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 Aug. 08Varalakshmi Noombu
 Aug. 09Sani Pradosham
 Aug. 11Pournami
 Aug. 12Raksha Bandan
 Aug. 15Independence Day, Shankashta Chathurthi
 Aug. 19Gokulashtami
 Aug. 27Amavasya
 Aug. 28Kiruthigai
 Aug. 31Vinayaga Chathurthi
ShubhaMuhurtha Day:22, 24, 25, 29,31


Ongoing:

Summer Creative Movements Workshop (Juniors) & Abhinaya Workshop (Adults) on creative dance movements and expression based on classical Bharatanatyam. Different content for different age groups. Classes in Sunnyvale & Fremont during June, July and August. Contact: Deivika Usha 510.364.6995, deivika_usha@yahoo.com, www.geocities.com/dehee_arts

"Treasures for the Himalayas: Sacred Images from Tibet, Nepal, and Northern India" on view at Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California through October 27, Wed - Mon (12Noon - 6pm), Contact: 626.449.6840

August 5, 12, 19, 26 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

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Saturdays
10am-12pm, Vishunu Subrapadam and Vishnu Sahasrananam chanting at Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, California, Contact: sumathi67@yahoo.com

1pm-2pm, Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting and Balajyothi class schedule till December 2003 will focus on Ramayana and will be held on the First, Third and Fifth Saturday of every month, Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org

August 3, 10, 17, 24 Sundays
7:30am-8:30am - Free Yoga Classes (Advanced Level) 8:30am-9:30am - Beginner Level, Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.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

9:30-10am - Tamil Class 10:30am - 12pm - Balavihar classes taught at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta, Riverdale, Georgia. Also offering Dance classes, Hatha Yoga, Adult Gita 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

August 2, Saturday
Bharatanatyam Arangetram by Sangita Annamalai, disciple of Meena Logan at Louis B. Mayer Theater, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. Contact: 408.255.2976. Bal Bharati Indian Cultural Academy presents an Indian Cultural Contest in categories of dance, vocal music, instrumentals, speech, language, drama and art, at the Fremont Main Library, Fremont, California. Contact: 510.657.6090.

AACM Summer Concert Series begins with Shweta Jhaveri (Vocal), Uttam Chakraborty (Tabla), Bruce Hamm (Sarode) and Debopriyo Sarkar (Tabla) at Ali Akbar College of Music, San Rafael, California.

LOTUS will be hosting a week-long music festival (Aug 2- Aug 9) in celebration of Sri Hanumantha Sahasranamavali from August 2nd to August 9th, 2003 at the Sunnyvale Temple, California, Hanuma Sahasranamavali Daily between 6:30pm - 7:30pm; Music Concerts daily between 7:30pm and 8:30pm. All LOTUS concerts are free.

Bay Area Tamil Manram presents a Udhavum Karangal fundraiser, "Muthamizh Vizha" featuring an afternoon with Solomon Pappiah in an exciting Pattimanram plus Tamil Skit - "Periyaswami" & Naatuppura Paadalgal at Gomes Elementary School, Fremont, California. Contact: www.bayareatamilmanram.org

12pm-1pm. Gandhi Camp. A week-long camp for youth to learn and practice the principles of truthfulness, tolerance and self-help at India Community Center, 555 Los Coches St., Milpitas, California 95035, Contact: ICC Staff 408-934-1130

August 3, Sunday
11am. Adi Perukku Puja and Celebrations followed by Devotional Songs by Kalpagam Kaushik at 11:30am. Shiva-Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org

Sri Rama Lalitha Gana Mandir presents the Karnatik Music Solo Debut performance by Prerana Satyanarayana, disciple of Jayashree Varadarajan, at Cubberly Theater, Palo Alto, California, Contact: 408.735.1174

August 9, Saturday
AACM Summer Concert Series continues with Lakshmi Shankar (Vocal), Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri tabla at St John's Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, California "Joy of Bharata Nrityam" featuring Radhika Shankar and Sangeetha Sridhar, disciples of Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, accompanied by N. Sashidharan (Vocal), Prema Sriram (Nattuvangam), K.P. Ramesh Babu (Mridangam), R. Kalaiarasan (Violin) and Sunil Kumar (Flute) at Cubberly Theater, Palo Alto, California, Contact: 408.997.6375 or 510.252.1761

8pm. Naughty@Forty. Paresh Rawal in an all new non-stop Hindi comedy play, at McCormic Place Address: 2301 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60616, Contact: India Video & Fashion 847.534.0125

6pm. Bharathanatyam Arangetram by Mitha Rao, student of Natya Dance Theatre at Triton College Performing Arts Center, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, Illinois 60171, Contact: Natya Dance Theatre 312.942.1404

7am-5pm. "Desi Olympics" - 2003 Volleball Tournament at Motorola Campus at Parmer Lane, 7700 W. Parmer Lane, Austin, Texas 78729, Contact: Rajiv Saini 512.239.6606

6:30pm-10pm. "Cultural Heritage Evening" - Festival dance, Inspiring Dramas, Musical Ballet, Multimedia presentation, Enlightening speech, Devotional folk dance. Organized by BAPS Shree Swaminarayan Satsang Mandal at Performing Art Theater, Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman Dr (off hwy 290E), Austin, Texas 78751, Contact: Mukesh Patel 512.255.7121

3pm. Akilam Maduram (The World in Harmony) & Kathak Dances. Organized by Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation at Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm Street, Dallas Texas, Contact: Majestic Box Office 214.880.0137

10am-6pm. Cowboys Carrom Club hosts the First Texas Open Carrom Tournament" at India Association of North Texas, 777 S Central Expy #7C, Richardson, Texas 75080, Contact: Kiran Sathaye 214.923.6707, 972.679.6409

August 10, 2003, Sunday
International Association of Human Values and The Art of Living Foundation present the 5H Concert Series: Celestial Dance Ballet featuring Sahasrara and Amritamanthanam at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California, Contact: (888) 909-7359. concert@5h.org. The Joy of Bharata Nrityam featuring Radhika Shankar and Sangeetha Sridhar, disciples of Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, accompanied by N. Sashidharan (Vocal), Prema Sriram (Nattuvangam), K.P. Ramesh Babu (Mridangam), R. Kalaiarasan (Violin) and Sunil Kumar (Flute) at Cubberly Theater, Palo Alto, CA. Call 408.997.6375 or 510.252.1761

August 15, Friday
Federation of Indo-American Association of Northern California and FIA of Northern California Proudly Presents Celebration of India's 54th Independence Day & First Time Ever Open Air Concert … Contact: Sonia 510.909.7007, www.fiaonline.org/parade.pdf

7pm-10:30pm. Festival of India, Inaugural Program at Gwinnet Civic Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097. Contact: Padmini Sharma 404.329.1444, www.iaca.info, iaca_paddy@yahoo.com

11:45am. Indian Flag Hoisting to celebrate India's Independence Day, organized by Federation of Indian Associations (FIA). Indian folk dances in an open air stage in the heart of downtown Chicago. Illinois, Contact: Manish Verma 847.676.9137

August 16, Saturday
2pm-8pm. Taste of India. A Non-stop entertainment including folk, regional, and movie dances, live orchestra etc. by artists from India and local groups at Warren Park, Western Ave. (1 block north of Devon), Chicago, Illinois, Contact: Amrish Patel 877.637.3111

6pm. Bharathanatyam Arangetram by Tanvi Hathiwala, student of Natya Dance Theatre at Triton College Performing Arts Center, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, Illinois 60171, Contact: Natya Dance Theatre 312.942.1404

5pm-11pm. Anand Bazaar. Parade, cultural program, food, fireworks etc at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie Address: 1000 Lone Star Pky., Grand Prairie, Texas 5050, Contact: Shabnam Modgil 972.578.5781, president@iant.org, www.iant.org

10am-6pm. India Fest 2003, Business and professional booths, cultural, social, and educational programs for adults, youth, and children, walking parade, and a ceremony to honor the flag at Reliant Arena, Loop 610 South at Kirby Dr., Houston, Texas, Contact: Lachhman Das 281.488.5532, info@icchouston.org, www.icchouston.org

August 17, Sunday
2:30pm-5pm. Annamacharya Keerthan by Jyothirmaye Choudary - Vocal, Pavani Malladi - Violin, Nishad Parmar - Tabla. Keerthans in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada at Bharatiya Temple, 6850 Adams Road, Troy, Michigan 48098, Contact: Rao M. Chalasani 248.952.5874

12:30pm-3:30pm. India Day Parade, cultural program, Fair & Food (1:00 - 6:00 PM). At Parade - Madison Ave. (41st St. to 29th St.), Cultural Program - Madison Ave. & 23rd St, New York, Contact: President 908.451.0667

6pm. Naughty@forty, A hilarious Hindi comedy at Cullen Performance Hall, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, Contact: Indo-American Association 281.648.0422, Contact: info@iaahouston.com, www.iaahouston.com

August 18, Monday
6pm. Gala Banquet, Celebrating India's Independence - Cocktail/Dinner at 6:00 PM, followed by program at 8:30pm at Royal Albert's Palace, Fords, New Jersey, Contact: Kapil Shah 732.752.2378

August 20, Wednesday
2pm-4pm. Weeklong Class on Ganesha Sculpting, Sulpt and paint your own Terracotta Ganesha at School of Indian Traditional Arts, 56 West Somerset Street, Raritan, New Jersey, Contact: Shalini Harve 908.432.0207

August 23, Saturday
7pm. Vibha presents a Salesman Ramlal hindi play by Feroz Khan at Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California, Contact: Bobby 510.364.2885rishjal@yahoo.com ,www.sulekha.com/bayarea

6pm. Bharathanatyam Arangetram by Calai Chandra, student of Natya Dance Theatre at Triton College Performing Arts Center, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, Illinois 60171, Contact: Natya Dance Theatre 312.942.1404

7pm. Bhangra Fusion, for Juniors (Age 7 to 18) at Clarenceville High School Auditorium Address: 20155 Middlebelt Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152, Contact: Bhangra Fusion 734.260.5324

6pm-10pm. Padmabhushan K. J. Yesudas in Concert Live Carnatic-Semi Classical, Religious, Devotional, multi-lingual, A Fund Raising Program Sponsored by The Eternal Mother Temple (Parashakthi - Devi Durga Temple) at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center Address: 15801 E. Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, Michigan 48126, Contact: Kumar Prabhakar 248.538.4267

7pm. Bhagavad Gita A musical dance drama with 25 dancers, singers and musicians. Presented by Smt. Viji Prakash, Founder of Shakti Dance Company, Los Angeles, California at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, New York, Contact: Bhavan 212.989.8383, info@bhavanus.com, www.bhavanus.com

August 30, Saturday
6:30pm-8:30pm LOTUS is hosting a week of performances by budding and established musicians to celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi at the Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, California from August 30th to September 6th, 2003. All LOTUS concerts are free.

8pm. Elements, A world premiere. Choreography Prof. C. V. Chandrasekhar at Triton College Performing Arts Center, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, Illinois 60171, Contact: Natya Dance Theatre 312.942.1404

8pm. Salesman Ram Lal, A Hindi Play directed by Feroz Khan. Actor Satish Kaushik and Actress Seema Biswas in lead roles at Clarenceville High School Auditorium, 20155 Middlebelt Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152, Contact: Gunjan Sharma 313.583.0805

August 31, Sunday
12noon. "Womens dance festival" at Yuba_Sutter Fair Grounds, 442 Franklin Ave, Yuba City, California 95991, Contact: Parminder Takhar 530.790.0834

5:30pm-10pm. Fundraising Dinner for the first Ramakrishna Universal Temple, Presented by Vivekananda Vedanta Society, Chicago, Swami Chidananda, Devotional Dances, Children's Program, Buffet Dinner, Audio/Video Presentation, Bhajans at Bharatiya Temple, 6850 Adams Road, Troy, Michigan 48098, Contact: Mahaveer Khetawat 586.997.9730

September 7, Sunday
4pm - Bharathanatyam Arangetram of Vinodhini Lakshmanan disciple of Guru Vishal Ramani, Shri Krupa Dance Company, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, 510.656.7917
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