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The Man Who Engineers Comedy

The Man Who Engineers Comedy

Los Angeles-based comedian Rajiv Satyal has played to packed houses across the United States. He is a regular in the major comedy clubs in L.A., has appeared on both mainstream and South Asian TV, and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street...
Nandita Das Films at Cinequest

Nandita Das Films at Cinequest

SEE Firaaq • March 5, 2009 @ 7:00 p.m.—California Theatre (345 S. First St., San Jose, Calif.) • March 7, 2009 @ 4:30 p.m.—California Theatre SEE Ramchand Pakistani • March 5, 2009 @ 4:00 p.m.—Camera 12 Check other film timings and see the complete Cinequest schedule....
Comedy, Drama, and a Swordfish

Comedy, Drama, and a Swordfish

Indian-Canadian actor Vik Sahay plays Lester Patel on the NBC series Chuck, a show that’s a brilliant mix of comedy, drama, and action. In the show, Chuck (played by Zachary Levi) and Lester are co-workers at the electronics superstore, Buy More. Chuck is a computer...
A Doctor in the Making

A Doctor in the Making

6 This past summer, an extraordinary mini-series aired on ABC: a seven-episode documentary called Hopkins. Hopkins documented the professional and personal lives of several medical professionals and medical students at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital, widely...
A Quintet that Rocks

A Quintet that Rocks

The Brooklyn and New Jersey-based rock band Bamboo Shoots gained national attention in 2007 when college students from across the nation voted it the MTVu/Epic Records 2007 “College Artist of the Year.” Shortly thereafter, an electrifying performance of one of its...
A Quintet that Rocks

A Quintet that Rocks

The Brooklyn and New Jersey-based rock band Bamboo Shoots gained national attention in 2007 when college students from across the nation voted it the MTVu/Epic Records 2007 “College Artist of the Year.” Shortly thereafter, an electrifying performance of one of its...