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(March 19) 6pm - 7:30pm "Kutcheri" Carnatic Music program in standard kutcheri format on every 3rd Saturday of each month on KKUP, Cupertino 91.5 FM, Contact: Krishnamoorthy, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 1, 8, 15, 22, Tuesdays
6-9am. "Silicon Solai" Tamil radio program every Tuesday at 90.1 FM, KZSU, Stanford, California, Contact: Manoharan Kandaswamy, email@example.com
12 noon. Siddha Samadhi Yoga Classes at Shiva Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Thursdays
1pm - 3pmCarnatic Radio on 90.1FM KZSU Stanford, The program is one hour of Carnatic music and Gharana music. Contact:Parag, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 6, 13, 20, 27 Sundays
Bala Vihar classes at Chinmaya Mission in Danville, Fremont, Los Altos, San Jose, and San Ramon, California. Curriculum includes Tamil language instruction; Contact: 408.998.2793, email@example.com, www.chinmaya-sanjose.org/balvihar.html
9:30am-10am - Tamil Class taught at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta, Riverdale, Georgia. Also offering Dance classes, Hatha Yoga, Adult Gita, and Balavihar class. Contact: 770.907.7102,firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hindutempleofatlanta.org
11am-12:30pm. Tamil songs, Tiruppugazh taught at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, Lemont, Illinois. Also offering Sanskrit, bhajan classes. Contact: Jayanthi Balachandran 630.325.2985, Usha Narayanan at 630.527.9308 or the Temple front desk. email@example.com, www.ramatemple.org
5.30pm - St.John’s Tamil Lutheran Congregation - Church congregation of Tamil Speaking public from Asia; Location: 47 Winthrop Street, Williston Park, New York, Contact: Rev. Rathinasamy 718.747.6242, 516.742.5858
5:00 - 6:00pm EST:'Tamil Amudham' Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor's Tamil Radio program:Every Sunday at 1460 AM; Recitation of Thevaram Pasurams by children; Can also be heard at www.wpon.com; Archives at www.tamilamudham.com; Program Director V.S Balnethiram (248)641-7684.
March 5, Saturday
4pm Carnatic Vocal Concert by T.M. Krishna accompanied by R.K. Shriram Kumar (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam) organized by SIMA at Hoover Middle School Auditorium, Lake Wood, California, Contact: 626.794.0695http://www.geocities.com/southindianmusicacademy
7pm.Hindustani Vocal Concert (Dhrupad) by Uday Bhawalkar accompanied by Manikrao Munde on Pakhawaj, hosted by Sangeetha.org at The Ethical Society Hall, 9001 Clayton Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63117. Tickets: $15, $10(Members).
6pm. "The Lute and the Flute" by Chitravina N Ravikiran and S.Shashank accompanied by (Mridangam)Sathish Kumar, (Kanjira) Phalgun, (Ghatam) Sukanya Ramgopal at Austin Waldorf School Auditorium, Austin, Texas organized by ICMCA. Admission: Free for members and Non-Members: $20, $10, $5. Contact: Uma 512.448.6740, www.icmca.org "ezuththu vaLarntha kathai" Dr. S. Swaminathan speaks on the development of scripts in India/South East Asia Time: 3:00pm, Milpitas Library, 40 North Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas CA Admission Free. Details:www.ayareatamilmanram.org
March 6, Sunday
4pm. Carnatic Vocal Concert by T.M. Krishna accompanied by R.K. Shriram Kumar (Violin), K. Arunprakash (Mridangam) organized by SIFA at CET - Center for Employment Training, San Jose, California. Tickets: Front Row - $50, Adult - $20, Seniors (65+) and Youth (18-25 with ID) - $15, Child (5 - 18 Yrs) - $10 Contact: N Sivakumar, www.soutindiafinearts.org "Heartbeats" Shri Krupa Dance Company’s Student Spring Performance at Hoover Theater, San Jose, California. Contact: www.shrikrupa.org
March 8, Tuesday
11:30am. International Women’s Day Luncheon – The impact of world events on women and children; Attended by Ritu Sharma - Founder of Women’s Edge, Dr. Anisya Thomas - MD, Fritz Institute; Organized by World Affairs Council; Location: Hotel Vitale, San Francisco, California; Contact: 415.487.6447;www.itsyourworld.org "Bharthanatyam Recital" by Shreelata Suresh at Siva Murugan Temple, Concord, California. Time to be announced. Contact:www.sivamurugantemple.org
March 10, Thursday
6pm. "Siliconindia Career fair" organized by Silicon India at The Hilton – Woodbridge, 120 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, New Jersey; Contact: Jay Basantkumar 408.306.4787.
March 12, Saturday
6.30pm. INGARIS, The Dance Troupe presents "TAAL, Rhythms of Indian Cinema", sponsored by Deals2Buy.com at Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose, California 95113, Tickets: $20, $25, $50. Contact:www.zingaris.org, 1.877.ZINGARIS
12.15pm. US Premiere of "Continuous Journey" A Film by Ali Kazimi at AMC Kabuki 8 Theaters, San Franciso, California. Co-presented by EKTA, 3rd I South Asian Independent Film, Dhamaal, South Asian Bar Association
10.30am. Cupertino's Third Annual Lunar New Year Unity Parade at Memorial Park Stelling Road, Cupertino, California 95014. Free Admission and Free Parking.
11am-7pm. "Kolam 2005" - South Asian Wedding Show organized by Kolam Wedding Show Inc., at Ontario, Canada. Contact: 416.496.5059,www.kolam.ca "3rd Annual Nataraja Aradhana" hosted by Abhinaya at Hindu Temple of St. Louis, Missouri honouring Maha Sivarathiri Day. All the local classical dance schools and its students are invited to participate in this event-each school given a 1/2 hour slot.
7pm – Monthly Mass in Tamil; Location: St. Joseph Parish, Mountain View, California; Contact: www.tamilcatholic.org; 650.967.3831
March 13, Sunday
4pm. Carnatic Vocal Concert by Malladi Brothers accompanied by Embar Kannan (Violin), Arjun Kumar (Mridangam) organized by SIFA at CET - Center for Employment Training, San Jose,California, Tickets: $50, $20, Youth - $15, Child (5 - 18 Yrs) - $10, Contact : N Sivakumar,www.southindiafinearts.org Devotional Music by Aruna and Friends at Siva Murgan Temple, Concord, California, Time to be announced, Contact:www.sivamurugantemple.org
March 15, Tuesday
Rubin Museum of Art; Indo-American Arts Council, Inc present the season premiere of GLOW, the new experimental, multimedia performance by the Nayikas Dance Theater Co. at Rubin Musuem of Art, New York, New York 10011. Contact: 212.620.5000 www.nayikas.org
March 19, Saturday
4pm. Malavika Kumar; Mythili Kumar present Kuchipudi Dance Recital accompanied by Asha Ramesh (Vocals), N. Narayan (Mridangam; Kanjira), Shanthi Narayan (Violin), Vaidehi Yellai (Nattuvangam) at Louis B. Meyer Theater, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara , California, Tickets: $15 (General), $25 (Donor), Students/Seniors - $10. Contact: Lakshmi 408.983.0491
7.30pm. Ramaa Bharadvaj and Angahara Dance Ensemble present a full-length production RAJA MANDALAM, a contemporary tale of a mythic journey inspired by the poetic; visual landscapes of Kerala. Co-presented by the Japanese American Community and Cultural Centre as part of their 25th anniversary performance season. At Aratani/Japan America Theater, Los Angeles, California; Contact: 714.692.1695, firstname.lastname@example.org , www.ramaadance.com
9.30pm. "Pehla Nasha - Desi Party in Indy! " hosted by Kromabeats at Velvet LoungeIndianapolis, Indiana 46240, Tickets: $7, $10.
Contact: Chandra Heeralal 202.425.1153 www.krombeats.com
7pm. "Anjali - A moving tribute to victims and survivors of the tsunami" hosted by VIBHA at St. Paul Student Center Theater, St. Paul, Minnesota; Tickets: $15. Contact: Sreekanth Bhaskaran 763.439.2461
8.30am. "Trimurthy Day" A Carnatic Music Festival hosted by CMANA in Collaboration with TFAS, HTCS and TCC at HTCS Temple Auditorium, Bridgewater, New Jersey, Contact: www.cmana.org
4.30pm. "Bhagavad Gita: Ancient wisdom for Modern Times" A Discourse in English by Sri. Gautam Jain at Saraswathi Hall, Ganesh Temple, New York. Contact: Temple 718.460.8484, www.nyganeshtemple.org
6 pm. Salangai Oli presented by Anjali School of Dance hosted by Bharathi Kalai Manram, at the Kalyana Mandapam, MTS Complex, Houston, Texas. Admission: Free.
7:30pm. IEROM - Tsunami Shanti (Peace for Tsunami Victims) - India Emergency Relief Org. of Michigan. A full length theatrical Dance presentation to benefit the Tsunami victims with dialog in English. Performed by Nadanta and Chauladevi Institue of Dance and Yoga; Location: West Bloomfield High School Auditorium, West Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Tickets: $20 $35 $50 and Patron; Contact: Narendra Sheth 734-502-9419 Shrini V Raman 248-778-5133
March 20, Sunday
4pm. Malavika Kumar; Mythili Kumar present "Krishna The Enchanter " – A Dance Recital accompanied by Asha Ramesh (Vocals), N. Narayan (Mridangam; Kanjira), Shanthi Narayan (Violin), Vaidehi Yellai (Nattuvangam) at Louis B. Meyer Theater, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara , California; Tickets: $15 (General), $25 (Donor), Students/Seniors - $10; Contact: Lakshmi 408.983.0491
4pm. Carnatic Vocal Concert by Malladi Brothers accompanied by Embar Kannan (Violin), Arjun Kumar (Mridangam) Organized by SIMA at Hoover Middle School Auditorium, Lake Wood, California, Contact: 626.794.0695http://www.geocities.com/southindianmusicacademy/
March 22, Tuesday
7-9pm. ‘Science to Spirtuality’ a lecture by Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Organized by the Nithyananda Foundation; In a series ofpath breaking talks Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda very lucidly expounds on the realms of Science and Spirituality; San Jose Center for Spiritual Living, San Jose, California. Free. Contact: (510)668-1750 www.dhyanapeetam.org; email@example.com .
March 23 Wednesday
7-9pm. ‘Einstein to Upanishads’ a lecture by Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Organized by the Nithyananda Foundation; Art Center of Palo Alto, Palo Alto; Free; Contact: (510)668-1750 www.dhyanapeetam.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 24 Thursday
7-9pm. ‘Chaos is Order and Order is Chaos’ a lecture by Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Organized by the Nithyananda Foundation; Santa Clara University, Brass Rail Benson Memorial Center, Santa Clara, Free; Contact: (510)668-1750, www.dhyanapeetam.org,email@example.com
March 25, Friday
7-9pm. ‘Collective Consciousness’ a lecture by Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Organized by the Nithyananda Foundation; Holiday Inn Express, Newark, Free. Contact: (510)668-1750www.dhyanapeetam.org;firstname.lastname@example.org .
March 26, Saturday
2pm – 6pm. "Holi Celebrations" hosted by Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, Lemont, Illinois at the Gupta Dining Hall in the Templeb Monika Jaiswal 815.483.0765, email@example.com,www.ramatemple.org
8pm. "The Living Legends" – A Classical Hindustani Concert by Ustad Zakir Hussain; Anup Jalota hosted by International Academy of Performing Arts Inc., at Nicholas Music Center (Rutgers University), New Brunswick, New Jersey. Tickets: $150, $100, $75, $50, $35. Contact: Yash Paul, 917.855 2057,
4pm. "Path To God" A Discourse by Swami Maheshvaranandji at Saraswathi Hall, Ganesh Temple, New York. Contact: Temple 718.460.8484,www.nyganeshtemple.org
6pm. Carnatic Vocal Concert by Malladi Brothers accompanied by Embar Kannan (Violin), Arjun Kumar (Mridangam), hosted by India Fine Arts Inc., at Jones Auditorium, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas. Tickets:$15(General), $10(Students/Seniors).
(Mar. 26; 27) 8am – 10pm. 2-day workshop - Nithyananda Spurana Program -Flowering of Eternal Bliss - the enlightened Master Paramahamsa Nithyananda will discuss the seven energy bodies (Physical, Pranic, Etheric, Spirtual, Cosmic and Nirvanic). Participants will experience 7 meditations to cleanse each energy body and purify themselves from the three human elements of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. $250 for the 2 days. Meet at Holiday Inn Express, Newark, California; Pre-registration recommended; Contact: (510)668-1750www.dhyanapeetam.org;firstname.lastname@example.org .
April 3, Sunday
4pm. "Ravi Kiran - Shashank Live in Concert" for Tsunami Relieft and Rehabilitation hosted by Learn Quest Academy Of Music at O'Keefe Tech. High School Auditorium, Framingham, Boston, Massachusetts; Tickets: $100, $50, $20, $15(Seniors/Students) Noon. "Blue's Clues; Dora Explorer " hosted by Event for Children Entertainment at Holiday Inn, Edison, New Jersey, Ticketed Event. Contact: Azim 32.277.6687