The annual Asheville Wine and Food festival takes place at several venues in the beautiful city of Asheville from August 21 – 23, 2014. Lots of food, libations, tastings, deserts, music, and culture of the Asheville area will converge over the three-day weekend. For full details visit www.ashevillewineandfood.com.
Bollywood Rhythms is the Triangle's popular entertainment group with some of the top singing and dancing talents across the country performing for a great cause. This year’s spectacular music & dance show will be a fundraiser for Vibha, a nonprofit organization. It will be a fun filled evening with old and new hindi songs and with some unique sets/presentation. The date is Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 5:30 pm in the HSNC Main Auditorium, Morrisville, NC. Tickets are $12, $8 for seniors, kids and students. For more details call 919 609 9656 or visit www.brshow.us.
Saturday and Sunday October 4 & 5. Love Connection Fusion presented by DeamACT Entertainment. A Bollywood Musical Drama.
Fletcher Opera Theater
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The 20th annual Festival of India will take place in Charlotte from September 13 - 14, 2014. The two-day festival features arts, crafts, vendors, food, and dance performances. The Indian Idol singing competition will also take place at the festival. http://indiafestival.iacofcarolinas.org/
In collaboration with the Ganesh Festival there will be a celebration of Janmastami and Radhashtami on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 5:30 - 9pm at HSNC, Morrisville NC. There be bhajans, dancing, prasadam and more. The event is free. For more details visit www.gokulbhajan.com.
It's time for aattam, paattam and kondattam. Charlotte Tamil Sangam invites you for a day of fun and frolic. The annual picnic will be held at the Frank Liske park, Concord NC on September 7, 2014 from 11 am - 4pm. Join for plenty of games, scrumptious food and an opportunity to socialize with people. For more information visit http://cltts.org
Popular Bollywood playback singers Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu will perform in the Raleigh area on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Durham Performing Arts Center at 8:30pm. They have sung 100s of romantic duets and solo songs in 1980s and 1990s. The duo have sung songs in some of the most popular films including DDLJ, Kuch Kuch Hota hai, 1942-A Love story, Tezaab, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aaye, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Sadak, Fida, No Entry, and Ghulam. Tickets are $49, $69, $89, $99, and VIP. Children under 4 are free and child care will be provided by the Goddard School, Morrisville NC. For more details call 855-660-5483 or www.livespectrum.com.
The annual festival in the Triangle area features artist demonstrations, a chainsaw sculpting competition, entertainment, food vendors, and more. The event to be held on Sat, Aug 23 in downtown Cary, NC is free to attend. For more details call 919-469-4061 or visit www.townofcary.org.
Aim for Seva presents the fundraiser program “Meghadootam, the Cloud Messenger” an operatic classical dance ballet by Kalidasa on Sat, August 30, 2014 at 6pm at Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary NC. The ballet’s music director is oscar-nominated artist Bombay Jayashri Ramnath. Script adaptation and choreography is by Shijith Nambiar and Parvathy Menon.Aim for Seva works to educate children of rural India via free student homes. For more details call 919-342-7047 or visit www.afsevents.org.
Calling all apple lovers. The annual North Carolina Apple Festival takes place in downtown Henderson, NC from Aug 29 - Sept 1 and includes the King Apple Parade, mountain music jamboree, food, vendors, artists, and family fun. There is no cost to attend the festival. For more details call 828-697-4557 or visit www.ncapplefestival.org.
The youth group of the Hindu Society of NC presents its annual summer camps programs in five sessions. They run through August 22, 2014. The five weekly camps are spread out over the summer and activities include yoga, slokas, arts, crafts, music, heritage traditions and more. All camps are held at Hindu Society of NC in Morrisville, NC. For more details on specific camps and registration, visit www.hsnconline.org.
A rare and unique opportunity to learn to speak in Samskritam. No prior knowledge of Samskritam is required but familiarity with any other Indian language would be helpful. Date: Saturday, September 13 and Sunday, September 14, 2014 9 am - 4 pm both days. Venue: Cary/Morrisville Register using the small URL site
The 31st annual SummerFest, celebration of summer will be held in downtown York, SC on Sat, August 23, 2014. The all day family event features sports, cars, crafts, music, food, and fun for kids of all ages. For more information call the Greater York Chamber of Commerce at 803-684-2590 or visit www.yorksummerfest.com. www.yorksummerfest.com
This Urdu Majlis will feature the works of Hazrat Amir Khusro. The Majlis will take place on Sat, Auguat 23 at 8 pm inn Room 1009, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC Chapel Hill. The event is free and is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Urdu Majlis is an intellectual endeavor with no political or religious affiliations. Participants are encouraged to bring refreshments to share. For more information call:
Professor Afroz Taj 919-851-1119 / 919-962-1060 or Seema and Ashraf Faruqi 919-596-4792.
The Wake Forest University Office of Admissions and the South Asian Student Association invites prospective students and families to an afternoon with Wake Forest staff, student, and administrators. Explore the Wake Forest admissions process, academic and cultural offerings, and Wake Forest's unique approach to personal and career development.Winston Salem, Admissions Office of Wake Forest University on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2pm. For more details contact Anand Mitra at 336.745.6267 or email@example.com.
The 5th annual Youth Carnatic Music Festival, organized by NC Youth Classical Arts for Charity, Partnered with and hosted by NCSU Delta Sigma Iota, takes place on August 30-31, 10 am-8:30 pm at NCSU’s Thomson Hall, 2214 Dunn Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607. Admission is free. The event is dedicated to raise funds for Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, who provide education, job skills, and health service for poor indigenous youth. For more details call 919-961-5866 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.NCYCAC.org.