Entertainment

Sri Niketan Organizes International Music Festival

8-year-old students Thaarun and Tharuni Recite Shlokas at the opening Ceremony NEW YORK(TIP): The performance by dozens of internationally  renowned artists at the International  Music Festival organized by Sri Niketan, a sister of the decades old […]

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Book Review – Sikhs of New Jersey – The Pioneers from Punjab

Surinder Kaur Puar Pages: 210, including Preface, Forward, Introduction, Acknowledgments, Thirteen Chapters, Epilogue, Glossary, Notes and Index. Includes illustrations of relevant people, locations and documents. Available for purchase at: AHP website [Americanhistorypress.com], other online booksellers, […]

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‘Colors of Peace’ Celebrates UN International Day of Peace

ROME / NEW YORK(TIP): Colors of Peace is the world’s largest exhibition of children’s peace-drawings from the most countries. This international event began three years ago in response to a call from the United Nations […]

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Reflecting Childhood Memories on Canvas

Ashok Ojha NEW YORK CITY(TIP): When I met Madhvi Parekh at the Delhi Art Gallery in Midtown Manhattan I saw a simple lady loaded with varied experiences of life. Born in a small village in […]

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JLF at New York: Celebration of books, ideas, and dialogue

Bidisha Roy NEW YORKCITY (TIP): The third edition of JLF New York – Jaipur Literature Festival — described as “the greatest literary show on Earth” — came to New York, presenting a series of conversations and […]

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CUNY Ethics & Morality Essay Contest: Virtue

 Deadline: October 21, 2019 NEW YORK(TIP): Funded by an endowment from the Chynn Family Foundation, this annual award  is intended to promote and stimulate thinking by college students at CUNY about the topic of ethics, […]

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Kama: The Riddle of Desire

By Gurcharan Das “But when Das speaks metaphorically through Kama’s arrows and contemplates the kinds of love they can generate, he brings to each love a sense of loss and a fleeting nostalgia which often […]

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UN International Day Of The Girl Child

Plan International USA’s NYCLC to Hold Second Annual Fundraiser Special Guest Honored: Journalist Tim Swarens By Mabel Pais The NYC Leadership Council The NYC Leadership Council is a women’s volunteer group of passionate New York […]

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Jaipur Literature Festival New York Debuts at New York Asia Society – Thursday, September 20, 2018

“The greatest literary show on Earth”, brought an iconic event – JLF at New York – featuring internationally acclaimed authors and thinkers. JLF at New York runs from September 19-20 with a range of provocative […]

United States

Acclaimed Kathak dancer Anindita dazzled the audience with her spectacular performance

CHICAGO, IL(TIP):  The two – day colorful Indian classical dance festival, Nritya Samarpana 2018 concluded on Sept 15-16, 2018 at Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple here. It was a breathtaking festival which featured top artists […]

United States

Tali Roth Concert at Juilliard Lincoln Center, with tango dancers, flute and guitar, September 22; Free Admission

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Tali Roth, Head of Guitar Program, The Juilliard School  Pre-College Division (www.taliroth.com), is organizing  a faculty recital as a part of the centennial Juilliard Pre-College celebration concerts, on Saturday, September  22nd, […]

United States

Indian Politician, Diplomat & Author to Launch Two Books at DIAC Literary Event

DALLAS, TX(TIP): Dallas Indian Arts Collective (DIAC), in partnership with Teamwork Arts, proudly presents a Fireside Chat with Indian politician, diplomat and author, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, from 6:30 to 8 […]

United States

Asia Society Hosts Landmark Exhibition – The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK CITY(TIP): The Asia Society of New York hosted a press conference at Asia Society Museum in New York City on September 13 to debut a landmark exhibition of works by members […]

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Women’s Association of NJPAC :Spotlight Gala 2018 – Sep. 29, 2018

By Mabel Pais About WANJPAC The Women’s Association of NJPAC(WA)is celebrating 24 years in 2018 and over $51 Million to NJPAC and its Arts Education program! Membership in the WAis a major opportunity to share […]

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Impressionism and the use of vivid, bright colors bring me both energy and inspiration – Poonam Gogia

“With my collection, I’m hoping to raise money for breast cancer research in memory of my late sister” Poonam Gogia has a passion for painting. With about 70 paintings in her collection, she is looking […]

United States

Meet the young Film Maker Priyanka Das

Priyanka Das, 29, started her first artistic journey at the very early age of her life. At the age 9 she was involved in painting, photography and creative writing. Her early embark on this artistic […]

United States

18th Annual National Book Festival Draws Tens of Thousands of Book Lovers

Next Year’s Festival Set for Aug. 31, 2019, at Washington Convention Center WASHINGTON(TIP): Book lovers of all ages came together by the tens of thousands to celebrate reading and meet their favorite authors Saturday at […]

United States

India’s “KATHAK” dance reigns in Queens, New York

FLUSHING (TIP): “Fantastic, incredible, dynamic, outstanding, awesome, record-breaking, actually just beyond words.”  The applaud of the standing ovation grew louder and louder each time these words were uttered by the Master of Ceremony Mr. Harbachan […]

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A Sterling Punjabi

By BRP Bhaskar Kuldip Nayar was one of the young millions whose life was disrupted by Partition but rebuilt it and went on to make brilliant contributions in his chosen fields, starting with journalism. Devotion […]

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The house that Naipaul built

It is not his travel writing that makes him one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, it is his fiction Naipaul knew that our house is not perfect and that it is ludicrously […]

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The long and difficult journey back home – or what was home

By Vikas Gupta Title:The Surajpur Connection  Author: Prabhu Dayal  Publisher: Zorba Books  Pages: 160  Price: Rs 199 The hardest journey to undertake, if it is even possible, is to return to one’s childhood home, particularly […]

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Doyen of Hindi poetry Gopal Das Neeraj dies at 93

NEW DELHI(TIP): Doyen of Hindi poetry Gopal Das Neeraj passed away on Thursday, July 19 evening at the AIIMS trauma center here. He was 93. A Padma Bhushan awardee, Neeraj had suffered a head injury […]

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G4C 15TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL: SPECIAL PROCLAMATION FROM NYC MAYOR

By Mabel Pais About Games for Change Since 2004,Games for Change(G4C) has been empowering game creators and innovators to drive real-world change, using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to […]

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CAPE #IAM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES SEASON 4

LOS ANGELES, CA: On May 7, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics In Entertainment) and U.S. Bank launch Season 4 of the #IAm Campaign, a series […]

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Get Ready for 100% Life

NEW YORK(TIP): A new book is here to rock the literary world. 100% Life by Rajan Thapaliya is a book unlike any other. Its ability to inspire and heal will change your life. If you […]