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Author: Ritu Guglani

MORGANE OGER AND JINNY SIMS’ CONVERSATIONS ON SOCIAL JUSTICE

One Sunday in April 2017, an intimate group of 15 met over an Indian brunch in Surrey, to talk about education, healthcare and affordability issues that have become Metro Vancouver’s pain points. Jen Marchbank, professor Gender Equality at SFU and long-standing member of the Surrey Pride Society, brought everyone together although she had a broken foot – only because she believes in British Columbia’s future with everyone’s dreams fulfilled. Notable participants were two NDP (National Democratic Party) candidates for the upcoming provincial election – Jinny Sims, the brown lady from Surrey Panorama, and Morgane Oger, a trans community powerhouse...

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Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu in Metro Vancouver. The Most Romantic Concert of 2017

Metro Vancouver’s leading broadcasting and media production company, KVP Entertainers, brings its second event of 2017 – Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik with Symphony Orchestra, on the last Sunday of April. Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook page to enter Surrey604’s draw to win two free tickets. Tickets are available on Ticketleader.ca or at Kamal’s Video Palace. Call Kamal Sharma at 604592977 for more information.

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A Ghazal Night to Remember by Bollywood’s Rising Star – Tauseef Akhtar

On the evening of 19th March 2017, Hard Rock Casino was sprinkled with colourful Indian sarees and salwar-kameez. Ghazal fans, dressed to kill in all their glam and glitter, were getting ready to enjoy the tribute to the legendary Jagjit Singh. And so the stage was set for a nostalgic evening of ghazals, which I think of as somewhere between song and poetry. Surrey’s own Kamal Sharma of KVP entertainers kick-started the evening with his ever-smiling face as he greeted everyone with a Happy Nowruz (Persian New Year) – his passion for ghazal and Bollywood music showing in everything...

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A Tribute to Legends Jagjit Singh and Om Puri

Share this on Facebook to win two tickets to KVP Entertainers’ very first event of 2017. This incredible homage to India’s finest ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and one of India’s finest actor Om Puri – An Evening of Geet and Ghazal – sung by Tauseef Akhtar and narrated in Kabir Bedi’s rich baritone, will be staged at the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino, Vancouver, on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 7 PM.

Organizers at Hard Rock Casino (HRC) will honour the legend Jagjit Singh by offering some incentives that will make it a win-win situation for ticket holders:

$45 worth of coupons to play at HRC to ticket holders
10% off your order in the surrounding restaurants from 4 pm to 7 pm
Reimburse your bridge toll charges upon arrival at HRC on event day

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Published 11/15/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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