Reviews

Mumbai and New Delhi Emerging as Global Fashion Capitals

By Zainab Koli The culturally rich Indian cities of Mumbai and New Delhi have emerged as global fashion capitals and the world is taking notice. Paris, New York, London, and Milan are no longer the only only cities in the limelight of international fashion. In an exhibition on The Global Fashion Capitals at The Museum at […]

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Chef Deborah Landfear Brings Texas-Sourced Fare to the Urban Star Restaurant

The 14-story Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria hotel, which opened in October 2015, offers an exemplary, locally sourced culinary experience with its Urban Star restaurant, bar, and market. The restaurant and bar boast a seasonally changing menu, created using local ingredients that embody the flavors of Texas, while the market is open all day for the […]

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He Named Me Malala

She’s known the world over for her Nobel Peace Prize-worthy fight for education for girls. Now Malala Yousefzai is the subject of the film, He Named Me Malala, which opens Friday, Oct 2nd in NYC and LA, and then nationwide on Oct 9. The documentary is an intimate portrait of this young, courageous woman and her […]

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David Daneshgar's Last Minute Valentine Flowers

When David Daneshgar was busy with professional poker tournaments as the #5 player in the world, according to Card Player Magazine, he never thought his poker winnings would help fund BloomNation.com, a company that directly connects consumers with 3000 artisanal florists across the country. Joined by co-founders Farbod Shoraka and Gregg Weisstein, the young triumvirate pooled […]

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Go Green with Rumor Has It Day Spa

Rumor Has It Day Spa, an all-natural, organic day spa in Houston’s Heights neighborhood, is having a petite soirée to showcase its appreciation for its loyal customers, along with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 5-7pm. Even if you’re not a regular customer, be […]

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Nadia Manzoor Wants You to Burq Off!

Growing up straddling two cultures has never been easy, but for Nadia Manzoor, an upbringing in a deeply conservative Muslim family living in North London has served as a catalyst for her moving one-woman show Burq Off! After playing sold-out shows in New York, London, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Nadia takes audiences through her […]

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3 Easy Ways to Stay Trim During the Festive Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la … For many of us, however, the run up to the festive season and beyond also marks the beginning of weight gain caused by endless turkey dinners and enough chocolate to empty Willy Wonka’s factory. Come January, you gingerly approach […]

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The 11th Annual South Asian International Film Festival

Nov. 18th 2014, New York City: The opening night of the South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) presented by HBO was held at the SVA Theatre in New York City, USA, under Executive Director of SAIFF, Joya Dass. SAIFF’s founding eleven years ago was due to the absence of support for emerging filmmakers and the general under appreciation […]

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Bina Ramani: Bird in a Banyan Tree

Her name is synonymous with the riveting Jessica Lal case that took India by storm, but Bina Ramani, a fashion designer, restaurateur, social worker, socialite and now author has contributed more to the world than the sordid details of the infamous murder. Her autobiography, Bird in a Banyan Tree, sheds light on this riveting woman […]

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Saif Ali Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan discuss Humshakals

Humshakals, the latest offering from director Sajid Khan, is a Bollywood comedy about three guys and their two sets each of lookalikes. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor each with a triple role and Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, and Tamannaah Bhatia thankfully with a only one role, the movie is… well it’s […]

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