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Permias NYC proudly presents,
"GEBYAR: Experience Indonesia" Cultural Night 2004
August 21, 2004
Wallace Hall (St. Ignatius Loyola Church)980 Park Avenue (corner of 84th St.)
New York City
Exhibition starts at 6.00 pm
Show starts at 6.30-10.00 pm
$15 in advance, $18 at door
For tickets, email:firstname.lastname@example.org or call Budi at 347 612 1153
For more info, visit our website:http://www.permiasnyc.org/gebyar2004
"Gebyar: Experience Indonesia" Cultural Night 2004 offers a glimpse and a taste of Indonesia's true colors as we present a series of exquisite traditional and contemporary performances and presentations, all displayed in an exceptional traditional market ("pasar malam") setting. To show our cultural identity as it really is, we believe that it is best to bring Indonesia in its truest content.
Our mission for this event is to celebrate Indonesia's 59th year of Independence, while raising sufficient funds, a portion of which will be donated to local organization in Indonesia that is dedicated to the growth and development of education & cultural programs. Through our event, we also want to increase awareness and recognition of our unique culture and arts in NYC, and to embed nationalism among the Indonesian scholars and young professionals by providing opportunity to demonstrate their creativity & talents in dedication to our national roots.
Our programs include:
- Live performances (live musical performance, traditional/modern Indonesian dances, etc.)
- Fashion show- Food tasting (and selling)
- Exhibition (of Indonesian culture & handicrafts)
- Video presentation
- An open floor of a "pasar malam" (night market) vibe.
- Door Prize: TWO AIRLINE TICKETS FROM GARUDA INDONESIA
- And so much more!!!
Please help us spread the words.
Permias NYC & Gebyar 2004 Committee
Please visit: http://www.permiasnyc.org/gebyar2004
posted by lanternaon Monday, August 09, 2004
Mawar merah mengering
Alhamdulillah it's finally OVER. No more school for me...not unless I'm insane enough to pursue a Doctoral Degree (Phd). My academic career has officially ended. Yup, I'm happy that I just passed my Oral Comprehensive Exam. The Oral Comprehensive Exam is one option offered by my school to exit the MBA program. The other is to write a thesis. I chose the former because I think it's easier in lieu of writing a thesis. Well anywho, would like to share with you a bit of my experience taking this oral exam. I got to school about 4o mins before my schedule time to take the test. I saw one of my friends being tested in the room already and it was so obvious she was grilled by one of the panels (there were 3 panels of professors by the way). Then she got out of the room and not suprisingly passed the test. Then it was my turn. Sempet deg2an juga seeh abis ngeliat temen di tanyain macem2. But I managed to control my emotion when I entered the room. Got to the room, greeted the panels briefly. They were Dr. Weiss, Dr. Chandrasekar and Dr. Ozelli. I got the chance to pick which professor I wanted to start with. I chose Dr. Ozelli. It went pretty fast with him cuz I answered most of his questions straight forward. Then came Dr.Chandrasekar....this is when the problem started. He grilled me with killer questions. I'm actually a bit ashamed of myself because most of the questions he asked were in the field of economics and I did my undergrad in that field :( But, his questions were not pure conceptual economics per se...it was mostly related to the current global economic conditions. He knew that I tried to bullshit my way out when he asked me what the differences are in price structure between a cartel (OPEC) and and oligopoly (the automobile industry).He knew that I didnt know what I was talking about...heheheeh..:)well terus more killer questions from him....I tried my best to answer them..all in all pokoknya dia lah yang paling lama nanyain gua....but I was glad when it was over with him. Like with Dr.Ozelli, the session with Dr. Weiss went fast and straight forward. Abis itu baru di bilangin that I passed:)What a f***ing relief :)
Most of my friends, if not all, know that I have an ample collection of "mens magazine". Mens magazine in a sense the kinds of magazines that are read/looked at by most men (with lots of pictures of HOT GILRS and INTERESTING Articles) such as Maxim, Stuff, FHM and Playboy just to mention a few. NOT the kinds that are filled with pictures of men. Sorry, I'm just not into that. Well anyway, a good freind of mine, loucee, suggested that I should make a top ten of something from those collections of mine and post it in my blog instead of my usuall bitching and complaining about how sucks and pathetic my life is. So, without further a do, here are MY TOP 10 JOKES FROM MY COLLECTION OF MAXIME MAGAZINES:
I think I'm losing my f***ing mind here. I'm so stressed out because of school now. I just can't focus on my school works anymore. Pikiran gua kemana mana neh. I became easily worried about little stuff yang sebenernya "ngga penting" bgt. Projects(group and individual), presentations, and papers and exams keep coming...one after another. The workload is just too much to handle for me right now, especially with other things goin on in my life such as Permias and some personal stuff. I've never felt this stressed out about school during my undergrad years and yet I was still able to maintain a descent gpa. I know grad school's work load shouldn't be compared to that of undergrad's. But, it's a bit odd that I managed to do somewhat well in my first three semesters in grad school and now that I'm on my last, it seems that it's the hardest one of all. My mind is so f***ed up right now that barusan gua nyoba ngerjain take home midterm gua...it took me quite awhile to figure out a simple Supply and Demand problem. So much for an economics major (undergrad) huh :(. In addition, I'm also infected with a "senioritis" syndrome a.k.a penyakit males..heheheeheh :) I guess I just a need break aja from all the stuff that I'm doing right now. It would be great if I could just sit back and relax and not to worry about stuff or anything and just read John Grisham's thrillers :) Yah tapi gua tau kok keadaanya tidak bisa begitu :( Well gitu aja deh. To those who read this posting, this is just one of my regular habits of complaining about how pathetic my life is....ngga penting bgt...hehehehe...:) adiossss
Ahhh....*sigh*..I finally finished changing the layout of this damn blog..hehehhehe....I actually didn't plan to change my layout at all. Jadi ceritanya gini, yesterday, I told someone (ehem..;)to change the settings on my tag board...and just on my tag board ;)...heheheeh... but he decided to change a couple of the settings for the layout as well. I dont know why he did that. As a result, the layout turned out to be messy and jadi ngga enak di liat gitu deh. Sebetulnya seeh bisa di ganti ke old setting lagi and everything should turn back to what it was before. Tapi guanya males aja ganti2 settingsnya lagi and so I thought, hey why not change the whole layout, cuz gua juga udah bosen ngeliatinnya....and so I did. I spent a couple of hours last night designing my "new" layout. When it's done, I told a couple of friends to check it out, and taunya banyak yang ngga suka...ada yang bilang "anehhh", "kurang laki" aka feminine..hehehehe..pokoknya banyak yang ngga suka deh....Soooo, pas pulang kerja tadi...langsung aja deh gua ganti lagi....takut di kritik orang2 lain..heheheh... and now it's all readyyyyy....mudah2an ngga di kritik lagi ama orang lain..heheheeh:)
it's really been awhile that i update my blog....for those of you who wonder why, it's not because i've been busy but it's because i've been so damnnnn lazyyyy latelly...not just in updating my blog but in other things as well.....so whats up with me latelly? hmm....same old same old...nothing really interesting.....over the weekend i saw "taking lives"...good movie...those who havent seen it....you should.....sat night was permias nyc first event...we had a "movie night" at kjri.......lumayan suksess lah....a lot of people came late....i wasnt suprised....typical orang melayu...:P hehehehe.....pictures from that event should be posted in permiasnyc website soon...:) terus sekarang gua lagi sakit berattt neeh....i lost my voice...my throat hurtttssss so much...i think it's an infection....well i dont know what else to write here....cuz i'm sick as a dog now and am feeling like shitttt nowww.....ok deh....laterrr..hey now :)