13th Aaina South Asian Women’s Focus
by Globalist Staff
Tasveer present’s the 13th AAINA- South Asian Women’s Focus . Aaina, which in Urdu means mirror, celebrates the artistic work of and about South Asian women through film, visual and performance art, speakers, and conversations aimed at highlighting issues relevant to South Asian women. The spotlight event of Aaina is Yoni Ki Baat, a South […]
Feb 13, 2018
South Asian women push back on cliches in “Good Girls Marry Doctors”
by Sharon H Chang
Piyali Bhattacharya's anthology of essays by 27 different writers adds nuance and dimension to the story South Asian women in America.
May 10, 2017
Tasveer 2016: Seattle’s South Asian Film Festival is October 14-23
by Suryanka Kalra
Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!
Sep 22, 2016
“What’s Done is Done” blends Bollywood with Shakespeare in touring show
by Melissa Lin
Unique spin on "Macbeth" aims to appeal to audiences beyond Seattle's South Asian diaspora.
Jul 28, 2016
The best and worst of Aziz Ansari’s “Master of None”
by Christina Twu
Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" finds a distinct voice in the growing world of streaming comedy in a more diverse America.
Nov 11, 2015
Top five South Asian stereotypes about the U.S. (and why they’re wrong)
by Adnan Ali Syed
Americans are all rich, white and promiscuous. At least that’s what Adnan Ali Syed thought before he came here and found out for himself.
Sep 30, 2013
South Asian take on Vagina Monologues challenges sexual taboos
by Sudha Nandagopal
In a year marked by a political “War on Women” and a spate of sexual violence in India, it’s time for an open dialogue that challenges cultural taboos about sex.
May 8, 2013
Female cab drivers break into India’s hostile male profession
by Aparna Alluri
Chandni Gautam, above, is one of the first of her kind; a female cab driver in India. Gautam works for a company employing and training women to become cab drivers and chauffeurs. But the job is about more than getting a license. It means going to work in openly hostile field, where road rage, physical threats […]
Aug 21, 2012
Search for authentic Pakistani food leads to the Kebab Palace in Redmond
by Sarah Stuteville
Chicken handi is the dish that defines Pakistani food for me. The first time I tried it I was sitting on the roof of Cuckoo’s Den in Lahore–a former brothel famously converted to an eccentric restaurant with a romantic nighttime view of the Badshahi Mosque. I remember the sweat-soaked shirt plastered against my lower back […]
Jan 31, 2012