CalAA presents Ever Popular Musical Play
Durga Zali Gauri
Director : Vikram Watave
Choreographer : Monika Mutatkar
Saturday, September 26th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Los Altos High School's Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Avenue, Los Altos, CA
Lekhak Aaplya Bhetila
Dr. Jagannath Vani
Saturday October 31st 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Los Altos Library
CalAAkaars present Diwali Special event
"Pu. La. - Ek Aanandyaatraa"
Sunday, October 18th at East Bay
Saturday, October 24th at Marathi
Bhashik Mandal, Toronto
Shireesh Kanekar presents ever popular stand-up comedy
Sunday, October 4rd
at Warm Springs Community Center
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Shireesh Kanekar presents warm and sensitive presentation
Saturday, October 3rd at 3 p.m. at Campbell Library
CalAAnand presents gappaa-goshtee with Dr. Anil Awachat
On Sunday, September 13th from 3 to 5 p.m.
Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
This event is free of charge to all CalAA Premees
CalAAnand presents Dr. Vikas Kashalkar's Lecture/Demonstration
on Sufi Music and its influence
on Hindustani Classical Music
Saturday, August 22nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA
This program is free of charge to all CalAA Premees
California Arts Association presents
Black & White
A Musical Journey through the golden era of Black & White films
Starring Sa Re Ga Ma Pa fame Hrishikesh Ranade and Vibhavari Apte-Joshi
Saturday, August 15th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
At Los Altos High School's Eagle Theater 201 Almond Avenue, Los Altos
California Arts Association presents
Eclectic Ensemble of Khayal, Bandish, Tarana, Thumri,
Tappa, Bhajan, Jhoola
“Horee Ranga Rangilee”
by Mrs. Asha Khadilkar
Accompanied by Harmonium : Vivek Datar Tabla : Ravi Gutala Flute : Prasad Bhandarkar Narration : Mr. Madhav Khadilkar
Sunday, July 26th - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Warm Springs Community Center, 47300 Fernald Street, Fremont, CA
by Anand Bhate "Anand Gandharva"
Accompanied by Harmonium : Rajeev Paranjpe Tabla : Sanjay Karandikar
On Sunday, May 24th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Warm Springs Community Center
47300 Fernald Street, Fremont, CA 94539
Tickets : $15
CalAA Volunteers present "Wirangulaa" and "Abhiwaachan"
Saturday, May 9, 2009
at Utsav-09 in Atlanta
Internationally Acclaimed Marathi Film
(with English Subtitles)
Together with informal Q&A with Producer Prashant Pethe
and Writer/Director Satish Manwar
On April 26, 2009 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
at IMC Theaters, 1433 The Alameda, San Jose
Ticket : $10 available at Theater
"Mehfil of Ghazals by Ahmed Faraz"
Ahmed Faraz is one of the most admired modern Urdu poets, famous for
his ghazals like "Ranjish Hi Sahi" and "Ab Ke Hum Bicchade".
Join us to remember and understand him through his ghazals and nazms.
Host : Arvind Kansal Singers : Rajesh Harekal and Kohinoor Chakravarty Music : Prashant Phatak (harmonium) and Sanjeev Sathe (tabla)
Thank you for your overwhelming response!!!
Sunday, March 22nd from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
At Milpitas Library Community Room,
160 North Main Street, Milpitas
Saturday, March 7th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Digital Short Film Competition & Festival
For Filmmakers of Indian origin
Any language (with English subtitles)
Prizes for Best Film, Best Director & Best Performance
Festival Screenings in January 2009
Rules and Guidelines for California Arts Association or CalAA
Digital Short-Film Festival (CalAA DigiShort Festival)
CalAA’s first Digital Short Film Festival will be held in January 2009.
The film should be made by the person(s) having origins in India. The basic objective is to encourage the artists coming from India or having roots in India.
CalAA will only host digital short films made from January 1, 2007 and October 31, 2008.
The submission must be filmed using a digital camera and not using a film (any format)
The maximum length of the film should not exceed 30 minutes including opening titles and credits.
If the film’s primary language is not English, then it must have English subtitles.
The film-maker should submit the film on a DVD (NTSC Format) in 2 copies. By submitting the copies, the film- maker allows CalAA to include the films in the promotion of this festival.
Entry Title, your name, functioning phone number and e-mail address should appear on the label of your DVD.
You must provide us with a valid e-mail address and telephone number/s. CalAA takes no responsibility if any communication made to all participants does not reach you because of invalid or unreachable e-mail address or telephone number/s.
If any copyrighted work is used in your film, the filmmaker must possess a written permission from the copyright holder or must own them.
After submitting entry for the Festival, the film cannot be withdrawn.
CalAA accepts no responsibility for films that are lost or damaged in transit.
Submitted entries will not be returned and will be considered as a collection of CalAA Digital Short Film Festival for Library/Archival purposes.
Decision of the Selection Committee will be final and bearing on all concerned filmmakers.
Last Date to receive the DVD : 10/31/2008
Decision of Selection Committee : 11/30/2008
Festival Dates : January 2009
The film-makers who want to attend the festival will have to arrange their own travel and lodging/boarding.
Best Film - Narrative "Sunset" Director : Dheepa Ramanujam
Best Film - Documentary "Crossing Lines" Director : Leena Jayaswal & Indira Somani The panel of judges included a well-known film actress and producer Ashvini Bhave, Prof. Susan Tavernetti of De Anza College and Dr. Mukta Sharangpani of Stanford University.
This event was co-sponsored by De Anza College Film/TV Department