Subject: Some Community Events
Dated: Apr 24, 2001
Dear Member,

Below you will find some community events scheduled to happen during
the forthcoming weekends. These are not Prabasi events however. This
mail contains this information because you may be interested in these
events and also because they have been organized with the
participation of Prabasi members like you.

The next mail will contain some more details on our Baishakhi program
and our 'annual event'. Bewildered? Stay tuned.

AAFTAB-E-SITAR USTAD VILAYAT KHAN IN CONCERT
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A Grand musical concert with the Sitar Legend
Date: Friday, April 27, 2001
Time: 8:00 PM
Venue: Chabot College Performing Arts Center
       25555 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward

With
Ustad Shujaat Khan, Hidayaat Khanand, Pandit Swapan
Chaudhuri.

Tickets: SPECIAL GROUP DISCOUNTS for select group of
seats are available to PRABASI MEMBERS only through
Harmoni Ventures (925-828-6127). All seats will be
reserved.


AN INTROSPECTION INTO RABINDRA SANGEET
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Indo-American Community Service Center (ICSC) Presents Festival of
Rabindra Sangeet An Introspection into Rabindra Sangeet, The songs of
Rabindranath Tagore

Date : 26th May 2001
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Venue: Gunn High School

"Rabindra Sandhya", the festival of Rabindra Sangeet will portray the
spellbinding panorama of this marvelous music in a 4 hours long
musical soiree.

This exclusive program is aimed at opening the horizons of Tagore's
music.

The program will provide an excellent opportunity to introduce oneself
to Tagore's music, one who has not yet come across this form of Indian
music.

An accompanying free, bilingual, illustrated souvenir will contain
articles about Rabindranath Tagore and his world of music and detailed
information about all the songs presented in this program including
their origin, Raga, Tala and a brief translation. A definite treasure
in your book collection. Both the souvenir and the program compeering
in English are planned to remove any linguistic barriers that might
come in the way of appreciation of the program. For those whose lives
are already coupled with Rabindra Sangeet, this musical festival with
more than fifty songs presented to you by our seven dedicated artists,
will be a great musical event to remember. This will be an excellent
forum to meet the people from the Bay area who are seriously nurturing
Rabindra Sangeet. Additional food and books/cassettes stall will be
arranged for your convenience.

Rabindra Sangeet Festival will present hours long musical performances
by seven Talented and expert singers from Bay area.

Aditya Das
Ashidhara Das
Jaya Basu
Nilanjan Sarkar
Paromita Das
Sonali Bhattacharya
Swati Mitra

All participating singers in this program are practicing and
performing Rabindra Sangeet for more than a decade and known for their
expertise in the music of Rabindra Sangeet. Some singers give special
lessons on Rabindra Sangeet in the Bay area.

Tickets:
Single $5.00
Family $10.00 (not exceeding 2 adults and 3 Children)

Tickets will be avilable at the auditorium till 15
minutes before the program.

For more Information and Ticket:
Email: icsc@yahoo.com

Phone: (408) 985 1330 or (408) 748 1771

Sincerely,

- Anupam Bagchi
Prabasi Webmaster

                                              Dated: 04/24/2001
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