UPenn Boys Sing A Cappella Bollywood!

UPenn Boys Sing A Cappella Bollywood!

Check out this  awesome tribute to Bollywood music through the decades with Penn Masala, a South Asian a cappella group which formed back in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania. They manage to squeeze in 7 decades of hits in 5 minutes. These guys can not only carry a tune…check out the outfit changes! You can subscribe to their YouTube channel for more uplifting a cappella videos.    

Posted: March 31st, 2014

/ read more

Asifa Lahore Tackles LGBT Minority Visibility with her Latest Video

Asifa Lahore Tackles LGBT Minority Visibility with her Latest Video

British drag artist Asifa Lahore is on a mission to increase LGBT desi visibility  with the release of  “Tum Hi Ho”.  The video features Asifa’s cover of Tum Hi Ho (You’re The One) from the Bollywood film Aashiqui 2 with vignettes of queer desi couples finding love in the face of adversity—and includes our favorite cutie from Toronto, Shazad Hai. Asifa explains, “After using my previous music videos as parodies to focus

Posted: March 26th, 2014

/ read more

SALGA Party at Dream Hotel

SALGA Party at Dream Hotel

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Spring’s arrival, and Holi festivities—SALGA NYC presents their Spring Fundraiser Party on Saturday, March 22nd. Support SALGA with a $15 suggestion donation to raise money for their Pride 2014 float. Midnight Happy Hour drink specials. Music by DJ DynAMITe. Saturday, March 22nd at 10pm The Dream Hotel 210 West 55th Street • NYC

Posted: March 19th, 2014

/ read more

Women’s Day Dance Party on March 12th

Women’s Day Dance Party on March 12th

Celebrate with the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (Rutgers University) at their Annual Dance Party for International Women’s Day taking place on Wednesday March 12th.  Admission is Free with a Bolly-International mix of dance music by Sholay’s Ashu Rai and Atif Toor. The party takes place at the sleek new Studio XXI lounge in the Flatiron from 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM.  Studio XXI is at 21st street between 5th

Posted: March 5th, 2014

/ read more

Celebrate HOLI on the Hudson in NYC on March 22nd

Celebrate HOLI on the Hudson in NYC on March 22nd

New York’s most exclusive Holi event- Rang Barse held by In Group- returns on March 22nd  with a colorful splash for the seventh year! In keeping with the tradition, Rang Barse will once again be held on a ship that will set sail from Pier 40, with music from Desilicious DJ Ashu Rai.  Have a blast and get painted in reds, yellows, greens, pinks while dancing on the boat with Brooklyn

Posted: February 26th, 2014

/ read more

“Inner Face” of Bangladesh’s Gay Community

“Inner Face” of Bangladesh’s Gay Community

“I want everyone to have the same rights in society, to be treated with kindness and to be able to socialize with each other.” — Mukto. Gazi Nafis Ahmed’s photo series Made in Bangladesh focusing on a behind the scenes look at Bangladeshi garment workers was completed just days before the Rana Plaza  factory collapse in Dhaka that killed more than 1,100 people.  The photo journalist now turns his lens to the Gay community

Posted: February 20th, 2014

/ read more

Photographer Seeks Global Gay Romances

Photographer Seeks Global Gay Romances

New York-based photographer and visual artist Braden Summers has been glope hopping to create sumptuous, staged photographs representing romantic gay couples. He was inspired to create the series when working on a photo project in Paris. In the process, he was struck by the fact that the romantic imagery in art, fashion, photography and popular culture is overwhelmingy hetero. He points out, “When thinking of iconic romance, ask yourself if any imagery (paintings, photographs,

Posted: February 20th, 2014

/ read more

The 90s and making our hearts go “thump thump”

The 90s and making our hearts go “thump thump”

We are now into Day 3 of our nostalgic look at “romantic” moments in Bollywood with our favorite decade – the 90s.  It was very difficult to narrow it down to two  faves and seeing that the theme is 90s, we had to feature Madhuri and Raveena.  But, first we need to call out  one of the sexiest and campiest videos from this decade, which we wrote about here in

Posted: February 13th, 2014

/ read more

JOIN our Email List

To join our list, send an email to list@sholayevents.com

Ads

Archives