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  1. Bollywood's Anupam Kher shows acting goes beyond culture

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    After being introduced as "the bible of acting," Anupam Kher shared chapter and verse with a rapt audience Thursday, many entering Tampa Theatre as aspiring stars and departing inspired.

    Anupam Kher is a star of Hindi cinema but Americans know him from Silver Linings Playbook.
  2. IIFA Expo glitters with clothing, jewelry, food, real estate

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    Real estate developers from India aimed to draw in investors. Two food stalls offered samosas and all things masala. UNICEF drew attention to children's issues.

  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25

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    Tan Dun's Water Concerto: The Florida Orchestra will make quite a splash with its concerts this weekend, using actual water on stage with traditional and modified instruments. Show is at 8 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa.

  4. Video: Bollywood Oscars kick off with a dance party in Curtis Hixon park

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    In the middle of the afternoon, in the middle of another sleepy Tampa week, an imported world dropped into the center of our own.

    The Bollywood Oscars officially began.

    Dancers from the Odissi Dance Academy perform Wednesday night during the International Indian Film Academy’s Stomp at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa, signaling the start of a four-day extravaganza that will culminate Saturday night.
  5. IIFA notes: Green carpet fans surge toward Deepika Padukone, knock down barrier

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    TAMPA — Things got a little crazy on the green carpet Wednesday after Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone landed at Tampa International Airport.

    Bollywood star Deepika Padukone, at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, has three International Indian Film Academy nominations for best female in a leading role.
  6. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

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    Under The Streetlamp: These four former cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys are touring with an a cappella group to celebrate the premiere of their upcoming PBS specials. The show will include songs from the '50s, '60s and '70s, and it starts at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth …