08/24 Sangam Summer Fest 2024

The Association of Bengalis Kansas City Sangam invites you to celebrate “Sangam Summer Fest 2024” on Saturday, August 24th at Trailridge Middle School, 7500 Quivira Road, Shawnee, KS 66216 from 3 PM – 11 PM.
We are thrilled to present Rabindranath Tagore’s play “RAKTAKARABI”, directed by Dr. Animesh Dhar, in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Additionally, we will be graced by the melodious voice of Dipanwita Chakraborty from Kolkata, a disciple of Pt. Ajoy Chakrabarty. Dipanwita will enchant us with a selection of beautiful Bengali and Hindi melodious songs.
Enjoy a delightful array of snacks and dinner following the performances.

Please join us for “Sangam Summer Fest 2024” and share in the festivities together! Tickets are available for purchase at www.abkcs.org and at the venue. Ticket includes Snacks and Dinner.

AravindKCRealtor – Discover Your New Home in the Heart of BV

Discover Your Dream Home in the Heart of Blue Valley School District

Welcome to your dream home at 14697 S Rene St, Olathe, 66062! This beautiful residence offers space for everyone and is designed to create memories that will last a lifetime. Nestled in the acclaimed Blue Valley School District and situated in the desirable Parkwood Hills Community, this home has it all.

As you step inside, you are greeted by a warm and inviting entry filled with natural light, setting the tone for the rest of this stunning 2-story, north-facing home located in a cul-de-sac. Featuring 4 spacious bedrooms upstairs, 2 full baths, and 2 half baths, plus a 2-car garage, this home provides ample space for your family.

The open floorplan seamlessly connects the kitchen, living room, and breakfast area, with easy access to the backyard—perfect for entertaining. The kitchen boasts a gas range (2020), dishwasher and microwave (2019), and a brand new AC unit installed in 2022. Additionally, the front of the house features new smart siding added in 2022. The finished basement includes a half bathroom, offering additional living space.

Outside, the large fenced backyard is ideal for outdoor gatherings, whether for kids’ playtime or adult relaxation. The property is beautifully landscaped and includes a sprinkler system to keep your garden lush and green.

Location is key, and this home is just minutes away from Black Bob Park, Heritage Park, and a host of local amenities, shopping, dining, and top-rated schools. You’ll be part of a vibrant community with Liberty View Elementary, Pleasant Ridge Middle, and Blue Valley West High School all nearby.

This expansive, gorgeous property is ready to be your forever home. Don’t miss the chance to make it yours! For more details, visit this link.

About Aravind KC Realtor

Aravind is a dedicated and experienced realtor who specializes in helping families find their dream homes in the Kansas City area. With a deep understanding of the local market and a commitment to exceptional customer service, Aravind goes above and beyond to ensure every client finds the perfect property that meets their needs. Whether you’re buying or selling, Aravind’s expertise and personalized approach make the real estate process smooth and stress-free. You can reach him at (847) 970-1743

About KCdesi.com

KCdesi.com is a vibrant community portal catering to the Indian community in and around Kansas City and its suburbs. The platform offers comprehensive listings of Indian businesses, free event postings, classifieds, and a vast email database, making it a go-to resource for staying connected with local events and services. KCdesi.com aims to foster a sense of community and support among Indians in the area, providing valuable information and opportunities for networking and engagement.

07/21 – Leharr Summer Pop Up Shop – July 21 11AM-6PM

🔅Unveiling our Summer POP-UP SHOP!!

Explore and shop our newest arrivals of elegant Lehengas, Saris, Gowns, Jewelry and more, all set to make your Summer events a stunning affair! Add a sparkle to finish off your look with our newest jewelry sets!💎🥻

ONE DAY ONLY! Mark your calendars and set those reminders so you don’t miss out on the chance to shop for all your events at our SUMMER SPECIAL POP-UP EVENT on Sunday, July 21st from 11AM to 6PM! See you there!! 💛💛💛

07/19-07/21 – Sri Bala Triupura Sundari Chathusasti Upachara Puja & KumkumaArchana

Dear Devotees,

HTCC is excited to bring you for the first time – Sri Bala Triupura Sundari Chathusasti Upachara Puja & KumkumaArchana. During this event, we will perform 64 Upachara’s to Sri Bala Tripura Sundari followed by Kumkuma Archana. We request devotees to participate and get blessings of Goddess Bala.

Sponsorship options:https://www.htccofkc.org/event/trisakthi-yagam.html



Open House this weekend! 13720 Gillette St, OP

Welcome to this exquisite 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath home nestled on a cul de sac street, in the serene neighborhood of Forest Glen. This east-facing, move-in ready home is just over 3600 sq ft and features newly refinished hardwood floors, new interior & deck paint, new carpet on stairs & 2 nd floor hallway, and so much more! Outside, the property shines with new landscaping that enhances its curb appeal. Make memories shooting hoops in the driveway with the adjustable height, in-ground, basketball goal that will remain with the home.

Inside, the eat-in kitchen has been tastefully upgraded, offering a blend of functionality and style. All appliances—refrigerator, dryer, and washer— will stay and are less than 3 years old, ensuring efficiency and reliability. The formal dining room is perfect for hosting. Also on the main level is a half bath and a bedroom with a private en suite, making the perfect “in-law suite.” Upstairs there are 4 additional bedrooms. The large master bedroom has a fabulous sitting room, perfect for a nursery, office, or turn it into a library and cozy up with a good book. The oversized master bath includes separate vanities, plenty of storage, large soaker tub, separate shower, and large walk in closet. Laundry is conveniently located on the bedroom level. The finished daylight basement is perfect for entertaining as it is wired for 5.1 movie theater speakers, plumbed for a wet bar, and even offers a full bathroom. With plenty of room left over for home gym equipment.

With the roof under 5 years old, this home promises not only elegance but also peace of mind.

Forest Glen is a fabulous community that offers a massive pool, playground, walking paths, and a clubhouse. It’s ideal location within the Olathe School District is perfect for all! Don’t let this one get away!


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11/16 INfusion 2024 – Bollywood Dance Charity Showcase

KCdesi is delighted to welcome back Seva Dance with their much-anticipated INfusion 2024!

Seva Dance is back with INfusion 2024 – a Bollywood Dance Charity Showcase! This year we are thrilled to share that our beneficiary will be Braden’s Hope for Childhood Cancer. Braden’s Hope’s mission is to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research to advance cures for children. Over 200 Seva Dance participants will be taking the stage to help raise awareness for childhood cancer research and help raise funds for this very important organization that does amazing work for our Kansas City community.

For sponsorship inquiries email: sevadancekc@gmail.com

INfusion 2024:

  • Saturday, November 16th, 2:30 p.m. @ the Lied Center of Kansas. Follow us on social media for ticket announcements coming in late August.
  • Facebook: @sevadancekc
  • Instagram: @sevadancekc
  • You Tube: @SevaDanceAmiMegha
  • Website: www.sevadance.com

About INfusion:

INfusion is an annual Bollywood Dance Charity Showcase choreographed by Megha Chandramohan and Ami Sanjanwala. The dancers are all part of the Kansas City community. Over the past two years the INfusion Showcase has raised and donated $80,000 to local Kansas City Charities.

About Seva Dance:

Seva Dance is a non-profit organization that empowers Kansas City youth and provides charitable support to the local community through the teaching of Indian cultural dance. Seva Dance creates an inclusive, multicultural experience that gives back to those in the greater Kansas City area. Through charitable donations, Seva Dance connects with the local community and promotes Indian cultural awareness which is exemplified by our ethnically diverse audience at our annual show.

About the Choreographers:

Both Megha and Ami spend a significant amount of their time volunteering, investing over 300 hours each in their efforts to support this initiative. Instead of profiting from their dance classes, they choose to donate the tuition fees they charge to local charities in Kansas City. Megha and Ami have been teaching dance for over 20 years.

2024 press release:


Just Listed! Open Houses this weekend! 14220 Rosehill St, Overland Park, KS 66221

Move-in Ready home nestled at the end of a beautiful cul-de-sac in the heart of Overland Park, KS. This charming residence offers a perfect blend of comfort and elegance in the highly sought-after Amesbury Lake Grayson Mills neighborhood. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by beautiful NEW GARAGE DOORS & landscaping. Step inside this 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms home, that spreads across roughly 4,100 square feet, to discover BRAND NEW CARPET on staircase, main level & bedroom level, and freshly painted railings. The open-concept floor plan seamlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas, creating an inviting space for both relaxation and entertainment. The chef-inspired kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, ample cabinet storage, and a large island. Retreat to the tranquil master suite, boasting oversized double vanity, large soaking tub, stand up shower & large walk in closet, providing a peaceful sanctuary to unwind after a long day. Additional bedrooms offer versatility for guests, children, or home office needs. Outside, the massive backyard oasis awaits, offering a private retreat with a beautiful water feature fountain, large deck with ample seating for outdoor activities and al fresco dining. Whether hosting weekend barbecues or enjoying quiet evenings under the stars, this backyard is sure to be the envy of friends and family. The outstanding neighborhood offers swimming pool, trails & play area. Conveniently located near parks, Blue Valley schools, shopping centers, etc., residents of this home will enjoy easy access to all the amenities Overland Park has to offer. Don’t miss this opportunity to make 14220 Rosehill Street your forever home. Schedule your showing today and experience the epitome of suburban living in Overland Park!

Welcome Nrityam School of Dance: Master Bharatnatyam with Guru Ketaki Ghanekar

We are delighted to announce that the Nrityam School of Dance is now a proud partner of KCdesi! This partnership is an exciting opportunity for our community to embrace the rich cultural heritage of Bharatnatyam, a classical Indian dance form that beautifully combines Perfection and Beauty. We warmly invite everyone to join Nrityam and embark on a journey of self-expression through the graceful art of Bharatnatyam.


07/15 – High School Students – Elevate Your College Essay – 2 Weeks Workshop July 15th

Akshay Ramanathan writes award-winning essays for college applications. He’s offering students in Overland Park an exclusive opportunity to join his two-week summer program in July called “Elevate Your Essay.”

Click here to learn more about this opportunity

This class is packed with secret insights and valuable strategies critical to college admission. It provides a cost-effective way to apply to colleges, considering not just the essay, but the whole application. Akshay’s students have been accepted at Harvard, Cornell, NYU, University of Chicago, Columbia, University of Mass Amherst, and more.

Akshay shares the methods he used to win the Rama Scholarship for the American Dream. This scholarship only for South Asian students, helped him earn two degrees at New York University.

He has 15 years of experience as a marketing executive and start-up founder, in addition to being a career coach. Professionals from companies like Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Amazon, McKinsey & Company, Google, and Deloitte seek his advice.

Click here to learn more about how you can join the “Elevate Your Essay” program and improve your chances of winning scholarships and gaining admission to top colleges.

You’ll also get helpful tips for college and career success, as well as invitations to free webinars, educational programs, and upcoming information sessions. Sign up today!

Program Schedule

The program runs from July 15th to Wednesday July 31st, with sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Click here to learn more about this opportunity

💬 Here’s what folks have said about working with Akshay:

“Thanks to Akshay I got into University of Delaware, University of Rhode Island, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Stony Brook, Sacred Heart, and UVM and they all gave me scholarship money of about $100,000 for all 4 years!!!”

  • Ananya Kumar (Senior At Glastonbury High School)

“Akshay helped us tremendously during the college application process. His expertise is invaluable and he passionate about his work. Our daughter reaped the benefits by breezing through every deadline needed, absolutely stress-free, and with an air of confidence.”

  • Dr. Sulakshana Sundaresan (Dentist/Partner at Smile Dental Group)

Watch out – USA Men’s Olympic Soccer Team to face Japan for Final Pre-Olympic Match IN KC

Exclusive pictures direct from the event coming later today!


Another marquee event for soccer fans in Kansas City: The US Men’s team, heading back to the Olympics for the first time since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, will play their final preparation match against Asian champions Japan at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City this evening. It’s going to be an exciting match as the youngsters (Olympic soccer players need to be under the age of 23) take on Japan. This match is crucial as it will help them fine-tune their strategies and teamwork before they head to Paris to compete against host France on July 24th. Fans are eagerly anticipating a thrilling display of talent and determination. Good luck, Team USA!

Stay tuned, as KCdesi will be posting exclusive pictures from the event! You won’t want to miss these behind-the-scenes moments and highlights from the match.

Kansas City Music Lovers Enchanted by Pandit Ronu Majumdar’s Mesmerizing Flute Concert

Kansas City Music Lovers Enchanted by Pandit Ronu Majumdar’s Mesmerizing Flute Concert

Kansas City, June 8th 2024 – The Kansas City music community, under the banner of the Association of Bengalis Kansas City Sangam, was honored to host the legendary flute maestro Pandit Ronu Majumdar. The highly anticipated concert took place at Goppert Theatre, Avila University, and was an unforgettable evening filled with divine melodies and soulful performances.

Panditji commenced the evening with a beautiful composition in Raga Saraswati, captivating the audience from the first note. Performing alongside him was his son, Hrishikesh, a role model for the younger generation pursuing Indian classical music. The concert also featured compositions in Ragas Khamaj and Kedar, showcasing the depth and versatility of Panditji’s musicianship. Accompanying them on the tabla was the immensely talented Subhajyoti Guha, whose rhythms perfectly complemented the enchanting flute.

Panditji imparted wisdom to the audience, saying, “It is not important how well or how fast you are playing. How sensibly you are playing makes you a great musician.”

The second half of the concert explored different genres of Indian music, including Rabindra sangeet, Bhatiyali, Kirtan, and folk. Panditji shared his rich musical journey, recalling his collaborations with the legendary Bollywood music composer and singer R. D. Burman. He dedicated a part of the concert to songs from their time together, with local percussion artist Siddharth Choudhury joining on Cajon and other percussion instruments.

The evening concluded with a Marathi devotional song, Abhang, leaving the audience in awe. Throughout the two-and-a-half-hour event, Panditji entertained and engaged the audience with stories behind many of his great compositions, created alongside various legendary music composers.

The audience was completely enchanted and remained glued to their seats until the very end, mesmerized by the ethereal music. This concert was an extraordinary experience that will be cherished by all who witnessed it in person.

Welcoming Praveen Kode Realtor to the KCdesi Partners Family!

We are delighted to introduce Praveen Kode as the newest member of the KCdesi Partners Family. Our community is dedicated to partnering with professionals who are not only skilled and experienced but also passionate about serving the needs of our vibrant Kansas City Indian community. Praveen Kode perfectly embodies these qualities, and we are thrilled to have her on board.

Praveen brings a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to the real estate sector as a part of the Koehler Bortnick Team. With a passion for real estate and a fresh perspective, she is committed to excellence and dedicated to helping you achieve your property goals. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home, or make a sound investment in the property market, Praveen is here to guide you every step of the way.

Praveen Kode

(816) 277-8934 – Contact Me – Text Me – 24×7

https://praveenkode.reecenichols.com/Contact me today!

5000 W 135th St Leawood, KS 66224


Indian Restaurant For Sale – Excellent Location

Exciting news awaits at Kababesh Restaurant in Overland Park! With over two decades of culinary excellence under our belt, we’re thrilled to announce that the current owner is ready to pass the torch. As if that’s not enticing enough, we’re delighted to share that we have over 90K in advance bookings for the next 3 months alone, a testament to our loyal customer base and the potential for continued success. Join us for a tour of this fully loaded establishment, and seize the opportunity to make an offer that could shape the future of dining in our community. With training provided and a thriving business awaiting, the time to act is now.


Olathe Oasis: Luxurious 5-Bedroom Home for Sale at 15163 W 146th Circle

🏡 Nestled at 15 163 W 146th Circle, Olathe, KS 66062, this captivating two-story home, built in 1998, offers a harmonious blend of timeless elegance and contemporary flair. Step inside to discover clean lines and open spaces that welcome you into a world of comfort and style. Hardwood flooring graces the interior, complementing the updated kitchen counters and a suite of appliances that stay, including the refrigerator, washer, and dryer. Descend to the spacious basement, where a bedroom and bath await, providing additional living space ideal for guests or relaxation. Plus, enjoy the peace of mind with newer HVAC and water heating systems, ensuring comfort and convenience year-round. This dream home, boasting 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and 3,480 sq. ft. of living space, is ready to be yours for $499,000.


Your Jewelry Destination: Unveiling the Elegance of Ethically Sourced Indian Jewelry in Partnership with KCdesi

KCdesi is pleased to welcome Your Jewelry Destination as a valued partner, where exquisite craftsmanship meets ethical sourcing, creating a haven for lovers of Indian jewelry. Our specialty store is dedicated to bringing you a meticulously curated collection of high-quality, ethically sourced designs that showcase the rich cultural heritage of India. With a passion for fostering the artisanal traditions of the country, we at Your Jewelry Destination connect discerning customers worldwide with the talents of skilled artisans.


🌟 Art of Living Premium Program with Swami Ji – Feb 12-14

Join us for an extraordinary experience with Swami Sadyojathah, a beacon of peace and joy, born in a royal family in Kerala. Since the early 1990s, he has dedicated himself to spreading the transformative teachings of Art of Living.

📅 Dates: February 12-14, 2024

🌍 Location: Overland Park, KS

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