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“The Cove” Goes to Japan, Fashion Week Hits NY, and Retro China Chic

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  The already controversial, and very successful, Indian film “My Name is Khan”, is facing a new round of raging protests after one of its stars made comments seen as “pro-Pakistani” by the opposition. When was the last time you found yourself picketing a Joel Silver film, hunh? [Guardian UK]   Why is your hotel bar so crowded? Januted explains ... Read More »

“City of Life and Death” Pulled From Film Forum, Sigur Rós Singer’s Vid, Star Wars Tourism, and Cycling Across India

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  National Geographic Entertainment has decided to pull “City of Life and Death” (above, courtesy of National Geographic Entertainment), a dramatization of Japanese “Rape of Nanking” from a coming screening at Film Forum due to ongoing skirmishes with the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs. [NYT]   DreamTours is offering a 46-day cycle tour across India in 2011. It’s 2,050 miles ... Read More »

Away to India: Shopping Delhi

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Mira Nair is currently making movie news with ‘Amelia‘, the Hilary Swank-starring Amelia Earhart biopic that screened on opening night at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, but she really got her first taste of movie stardom as the director of 2001′s Monsoon Wedding.     The film was just re-released by the Criterion Collection, so let’s take a trip to ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

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In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Foxy Friday: Gary Lawyer

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Who couldn’t use a little sexiness to spice up their Friday? Let’s transition into the weekend with some slow jams from India’s “man with the golden voice”, Gary Lawyer.     Read More »

A Ride on the ‘Darjeeling Limited’

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What better way to shake off the Mondays than by dreaming of travel to exotic lands. Today, let’s head to India for a ride on ‘The Darjeeling Limited,’ Wes Anderson’s filmic train tour of Rajasthan, which runs from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer. All aboard, after the jump!       Read More »

Around the World…

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If you’re going to travel, you need to know what’s going on in the world. In today’s news round-up we head to Asia and Oceania to witness some amazing natural phenomena, and examine a strange plan for NYC.    People in China, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Japan were plunged into darkness yesterday during the longest total solar eclipse of the ... Read More »

Passage to Indipop

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Long before George Harrison discovered the sitar, the influence of international pop music was being felt in India. By the time satellite TV came to India in the 1990s, bringing MTV with it, India’s own brand of pop exploded. Join Museyon Guide Shamik Bag for a tour of Mumbai music from the sugary sweet sounds of India’s own boy bands ... Read More »

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