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Domestic Harmony Foundation
to present screening of
March 8, International
Women’s Day, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00
p.m. at 232 Main Street, Suite
1, PortWashington, NewYork.
Screening followed by a talk by
director Afia Nathaniel, and a
Q&A session.
Tickets: $20, if purchased in
advance; $25 at the door.
To buy tickets or for more
information, call (516) 385-
8292 or email
or visit
Hari Kondabolu: Jokes and
Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
at NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner
& Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor
60Washington Square
For more information, visit
Anuvab Pal's ‘The Empire’
March 8, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at Stand Up NewYork, 238
West 78th Street (between
Broadway & Amsterdam), New
York. Tickets: $35 regular; $30
Asian American Arts Alliance
presents Yoga, Math, Rhythm &
Storytelling with Dien Magno of
the Chitresh Das Dance
Learn about Northern Indian
traditions through a Kathak
workshop, Feb. 15 at 20 Jay
Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn,
For more information, visit
Eighth Annual Natraj Folk Arts
The India Center invites are
artists who perform traditional
Indian Folk Songs and
traditional Indian Folk Music
to participate in the Eighth
Annual Natraj Folk Arts
Festival to be held onMay 1 at
6:00 p.m.
For details contact the
organizers at
‘Transnational Feminism in
South Asia: An embodiment of
Hosted by the Indian Students
Association at Columbia, along
with the Muslim Students
Association, Sewa and the
Organization of Pakistani
Students, Feb. 12, 6:45 p.m. at
Barnard College.
The event will feature a
number of prominent, strong
women leaders. The panel will
be moderated by Trisha
Sakhuja, the managing editor
of Brown Girl Magazine, and
will also feature world
renowned spoken word artists
Rupi Kaur and Ramya Ramana.
Aum Events and Aapka Colors
presents ‘Holi Mela NJ’
March 7, 10:00 a.m. at Akbar
restaurant, 21 Cortlandt Street,
Edison, New Jersey.
For more information, visit
Brooklyn Raga Massive Weekly
Concerts for February
EveryWednesday, 8:00 p.m. to
midnight at Art Café and Bar,
884 Pacific St at Underhill
Avenue, Prospect Heights,
Brooklyn, NewYork. $10.
Feb. 11: Samarth Nagarkar,
Hindustani vocal.
Feb. 18: Ashwin Bhogendra
Carnatic vocal, Arun
Ramamurthy violin, Rajna
Feb. 25: Inflame.
Their unique fusion of Indian
classical music and Flamenco
transports listeners through a
kaleidoscope of centuries-old
culture, music, tradition, and
Featuring Snehasis Mozumder,
mandolin; Cristian Puig,
Flamenco Guitar; Peter Basil
Bogdanos, Cajon/Percussion;
and Ranendra Das, tabla.
For more information, visit
‘Sarod Superstars’
Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali
Khan with violinist Elmira
Darvarova, Feb. 10, 8:00 p.m. at
Symphony Space, 2537
Broadway at 95th Street, New
York. Tickets: $25 advance
purchase; $35 day of concert.
For more information, visit
call (212)864-5400.
Music Workshop by Bollywood
playback singer Sharda Rajan
March 14, 10:00 a.m. at
Homewood suites by Hilton,
66 Stanley Street, East
Rutherford, New Jersey.
Hans Raj Hans Live in Concert
March 28, 7:30 p.m. at Per-
forming Arts Center of York
College, 94-45 Guy R Brewer
Blvd., NewYork.
Rageshree Music Institute
presents “An Evening of Indian
Classical Music & Dance’
A benefit dinner and show for
cultural enhancement with
Abhik Mukherjee on sitar;and
a dance performance by Neela
Zareen with Polash Gomes on
tabla, March 14, 7:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m. at Christ Luthren
Church, 33-57 58th Street,
Woodside, NewYork.
For more information or to
purchase tickets, visit
Sunny Thakkar and World Music
Institute present ‘Ragas and
Keys of North India’
A piano and voice duet by
World’s youngest raga pianist
Utsav Lal with Indian classical
singer Anurag Harsh, April 4,
8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall, 881,
7th Avenue, NewYork.
With Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya
on santoor and NitinMitta on
Tickets: $25, $20, $15.
Seniors and students get 50
percent discount with ID.
For tickets, visit
or charge
by phone (212) 247-7800.
Adnan Sami Live in New Jersey
April 4, 8:00 p.m. at Ritz
Theater and Performing Arts
Center, 1148 E Jersey Street,
Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Shri Saneeswara Temple New York
to host Pranaprathista
Mahotsavam of Shri Kalyana
Anjeneya/Shri Hanuman Ji
and Shri Mata
Kanikaparameswari Devi
Feb. 20, 21, 22 at
Sarvamangala Shri Saneeswara
Temple 95-30 225th Street
QueensVillage, NewYork.
MoolaVigraha sponsorship is
open and youmay contact the
temple for more details at (718)
Mahashivtari at Radha Madhav
Feb. 15, 11:00 a.m. at 260-01
Hillside Avenue, Glen Oaks, New
Science of Spirituality to host
following events in February:
‘Jeetay ji Marna’ (Dying while
Living) Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.
All events held at Science of
Spirituality, 15 Market Street,
Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
Celebrate Love, Light and Life
“In God's Heart – Seeing with
Love,” Feb. 15, 3:00 p.m. to 5:30
p.m. at Global Harmony House,
46 SouthMiddle Neck Road,
Great Neck, NewYork.
Free event as a community
service. To RSVP, call (516) 773-
0971 or email
Bhagwad Gita for Families: 7-
Day Free School Break Program
Radha Govind DhamNewYork
to host The Bhagwad Gita for
Families – Part 3 (Chapter 11-
16), Feb. 15 to 21, at 260-01
Hillside Avenue, Glen Oaks,
NewYork. Sunday, Feb. 15: 5:00
p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Monday
through Saturday, Feb. 16 to 21:
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Dinner prasad
served daily after the program.
Free program.
Registrer at
Hypokrit Theater Company
presents ‘Romeo and Juliet – A
Bollywood Love Story’
Through Feb. 22 22 at Access
Theater, 380 Broadway, New
York.Wednesday to Sunday:
8:00 p.m. and Saturday and
Sunday matinees: 2:00 p.m.
Valentine’s Day
Castle Royale presents ‘A Grand
Bollywood Gala’
Live singing and dance musical
night byVarsha Joshi, Feb. 14,
6:00 p.m. at Castle Royale, 92
Waverly Street, Yonkers, New
Clarion Inn to host ‘Class Night
in Paris’
Feb. 14, 6:00 p.m. tomidnight
at Clarion Inn, 999 Route 1
South, North Brunswick, New
Indo-American Club and the
Gujarat Samaj of Delaware to
host a Valentine’s Day Party
Feb. 21, 6:00 p.m. at Center
Square Golf Club, 2620
Skippack Pike, Norristown,
For more information, visit
Arts: Galleries &Museums
– that’s all you need to know
February 13, 2015
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
presents ‘Sacred Traditions of the
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700:
Opulence and Fantasy’
The Himalayas
installation features elaborate man-
dalas, embroidered tangkas, devo-
tional sculpture, and jewelry for the
gods, through June 14 in Gallery 251 at
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New
The Decan exhibition will bring
together some 165 of the finest works
frommajor international, private, and
royal collections. Featuring many
remarkable loans from India, the
exhibition will explore the unmistak-
able character of classical Deccani art
in various media: poetic lyricism in
painting, lively creations in
metalwork, and a distinguished
tradition of textile production, April 20
to July 26 in Gallery 199 at 1000 Fifth
Avenue (at 82nd Street), NewYork.
For more information, visit
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