Arts & Culture, People, Q & A »

[13 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Interview: Nadia Jamil

“Our channels feed into the stereotype of emotionally incapacitated women.”

Art, Arts & Culture »

[12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
A Dirge from Balochistan

Akram Dost’s polychromatic portfolio is no more. It has been replaced by harsh, bleak shadows – reflective of the Baloch people’s long state of disenfranchisement.

News & Politics »

[12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
When Protectors Become Predators

A closer inspection of the Pakistani police force reveals its flawed structure and deep-rooted culture of violence.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[9 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Between Clay and Dust

Through the characters of a prostitute and a pahalwan, Musharraf Farooqi’s narrative recreates the last vestiges of a dying world.

Arts & Culture »

[9 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Portrayal of Women in Pakistani Dramas

Stereotypical roles continue to stymie the persona of the modern Pakistani woman in local television serials.

Arts & Culture »

[8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Review: Downton Abbey

If you love period drama then you’re probably going to enjoy a delightful television series called Downton Abbey.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Love, Inshallah

Love, InshAllah – The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women explores themes which are often considered taboo in the ‘nation of Islam.’

Arts & Culture, Blog Row, Music »

[7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Dubai Dispatch: Desert Queen

Madonna dazzled and wowed at her first-ever concert in Abu Dhabi this weekend.