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Desilicious in “Scene and Heard” and Bijli’s “Ooh La La” Performance

Desilicious in “Scene and Heard” and Bijli’s “Ooh La La” Performance

We’re still recovering from the amazing 10-Year anniversary party last Friday night at Highline Ballroom. Stay tuned for pics and videos from the fab event. In the meantime, check out this write-up by Next Magazine of the party in “Scene and Heard”, including a wonderful video featuring Bijli and her assorted admirers and back-up dancers, also embedded below the jump!

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Thanks to Next Magazine!

Thanks to Next Magazine!

As we prep for our 10-year anniversary this Friday March 16th at Highline Ballroom, we’d like to thank Next Magazine for the amazing support over the years! There are aslo two nice articles on your truly in this week’s issue – a Q&A where we reminisce about New York and club life over the past ten years. And, Next Magazine decides to get personal with Rajesh where he divulges the

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Sholay Events and Desilicious in Next Nightlife

Sholay Events and Desilicious in Next Nightlife

Thanks to Next magazine for publishing a great article in anticipation of our 9-Year anniversary party on April 29th! You can read more here.

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Nightlife: India, INC. – NEXT

Nightlife: India, INC. – NEXT

The queer south-asian dance party desilicious celebrates nine years of bolly good fun. You enter the space serenaded by pulsing drumbeats. Colored lights and flickering images turn the room into a virtual kaleidoscope as a figure in exotic garb welcomes you and a crush of people smile and dance uninhibitedly. No, you’re not rolling—you’ve just arrived at Desilicious, the monthly dance party for LGBT South Asians and their friends. Since 2002

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Documentary “Desigirls!” follows South Asian lesbians in America – AFTERELLEN.COM

The queer south-asian dance party desilicious celebrates nine years of bolly good fun. Generally when one thinks of Indian women, the first thing that comes to mind is a midriff-bearing Bollywood heroine. That’s all thanks to our awesomely representative global entertainment market.Maybe you think of a shampoo ad or Apu’s wife from The Simpsons. Each representation places the Indian woman in some skewed, heteronormative context. But what about all the Indian

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Desilicious – Scene + Heard

Desilicious – Scene + Heard

We’re two months late in posting this article, but we wanted to link to this blog posting on our Desilicious Bollywood Blue Bash from February at Next Magazine’s “Scene + Heard” blog. Written by Christopher Dilley, whom many of you may recognize as the roving Next photographer around town, the post also includes a short video snippet of the party, along with some Ali Zafar in the background.

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SCENE + HEARD: Rain Nor Snow Deters Desilicious’s Die-Hard Crowd – Next

SCENE + HEARD: Rain Nor Snow Deters Desilicious’s Die-Hard Crowd – Next

Friday night’s Desilicious successfully brought the monthly South Asian party to a new venue despite trepidation over the looming snowstorm. “We were a little nervous with the weather,” said promoter Atiif Toor of Sholay Productions, “but realized we have such a die-hard crowd that rain or shine, snow or sleet they’re coming out—and they did so we’re happy about that.” Bringing their hit party to Pachita, they themed the evening as the Bollywood Blue Bash. “We

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Time Out New York Was There

Time Out New York Was There

Check out a write-up and slide gallery of Desilicious Vamp It Up in Time Out New York Online and find out why they consider Desilicious to be “one of the city’s best dance parties”.

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