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May 2003 : Events Calendar
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 May. 01Amavasai, May Day
 May. 02Krittigai
 May. 11Mother's Day
 May. 15Miladinabi
 May. 16Chitra Pournami
 May. 26Memorial Day
Shubha Muhurtha Day:
4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 22, 26


Ongoing:
Sculptures of South and South East Asia. Exhibition continuing indefinitely. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, District of Columbia. Contact: 202.357.2700, asiainfo@asia.si.edu, www.asia.si.edu.net.

May 5, 12, 19, 26 Mondays
6-8pm - Yoga and Meditation class with Cator Shachoy, one and half hours Iyengar Yoga followed by half hour Vipassana meditation. $12 per class/$50 for series of 5 for CIF members, $15 per class/$60 for series of 5 for general public. 2650 Fulton Street at 3rd Avenue, San Francisco, California. Organized by Cultural Integration Fellowship. Contact: 415.235.9380,info@culturalintegration.org, www.culturalintegration.org

7:30-9pm - Introduction to Iyengar yoga series. Iyengar Yoga Institute, 2650 Fulton Street (at 3rd Avenue), San Francisco, California. $50 Contact: 415.753.0909, info@iyisf.org, www.iyisf.org

May 6, 13, 20, 27 Tuesdays
6-9am - "Mostly Tamil", Radio Broadcast, 90.1FM, San Francisco Bay Area, California. Contact: Sutha at sutha@mostlytamil.com, www.mostlytamil.com

6pm, 7pm - Kathak Dance Class with Chitresh Das, world-renowned Kathak artist (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 2650 Fulton Street at 3rd Avenue, San Francisco, California. Organized by Cultural Integration Fellowship. Beginners: 6:00 p.m., Advanced: 7:00 p.m. Contact: 415.759.8060, info@culturalintegration.org, www.culturalintegration.org

7:30-8:30pm (from 7pm on May 21) - Evening Meditation Workshop, United Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Drive, Petaluma, California. Free. Contact: 800.475.2369, 707.878.2369, info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Saturdays
11am-12pm - Sundara Kanda Parayanam (Joint recitation of Sundara Kanda, 5th Canto of Sri Valmiki Ramayana); 1-2pm - Vishnu Sahasranamam at the Learning Center, Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org

May 4, 11, 18, 25 Sundays
9:30-10am - 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, feedback@hindutempleofatlanta.org, www.hindutempleofatlanta.org

11-11:50am - Tamil Class and Tiruppugazh taught at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd, Lemont, Illinois. Also offering Sanskrit, Religion, Vishnu Sahasranama, craft, and tabla classes. Contact: Jayanthi Balachandran 630.325.2985, Usha Narayanan at 630.527.9308 or the Temple front desk. info@ramatemple.org, www.ramatemple.org

11am-12pm - California Tamil Academy conducts Tamil Classes (during regular school Sessions) for Kamba Ramayanam and Silappadikaram at Room Nos. 72 - 74, De Anza College, Cupertino, California. Contact: 408.741.0612, catamilacademy@yahoo.com, www.catamilacademy.org

Bala Vihar classes at Chinmaya Mission in Danville, Fremont, Los Altos, and San Jose, California. Curriculum includes Tamil language instruction. Contact: 408.998.2793, sanjose@chinmayamission.org, www.chinmaya-sanjose/balvihar.html

May 1, Thursday
Last day of San Francisco International Film Festival. Contact: 925.275.9490, www.sffs.org

May 2, Friday
7pm (May 2-3) - Contemporary Bharatanatyam by Swetha Bharadvaj and Ericka and troupe. City Heights Performing Arts Annexe, 3795 Fairmount Ave, San Diego, California. Contact: 619.641.6103.

8pm - Bollywood Fashion Awards, Trump Taj Mahal, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Ave., Atlantic City, New Jersey. $50-100. Contact: 800.825.8888, bollyaward@aol.com, www.bollywoodfashionawards.com

(May 2-4) Weekend Regional Retreat. Minneapolis, Minnesota. $295, by Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Call for details. Contact: 800.475.2369, info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

May 3, Saturday
4pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan, Organized by South Indian Music Academy. Hoover Middle School Auditorium, 3501 Country Club Dr., Lakewood, California. Contact: 626.794.0695, 310.679.5878.

4pm - Tamil New Year Celebrations. New York Tamil Sangam's Tamil New Year Celebrations. Carnatic music, Drama, Patti Mandram (debate) and light music. PS 203, Springfield Blvd, Queens, New York. Contact: Kanchana: 516.621.2167, info@nytamilsangam.org, www.nytamilsangam.org

5:30pm - Carnatic violin by Mysore Nagaraj and Manjunath with Shrimushnam Raja Rao (mridangam). CoSponsored by Thyagaraja Utsavam of Chicago. Chinmaya Mission, 11 S. 80 Route 83, Hinsdale, Illinois. Contact: Shelley Kumar 708.798.2025,s-kumar@govst.edu, www.icsmschicago.org

6pm - Bharatanatyam by Alarmel Valli, Natyashiromani., Ohio Union Conference Center, 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.354.7814,cmhlist@aidindia.org, www.alarmelvalli.com, www.aidindia.org

6pm - Carnatic vocal by Aruna Sayeeram. Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas. Contact: 817.429.3243,muthusrini@hotmail.com, indianfinearts.tripod.com

One Day Regional Retreat. Minneapolis, Minnesota. $95, by Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Call for details. Contact: 800.475.2369, info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

May 4, Sunday
3pm - Sufi Music, performance and discussion Organized by Foothill Presbyterian Church, 5301 McKee Road, San Jose, California. Contact: 408.258.8133.

8:30am - Race for Literacy 5k/10k run and 5k walk. By India Literacy Project. Shoreline Park, Mountain View, California. Contact: 800.520.0818 x1353, sumita@vrisv.com, www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1042555

3:30pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan. Organized by SIFA, Bay Area, California. Time and venue TBA. Contact: Usha Ramaswamy 408.399.3189, uramaswa@csc.com, www.southindiafinearts.org

4pm - Bharatanatyam by Alarmel Valli, Natyashiromani. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forest Street, Roswell, Georgia. Contact: 678.320.0999, Atlanta@aidindia.org, www.aidindia.org

May 9, 2003 Friday
8pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan. First Unitarian Church, 1211 SW Main & SW12th., Portland, Oregon. Contact: 503.531.7266, info@rasika.org, www.rasika.org

8pm - Bharatanatyam by Alarmel Valli, Natyashiromani, by ICMCA. Texas School for the Deaf Auditorium, 1102 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas. Contact: 512.372.9966, info@icmca.org, www.icmca.org

May 10, Saturday
2:30pm - Carnatic double header with vocal RK Srikantan and violin duet Mysore Manjunath and Nagaraj. Organized by SIFA, Bay Area, California. Time and venue TBA. Contact: Usha Ramaswamy 408.399.3189, uramaswa@csc.com, www.southindiafinearts.org

6pm - Carnatic violin by Ganesh and Kumaresh. Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas. Contact: 817.429.3243, muthusrini@hotmail.com, indianfinearts.tripod.com

7pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan. Carlson Theatre - Bellevue Comm. College. 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue, Washington. Contact: 206.654.3100, info@rasika.org, www.rasika.org

7:30pm - Kabhi to Nazar Milao with Asha Bhonsle live with Adnan Sami and Sudesh Bhonsle. Oakland Arena Coliseum, Hegenberger Road, Oakland, California. Contact: 925.980.4449, 510.794.1391, 408.281.0392

7:30pm - Natyanjali Dance Festival with various dance forms. Mahalakshmi Hall - Hindu Temple of San Antonio, 18518 Bandera Rd, Helotes, Texas. Contact: 210.695.9400, natyanjali@hotmail.com, www.hindutemplesatx.org

(May 10-11) - Heritage India Festival with culture, music, art and cuisine. Sponsored by Ruchi and Zee TV. PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey. Contact: 732.335.0400, info@hifestival.com, www.hifestival.com

May 11, Sunday
4pm - Tamil Drama, Thanimai, Presented by Bay Area Tamil Sangam., C.E.T. Performing Arts Center, 701 Vine Street, San Jose, California. Contact: Dheepa Ramanujam 510.353.1790, tickets@bayareatamilmanram.org, www.sulkeha.com/bayarea, www.bayareatamilmanram.org

5pm - Bharatanatyam by Alarmel Valli, Natyashiromani. CoSponsored by Indian Music Society of Houston and Classical Arts Society of Houston. Wortham Hall, Houston, Texas. Contact: 713.974.1940, events@tickets2events.com, www.alarmelvalli.com, www.indianmusicsocietyhouston.com

May 11, Sunday
5:30pm - Love Moves the World - His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks at the San Jose Convention Center. The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the international Art of Living Foundation. Contact for tickets and information: (888) 909-7359 or visit www.artoflivingSFBA.org.

May 14, Wednesday
7pm - "Uplifting Spirit through Education" - An Evening of Innovative Discussion, Wednesday, May 14 at 7pm at Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Keynote Speaker: His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Humanitarian leader and founder, International Association for Human Values; Moderator: Dr. Evelyn Wesley - President of Merritt College; For Information and tickets check out www.iahv.org, symposium@iahv.org, or call 800-454-9857 & Cal Performances box office at 510-642-9988.

May 16, Friday
(May 16-18) Weekend Retreat in Tomales, California. $295, by Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Call for details. Contact: 800.475.2369, info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

(May 16-18) Weekend Regional Retreat. Boston, Massachusetts. $295, by Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Call for details. Contact: 800.475.2369,info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

May 17, Saturday
8:30am - 6pm - Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival. Featured concert by Malladi Brothers and party. Tax deductible donations to the Paschima Kasi Viswanatha Temple, Flint, Michigan. Call for details. Contact: 248.373.9329,bullu@aol.com

5pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan. Hindu Temple of Atlanta Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia. Contact: 770.493.6534, camaga@bellsouth.net, www.camaga.org

5pm - A Unique Vocal Lecture Concert by Chitravina Ravikiran on the brilliance of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, conducted by IFCM-Bay Area Chapter and Sai Laya Mandir; Divine Science Community Center, San Jose, California, Ticket: $10; Contact: Ramesh Srinivasan 408.528.7946, carnatic_percussion@yahoo.com

(May 17-18) - Heritage India Festival with culture, music, art and cuisine. Sponsored by Ruchi and Zee TV. Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasonton, California. Contact: 925.426.7600, info@hifestival.com, www.hifestival.com

One Day Regional Retreat. Boston, Massachusetts. $95, by Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Call for details. Contact: 800.475.2369, info@nilgiri.org, www.nilgiri.org

May 18, Sunday
11am - Carnatic music at Bharathi Kalalaya. Includes veena by Rajalakshmi Iyer, Thala vadya concert, and dance performance by students and teachers. 3392 Seldon Court, Fremont, California. Contact: Anuradha Suresh 510.490.4629, annu_radha@hotmail.com, www.bharathikalalaya.com

12:30pm - Spelling Bee & Vocabulary contest conducted by North South Foundation & Sishyaa Education Center; New York; Contact: Brahshitha Gupta: Call 516-699-0230, sishyaa@msn.com, www.northsouth.org

2-8pm - Asian American Documentary Film Showcase by NAATA (4 films). AMC Kabuki 8 Theatres, 1881 Post Street, San Francisco, California. Contact: 415.863.0814, festival@naatanet.org, www.naatanet.org

2:30pm - Carnatic double header with MS Sheela vocal and Jayanthi on veena. Organized by SIFA, Bay Area, California. Time and venue TBA. Contact: Usha Ramaswamy 408.399.3189, uramaswa@csc.com, www.southindiafinearts.org

7pm - Veena by Jayanthi Kumaresh. Beaverton City Library Auditorium, Portland, Oregon. With special support from Beaverton City Library. Contact: 503.531.7266, info@rasika.org, www.rasika.org

Carnatic violin duety by Mysore Nagaraj and Manjunath. Organized by ICMCA, Austin, Texas. Time and venue TBA. Contact: 512.372.9966, info@icmca.org, www.icmca.org

7:30pm - Grand Carnatic Vocal Music Concert by "Carnatica Brothers", K.N.Shashikiran and P.Ganesh, Violin: Sangita Vidwan Sri Parur M.S. Anantharaman Mridangam: B. Sivaraman; Divine Science Commuity center, San Jose, California Tickets: $13:00; Contact: Ramesh Srinivasan 408.902.8684; Vasanthi: 408.996.7047

May 24, Saturday
10am - Lecture demonstration by Jayanthi Kumaresh. Beaverton City Library Auditorium, Portland, Oregon. With special support from Beaverton City Library. Contact: 503.531.7266, info@rasika.org, www.rasika.org

6pm - Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan. Macauley Auditorium at the University of Detroit(Outer Drive campus). Southfield Freeway and outer drive, Detroit, Michigan. Tickets $15 per person. Contact: 248.373.9329,bullu@aol.com

May 30, Friday
7:30pm - Grand Carnatic Vocal Music Concert by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri T.K. Govinda Rao conducted by Ganamandir Fine Arts & Sai Laya Mandir; at Divine Science Community Center, San Jose, California; Contact: Padmaja Kishore: 408.441.9129; Srividya : 408.528.7946; carnatic_percussion@yahoo.com; Tickets: $10

May 31, Saturday
4pm - Seating begins at 3:55pm - Tales of Temple Dance, a Kala Vandana Dance Center Production, Celebrating the centennial anniversary of Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale; Featuring Sundara Swaminathan and Kala Vandana dancers; Chabot College Center for the Performing Arts, Hayward, California; Tickets: $15, Children & Seniors : $12; Contact: Manju 408.973.9585, Kunjumol 510.790.1206

(May 31-June 1) - Heritage India Festival with culture, music, art and cuisine. Sponsored by Ruchi and Zee TV. Orange County Fair & Exposition Center, Costa Mesa, California. Contact: 714.708.3247, info@hifestival.com, www.hifestival.com
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