Events

Ramp With A Cause: Charity Fashion Show for the Clean India Mission

Two of India’s finest womenswear designers, Priya Chhabria from Mumbai and Agnimitra Paul from West Bengal, came to Houston last month to initiate awareness and raise charitable funds for “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” (Clean India Mission), a national campaign launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October 2014. The campaign aims to: eliminate open defecation […]

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Mischief Night is Back!

TICKETING IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE PROCEED DIRECTLY TO Meridian 23. 161 West 23rd Street.   After a super fun party last year, Mischief Night is Back! Join us for a Fundraising Fright Night you won’t soon forget! Don your scariest costume as we raise fun, funds and the undead for Cancer Awareness. Benefiting Gilda’s Club of New […]

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A Fashionable Launch of Serenity by Samia

June 11, 2015, Houston, TX: The who’s who of Houston all gathered at The Marque for a very stylish evening as Samia Adil, local South Asian fashion designer debuted her beautiful line of saris called Serenity by Samia. The collection was full of vibrant colors, beading and extravagant fabrics that were made to a perfect […]

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AWESOME Television Celebrates its First Anniversary!

Feb. 26, 2015, Edison, NJ: Awesome Television celebrated its first anniversary. Despite a cold weeknight in New Jersey, throngs of well-wishers, friends, family members and media attended this lavish party that exuded warmth with a tastefully decorated ballroom in a beautiful blue theme with centerpiece candles and custom monogrammed rose petals and wine bottles. Hosted […]

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SAYWE’s “Raise, Rise, Rule” Conference Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Wells Fargo officially launched its newest initiative entitled “Wells Fargo Works For Small Business,” to help budding entrepreneurs. The initiative was unveiled last month at the first-ever South Asian Young Women Entrepreneurs (SAYWE) conference that took place inside the Condé Nast building on Times Square in New York City. SAYWE, a not-for-profit trade association, connects […]

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Nanubhai Education Foundation raises over $60,000 at 10Th Anniversary Gala

New York, NY, May 21st, 2014: Over 300 supporters attended The Nanubhai Education Foundation’s 10th Anniversary celebration held in honor of a decade of commitment to transforming public education in rural India. Sakina Jaffrey from the Primetime Emmy Award nominated original series, House of Cards, came to support the organization, along with Sheetal Sheth, best […]

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NYIFF 2014 Enthralls NYC Filmgoers

May 5-10, New York City: Actors, artists, directors and producers gathered last week for the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), the oldest and most prestigious Indian film festival in the US. With five days of screenings including opening and closing night galas, the films showcased at the Festival ranged from shorts, documentaries to feature […]

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Bollywood Rocks Tampa!

by Bobbi Taxali  Tampa, Florida: The 15th TATA Motors International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) finally made its premiere in the United States at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, April 24th through the 26th. It was an action packed weekend starting with events like IIFA Rocks, which showcased India’s most celebrated Bollywood stars, musical […]

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Meera Gandhi’s The Giving Back Foundation Honors Barbara Tober and Nimesh Kampani at Gala

New York, NY, March 19, 2014: Barbara Tober, the Museum of Arts and Design’s Chairman Emerita and Chairman, Global Leadership Council, and Nimesh Kampani, Chairman of the JM Financial Group, were the honorees at the inaugural Giving Back Foundation Gala held Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.  Actor/director Phylicia Rashad emceed the event. […]

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Vidya Balan Brings IIFA to Houston

  By Zeb Mamsa March 12, 2014, Houston, TX: The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) stops in Houston for a multi-city promotional tour with Hindi cinema star Vidya Balan who is joined by singer, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Sabbas Joseph, Director of Wizcraft International and IIFA, and Dr. Kiran Patel, community leader and philanthropist, from Tampa Bay […]

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