BEVERLY HILLS,CA - The historic Saban Theater here was graced by the who’s who in the media & entertainment industry on May 3 for the glamorous Ms. Reshma Beauty USA 2019 pageant, presented by ZEE TV. Dordi, CEO of Reshma Beauty and Showbiz India, is widely popular for her work as a TV host for over 20 years and is also well known for producing the Ms. Showbiz India pageant. This time, she brought the pageant back 10 years later...
BY KALYANI VASAN
CANOGA PARK, CA: Speaking to the Indian American community at a musical and fundraiser event on May 10, Navraj Singh stated the platforms he was running on and requested the community to support him. Singh is the 15th candidate to enter the race for the City Council seat for District 12 which comprises of the northwestern...
BUENA PARK, CA- The 5th Jamaica Eye Care Mission was sponsored by Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel Family Foundation. MBS Health Ministry, Inc. and Anekant Community Center organized the mission which took place at the Mandeville Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, Jamaica. There were 17 volunteers who worked tirelessly for three days from April 27-29, to help 1071 patients. Around 368 cataract surgeries were performed and...
SAN DIEGO,CA - Hamid Daudani & Group, presented their 26th annual play ‘Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum’ on April 26 to a full house at the Poway Center of Performing Arts in Poway. The play started with a beautiful dance by 22 young students of Nupoor Dance Academy. It related to the theme of the play and was choreographed by Shalini Chauhan, the director of the academy. The play with 12 cast members told the story of a small Indian...
LOS ANGELES,CA - Rukus Avenue Music Group, North America’s first South Asian record label founded in 1996, has partnered with DJ Skee and Dash Radio to launch North America’s first mainstream South Asian radio station, Rukus Avenue Radio. The station began broadcasting worldwide April 8, on Dash Radio. Designed for anyone with an affinity for South Asian culture, Rukus Avenue Radio listeners can expect to be entertained,
LOS ANGELES, CA - Hasan Minhaj is on a roll. After wooing a global audience with his wise crack wit, the comic is laughing all the way to one accolade after the other. Minhaj was announced the winner of 2019 Peabody Award in the entertainment category for his show ‘Patriot Act’ on Netflix on April 18. This is the second year when Minhaj has won this award. In 2018, he received the same award for another Netflix special, titled ‘Homecoming King.’
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VAN NUYS, CA - Angelenos flocked to Woodley Park in record numbers on March 31 as the park bustled with families and cricketers. Tony (Anthony) Jones the big Belizean had his way leading his dedicated team of volunteers and Southern California Cricket Association executives in having things well planned out and executed.
LA MIRADA, CA –Shootings in churches and mosques, mass killings and terrorism in many forms has led people to a heightened fear and suspicion of anyone not like themselves. Mystic India: The World Tour performed at the La Mirada Performing Arts Theater on March 10 and is working to highlight unity through diversity and world peace in its Bollywood-style music and dance extravaganza.
BY SONAM MIRPURI
UPLAND, CA - The Indo American Social Association held its inaugural event on March 31 at Aroma Indian Grill and Banquet here . Individuals with a mutual interest of joining hands to become a force to reckon with came together to launch this organization. The guest of honor for the launch was Harry Sidhu, Mayor of Anaheim.
By NIMMI RAGHUNATHAN
IRVINE, CA – It was relentless. From the moment the show ‘The colours of her heart’ opened, startling the audience with the anguished wails of a woman, to its conclusion some 70-odd minutes later, there was no let-up in the message it sought to convey. Conceptualized and directed by dancer Mallika Sarabhai -