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Sept 27-29 Friday - Saturday
Tamil Internet 2002 Conference, Crowne Plaza, Foster City, California; http://www.infitt.org/ti2002/ (see detailed schedule inside)
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Tuesdays
"Mostly Tamil", Radio Broadcast, 90.1FM, San Francisco Bay Area, 6AM-9AM,www.mostlytamil.com
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Saturdays
Suprabhadam, Vishnu Sahasranamam recitation, Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, California, 10AM, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundara Kanda Parayanam led by Sri Murali Krishna Kalvapudi (Joint recitation of Sundara Kanda, 5th Canto of Sri Valmiki Ramayana) 11AM- 12Noon at the Learning Center, Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255
Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Sundays
California Tamil Academy conducts Tamil Classes (during regular school sessions) at Room Nos. 72 - 74, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, 10AM-11:30AM, Contact: email@example.com
Free Beginner level Yoga Classes at the Assembly Hall Hosted by Shiva Vishnu temple, Livermoore, California in conjunction with Yoga Bharathi at 8:30AM -9:30AM, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255
Tamil Class taught every sunday from 9:30AM - 10AM at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta, Riverdale, Georgia, Contact: 770.907.7102
Tamil Class taught every sunday from 11AM - 11:50AM at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd, Lemont, Illinois 60439, Contact: Jayanthi Balachandran 630.325.2985, Usha Narayanan at 630.527.9308 or the Temple front desk.
Vedic Heritage Classes for Children aged 5 yrs and above from 3PM-4PM at the Parashakthi Temple, 51 West Kennett, Pontiac, Michigan 48340, Classes will focus on teaching slokas, reciting stories from Hindu epics, religious values, importance and significance of festivals. Contact: Shri Srini V Raman 248.656.5840, Temple: 248.322.4731
Oct 5, Saturday
Federation of Indo-American Associations of Bay Area and Paramount's Great America presents "Diwali - Festival of Lights" at Paramount's Great America, Santa Clara, California, 10AM-8PM, Contact: 510.249.9167, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fibaonline.com
SiliconAndhra is hosting a Mega Event "Andhra Cultural Festival" at the Flint Center, DeAnza College, Cupertino, California, Program highlights include Kuchipudi Dance Ballet, Hari Katha, Humorous plays, Folk Songs etc. Admission: $25 (Reserved); $18 (Non-Members); $15 (Members). This includes a sumptuous Telugu Bhojanam. Contact: www.siliconandhra.org
Carnatic Violin Concert By Smt.S. Sommya with R.K. Sriram Kumar on Violin and Neyveli Narayanan on Mridangam Sponsored by South Indian Music Academy, Hoover Jr. High School Auditorium, Lakewood, California, 6PM, Contact:www.geocities.com/southindianmusicacademy/
Carnatic Clarinet Concert Hosted by Carnatic Music Association of North America (CMANA) at Hickman Hall, Rutgers University, New Jersey, 3:30PM, Tickets: $13 - CMANA members, $16 - non-members $7 Students (with proper ID) & seniors FREE to CMANA MusiCard holders. Contact: www.cmana.org, Asha Janardhan 908.975.6072 Mangalam Chidambaram 609.275.5786
LA Chapter of American India Foundation (AIF) is holding its Gandhi DayWalkathon at Cerritos Regional County Park, located at 19700 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, California 90701. Registration begins at 9:30AM, Walkathon begins at 10:30AM. Contact: Sajal at 267.254.9895 or Akhil at 310.209.0998, www.aifoundation.org/gandhiday.asp
Oct 6, Sunday
South India Fine Arts (SIFA), Bay Area, California Presents "Carnatic Violin-Veena-Venu Concert" featuring Lalgudi GJR Krishnan - Violin, K.R. Subramanyam - Flute, Srikanth Chary - Veena, K.V. Prasad - Mridangam, V. Suresh - Ghatam. Venue and Timing to be decided. Members: $12; Non-Members: $15 Children 5-12 years and Seniors: $10. Children under 5 free. Contact: 1.888.664.SIFA,www.southindiafinearts.org
Silicon Sneakers 5K/10K A 5K Walk/Run, 10K Run, and 1K Kid s Race at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, California to benefit City Year and the 5H Program. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Register online at www.Active.com . For info email email@example.com or call 408.569.8057. For details visit: http://www.5h.org/race
Bharathanatyam Recital by James De Fillipps, disciple of Suba Ramesh Parmar, Bridgewater temple auditorium, Bridgewater, New Jersey, 5PM, Contact: Temple
Oct 12, Saturday
Bharatanatyam Arangetram by Daya Raman Presented by Shri Krupa Dance Company; Mexican Heritage Theater, San Jose, California; 4 PM; Contact: Shri Krupa Dance Company: 408.779.6612,www.shrikrupa.org
Carnatic Music Concert dedicated to Goddess Durga and Lord Shanmugha featuring Smt. Jayamathangi Viswanathan accompanied by Sri. Arvind Lakshmikanthan (Violin) and Sri. Muralikrishna (Mridangam) at Badarikashramam, 15602 Maubert Avenue, San Leandro, California, 3PM, Contact: www.badarikashrama.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
South Indian Music Academy Presents "Carnatic Violin-Veena-Venu Concert" featuring Lalgudi GJR Krishnan - Violin, K.R. Subramanyam - Flute, Srikanth Chary - Veena, K.V. Prasad - Mridangam, V. Suresh - Ghatam. Hoover Jr. High School Auditorium, Lakewood, California, 6PM, Contact: www.geocities.com/southindianmusicacademy/
A Celebration of the Asian Elephant is an exhibit celebrating the cultural importance of the elephant in India, Thailand, and all of south Asia. People throughout the Bay Area will come together to enjoy the exhibit, rangoli and mehndi demonstrations, world music, elephant movies, and folk tales. Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California Contact: email@example.com.
Hindu Temple and Cultural Society of America, Bridgewater, New Jersey and Shubanjali School of Performing Arts present DEVI DARSHANAM for Navarathri celebrations at Bridgewater Hindu Temple Auditorium, 6PM. Program is free for all and donations are welcome. Contact: 908.490.0732
Oct 13, Sunday
Annual Day celebrations by Vishwa Shanthi School, San Mateo, California; Contact: Shreelata Suresh (650) 248 3269;www.shreelatasuresh.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Annual Lalitha Sahasranama Namaval Pooja at the Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, California, Script in all language is provided, 4PM, Contact: Lakshmi 408.248.7832, email@example.com
Bharathanatyam Performance by Vidya Murthy accompanied by musicians. Neela Ramanuja (vocal), Prasanna Kasthuri (nattuvangam), Ravichandra Kaloor (flute).
Guest artist Prasanna Kasthuri from St.Louis will present a Kathak item, 6PM, at Balaji Temple Community Center, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807, Contact: Temple Anxiety, Fear & Conflicts - How to discover inner freedom? - A Lecture by Swami Dayananda Saraswati at Northfield Hilton, Troy, Michigan, 10AM - 3PM, Contact: Srini V. Raman 248.656.5840 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 19, Saturday
Priyadarshini Govind will give a solo Bharatanatyam recital at Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance California 90503. 7PM, Tickets: $15, Contact: Harish Murthy at 949.300.8912, email@example.com
The MAC, the Performing Arts Center of DuPage, will present Natya Dance Theatre Choreographed by Hema and Krithika Rajagopalan, THE MAGIC RING, based on Kalidasa's Shakuntala will be performed by about 20 dancers to the accompaniment of live orchestra, at McAnich Art Center Performing Arts Series, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.Contact: For Tickets 312.942.1404, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Carnatic Music Concert featuring Ganavidya Visharada Smt. Jayamathangi Viswanathan and Party at Arulmighu Sidhhi Vinayaka Temple, Sacramento, California, 4PM, Contact: email@example.com; 916.483.4760
Oct 20, Sunday
South India Fine Arts (SIFA), Bay Area, California Presents Carnatic Vocal Concert featuring Smt. Rama Ravi and Party, Venue and Timing to be announced. Members: $12; Non-Members: $15 Children 5-12 years and Seniors: $10. Children under 5 free. Contact: 1.888.664.SIFA, www.southindiafinearts.org
Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt.S. Sowmya Hosted by Carnatic Music Association of North America (CMANA), New Jersey, Timing and Venue to be announced, Tickets: $13 - CMANA members, $16 - non-members $7 Students (with proper ID) & seniors FREE to CMANA MusiCard holders. Contact: www.cmana.org, Asha Janardhan 908.975.6072 Mangalam Chidambaram 609.275.5786
Oct 26, Saturday
South Indian Music Academy Presents Carnatic Vocal Concert featuring Smt. Rama Ravi with Smt. Nanditha Ravi (Vocal Support), Thiru. B.V. Raghavendra on Violin and Thiru. Manoj Siva on Mridangam at Hoover Jr. High School Auditorium, Lakewood, California, 6PM, Contact: www.geocities.com/southindianmusicacademy/
United States Carrom Association hosts Atlanta Open Carrom Championship at Hindu Temple, Riverdale, Georgia for two days (Oct 26&27), 8AM-10PM, Contact: Ramesh Srinivasan 404.964.7926, Tournament@uscarrom.org
Nov 1, Friday
Vedic Heritage Inc. Presents two nights of Indian Classical Genius and Wizardry. at Pandit Jasraj Auditorium, Vedic Heritage, 111 Jerusalem Ave, New York 11550. Performances by Pandit Jasraj, Budhaditya Mukherjee, Alarmel Valli, Veena Saharabuddhe and more. Contact: 516.483.9500 /516.539.9055. FAX: 516.483.1078. firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets- $35, $50 and $100 (VIP).
Nov 9, Saturday
'There once was a princess...', Fall Concert 2002 Presented by Abhinaya Dance Company; Mexican Heritage Theater, San Jose, California; 7pm; Contact: Abhinaya Dance Company: 408.983.0491, email@example.com, www.abhinaya.com Tickets: $25, $15, $10 (Seniors & Students)