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BollyX combines Bollywood dance moves with aerobics to make you more fit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Have you ever done the "screw in the light bulb" dance move? How about the "picking fruit?" You'll learn them and more moves at the new BollyX fitness class.



Gig Alert: Bombay Rickey

Friday, July 18, 2014

Eccentric Brooklyn rockers play Tea Lounge tomorrow night. Download, "Tuco’s Last Stand."



Micropolis: Gay Marriage, Bollywood Version

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

To understand just how much America -- and it's ideas about gay rights and other issues -- continue to influence the rest of the world, it's worth watching a movie called English Vinglish, a Bollywood hit from last year, starring Indian screen legend Sridevi. Her character, Shashi, is visiting her sister in the U.S. for a few weeks, and starts taking English-language classes in Manhattan.

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The Terror Taboo

Friday, June 11, 2010

In the last decade, American movie studios have been skittish about building storylines around terrorism. Meanwhile in India, Bollywood has been making lots of films that depict the sensitive topic. WNYC's Arun Venugopal shows Kurt how Bollywood is doing something Hollywood won't.

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Now Playing in an Aspirational Design Catalogue Near You

Friday, May 28, 2010

Earlier this year, we introduced you to an Indian artist named Vijay Singh.  For decades, he painted the bright, larger-than-life murals that showcased current attractions in Delhi’s old Bollywood movie theaters.  Then digital printing put him out of a job.  But he may have found a new market: hipster home decorator CB2.

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