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Resplendence of Art and Literature during Maratha Dynasty Revisited at Samskriti International Fine Arts Conference

HOUSTON: For the past four years, art lovers have looked forward to this time of the year when eminent scholars from all over the world converge on this city and nourish avid minds with their erudition.

A Tribute to Tagore with a Scintillating Amjad Ali Sarod Concert

HOUSTON: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, India’s leading sarod artiste, with the budding talents of his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, paid a fitting tribute to Poet Laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary with a concert on Friday, July 16 at the Cullen Hall of the University of Houston.

Houston Gears Up for the 3rd Annual Ratha Yatra

The Odisha Culture Center (OCC) and Shree Govindaji Gaudiya Matha in collaboration with the Hindus of the Greater Houston, Hindu Worship Society and ISKCON are all set to celebrate this grand festival of procession of the Lord Jagannath, Lord of the Universe, at 5 pm on July 24

TSH Gearing Up for a Year Long Celebration

HOUSTON: After a very memorable kick-off of Rabindra Nath Tagore’s 150th Birth Anniversary celebration (May 8, 2010), Tagore Society of Houston (TSH) is now gearing up for a year-long celebration of Gurudev’s sesquicentennial birthday celebration.

Pandit Jasraj: Ultimate in Classical Performance

HOUSTON: Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj created “naad brahma”, the ultimate in music, at his vocal rendition of Hindustani classical music concert at the new Stafford Civic Center on Sunday June 20th.

Samskriti & MFAH to Present Art & Literature of Thanjavur Court

HOUSTON: Indian Performing Arts- Samskriti, in association with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, is presenting an International Conference on the Art and Literature at the Thanjavur Maratha Court: A Confluence of Cultures 1674 – 1855

IAA’s Lamhe: Golden Voices Delight Houston’s Discerning Bollywood and Classical Audience

HOUSTON: A delightful musical evening, Lamhe, was hosted by the Indo-American Association last Sunday, June 6 at Jones Hall in downtown Houston. The live concert brought back nostalgic moments … lamhe … of an golden era of Bollywood music.

First Anniversary Celebration of Arts of India Gallery

HOUSTON: With wafts of sitar music in the air and delectable Indian finger food, select guests from the Indo-American community joined Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH) staff and trustees in celebrated the first anniversary of the permanent Arts of India Gallery

Chitra Divakaruni’s Palace of Illusions Chosen by MFAH

HOUSTON: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) has selected internationally renowned award-winning author and poet Chitra Divakaruni’s best selling The Palace of Illusions for their summer Online Book Club.

Arif Memon – Bollywood Glory and Vanishing Trick

HOUSTON: Today’s generation have too many soft wares to help edit video, splice and render photographs. Not so when Arif Memon was the go-to technical director, hobnobbing with the greats of Bollywood

Incredible India Captured Essence of India’s Diverse Cultural Heritage

HOUSTON: The magnificent cultural heritage of India was venerated through soulful music and vibrant dance at the Miller Outdoor Theatre on May 15. Incredible India, an audio-visual multi-media production presented by the Samskriti Society for the Performing Arts, enthralled a more-than-capacity turnout at the informal venue.

Rasaanubhava 2010: A Journey of Rhythm

STAFFORD: It was the annual celebration of the “Abhinaya School of Performing Arts,” on May 16, 2010 at the Old Stafford Civic Center. The participants incorporated students of all ages, starting from mere five year olds to adults.