Bryan Adams in Nepal: Perspective of a Nepali Youth

A brilliant piece on the rockstar’s tour to Nepal. by Ushaft The attendants of the at Dasarath Rangashala last week expected no more understanding from the cynics among us than what we are already known to be capable of. The performer hasn’t been known to be an active promoter of drugs like many other rockstarsContinue reading “Bryan Adams in Nepal: Perspective of a Nepali Youth”

Bryan Adams in Kathmandu: What Does That Mean to Nepal

[This article first appeared on Sunday’s (feb 20) Kathmandu Post. Bryan Adams performed in Kathmandu’s Dasharath Stadium on Saturday.] By Dinesh Wagle Pic by Narendra Shrestha KATHMANDU: Were things better here, Bryan Adams’ arrival wouldn’t be such a big deal. Over the past two decades or so Nepali society has opened up to the outsideContinue reading “Bryan Adams in Kathmandu: What Does That Mean to Nepal”

Ozomatli in Nepal: Music Makes You Loose Control!

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal. Saturday Edition All pics by Wagle. [नेपालीमा यहाँ छ: ओ ए बेबी, ओ ए मामा] Wil-Dog Abers: Hami Ozomatli Los Angeles Bata! Oh… Khulamanch (open air theater) what a fate you have! A day before Valentine’s Day, you hosted a spectacular show titled Huge Mass Meeting in which aContinue reading “Ozomatli in Nepal: Music Makes You Loose Control!”

Oh Baby When U Dance Like That, U Make A Boy Go Mad!!!

Le do le le le le: Can’t you see, She’s at her feet!?! Pic by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Saturday Blog: Life out of politics. Well into a different one! Thamel is the one place in Nepal where West meets East in a style. This style makes it distinct compared to otherContinue reading “Oh Baby When U Dance Like That, U Make A Boy Go Mad!!!”

Teej Ko Lahara Aayo Barilai: Politics In Nepali Women’s Festival

Teej songs, detailing dukkhas and sufferings, are being used to create political and social awareness By Kathryn Hohman In her 1988 article, feminist author Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak poses the rhetorical question, “can the subaltern speak?” In Nepal they sing. Each year married, unmarried and widowed women travel to their natal homes to take part inContinue reading “Teej Ko Lahara Aayo Barilai: Politics In Nepali Women’s Festival”