Events

Dr. Bimal Patel Brings Bespoke Eye Care to Houston's Montrose District

Last Wednesday evening, more than 80 individuals packed the soft opening and press preview of FOCUS Refined Eye Care’s Tom Ford pop-up shop, in Houston’s trendy and upscale Montrose District. Fashion-forward folks got a sneak peek into Dr. Bimal Patel’s luxury optometry spa (the first of its kind in the Houston area), while enjoying cocktails, appetizers, Sarah […]

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Hilton Americas-Houston’s Pastry Chefs Collaborate to Create Hand-Sculpted Chocolate Holiday Display

There’s a popular saying that “everything is bigger in Texas.” This holiday season Hilton Americas-Houston’s Pastry Chef Mahesh Weerasinghe (trained by award-winning chocolatier Chef Rudy Wieder) has teamed with returning Pastry Chef Glenna Artripe (an award-winning culinary artist, with expertise in chocolate sculpture) to create a hand-sculpted holiday display that will turns visions of sugar […]

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Ramp With A Cause: Charity Fashion Show for the Clean India Mission

Two of India’s finest womenswear designers, Priya Chhabria from Mumbai and Agnimitra Paul from West Bengal, came to Houston last month to initiate awareness and raise charitable funds for “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” (Clean India Mission), a national campaign launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October 2014. The campaign aims to: eliminate open defecation […]

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Mischief Night is Back!

TICKETING IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE PROCEED DIRECTLY TO Meridian 23. 161 West 23rd Street.   After a super fun party last year, Mischief Night is Back! Join us for a Fundraising Fright Night you won’t soon forget! Don your scariest costume as we raise fun, funds and the undead for Cancer Awareness. Benefiting Gilda’s Club of New […]

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A Fashionable Launch of Serenity by Samia

June 11, 2015, Houston, TX: The who’s who of Houston all gathered at The Marque for a very stylish evening as Samia Adil, local South Asian fashion designer debuted her beautiful line of saris called Serenity by Samia. The collection was full of vibrant colors, beading and extravagant fabrics that were made to a perfect […]

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AWESOME Television Celebrates its First Anniversary!

Feb. 26, 2015, Edison, NJ: Awesome Television celebrated its first anniversary. Despite a cold weeknight in New Jersey, throngs of well-wishers, friends, family members and media attended this lavish party that exuded warmth with a tastefully decorated ballroom in a beautiful blue theme with centerpiece candles and custom monogrammed rose petals and wine bottles. Hosted […]

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SAYWE’s “Raise, Rise, Rule” Conference Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Wells Fargo officially launched its newest initiative entitled “Wells Fargo Works For Small Business,” to help budding entrepreneurs. The initiative was unveiled last month at the first-ever South Asian Young Women Entrepreneurs (SAYWE) conference that took place inside the Condé Nast building on Times Square in New York City. SAYWE, a not-for-profit trade association, connects […]

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Nanubhai Education Foundation raises over $60,000 at 10Th Anniversary Gala

New York, NY, May 21st, 2014: Over 300 supporters attended The Nanubhai Education Foundation’s 10th Anniversary celebration held in honor of a decade of commitment to transforming public education in rural India. Sakina Jaffrey from the Primetime Emmy Award nominated original series, House of Cards, came to support the organization, along with Sheetal Sheth, best […]

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NYIFF 2014 Enthralls NYC Filmgoers

May 5-10, New York City: Actors, artists, directors and producers gathered last week for the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), the oldest and most prestigious Indian film festival in the US. With five days of screenings including opening and closing night galas, the films showcased at the Festival ranged from shorts, documentaries to feature […]

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Bollywood Rocks Tampa!

by Bobbi Taxali  Tampa, Florida: The 15th TATA Motors International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) finally made its premiere in the United States at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, April 24th through the 26th. It was an action packed weekend starting with events like IIFA Rocks, which showcased India’s most celebrated Bollywood stars, musical […]

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