Event Calendar

Talk

March 27, 2019

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West, 17th St. New York

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The rigid hierarchies of the military demand absolute obedience to authority. How do these power structures, and the culture that surrounds them, affect the men and women who serve? Neuroscientist Amishi Jha, a pioneer in the study of the effects of meditation on military personnel and their partners, discusses with Anuradha Bhagwati,… Read more »

Theater

March 28, 2019 To April 14, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop,79 East 4th St,btwn Bowery & 2nd Ave, New York

Eh Dah? Questions for my Father follows the lives of a family divided across continents and *cultures in a turbulent political landscape. Set in Egypt and America, this contemporary musical by Aya Aziz explores what it means to live in post a 9/11 world. Recipient of The Best Book and Best Individual Performance awards at New York Musical Festival 2016…. Read more »

Literature, Talk

March 28, 2019

6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Shakespeare &Co, Lexington Avenue, 939 Lexington Avenue, New York

A conversation with feminist romance writer Falguni Kothari, YA novelist Nisha Sharma, award-winning fiction writer Sonali Dev and mystery writer Radha Vatsal about tradition and modernity and how to grapple with complex questions about love, parenthood, and friendship (and Bollywood!) in changing times…. Read more »

Literature

March 28, 2019

6:00 pm To 8:30 pm

DAG, Fuller Building, 41 E, 57th, suite 708, New York

The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) presents the book launch of Rajat Gupta’s memoir titled ‘Mind Without Fear’ which tells of his dramatic rise and precipitous fall after being charged in the largest insider trading case in the US.
The author will be in attendance and will be signing copies post the talkback with IAAC Vice Chair Rakesh Kaul…. Read more »

Talk

March 30, 2019

10:30 am To 3:30 pm

Columbia University, Knox Hall, room 208, New York

These two contemporaries, Sana’ullah Dar ‘Miraji’ (1912-1949) and Gajanan Madhav ‘Muktibodh’ (1917-1964), moved beyond the Progressives’ political ideology, but did they ever entirely renounce its concerns? Both were controversial in their time; both had difficult lives and major health problems; both died young. Their attempts to grapple with the Progressive movement–and with their own Sufi/bhakti heritage–helped to shape modern literary movements in Urdu and Hindi…. Read more »

Gala

March 30, 2019

1:01 pm To 8:00 pm

Stage 48, 605 West, 48th Street, New York

Join a beautiful crowd at Stage48 and get painted in reds, yellows, greens, pinks and enjoy the Festival of colors in style with food, drinks, and the amazing beats by NYC’s Top Entertainers.
Welcome to the happiest day party in New York City! The Festival of Colors celebrates the coming of spring,… Read more »

Spiritual

April 1, 2019

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 50 West,17th St. New York

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Yoga reputedly improves our physical and mental health and empowers us to become more productive at work, more caring in relationships, and more responsible contributors to society and inhabitants on this planet. If yoga does accomplish all that—and most practitioners swear it’s true—how exactly does it do it? Yoga teacher Eddie Stern and Deepak Chopra,… Read more »

Talk

April 1, 2019

6:30 pm

The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

American culture is constantly being remade by immigrants. In this panel, acclaimed writers Suketu Mehta (author of the forthcoming book This Land Is Their Land) and Gary Shteyngart (author of Lake Success) discuss with sociologists Nancy Foner and Philip Kasinitz how immigrants transform—and are themselves transformed by—American culture. Foner is a distinguished professor of sociology at The Graduate Center and Hunter College;… Read more »

Dance, Talk

April 3, 2019

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West, 17th St, New York

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“My being a feminist has nothing to do with men.” —Mallika Sarabhai
What can an ancient Hindu epic tell us about women’s empowerment today? One of India’s leading dancers and choreographers, as well as an activist for social responsibility and equity, Mallika Sarabhai choreographed the solo theatrical work “Shakti: The Power of Women,” drawing inspiration from Draupadi,… Read more »

Music

April 6, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:30 pm

Chhandayan Center for Indian Music, 4 West 43rd Street, #618, New York

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After beginning his musical career as a jazz pianist Andrew Shantz immersed himself in the world of Hindustani – North Indian – classical music in 2008. He currently studies classical vocal (khayal) under Pt. Sanjoy Banerjee of Kirana Gharana and was initiated into Hindustani vocal music in Kolkata, India by his Guruma Smt…. Read more »

Family, Gala

April 6, 2019

12:00 pm

Lake Chateau Banquets, Route 9, 1002 North St,Woodbridge Township, New Jersey

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Music

April 6, 2019

3:30 pm To 6:00 pm

Chinmaya Vrindavan, 95 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury, New Jersey

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Music

April 6, 2019

7:00 pm

Romanti Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 305 Seventh Avenue, 17th Floor, New York

Raga Music Circle is pleased to present our first concert of the 2019 season featuring Smt Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana in an evening performance. Aratiji is gracing us again with her presence and we look forward to another super concert with her renditions, voice and personality.
Aratiji will be accompanied by the wonderful Nitin Mitta on tabla and Anirban Chakrabarty on harmonium…. Read more »

Comedy

April 7, 2019

6:00 pm

Sayreville War Memorial High School, 820 Washington Road, Sayreville, New Jersey

Honestly Speaking by Amit Tandon is a show which gives you 80 minutes of uninhibited Amit Tandon. From marriage to kids to growing up, He will tell you stories from his life. Are they funny? yes absolutely !!…. Read more »

Music

April 7, 2019

3:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Tajmahal Restaurant, Jamaica, New York

Indian Classical Music Recital. Sarod and Tabla recital by Pt Debojyoti Bose and PT Abhijit Bannerjee…. Read more »

Music

April 11, 2019 To April 13, 2019

Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

A World in Trance, now in its fifth edition, has been host to some of the world’s most captivating music, bringing people together in search of enlightenment and spirituality. The festival features three different programs, including a concert with Pakistan’s Hamza Akram Qawwal & Brothers, grandsons of the legendary Ustad Munshi Raziuddin…. Read more »

Dance

April 11, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Miller-Glickstein Theater, The Diana Center,Barnard College, 3009, Broadway, New York

The dance performance “We Sinful Women” is based on eight Urdu poems from the book We Sinful Women, written by Pakistani poets Ishrat Aafreen, Kishwar Naheed, Zehra Nigah and Fahmida Riaz, published in Pakistan in 1990. It features original music composed by two-time Canadian Grammy winner and composer Kiran Ahluwalia.  “We Sinful Women” premiered in Spring 2018 at the Danspace Project,… Read more »

Music

April 12, 2019

8:00 pm

Roulette Intermedium, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Jayanthi Kumaresh, one of India’s foremost veena (lute) players, has captivated audiences around the world for over three decades with her entrancing performances.  A sixth generation musician and niece of the legendary violinist Lalgudi Jayaraman, she began playing the veena at the age of three.  Blending the traditional and innovative, Jayanthi seeks to express the true voice of the veena,… Read more »

Music

April 12, 2019

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West, 17th St, New York

Brooklyn Raga Massive joins forces with Face the Music, a dynamic youth program dedicated to post-genre music by living composers (including its own members), for an evening inspired by South Asian classical music.
The program includes selections from Passages, the legendary album by Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass, plus music by the award-winning violinist Kala Ramnath and BRM members Neel Murgai,… Read more »

Music

April 13, 2019

8:00 pm

Roulette Intermedium, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Pakistan’s Hamza Akram Qawwal & Brothers, grandsons of the revered Munshi Raziuddin, have been acclaimed for their riveting interpretations of qawwali, the ecstatic improvisational Sufi vocal tradition made famous in the West by the late Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. This award-winning ensemble represents the 26th generation of the seven centuries-old Qawwal Bachon ka Gharana of Delhi founded by Saamat bin Ibrahim,… Read more »

Music

April 13, 2019

7:00 pm

Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St Newark, New Jersey

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Art, Gala

April 13, 2019

3:00 pm To 10:00 pm

83 Wayne,St Jersey City, New Jersey

The 3rd annual Holi and Art Festival at the historic Barrow Mansion is presented on April 13, 2019. Join us as we honor the coming of spring, color, and light!
Free and open to all, music dance, and art…
First Children’s Art Exhibit
A performance of dance by Jersey City’s accomplished and inclusive Shehnaaz Dance Academy
An operatic performance by internationally renowned Soprano,… Read more »

Music

April 13, 2019

10:00 am

Ananda Mandir, Tagore Hall 269, Cedar Grove Lane, Somerset, New Jersey

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Dance

April 19, 2019 To April 21, 2019

The New York Kathak Festival is a newly formed organization that presents and promotes dancers, scholars, and practitioners of Kathak, a classical dance tracing its origins to India. We produce a festival bringing together established and emerging artists from across the United States and overseas. The New York Kathak Festival is produced by the American Kathak community,… Read more »

Music

April 20, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Chhandayan Center for Indian Music, 4 West, 43rd Street, #618 New York

Kishan Patel
Born and raised in Portland, OR, Kishan has been learning music since he was 6 years old. He received his initial training under Portland’s Dr. Nisha Joshi, who trained him in not just Hindustani Vocal and Bhajans, but also taught him to play Tabla, Harmonium, and Sitar as well…. Read more »

Music

April 20, 2019

6:30 pm

Romanti auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 305 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, (between W 27th and W 28th street), New York

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Music

April 20, 2019

3:30 pm To 6:30 pm

chinmaya Vrindavan, 95 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury, New Jersey

Padmini Rao studied under Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, the Dhrupad and Rudra veena maestro. She received her master’s degree in music from SNDT University in Mumbai, India, under the guidance of Padma Bhushan, Dr. Prabha Atre. Padmini has been Dr. Atre’s student for over 20 years. Her music is thus a blend of two of India’s most enchanting musical streams: the dhrupad and the khayal…. Read more »

Music

April 24, 2019

7:30 pm

The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street (between 6th Ave and Broadway) New York

Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion has grown out of Zakir’s duet tours with his late father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha. They began their biennial appearances in 1996 to provide a platform for rarely heard rhythm traditions from India. Over time, the ensemble has expanded to include great drummers and percussionists from many world traditions…. Read more »

Music

April 26, 2019

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West, 17th St, New York

Mrudangam (South Indian percussion) artist and composer Rajna Swaminathan, and her ensemble RAJAS, release her debut record, Of Agency and Abstraction on Biophilia Records.
Rajas is a Sanskrit word referring to the inner energy that compels us toward action, creation, and change. The ensemble embodies this spirit in their exploration of new collective possibilities in the resonances among Indian music,… Read more »

Dance

April 27, 2019

8:00 pm

2537 West Broadway, Manhattan, New York

Rama Vaidyanathan is one of the foremost Bharatanatyam dancers of her generation. She trained intensively under the legendary dancer Yamini Krishnamurthy and the celebrated guru Saroja Vaidyanathan. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Rama has developed an individual style based on a strong sense of conviction and an extraordinary flair for choreography that does not forsake the core principles of her dance form…. Read more »

Music

April 27, 2019

8:00 pm

CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton, New Jersey

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Dance, Family, Music

April 27, 2019

5:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Gujarati Samaj Hall, 17315, Horace Harding Expy, Fresh Meadows, New York

We request the honor of your presence for the magnificent celebration of our Sindhi New Year Chetichand. Please come enjoy this great cultural program of sindhiyat, hosted by the premise of New York and New Jersey. We are proud to welcome Shri Gopi Chander Ji and family, Mrs Kiran Moorjhani, Subash Thaper Ji and other great sindhi artists…. Read more »

Dance

April 28, 2019

7:00 pm

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, 2537, Broadway at 95th St, New York

A leading exponent of Odissi, Sujata Mohapatra completed more than eighteen years of training under the guidance of her guru, the late Padma Vibhushan Kelucharan Mohapatra, legendary exponent of Odissi, and simultaneously with her husband guru Ratikant Mohapatra. She also underwent a valuable stint at the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre…. Read more »

Music

May 5, 2019

7:00 pm

The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street (between 6th Ave and Broadway) New York

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades including six Grammy® Award nominations. A range of recordings from Indian classical ragas to her more creatively experimental work has already produced 10 highly-acclaimed albums and a DVD film-score to the Indian silent movie epic,… Read more »

Film

May 7, 2019 To May 12, 2019

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Music

May 9, 2019

8:00 pm To 11:55 pm

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music, 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York

Raised in a musical family, Josh Feinberg was introduced to music through classical piano at four years old and later, the bass at eight. Through his jazz studies with Dan Weiss, Josh was introduced to North Indian classical music. Josh received his initial training on sitar from Vijaya Sundaram. While at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston,… Read more »

Music

May 18, 2019 To May 19, 2019

8:00 pm To 6:00 am

New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West, 64th Street, New York

Tablaphilia – a tabla symphony on Chaturashram performed by Chhandayan Orchestra:
Aditya Phatak, Amod Dandavate, Anand Prasad, Avinash Bose, Dibyarka Chatterjee, Ethan Fox, Jorge Ramiro Monroy, Michael Magilligan, Pradeep Chatterjee, Siddharth Komaragiri, Tejas Tope, Todd Miller, Vikram Mukherjee, Jay Banerjee (vocal), Anmukta Ranganathan (vocal), Rahul Tandla (vocal)… Read more »

Gala

May 23, 2019

7:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York

Save the date for the 2019 edition of the Asia in America celebration! Asia Society’s acclaimed spring party recognizes Asian American artists and creatives who have played a transformative role in the arts in the United States.
Following the enthusiastic response to Asia in America: Celebration of the Arts in 2018,… Read more »

Music

June 22, 2019 To July 27, 2019

W 30th St between 10th and 11th Aves, New York

A futuristic kung fu musical co-conceived by Chen Shi-Zheng and Kung Fu Panda screenwriters Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, with songs by Sia and choreography by Akram Khan.
Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise tells the story of a secret sect in Flushing, Queens, that possesses the magical power to extend human life,… Read more »

Exhibition

June 27, 2019 To July 17, 2019

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Agora Gallery, 530 West, 25th Street, New York

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