This Week In Culture: An Online Thrifting Marketplace, An ‘Anti-Club’ Party, & More

The Homegrown Culture Bulletin
The Homegrown Culture Bulletin L: A-GAIN R: Warehouse Mix

Every week, discover a comprehensive guide to culture and lifestyle across India with the Homegrown Bulletin. The #HGBulletin includes creative project launches, drops, the latest releases, and much more.

FILM

'Signature Move' explores the complexities of identity, tradition, and love.
'Signature Move' explores the complexities of identity, tradition, and love.Signature Move

Gaysi Screens Signature Move By Jennifer Reeder

Jennifer Reeder's Signature Move intricately weaves comedy, love, and wrestling in Chicago, following the story of Zaynab, a Pakistani-American lawyer, and Alma, a Mexican-American bookshop owner. Shabana Azmi plays Zaynab's TV-obsessed mother, adding familial complexity. The film explores the complexities of identity and tradition, as Zaynab navigates her dual heritage and discovers love amid societal expectations. Attend a screening of the film by Gaysi this Saturday.

Read about it here.


MUSIC

The Homegrown Music Round-Up
The Homegrown Music Round-UpL: Angsu R: Dualist Inquiry

Homegrown's Music Round-Up

Homegrown's Music Round-Up is your go-to spot for exploring the latest releases spanning various genres. Every week, we assemble a carefully chosen and locally sourced curation of new sounds. This week showcases homegrown releases across experimental synth wave, melodic deep house, and a variety of other genres to elevate your musical experience.

Check them out here.

FASHION

A-GAIN is a social e-commerce marketplace in India for thrifted, upcycled, and small-batch apparel.
A-GAIN is a social e-commerce marketplace in India for thrifted, upcycled, and small-batch apparel.A-GAIN

A-Gain: An Online Marketplace For Thrifted Apparel

A-GAIN stands out as India's social e-commerce marketplace for thrifted, upcycled, and small-batch apparel. This platform unites thrift stores, creatives, brands, buyers & sellers forming a vibrant community. A-GAIN focuses on community protection, ensuring a secure transaction experience, addressing concerns like undelivered items or incorrect deliveries. Offering a diverse range, from lifestyle accessories to clothing, the platform encourages sustainable shopping & circular fashion in India.

Read about it here.

FOOD & DRINKS

NAAR's food philosophy pushes boundaries to showcase the flavours and stories of the world’s greatest mountain range.
NAAR's food philosophy pushes boundaries to showcase the flavours and stories of the world’s greatest mountain range. NAAR

Prateek Sadhu's NAAR Celebrates Himalayan Cuisine

Prateek Sadhu's 'NAAR' in Himachal Pradesh is a culinary haven spotlighting Himalayan cuisine. Named after 'fire' in Kashmiri, NAAR is not just a restaurant but a celebration of the region's vastness. With a philosophy rooted in purpose, curiosity, and creativity, NAAR takes diners through the six seasons of the Himalayas. The menu, sourced exclusively from the region, preserves age-old techniques and flavours, creating a distinctive space for researched Indian cuisine.

Read about it here.

EVENTS

Inspired by the counterculture in America during the ‘60s and ‘70s, Warehouse Mix aims to revolutionize the dance and club culture in India, striving to ensure that no artist feels like a misfit.
Inspired by the counterculture in America during the ‘60s and ‘70s, Warehouse Mix aims to revolutionize the dance and club culture in India, striving to ensure that no artist feels like a misfit.L: Warehouse Mix R: Mariarosa Delleani

WMXperience: Workshops, Dance Battles & The Anti-Club Party

Warehouse Mix has been a catalyst in shaping India's dance music and alternative lifestyle scene through experiential spaces and their AntiClub movement, fostering a diverse community of creatives, including dancers, DJs, graffiti artists, and more. WMXperience, their annual festival this weekend, features workshops, a dance battle, and the flagship Anti-Club event with a special guest from New York, epitomizing a global cultural exchange.

Read about it here.

WORKSHOPS

Producing As The Next Step
Producing As The Next Step ProducerLAND

A Residency Workshop In Long-Format Audio-Visual Production

Attend a 4-day residency workshop in long-format audio-visual production by ProducerLAND, a growing South Asian community nurturing creative producers. Their latest venture, 'Producing as the Next Step,' offers 8 masterclasses, 2 introspective exercises, and open house discussions facilitated by 10 global mentors. Tailored for those with a minimum of 5 years of expertise, the program delves into long-format audio-visual production, fostering community and collaboration opportunities for growth.

Read about it here.

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