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.
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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 -
LOS ANGELES,CA - Actress Sonam A. Kapoor and her husband, businessman Anand Ahuja have partnered with Los Angeles Tourism for a new campaign. The digital initiative highlights the city’s vibrant arts, culture, culinary and hotel scenes. Tapping into Sonam and Anand’s passion for reading, vegan cuisine, the film industry, basketball and art, the four-episode campaign shows them visiting the legendary...
LOS ANGELES,CA - A theatrical play written, directed, and produced by Rishi Jaiswal co-directed by Sri Chilukuri, was staged recently in Hollywood at the Secret Rose Theatre. The housefull show had excellent performances by the entire cast and crew. ‘Radicals’ tackles burning issues like terrorism in Kashmir and also provides insight into the complications in the region. The play is designed to promote peace in areas...