MyBindi Weekly Newsletter
June 26, 2014
Welcome to another edition of MyBindi's newsletter. 

Thank you to all the MyBindi fans that came out last Friday and made the Bounty FREE movie screening such a huge success!

What made it so special was that we saw families  (with grandparents, grandchildren and every relation in between) come out and enjoy an event.    

This week, we're offering a special giveaway for the young families of MyBindi!  If you have a child or two (age 10 years or younger) then you could..

WIN an All Day Ride Pass (valued over $100) for a Family of Four to Centreville Amusement Park on Centre Island!


Here's what you need to do!
1. Visit Centreville's Website and check out all the different activities and amusements on offer
2.  Share this article on your facebook page and spread the work about KidsFest at Centreville
3.  Post a comment on MyBindi's facebook page and tell us how old your child is and which activity your munchkin would enjoy the most at Centreville.
4.  Finally, complete this form and let us know you've done all of the above.
That's it!  Two lucky families will be selected next week to enjoy a FREE family pass during KidsFest at Centreville.


Thank you for the love and we promise to keep bringing you the very best in South Asian arts, entertainment & lifestyle.  Don't forget to update your preferences so that we can continue to send information to you! :)


Until next week, 
Syerah Virani
Editor-in-Chief & CEO
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Durga by Hema Malini

Hema Malini and Group presents a live beautiful mythological film performed on stage by more than 30 artists. 


The show captures a form of a humble offering to the Divine Mother and is an attempt to capture the religious fervor and devotion that invariably accompanies Mother Worship. 


Choreography is based on the Charitas (Stories) from the Devi Mahatmaya and also from the common folklore of Sati, Parvati, and Durga, in that order. 


When:  Friday July 4, 2014 
Where: Living Arts Centre, Mississauga 
Doors Open:  7:00pm
Tickets: $75 - $195 (Purchase online) 


To purchase tickets online, click HERE


For more information on the event, click HERE 


This event is proudly sponsored by 


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Get on Stage With Vishal & Shekhar LIVE in Toronto

Vishal-Shekhar are a music directing duo of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani who have worked in Hindi, Telugu and Marathi films. 


Their works include Jhankaar Beats, Dus, Bluffmaster, Om Shanti Om, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Dostana, Chintakayala Ravi, Anjaana Anjaani, Ra.One, Student Of The Year, and Chennai Express, Hasee Toh Phasee, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein.The duo rose to prominence when they composed the score for the film Jhankaar Beats which included the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai".


They won the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for Jhankaar Beats.


In 2005 they composed the scores for three films: Salaam Namaste, Dus and Bluffmaster.Vishal Dadlani is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based electronic band Pentagram. He collaborated with Imogen Heap on the song "Minds Without Fear" for an episode of The Dewarists.Shekhar Ravjiani is a trained classical singer (under Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan).


They were mentors and judges in the Zee TV reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. They also were judges on Indian Idol Junior.


When: Saturday, July 5, 2014

Where: Ricoh Coliseum 
Time: 7:30pm -10:30pm 
Tickets: $37.00


Corporate hospitality and VIP packages available by calling 647 779 6465.


For more information, please click HERE or Contact Moe/Bobby HERE



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Childhood Memories start at Centreville!

Childhood Memories start at Centreville!


KidsFest runs July 4 to 6 and is Centreville's annual celebration. During the first full weekend of July, KidsFest welcomes the arrival of summer "Summer is here. Let's celebrate! Games, activities, bouncing castles, clowns, music and much more!"  Join Eden's Angel's to raise money for Sick Kids by registering for the Guinness Book of World Record attempt. 


Families can access Centreville by a short scenic ferry ride to Centre Island. You'll findthe Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay Street at Queen's Quay West. The Park and Far Enough Farm are free to enter, to enjoy the rides and attractions you must purchase an All Day Ride Pass or ride tickets


 42nd Annual Festival of India 
Bringing a Splash of Spiritual Culture to Toronto!
The past four decades have witnessed the Festival of India blossom into one of Toronto's most dazzling, head-turning summer events. And in 2012 the chariots and festivities rolled into the city for the 40th time. This year again be sure to mark your calendars and come visit the 42nd Annual Festival of India (also known as Ratha-Yatra) from July 12th - 13th, 2014 for an unforgettable experience. 
Join the event as it begins with a euphoric parade down world-famous Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Queens Quay). The celebrations then shift to Centre Island for two days of festivities expected to draw close to 40,000 people.
For more information on the event, please click HERE.  

This event is proudly sponsored by


TIFF: Satyajit Ray Retrospective
Featuring a raft of rarities and restorations, this massive retrospective devoted to the great Bengali filmmaker shines a new light on one of the most important and influential bodies of work in international cinema.
Satyajit Ray Roundtables & Talks July 11 -18 This illuminating series of onstage events events explores Ray's contribution to world cinema, the restoration of his works by the Academy Film Archive, and Western artists' engagement with India.

Kathleen O'Connell on Charulata July 11, 6:15pm

Shanay Jhaveri on L'Intouchable July 12, 1:00pm

Forest of Bliss introduced by Shanay Jhaveri July 13, 1:00pm

Three Daughters introduced by Michael Pogorzelski July 17, 6:30pm

The Chess Players introduced by Michael Pogorzelski July 18, 6:15pm

Passages to India: India Seen By Outsiders July 5-July 27. This provocative complement to our Satyajit Ray retrospective surveys the work of eight European and American fi lmmakers whose outsiders' visions of India range from meditative documentary to full-on Orientalist artifi ce.


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23rd Annual NetIP North America Conference
Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) North America is excited to announce their 23rd Annual NetIP NA Conference in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia on Labor Day weekend
The three-day event has been organized to provide you with events, workshops and networking opportunities to help you become a better leader in your life. With events all weekend long, your only regret may be that you couldn't attend them all!
When: Friday, August 29, 2014 to Monday, September 1, 2014 
Where: The Westin Buckhead Atlanta 
Tickets: $275 for a LIMITED TIME & refundable until June 30, 2014  
To register and purchase tickets, please click HERE.

The Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) has empowered South Asian professionals for over 20 years through our 4 pillars: Professional Development, Cultural Awareness, Community Service, and Political Awareness. 

For more information on the event, please click HERE


This event is proudly sponsored by


Zabiha Halal
This year you can connect with loved ones near and far! 
Participate in a unique contest from your friends at Zabiha Halal and you could win a $10,000$ trip to your destination of choice, anywhere in the world!
Zabiha Halal offers a full complement of Halal products available that includes deli meats, sliced packaged meats, breakfast strips, a variety of frozen meat selections and fresh poultry.
With their wide variety of Halal products, they provide convenient and healthy mealtime choices for every family to enjoy every day. 
For more information on the event, click HERE


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What's New on Bindi Blogs: Placeholder for new recipe


Prepare your own recipe for a fresh tasting, home-made Chicken Jalfrezi with KFI Cooking Sauces! 


Want to cook delicious Chicken Jalfrezi under 20 minutes?


Go to any superstore near you and purchase a jar of all-natural KFI Rogan Josh Sauce! 


Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe!


1. Cube the chicken into 2 inch cubes. 

Read more HERE.
Filmi Updates


For information on showtimes at Albion Cinemas, please click HERE.

For information on showtimes at York Cinemas, please click HERE.

For information on showtimes at Woodside Cinemas, please click HERE. is a proud promotional partner of Albion Cinemas and York & Woodside Cinemas - delivering the best of Bollywood Cinema in the GTA!
What's New on MyBindi!


James Quandt on legendary filmmaker, Satyajit Ray

This summer, the works of the world renowned Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray will be showcased at TIFF Cinematheque under the banner "The Sun and the Moon". Joyeeta Ray from speaks to the Senior Programmer for TIFF Cinematheque and curator of the series, James Quandt. 

Satyajit Ray has left a cinematic heritage that is timeless and universal. In 1978, he was ranked as one of the three all-time best directors by the organizing committee of the Berlin Film Festival. He also received the "Bharat Ratna" (Jewel of India), the "Lègion d'Honneur" in France and the honorary Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992.


The Senior Programmer for TIFF Cinematheque and curator of the series, James Quandt has been a film critic for over 20 years. Quandt is a frequent contributor to magazines such as the Artforum, Sight & Sound and Cinema Scope, and in several volumes of film scholarship. In his TIFF Cinematheque role, Quandt has curated hundreds of directorial retrospectives, national surveys and thematic programmes that have contributed to the interest in and revival of forgotten masters and films.  


Read more HERE 

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