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Ravi Shankar, Tenth Decade in Concert: LIVE IN ESCONDIDO | CIMM Fest

Friday, April 19 8:00 pm Society for Arts Chicago, IL Tickets: $10 Ravi Shankar, Tenth Decade in Concert: LIVE IN ESCONDIDO Cinematographer and director Kozlowski brings a personal perspective to his film of 91-year-old sitar master Ravi Shankar performing in southern California in October 2011. Kozlowski, who has himself studied the sitar with Ravi since 1978, lets the master’s raw, powerful performance leave its lasting impression. This film is a testament to this great artist simply unable to stop making his transformative music. See more info

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Ravi Shankar Memorial

2013 Ravi Shankar Memorial to be held Sunday March 10, in Nehru Park, New Delhi   Please join us as we pay tribute to the life and spirit of Pandit Ravi Shankar, a loving husband, father, guru and friend. Day: Sunday, March 10th Location: Nehru Park, New Delhi Time: 6:00pm RSVP: Please RSVP to + 91 98203 57594 or shankarmemorial@gmail.com with your name and number of attendees.

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Ravi Shankar to receive ‘Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony’

The late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar is to receive the first ‘Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony’ instituted by the Government of India. President Pranab Mukherjee announced the award as he addressed the first joint sitting of the budget session of Parliament today. During 2012, government commemorated the 150th Birth Anniversaries of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Madan Mohan Malaviya and Motilal Nehru apart from undertaking preparatory work for observing the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and the centenary of the Gadar movement. Story Courtesy of: www.radioandmusic.com

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2013 Indian Music and Dance Festival

2013 Indian Music and Dance Festival Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Bharat Ratna Ravi Shankar Save money by purchasing tickets before March 1 and reserve your time to participate in 2013 Indian Music and Dance Festival from March 19 – March 24 at the David and Dorethea Garfield theater, the Jewish Community Center, La Jolla. We have a special celebration of Bharat Ratna Ravi Shankar ‘s musical legacy. Throughout the festival there will be opportunity to taste a wide range of Indian vegetarian cuisine from the South to the North and everywhere in between. The festival is certainly a must attend event for all, as it…

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An Evening with the Maestro

On October 9, 2011 the California Center for the Arts in Escondido CA will host evening with Maestro Ravi Shankar celebrating his 10th Decade, 6 – 8pm. This special evening will feature a performance by Ravi Shankar accompanied by Tanmoy Bose on tabla, Samir Chatterjee on percussion, Ravichandra Kulur on flute and Parimal Sadaphal on Sitar. Enjoy a rare candid evening with the Ambassador of World Music!

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Asia Society Screening

NY Asia Society honors one of Asia’s greatest living artists, sitar master Ravi Shankar, with a Legacy Award. Join us for this celebration and a special screening of the re-release and DVD premiere of the 1971 film Raga: A Film Journey into the Soul of India, which documented the life of Ravi Shankar in the late 1960s and 1970 as he revisited his guru Bab Ustad Allauddin Khan and performed across Europe and the United States, initiating Western audiences into the exceptional world of classical Indian music. DVDs of Raga will be on sale at the program. Special guests include the Maestro himself, along with Howard…

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The Anoushka Shankar Project at Prage Spring Festival

Anoushka Shankar returned to the Prague Festival stage for the first time in five years with an international ensemble, the Anoushka Shankar Project: Anoushka on sitar, the Indian musicians Tonmoy Bose on the tabla and Ravichandra Kulur on flutes and the khanjira (a kind of tambourine), Nick Able, a British player of the tanpura (a traditional Indian lute), and two Americans, Leo Dombecki on piano and Barry Phillips on cello. VIEW YOUTUBE >>

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Celebrating 90 Years of Ravi Shankar in Concert

Celebrating 90 Years of Ravi Shankar in Concert – Film Screening & Recital Chicago, IL–In celebration of Ravi Shankar’s 90th Birthday and the recent launch of his personal record label, East Meets West Music, the Chicago Cultural Center is proud to present an evening dedicated to the life and achievements of the legendary Indian sitar master who turns 90 years old on April 7, 2010. Ravi Shankar is long credited for bringing Indian classical music, and in particular, the sitar, to the Western musical world over 50 years ago. The free event will begin at 6 PM in the Claudia Cassidy Theater with a screening of…

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