D’FunQT (pronounced defunct): A BIG D’Lo SHOW

D’FunQT (pronounced defunct): A BIG D’Lo SHOW

Get ready for D’FunQT (pronounced defunct): A Big D’Lo Show at Dixon Place in New York on Thursday, August 5th. Written & Performed by D’Lo, D’FunQT (pronounced “defunct”) is a “stripped-up” version of D’Lo’s solo theater work. This ‘stand-up storytelling’ performance is a humorous musing on being a queer boy/transgendered person who grew up in a strict immigrant family. It will be D’Lo’s only NYC area show, so make sure

Posted: July 16th, 2010

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Ashu Rai’s Mid-Summer 2010 Non Desi Mix

Ashu Rai’s Mid-Summer 2010 Non Desi Mix

It’s another installment of a mix by Ashu Rai, or the Midsummer ’10 version. Again, it features some of the best non-desi music right now. Check back soon for her desi summer mix! Tracklist: “Zebra (UK Edit)” – Beach House: This is another featured track since I can’t get enough of this beautiful album. “Never Follow Suit” – The Radio Dept. – A lovely track from the band’s 3rd album,

Posted: July 15th, 2010

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Desilicious 5th Annual White Party on July 23rd at Pachita

Desilicious 5th Annual White Party on July 23rd at Pachita

Get ready to break out the white tanks, saris and skivvies for our 5th Annual White Party as we take the party back to Pachita, the rooftop VIP room of the megaclub Pacha: Desilicious White Hot Bollywood Summer Party! Friday, July 23rd Doors Open 10pm Pachita 618 West 46th street Btwn 11th and 12th Ave. 21+ to enter w/I.D. $15 Cover Music by Ashu Rai and DJ Bobby Big Screen

Posted: July 4th, 2010

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“Being Gaysi”

“Being Gaysi”

Happy Pride to everyone! We hope to see a lot of folks out tonight at our Pink Pride Bash at BB King. We also want to give props to Kash Amin, who has a very candid and touching article in Sapna magazine- “Being Gaysi”. I’m sure many of us have a very similar experience growing up – sneaking DVDs of Queer as Folk and The L Word into our bedroom,

Posted: June 25th, 2010

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Aamir’s Workout Routines

Aamir’s Workout Routines

We’ve noticed that formerly chubby and flabby (always cute) Aamir Khan has recently touted a weight-training book authored by Arnold Schwarzenegger and the “The Encyclopedia of Body Building”. And, the talented Khan has credited this book for his “eight-pack” that he showcased for Ghajini, his recent smash hit and “remake” of Christopher Nolan’s “Memento”. Apparently, the new physique required a 13-month workout routine with a daily regimen of four hours

Posted: June 19th, 2010

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Queerin’ Queens this Sunday at Queens Museum of Art

Queerin’ Queens this Sunday at Queens Museum of Art

It’s a busy busy month with all of the wonderful pride activities in NYC. One of our faves is Queerin’ Queens, which takes place every Pride at the Queens Museum of Art. This year, it will be on Sunday June 20th from 3pm-7pm and presented by CINEMAROSA in association with the Queens Museum of Art, the South Asian Party Mixer, Desilicious/Sholay Productions, and the International Human Rights Organization, Breakthrough. The

Posted: June 17th, 2010

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La Mama Moves! and a set by Ashu Rai

La Mama Moves! and a set by Ashu Rai

Come support La Mama Experimental Theater Club this Friday, as they showcase their South Asian Dance Festival with performances by Navarasa Dance Theater, Aparna Sindhoor and Malini Srinivasan and Dancers. During the festival there will also be a Bolly-dance set by Ashu Rai, with visuals by Paul Clay. This is all part of the La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival. You can rsvp via Facebook here.

Posted: June 17th, 2010

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Sholay Dancing Debut at Queens Pride

Sholay Dancing Debut at Queens Pride

Sholay Events kicked off pride this past Sunday at Queens Pride, the largest people of color pride gathering in the country. The parade begins near 89th Street and marches down 37th Avenue ending in the heart of Jackson Heights. And, for the past 18 years, despite the fact that the celebrations have been taking place in the heart of desi-Queens, the festival never had any South Asian performers – until

Posted: June 10th, 2010

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