Pandit V. G. Jog Memorial Concert

In memory of Late Pt V.G.Jog, Raag-Rang presents its first concert of Hindustani and Carnatic Jugalbandi, a blend of North Indian and South Indian music featuring Smt Joya Biswas the first lady of sitar and Sri Ananta Krishnan on Violin accompanying them on tabla by Pt Samir Chhaterjee and Mridangem by Sri Suresh Ramchandran.

Concert will start with two vocal presentations by Megha Nair and Indrani Chakrabarty Khare accompanied by Amod Dandawate on tabla and Neel Nadkarni on Harmonium.

Balaji Temple Auditorium (HTCS) 780 old Farm Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

4th May at 4 p.m. to 7 P.m. Admission—members $15.00, and non-members $20.00

Contact (732) 241-7063, (908) 240-8289, (609)-890-4890 or email,,

RSVP will be appreciated.

Raag-Rang Inc. is a not-for profit tax-exempt 501(3)(c) organization dedicated to the promotion of Indian music.

“The Breast Chronicle” A One Woman Show

In celebration of Women’s History Month.
Epic Actors’ Workshop n collaboration with Bengali Students Association of Rutgers University
presents a one-woman show
The Breast Chronicle
featuring Gargi Mukherjee
Based on Mahasweta Devi’s story
Adapted and directed by Sakti Sengupta

Multipurpose Room, Busch Campus Center of Rutgers University on March 30, Sunday from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Cultural Association of Bengal (CAB)

Recently, the members of the esteemed organization Cultural Association of Bengal (CAB) has been flooded with letters, emails and phone calls regarding the upcoming election of its executive committee members. CAB is one of the oldest Bengali Associations in USA and its primary contribution to all of us Bengalis living in North America (as well as those in other countries including India and Bangladesh) is the annual North America Bengali Conference (NABC) held every year in one of the major cities of USA or Canada. Although the conference each year is hosted by a local organization who work quite autonomously, CAB own the franchise rights and maintains some degree of control over the proceedings. This activity alone has given CAB a national (as well as international) visibility that brings with it some greater opportunities as well as responsibilities. Continue reading

Chhandayan Concert

Actors’ Theatre Workshop, 145 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001 (between 6th and 7th avenues).
April 18th*, 8.00 p.m.
* please note the change of date from April 11th

Ist Half

Ms. Deepal Chaudhury – Santoor
Pratik Devasthale – Tabla accompaniment

2nd Half

Steve Gorn – Bansuri (Indian bamboo flute)
Dibyarka Chatterjee – Tabla accompaniment

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Chhandayan Concert featuring Mitali Bhawmik

Actors’ Theatre Workshop, 145 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001 (between 6th and 7th avenues).

March 21st, 8.00 p.m.

Ist Half

Kedar Naphade – Harmonium solo
Amod Dandawate – Tabla accompaniment

2nd Half

Ms. Mitali Banerjee Bhowmik – Vocal
Samir Chatterjee – Tabla accompaniment
Kedar Naphade – Harmonium accompaniment

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