 p.m. show.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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