May 26 : desiFEST, Amin Dhillon, Speed Interviewing and Naya Raasta

 

Welcome to another edition of Oye! Grapevine.

It is with great sadness that we announce that Trooper Larry Rudd 26 and Colonel Geoff Parker, 42 died fighting the enemy in Afghanistan. Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones they left behind

Oye! First: Amin Dhillon Miss India Worldwide Canada 2010, is the Latest Bollywood Item Girl.

Our members have uploaded some great photos taken at various Toronto events. Here is a sample! Juventus Practice, Panathinaikos v Benfica at BMO Field and Commerce through Cultures with Michael Ignatieff

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Brand & Land is hosting Speed Interviewing in a Pressure Free & Fun Atmosphere on May 28 to help people learn how to interview, gain the confidence to answer those tricky questions and learn how to position yourself for success.

It is hard to leave a marriage or a long term relationship. Here is a song that may indicate if your relationship is coming to an end.

Naya Raasta :: South Asian Divorced or Separated Support Group is having their monthly meeting on Saturday, May 29 at 10:30 AM. All South Asian separated, divorced and widowed persons are encouraged to attend.

Get ready to beat the heat with “desiFEST” the only national South Asian Music concert that has been kicking off the summer for the past four years. RBC desiFEST presented by Rogers will be hitting Toronto’s “Yonge-Dundas Square” on Saturday May 29th, 2010 from 11 am to 11 pm.

ROM presents SOLODANCE: Perspectives from South India and Beyond on June 4 & 5. Everyone is encouraged at attend this two-day dance symposium focusing on the South Indian solo dance form Bharatnatayam. 

Ragamala: Garland of Melodies is ROM’s newest exhibit exploring art from India featuring new acquisitions as well as artifacts from the vaults.

Congratulations to Tejinder from London for correctly answering last week’s question and winning a Cineplex movie pass

Here’s another chance to win another ONE Free Cineplex movie pass.  Listen to man’s psyche in Too Much Love Will Kill You. Question: Name the lead singer of this group.

Email your answer to inder@oyetimes.com

Oye! Videos offers a great selection of comedy and music videos. Have a look, enjoy some music and laughs. 

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May 28 :: Speed Interviewing in a Pressure Free & Fun Atmosphere

 

Brand & Land is running an event on May 28 to help people learn how to interview, gain the confidence to answer those tricky questions and learn how to position yourself for success. This event will also provide an amazing opportunity for recent grads, those who have been laid off and/or people thinking of a new career an opportunity to network and learn more about their field or where they want to be. The evening will also include an amazing guest DJ and there will be appetizers provided as well… Think of it as Facebook meets LinkedIn – a relaxed, no pressure, and stress free atmosphere to learn how to brand yourself and become armed with the skills to get that job..

When: May 28, 2010 @ 7:30 PM
Where: Sidewalk Cafe, 1344 Danforth Avenue , Toronto, Ont

Click HERE for more information.

  May 28 & 29 :: 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, May 28: Indian Music
Saturday, May 29: Live Indian Music :: Ranjeet

Music starts at 9:00 PM

Location: 429A Donlands Avenue, Toronto

For reservations call 416.429.8255

Click HERE for more information about this venue.

  May 29 :: 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: Saturday, May 29, 2010 @ 10:30 AM
Venue: Richview Public Library, 1806 Islington Avenue ,
Toronto, Ont

Email nayaraasta@oyetimes.com if you would like to attend the next meeting.

Click HERE to read more about Naya Raasta :: New Road.

  May 29 :: RBC desiFEST

 

Get ready to beat the heat with “desiFEST” the only national South Asian Music concert that has been kicking off the summer for the past four years. A production of Blueband Musiq, RBC desiFEST presented by Rogers- www.desifest.ca– the national tour will be hitting Toronto’s “Yonge-Dundas Square” on Saturday May 29th, 2010 from 11 am to 11 pm.

This year the show will close with a popular Bhangra fusion band “Black Mahal” from San Francisco. Their music represent a new California feel of Hippy, hip hop and hysterical hi-jinks. They have rocked major concerts across North America including the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and have been profiled in Rolling Stone, Wired, The San Francisco Chronicle and received heavy rotation on BBC Radio 1 in the UK.

When: Saturday, May 29, 2010 @ 11:00 AM
Where: Yonge/Dundas Square, Yonge & Dundas Intersection, Toronto Ont

Click HERE for more information.

  June 4 & 5 :: SOLODANCE: Perspectives from South India and Beyond

The Friends of South Asia at the Royal Ontario Museum, in collaboration with inDance, present a special two-day dance symposium focusing on the South Indian solo dance form Bharatnatayam. This gathering of eminent scholars and international dance artists from around the world will examine and celebrate the evolution of South Indian dance with live performances and lively round table discussions on topics ranging from the history of courtesan dance in South India and transformations of solo dance in the twentieth century to issues of identity, nationhood and selfhood in contemporary solo dance. Short performances will range from solo works by leading performer Anita Ratnam of Chennai to neo-Baroque dance by Patricia Beaman of New York University. A roundtable on the afternoon of June 5 will feature Canadian solo dance legends Peggy Baker and Denise Fujiwara in conversation with Leela Samson, Swapnasundari and Anita Ratnam from India.

Date: June 4 & 5, 2010 @ 10:00 AM
Venue: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ont
 

Click HERE to read more.

  Till Nov 28 :: Ragamala: Garland of Melodies

Opening during South Asian Heritage Month in Ontario, the ROM’s newest exhibit exploring art from India features new acquisitions as well as artifacts from the vaults. This exhibit of 30 objects in a 400 square foot case explores themes associated with Ragamala painting, a genre of South Asian miniature painting that flourished during the 16th -19th centuries. Originating in western India, Ragamala painting came out of artistic workshops of the Rajasthani kingdoms from where they spread southward to the Deccan and later northward to the Pahari region (now in the state of Punjab).

Date: Till November 28, 2010 @ 10:00 AM
Venue: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ont
 

Click HERE to read more.

  For Sale :: Talk of The Town Restaurant & Bar

Talk of The Town Restaurant & Bar

Fantastic Opportunity For Owner/Operator To Run This Newly Renovated Restaurant Or Other Retail Use,Includes All Chattels For Licensed Bar/ Restaurant For 45 Seats. Good Busy Location . . Sale Of Business Only.

Excellent lease and currently has live Indian music on Friday’s and Saturday’s.

Contact Darshan Singh Sahota at Tel: 416-742-8000

Click HERE for more details.

  Peel Regional Police

Peel Regional Police is dedicated to providing the citizens of Peel Region with the best police service possible, utilizing the diverse skills, abilities, roles and views of our community.

Click HERE to apply for constable or cadet with Peel Regional Police.

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