Monsoon Music proudly presents the Third Annual Indo-Jazz Festival featuring three of Toronto’s finest jazz and world music ensembles Tasa, Monsoon and Saawun. Each will bring their unique brand of Indian jazz fusion to Lula Lounge on Thursday, April 29 along with special guests Escola De Samba.
South Asians love their Latin music. Check out Toronto-based CASSAVA on April 30 as they perform music to reflect the colour and flavor of the many Latin styles including Salsa, Cha cha-cha and Bolero from Cuba, Bossa Nova and Samba from Brazil.
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April 28 :: Naya Raasta :: South Asian Divorced or Separated Support Group
Naya Raasta :: New Road We offer help to men and women going through divorce/separation, by inviting them to attend an open discussion forum. This forum is primarily to share your experiences and converse with others in similar situations, or simply to listen. The environment is completely supportive of everyone’s individual needs and emotions. Please be aware that this is a support group and not a dating club for divorced/separated individuals.
We encourage anyone who is either on the verge of divorce or separation, or even thinking about it, to please come and meet others who have faced the same tough decisions. New members welcomed.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 @ 6:45 PM Venue: Richview Public Library, 1806 Islington Avenue , Toronto, Ont
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April 29 :: Tasa, Monsoon, Saawun w/ special guests Escola De Samba
Monsoon Music proudly presents the Third Annual Indo-Jazz Festival featuring three of Toronto’s finest jazz and world music ensembles Tasa, Monsoon and Saawun. Each will bring their unique brand of Indian jazz fusion to Lula Lounge, Toronto’s world music headquarters, on Thursday, April 29 along with special guests Escola De Samba. This event will include special visual presentations and merchandise tables of all things Indian, including henna tattoos, all of which a portion of sales as well as donations will go the Bhakti Music Scholarship.
When: April 29th, 2010 Where: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ont
April 30 :: Cassava Latin Rhythms: Benefit Concert for Beit Zatoun
Cassava Latin Rhythms will make you want to dance to hot Latin sounds, learn about amazingly diverse cultures and transport you to fascinating lands. Toronto-based CASSAVA performs music to reflect the colour and flavor of the many Latin styles including Salsa, Cha cha-cha and Bolero from Cuba, Bossa Nova and Samba from Brazil, Cumbia from Colombia, as well as contemporary Latin-Jazz and Fusion.
When: Friday, April 30, 2010 @ 8:00 PM Venue: Beit Zatoun House, 612 Markham St, Toronto, Ont
April 30 & May 1 :: Live Indian Music :: Talk of the Town
Looking for a hot spot to hang out with friends and family on a weekday or weekend? Some place that has great food, live entertainment, good company in a casual setting? ‘Talk of the Town’ is the place to be!
Friday, April 30: Live Indian Music :: Bibi Saturday, May 1: Live DJ playing Indian and English music from 60’s, 70’s and 80’s
Till May 2 :: Bamiyan (the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart)
Contemporary artists explore Taliban destruction of c. 5th century Afghan Buddhas
The Institute for Contemporary Culture (ICC) at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and SAVAC (South Asian Visual Art Centre) in collaboration with the 23rd Images Festival announce the opening of the new exhibition, Bamiyan (the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart), on April 3, 2010.
This multi-faceted, contemporary art installation comprises an archive of photographs, miniature paintings and videos which examine the aftermath of the March 2001 destruction by the Taliban of the colossal c. 5th century Buddhas of the Bamiyan Valley in Central Afghanistan. It will be on display on Level 2 in the Hilary and Galen Weston Wing until May 2, 2010..
When: Till May 2, 2010 Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto Ont
Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta talks about her book, Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation, which presents the voices of over 100 practitioners and theorists of nonviolence. The vast majority are either Palestinian or Israeli reflecting on their own involvement in nonviolent resistance and speak about the nonviolent strategies and tactics employed by Palestinian and Israeli organizations, both in separate and in joint initiatives. Copies of a special early paperback edition will be available for purchase (commercial paperback not available until late 2010). White’s film, Refusing to be Enemies: The Zeitouna Story is a 58-minute documentary about a group of twelve women living in Michigan calling themselves “Zeitouna,” the Arabic word for "olive tree." Six Palestinians and six Jews, "some of the women are American-born, others are immigrants; one is a Holocaust survivor, another is a survivor of the Nakbah’s terror; their ages span 40 years. Filmmaker Laurie White is a founding member of Zeitouna.
When: May 6, 2010 @ 7 PM Where: Beit Zatoun House, 612 Markham St, Toronto, Ont
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Excellent lease and currently has live Indian music on Friday’s and Saturday’s.