Ottawa Concert

On October 17th,? the Sri Chinmoy Centre of Ottawa organized a lovely concert featuring several a capella singing groups, the excellent all female vocal and instrumental group Sangit Surabhi and the Pavaka Ensemble.? Approximately 100 people gathered in the Freiman Hall of the University of Ottawa for this evening.? A similar event will take place …

Ocean Monk

In the previous post,? I mentioned the short film called Ocean Monk.? It has been selected for a few film festivals including the New York Surf Film Festival and just this morning I found out that it was chosen (40 are picked out of 5000) at the prestigious St-Louis Film Festival.? One of the awards …

Panorama Cafe Fall Festival

In what I understand was a first, the Panorama Caf? hosted a Fall Festival this past week which featured various performances every night of the week (except Wednesday).? I was only able to attend the Saturday evening event (which happened to feature the Pavaka Ensemble), but I understand it was a success and will be …

Russia and Ukraine

I’m overdue for a blog on my recent trip to Russia and Ukraine. This took place at the end of September and early October.? My last trip in Sept 2009 was really a great time and this one even more so as I stayed about 10 days.? It started in Moscow with a few days …