The Appeal of Bollywood in the Pacific Northwest


§

The Appeal of Bollywood in the Pacific Northwest

By Tess Hansen

University of Washington

March 11, 2016

Abstract

The purpose of my research is to shed light on the growing popularity of Bollywood in Washington and Oregon states. My research draws on phone, e-mail, and in person interviews with collegiate level Bollywood dancers and a Bollywood DJ/teacher. In addition to this material, I participated in a Bollywood practicum and viewed two University of ...

Read More →
2

So You Think You Can Dress Bollywood


Bollywood Costume Contest!

Saturday Feb 20, Jai Ho! 6 Years Anniversary in Portland

I invite you to dress Bollywood style to celebrate 6 years of non-stop dancing up a storm at Jai Ho! dance party. This magical night will feature Violinder (SF), Justina (LED Hula), FREE Chai, Dirty Chai (drink specials), Chaat-N-Roll (snacks for sale), Henna (by donation), dance lesson, performances by Jai Ho! dance troupe & of course party all night with ...

Read More →
0

The Smallest Coffins Are The Heaviest

The Smallest Coffins Are The Heaviest

These 6 words sum up the burden of grief inflicted by the terrorist attacks of the highest cowardice in Peshawar, Pakistan. A massacre targeting a school resulting in untimely death of 141 lives, 132 of them children.

In the past, tragic news like this one caused me to question my faith & question why the world was the way it was? What followed was confusion, hopelessness, anger & hatred right behind it.

I was by myself at a local cafe ...

Read More →
8