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November, 2017


Evening of Bollywood Melodies

Las Vegas Music Lovers presents an evening of Bollywood Melodies – Old and New on Saturday, December 9th at the Urban Turban Restaurant.  Tickets at the door for $20 includes an elaborate buffet by Chef Tarun Kapoor.

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Himanshu Shah Celebrates 10 Years of Successful Practice

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Himanshu Shah celebrates 10 years of successful professional practice with an invitation to celebrate one day special offer on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017.

Dr. Dhaval Shah’s Clinical Infectious Disease Specialists Takes a Whole Body Approach to Patient Care

The word salvage usually refers to cars. At CIDS, it refers to limbs — most often, a leg. The Summerlin area’s CIDS, which stands for Clinical Infectious Diseases Specialists, uses a team approach to ensure people keep their legs. The center, at 2435 Fire Mesa St., Suite 120, reportedly sees about 200 patients a day. “Usually, the patient has to go to five different places to receive the care,” said founder Dr. Dhaval Shah , whose specialty is infectious disease. “What we’ve done is we’ve pulled all these disciplines togetherRead More

Comedian Amit Tandon Live in Vegas

For the first time, the local community will have a privilege of hosting a stand-up Indian comedian Amit Tandon on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017.  Buy your tickets ASAP to reserve the best seats available…

Changing Dynamics of Las Vegas Indian Restaurants

Urban Turban Bombay Kitchen & Tapas Bar informs vegasdesi of Chef’s Tarun Kapoor upcoming foray on a national television show.  Due to the contractual obligations, Urban Turban and Chef Kapoor are not disclosing the show, the timing or the TV channel.  Chef’s Kapoor has an outstanding culinary credentials with some of the distinguished Indian kitchens/hotels around India and abroad.  With Chef Kapoor in the kitchen, Urban Turban became the first local Indian restaurant to offer two-hour cooking “New Age Indian Cuisine” classes to the locals and visitors alike.  In 2016,Read More

UNLV Barrick Lecture Series: Dr. Sanjay Gupta – “Medicine and the Media”

After two prominent Indian Americans, Farid Zakaria and Dr. Atul Gawande, the UNLV Barrick Lecture Series invites CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and Emory Clinic Staff Neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta at UNLV on Tuesday, November 14th at the Artemus Ham Concert Hall to speak on medicine and the media. Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360°, CNN documentaries, and anchors the weekend medical affairs program SanjayRead More

Diwali Celebrations by Friends of India

Diwali 2017.  Friends of India invites the community to celebrate Diwali with Dining, entertainment from the local community participants along with an entertainment by Bollywood singers Krishna Beurra and Simitra Iyer, on Saturday, November 11th at the Cashman Field Center. Buy your tickets online at  This year Friends of India is celebrating Diwali with more interactive carnival/Indian mela fashion as many vendors are expected to have their booths for Indian merchandise.