In addition to THREE Indian movies at HIFF that took place earlier this month, there are THREE different Indian culture-related events going on in April! Hope to see some of you Bollywood fans out and about for one/some/all of these!

1. Bollywood Nights
--April 17
--6 to 10pm
--Pipeline Cafe
--$15 advance tickets (includes Gourmet Indian Bento)
--Meet up at 6pm in front of Pipeline Cafe
Tickets available thru: Pipeline Cafe (589-1999); India Market (946-2020); or
www.presaleticketsonline.com
--Celebrate the Indian Harvest Festival of
Baisakhi! About Baisakhi: http://www.theholidayspot.com/baisakhi/
--It will be an enjoyable evening to meet and greet friends. There will be dance performances, Indian bento and wonderful music to dance the night away. This is an all ages events so bring family and friends! Don't forget the $3 drink specials, plus happy hr will be going on until 7pm (discounted drinks and pupus)
--A limited number of tickets will be sold, so please ask your friends to buy early to avoid disappointment.


2. Taste of Bollywood
--I will be participating in a little Indian Fashion show for this event!
--Thursday Apr 23 (Fri Apr 24 is SOLD OUT)
--Kapiolani Community College, Ka'ikena Dining Room, Ohelo Bldg, 4303 Diamond
Head Road
--Seating at 6pm
--$35 ($15 tax deductible)->NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR
--Proceeds will benefit KCC's Culinary Dept
--949-3605 for tickets
--Four-course South Asian dinner with lively South Asian Entertainment; BYOB


3. Art after Dark: "Fleur"
--Honolulu Academy of Art
--6 to 9pm
--$10 non-members, Free for Academy members
--"Last July, DJ Rekha drew the biggest crowd ever at the AcademyŚmore than 2,000 of you jumped for joy to her bhangra beats. She had such a great time she returns for one night only! It's a cultural salad bowl this month. Can-can dancers will welcome guests at the Academy's entrance and in Central Court, DJ Rekha's music will transport you to the urban subcontinent. Find-the-Flowers scavenger hunt - test your knowledge of art with a floral-inspired scavenger hunt through the galleries of the Academy. A perfect score gets you a beautiful flower off the flower cart. Special thanks to Aaron Padilla for creating the hunt!THE LAVENDER LOUNGE (Banyan Courtyard):
The Academy's own recreation of our favorite Parisian Bistros. Join singer Ana
Monique and E&O Trading Company in the Lavender Lounge for great music and a special wine flight and cheese sampler. Come early for a table, availability of the special wine and cheese pairing is limited.Food and Beverage: Themed food and beverage by E&O Trading Co.
(Cash only; no checks or credit cards accepted!)