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Soho Mojo Presents Rila Banerjee & Friends, Los Amigos

Soho Mojo - Rila & Friends + Los Amigos

Calcutta, July 27, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Soho mojo presents on Wednesday 27 July 2011 at 8:00 pm: Rila Banerjee & friends with Nondon Bagchi on drums, Sumith Ramachandran on guitars, Mainak “Bumpy” Nag Chowdhury on bass, Dominick Saldhana on keys and Rila Banerjee on vocals, also featuring Ben Westley on vocals.

The above will be followed by India’s premier latin jazz outfit Los Amigos.

Run with Hollywood Stars in Half Marathon!

Hollywood Half Marathon

Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Everybody dreams of having their place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame among the movie stars, but a true champion would rather run than walk. Register for the first-ever Hollywood Half Marathon in Los Angeles to feel like a star for a day.

Surbahar's Magical Evening at Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011 - A Report

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Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie Actor Rajatava Dutta & Nilanjan Nandy

Calcutta, July 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) "Surbahar" was founded by the guitar Legend - BATUK NANDY in the year 1964.  Surbahar till date happens to be one of the premiere organizations in teaching Music in it's true form.

Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011 by Surbahar

Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011 by Surbahar

After Batuk Nandy's demise in 2001, his son - the leading Music Composer and Vocalist Nilanjann Nandy (aka Aroop Ratan) took over the mantle of the Principal and trains many students under his tutelage in Vocal Music (Rabindra-Sangeet, Light Classical, Ghazal, Adhunik, Shyama Sangeet, Puratoni) and the Guitar.

Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011 by Surbahar

Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011 by Surbahar

In the past, performers like Debabrata Biswas, Chinmoy Chattopadhyay, Asoketaru Bandopadhyay, Sagar Sen, Suchitra Mitra, Sumitra Sen, Kanika Bandopadhyay, Arghya Sen, Purba Dam, Shyamal Mitra, Manabendra Mukhopadhyay, Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, Pintu Bhattacharyya, Tanmoy Chattopadhyay, Swapan Gupta etc. cretaed magic on stage in musical evenings organised by Batuk Nandy's SURBAHAR.

Kevin Smith to Sign for Fans at Warner Bros. booth at Comic-Con

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Burbank, CA, July 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) This just in! Comic-Con fave Kevin Smith to sign for fans at Warner Bros. booth Fri at 1:30 p.m.: #WBSDCC #SDCC

Comic-Con mainstay Kevin Smith is returning to the world’s leading pop culture convention in 2011, and this year, he will be signing at the Warner Bros. booth!

    *     Smith will meet fans and sign autographs at the Warner Bros. booth (#4545) on Friday, July 22, from 1:30–2:15 p.m.

    *     Ticket distribution time for the Kevin Smith signing will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22, at Sails Pavilion #9.

The Club Presents Children’s Film Festival & Film Making Workshop in Mumbai

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Mumbai, July 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) Working towards their endeavor towards Corporate Social Responsibility, The Club, Mumbai has organized a unique, week long, Children’s Film Festival from 18th July to 24th July 2011 at The Club, Mumbai, Andheri (w) as part of – Creative Arts, Creative Minds. Delightful, non-commercial children’s cinema will be brought before young audiences through carefully selected entertaining, interesting and ‘Moral’ driven films.

The Club will share this opportunity and invite children from the Asha Kiran Charitable Trust to the screening at the festival; an opportunity which would otherwise not be easily available. Asha Kiran runs 9 schools with 700 needy children across the streets of Mumbai.

Besides screening of the films, older children get a chance to make their own short documentary film under the guidance of Pomegranate Film Productions. The Film Making workshop will be conducted over 6 sessions and will cover topics like ideating, script & dialogue writing, filming and editing.

Mr. Dinesh Khanna, Director of The Club, Mumbai says, “Creative Arts, Creative Minds is an initiative and a platform to provide children aged 10-14 years an opportunity to explore creative talent & even consider it as a career choice. The film festival and the film making workshop is one of the first series and we are pleased to extend this privilege to the children of the Asha Kiran Charitable Trust.”