After the Festival of India on April 2 in Casselberry/Orlando and April 9 in Gainesville, the statewide India Festivals take a reprieve. However, other activities continue with flourish. Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain returns to Florida for performances in Tampa, Lake Worth (South Florida) and Orlando with the Masters of Percussion. Also, coming again to the Sunshine State is Swami Mukundananda, a Vedic scholar and senior disciple of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji.
As tax filing deadline nears, our columnist Suresh Kumar has some valuable tips. And in our Under the Cover column, we have reviews of books by two Florida authors, Naresh Vissa and Sudeer V. Palli, as well as “Yes, My Accent is Real and some other things I haven’t told you” by Kunal Nayyar of “The Big Bang Theory” fame.
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