Posts Tagged ‘Ashu Rai’

DESILICIOUS HOT PINK PRIDE | June 22, 2018

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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

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Asia Society Interview – “Sonic Sanctuary for LGBT South Asians”

Asia Society Interview – “Sonic Sanctuary for LGBT South Asians”

Check out this latest interview with Sholay’s Ashu Rai on Asia Society’s blog by Jeff Tompkins, Senior Producer of Asia Society Online, as we conclude Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and kick off LGBT Pride month (and check here for ways to celebrate desi-style!). Jeff digs into the history of Sholay and Desilicious along with inspirations and favorite tracks of the moment

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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,

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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

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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.

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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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“Impossible Communities” at Pratt on April 22nd

“Impossible Communities” at Pratt on April 22nd

Come out to Pratt Institute of Art and Design in Brooklyn this Thursday for Impossible Communities, as part of the “Critical and Visual Studies Colloquium” panel discussion moderated by Professor Gayatri Gopinath (NYU), our own Ashu Rai and & DJ Rekha (Basement Bhangra) and presented by Pratt and SAWCC. The panel will include a conversation on the emergence and history of a South Asian Queer Diaspora in NYC, and the

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