DESI TALK CHICAGO– that’s all you need to know p Music & Concert CARNATIC VOCAL CONCERT MELODIOUS MUSIC BY VISITING ARTIST Dr. Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam, Sri. K.V.S.Vinay onViolin Sri. Rajesh Salem onMridangam. Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 3 PM Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple 1145 Sullivan Rd, Aurora, Illinois Tel:630 844 2252 GURDAS MAAN: THE LEGENDARY, THE ICONIC, THE PUNJABI SINGING SENSATION Sun. May 12, 2019 – 7:00 pm Copernicus Center, 5 216W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 Dr.Khaira 630 479 0031 p Mother’s day MOTHER'S DAY RECOGNITION NIGHT Hosted by Mona Bhall Sat. May 11,2019. at 6 PM Atlantis Banquets. 1273 N. Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL. Tel: Mona :224 333 2796 CHINMAYA MISSION CHICAGO PROGRAM Mother's Retreat Friday, May 10, 2019 at 8 AM – 5 PM Chinmaya Mission Chicago 11S80 Kingery Hwy, Willow Brook, Illinois 60527 Tel: 630 654 3370 p Miscellaneous INDIAN FOOD FESTIVAL & BANGA SANSKRITI DIBOSH with GoutamH, Sunita B & Iman C By Bengali Association of Greater Chicago. Sat. May 11,2019. 11 AM – 8 PM. Bartlett High School. 701W Schick Rd, Bartlett, Illinois 60103 Tel:630 858 2019 TASTE OF INDIA “BEYOND THE SAMOSA” FOOD WALK By The National Indo-AmericanMuseum Catch a glimpse of the distinctive Indian American marketplace scene and sample delicious street food while you explore the history and culture of the community on a guided tour of Devon Avenue. May 18, 2019. 2-4PM Patel Brothers 2610WDevon Ave., Chicago, IL Info: e-mail at THE TALENT SHOW MISS/MRS./MR.BHARAT & FASHION KIDS IL 2019 BY The Talent Troupe: June 8. 2019 6:00PM The Meadows Club, 2950WGolf Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL Prachi: 630 636 8881 THE SCIENCE OF SELF REALIZATION Geeta Reading and Discussion Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 am By HG Govardhana Lila Devi Dasi Hare Krishna Temple Chicago Basement Library, 1716W Lunt Ave, Chicago 60626 Register: 773-387-4247 JAI JAGAT SHOW THE RARE PERFORMANCE OF HOPE AND INSPIRATION. Manav Sadhna, a Charity Organization based in the Gandhi Ashram in Gujarat, brings their 17 Children from underprivi- leged communities of Ahmedabad, Will share an inspiring story, Show and Message of humanity and Love Jai Jagat Show - Chicago, IL Sat. May 25, 2019 5PM The AthenaeumTheatre 2936 N Southport Ave. Chicago.IL Jai Jagat Show - Elgin, IL Sun. May 26. 2019.6:00PM Hemmens Cultural Center 5 SymphonyWay, Elgin, IL Tickets: p Expo INDO AMERICA EXPO --THE BIG EXPO 150+ Business from India 10000 plus visitors expected May 17, 18, 19 2019 at10 AM Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Cen- ter Hotel 1551 NThoreau Dr, N, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Book your stalls today Call 1800-590-0199 /224-279-0906 p Talk HOST BY KALAPRIYA CENTER FOR INDIAN PERFORMING ARTS, AND THE AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION'S CHICAGO CHAPTER A Conversation with Raj Mohan Gandhi Rajmohan Gandhi is a biographer and a research professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Univer- sity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and in Conversation with GOERI RAMNAYAN Journalist & Playwright FromChennai Saturday, May 11. 1:00PM Fine Arts Building Curtiss Hall, 10th Floor 410 S Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60605 RSVP at SOUTH ASIANS AGING IN AMERICA Keynote Speaker Paula A. Basta, Director Illinois Department on Aging by South Asian American Policy and Research Institute - SAAPRI Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2 PM Tree House Humane Society 225 NWestern Ave. Chicago, IL Email: p Fundraiser HINDI CLUB OF ILLINOISIS ORGANIZING A WITH SINGER PADMA MEHTA Sunday, May 19, 2019. 3:00PM Mario Parante Theater 1s325 Ardmore Ave., Villa Park IL 60181. Gurbachan: 847 962 8595 p Religious BALAJI TEMPLE PROGRAM A. Narasimha Jayanti Thur. May, 16,2019 9:45AM & 5:30PM B. Vasavi Jayanti Sun, May, 19 ,2019 11AM. C. Hanuman Jayanti Tue. May, 28 2019 10 AM D. Varshika/ Temple Anniversary Mahotsavam May 26 to June 2, 2019 Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple 1145 Sullivan Rd 29 May 10, 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Desi Talk publishes the listings under the Directory of Events free of charge as a service to our readers. Organizers are welcome to send details of programs and these should reach us at least two weeks in advance of the date of publication. Readers are advised to reconfirm the events with the organizers. Submit your event listing at