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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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Holiday Dreams, A Spectacular Holiday Cirque!

By Mabel Pais “A delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil”  – The New York Daily News “I remember being […]

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HOLIDAY FAMILY FUN at NJPAC!

By Mabel Pais “’Hip Hop Nutcracker’ brings a generous dose of contemporary spirit, sure to heat up even the most restless and wintry of souls” – The New York Times “It turns “The Nutcracker” on […]

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NJPAC SPARKLES WITH MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

By Mabel Pais The Boston Pops (BSO) The iconic Boston Pops (BSO),under the masterful direction of Keith Lockhart, arrives at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall with a sparkling holiday celebration.  The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) […]

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NYC Sheen Center’s – Two Remarkable Plays

By Mabel Pais The Sheen Center for Thought And Culture presents two plays: “When It Happens To You” and “Unheard Voices” in October 2019.  When It Happens To You “The first time I held my […]

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PLANUSA’s NYCLC Hosts Third Annual Fundraiser To CELEBRATE IDG 2019

By Mabel Pais Theme: “Challenges and Hope South of the Border” Special Guest Honored: Journalist Crisitan Benavides PIX11 reporter, and three-time Emmy Award winner Plan International USA’s (Plan) NYC Leadership Council (NYCLC) is hosting its […]

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ARLO GUTHRIE’S Unforgettable Concert

By Mabel Pais “….(Arlo’s) concerts are “a magical cornucopia of well-crafted songs, homespun humor, and stories of the past,”  – Modern Guitars Magazine The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents “ArloGuthrie– Alice’s Restaurant”Back By Popular […]

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NJPAC-WA at GALA Celebrates RAY CHARLES

By Mabel Pais “NJPAC is pushing its way into a new future, and being very imaginative and very intentional about the breadth of its vision and connectivity” – Marcia Wilson Brown, Board President of Women’s […]

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IAAC’s 2019 EB Dance Festival

By Mabel Pais The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) is organizing the 11th Annual Erasing Borders Dance Festival (EBDF), a 3-day festival from September 14 to 16, consisting of: Dance CONCERT in Queens, New York, on […]

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McNally’s “Frankie and Johnny” McNally Honored LGBTQ Community, Stonewall-50 Commemorated

By Mabel Pais “Two of the best performances on Broadway. Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon’s chemistry burns up the stage” The Daily Beast  “Superb! As hilarious as it is touching”   – The Hollywood Reporter Get […]

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Dallas Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival :SIR Sweeps SAFF

DALLAS, TX (TIP): Rohena Gera’s feature directorial debut, SIR, wins big at the 5th annual DFW South Asian Film Festival, presented by Toyota, which took place from May 16th to 19th in Dallas, Texas. The […]

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KULTURE KOOL “10”

By Mabel Pais “There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. … I had been seeing the world in […]

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2019 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS’ STAR STUDDED CEREMONY

By Mabel Pais At the 85th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, the Drama League’s Executive Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, announced the winners at a star-studded luncheon ceremony hosted by Kristine Nielsen and Julie White on Friday, […]

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Get In The Holiday Spirit With Messiah & Cirque Dreams

By Mabel Pais HANDEL’S MESSIAH “(NJSO is)….a vital, artistically significant musical organization” – Wall Street Journal “Together, orchestra, chorus, conductor and soloists brought out the work’s many shades, and delivered that one particular seasonal requirement, […]

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NJSO presents Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert on Thanksgiving weekend

By Mabel Pais The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presents screenings of the complete film Star Wars: A New Hopewith Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical scores performed live on Thanksgiving weekend, November 23–25. In the […]

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IAAC DIWALI: Musical Celebration of Lights and Life

By Mabel Pais “Music has connected the world and is the common expression of every human being” – Maestro Amjad Ali Khan “…the finest living exponent of the sarod” – The Guardian Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali […]

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2018 BAM Next Wave Festival

By Mabel Pais “It is with immense pride and gratitude that I share the programming…a broad array of wondrous personal expression and unique artistic perspectives”                                – Joseph V. Melillo, BAM Executive Producer The 2018 […]

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The Color Purple at Paper Mill Playhouse

“I am looking forward to celebrating Paper Mill’s 80thanniversary with you this season” – Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director  “I’m absolutely delighted to have the opportunity to remount The Color Purpleat the renowned Paper […]

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AGELESS ICON TONY BENNETT With Antonia Bennett, Special Guest Perform At NJPAC

By Mabel Pais Bennett & Krall Reincarnate Gershwin Classics, Tony Bennett Celebrates his 92ndBirthday “No one expected me to compose music. I just did. What I have done is what was in me; the combination […]

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Broadway’s Musicals – HEAD OVER HEELS

By Mabel Pais “A Surging Pulse, Raw Edge & Rebel Vibe” – San Francisco Chronicle “A Marriage of Power Pop and Pure Farce!” – Variety “Head Over Heelsis a celebration of love in all its […]

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Broadway’s STRAIGHT WHITE MEN (Play)

By Mabel Pais “I’m always supposed to make what I’m not comfortable with” – Young Jean Lee “Fascinating! A compassionate and stimulating new play written and directed by the ever-audacious Young Jean Lee” –The New York […]

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Shaan’s Golden Voice to fill the Halls of NJPAC, July 28

By Mabel Pais About NJPAC The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, N.J., has the most diverse programming and audience of any performing arts center in the country, and is the […]

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Much awaited SANJU Opens on June 29

NEW YORK(TIP): Few lives in our times are as dramatic and enigmatic as the saga of Sanjay Dutt. Coming from a family of cinema legends, he himself became a film star, and then saw dizzying […]

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Jyoti’s Yadvi, The Dignified Princess comes to life in NYC on June 1

 By Mabel Pais “Strength of character isn’t always about how much you can handle before you break, it’s also about what you do after you have broken.”  Robert Tew “We cannot change situations in life, […]

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Lindsay Lohan attends Fashion Week wearing a hijab

Actor Lindsay Lohan, who has fielded rumours of having converted to Islam for months, was seen wearing a hijab at the recent London Fashion Week. Pictures of the star, who now lives in Dubai, have been doing the […]