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Preserving Stories of Partition

Preserving Stories of Partition

As we mark Pakistan and India’s Independence Days, a group called  The 1947 Partition Archive expands its mission to collect oral histories of Partition. While there is no accurate count of lives lost at this tumultuous time, estimates are that up to 2 million died on both sides of the border and over 10 million people were uprooted. Guneeta Singh Balla began the archive two years ago to document the stories

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Desi, Queer and Undocumented in America

Desi, Queer and Undocumented in America

South Asian Americans make up one-sixth of the undocumented population in the United States according to South Asian Diaspora blog. DREAM act activist, Bupendra Ram, shares his story of fleeing Fiji for the U.S. and the challenges of growing up undocumented and queer. “I am undocumented, queer and South Asian,” he says. “I cannot tell my undocumented story without telling my queer story. It’s part of the work of being whole.”

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Bolly Beats in Toronto Will Leave You Spinning!

Bolly Beats in Toronto Will Leave You Spinning!

Take a spin to Toronto and get your groove on for a great cause with a Bollywood dance party in support of the Friends For Life Bike Rally. Club 120 will be site for a night of  Bollywood  and global beats with music by Atif of Sholay Productions. Bollywood Spin Dance Party  A night of  the best Bollywood and global beats Club 120 120 Church Street, Toronto Friday, May 10th

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Kareem: PhD by Day, High Heel Diva by Night

Kareem: PhD by Day, High Heel Diva by Night

Check out Kareem Khubchandani on I Am Big as he describes his journey in creating Jai Ho Queer Bollywood night in Chicago with a shout out to Sholay as a source for his inspiration. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAiVa9E_CaM

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Check Us Out in Shot in the Dark!

Check Us Out in Shot in the Dark!

Check out Next Magazine to find out who was caught on camera at our Desilicious Birthday Bash!

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International Women’s Day Annual Dance Party

International Women’s Day Annual Dance Party

Join us for a dance bash celebrating International Women’s Day at Culture Club! The Center for Women’s Global Leadership will host its fourth annual International Women’s Day Dance Party in celebrating the 57th session of the United Nations Commission the Status of Women. Our very own Ashu Rai will be supplying world beats. Be sure to join the event page on Facebook International Women’s Day Dance Party Thursday, March 7th.

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Last Temptation of Shazia

Last Temptation of Shazia

A night of stand-up comedy with Shazia Mirza UK’s first Muslim female comic profiled on CBS 60 Minutes sharing her collection of true personal stories during her global comedic excursions. Friday, September 17 8pm Saturday, September 18 8pm Sunday, September 19 6pm Baruch Performing Arts Center 55 Lexington Avenue @ 25th St Special Guests: Vidur Kapur (9/17), Vanessa Hollingshead (9/18–19) Tickets: $20 / $15 with student I.D.

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