|November 28, 2012
Welcome to the Ottawa edition of the MyBindi newsletter which now also serves the South Asian community in Montreal!
Starting tonight and until December 9, Deepali, in collaboration with Infinithéâtre, presents the uplifting Satrangi: Seven Stories of Light, just in time for the winter holidays.
While most of us enjoy hot chocolate during cold winter nights, the Ottawa Tea Festival is a great opportunity to experience the joy of tea!! This day is all about fun, musical performances, classical Indian dances, a Bollywood performance, a Japanese tea ceremony, expert presentations about tea and coming together for an important cause! See details below.
If you are a business or an organization in Ottawa that would like to do outreach with the South Asian community in Ottawa, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I would love to hear from you.
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|Satrangi - Seven Stories of Light|
Once upon a time, I was just living my life. Then something changed. The rest is a story worth telling.
Deepali, in collaboration with Infinithéâtre, presents the uplifting Satrangi: Seven Stories of Light, just in time for the winter holidays. From the enchanting island of L'Isle-aux-Coudres to a village nestled deep in the Himalayas of Nepal. From a public bus in India to the war-zone of Bosnia. From the slums of Lima to the revolution in Egypt. From the glamour of Paris to the quiet life of a sage. Satrangi is a glimpse into what makes us human.
Deepali Lindblom, an enigmatic dancer and actor, has once again conceived a multidisciplinary production, this time telling seven true short stories from around the world. Part humorous, part touching but always riveting, Deepali brings these stirring tales alive.
Enter an enchanting world of storytelling and dance. Open your heart to movements that dazzle and words that inspire. Be illuminated!
When: 28 November to 9 December
Where: Bain St-Michel, 5300 Rue St-Dominique
Time: 8pm (2 and 9 December at 2pm)
Tickets: $20 | $17 for 4+ (tax included) | $12 for 15+ group of students
to purchase tickets or contact the box office at 514.987.1774.
for more information or visit facebook.
This event is proudly supported by MyBindi.com.
|2nd Annual Ottawa Tea Festival |
Tea'rrfic Tea & Culture Celebration
The Ottawa Tea Festival will provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience. This day is all about fun, musical performances, classical Indian dances, a Bollywood performance, a Japanese tea ceremony, expert presentations about tea and coming together for an important cause!
It is an ultimate foodie destination, where you can find artisanal food producers in Ottawa. There will be lots to taste from delicious teas to sweets, chocolates and honey from local companies.
When: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Where: Ottawa Convention Centre
Time: 11am to 6pm
to purchase advance tickets online.
Click HERE to learn more about the exciting festival program and workshops.
|SPEAK OUT: Youth Against Slavery|
Join PACT-Ottawa (Persons Against the Crime of Trafficking Humans) to commemorate the international day to abolish slavery and raise awareness about human trafficking among the community.
End Slavery Day 2012
focuses on engaging and educating youth in our community about human trafficking.
"SPEAK OUT: Youth Against Slavery" will feature a keynote speaker, various educational
stations represented by law enforcement, and various service providers, which participants are encouraged to complete for a chance to win a prize.
The event will also include live performances reflecting the theme of the event. There will also be a bake sale
, and door prizes to be won!
When: Sunday, December 2, 2012
Where: The Bronson Centre, Mac Hall
Time: 6pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)
Tickets: $5 Students | $10 Adults
for more information.
|The Taste of Water|
By turns magical
, tragic and triumphant, The Taste of Water
tells an unforgettable tale
weaving history, folklore, humour, irreverence and adventure on two continents in a sweeping story spanning three generations set against the backdrop of Indian mythology
and Western philosophy.
A different India, a surprising India, and a refreshing India. Utterly original. A rare and authentic slice of life in the villages around Mangalore - one that should be preserved in a time capsule. - Richard Crasta, author of The Revised Kama Sutra
The Taste of Water
by Franky Dias is available in a limited premium edition
at Life Rattle Press for $25, paperback addition at Amazon.com for $12.99 and in electronic edition
at Kindle ebooks for $6.99.
for more information and to purchase your own copy of the novel.
|Learn more about Hepatitis C in English, Punjabi and Urdu|
yourlanguage.hepcinfo.ca is a website that provides hepatitis C information in English, Punjabi, Urdu, Simplified Chinese and Tagalog.
The website is part of a province-wide campaign to raise awareness about hepatitis C in Ontario's largest immigrant populations that have high incidence of this disease. Toronto Public Health's AIDS and Sexual Health Infoline can provide counseling about hepatitis, HIV and sexual health in up to 16 languages for clients across Ontario seeking information, counseling or a testing site within the province at 1-800-668-2437.
For more information about the project or its resources please contact Hywel Tuscano, email@example.com.
Links to the language specific sites below:
for more information.
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| What's New on BindiBlogs|
Hello readers! I wanted to share a few products that I think are fabulous! They are innovative, nutritious and will help you live a healthy lifestyle!
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