“If you are different, you’ll standout” -Anita Roddick
Did you know there are over 100 ways to drape a sari?
For one night only, come see Anoushka Shankar perform Indian classical and progressive world music on her sitar at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Receive 10% off ticket prices, courtesy of Natya Dance Theatre by using code SHANKAR at checkout. March 25th at 8pm.
The big narratives may define a city, but the small kindnesses hold it together.
Loving all things Desi and American, seeing Karan on the promo spot piqued my curiosity so I found the video and Googled who was the actor.
I was not a "Bernie or Bust" bro by any means, but I did vote for Bernie Sanders in the Illinois primary this past Spring. When it was clear that Hillary was going to be the Democratic nominee, there was no question that I was going to support her. Not everyone felt the same way. … Continue reading Balenciaga or Bust?
Zee TV will be playing a telecast of NYC's South Asian International Film Festival on Saturday, January 14th at 5:30 EST. The 13th Annual South Asian Film Festival was held in New York City on November 30 - December 4, 2016. Check out the awesome films and talent showcased at the event! https://youtu.be/iBOyIyj40w8
Living in Chicago, I'm lucky enough that we have the talent, space, patrons, and interest to cultivate South Asian arts. One of the most special artistic outlets we have is Rasaka Theater Company, a Desi theater company that performs "South Asian stories" by "South Asian artists". I first learned about Rasaka back in 2011 when … Continue reading Desi Theater in Chicago
Sampat Jewelers has created what they call a "modern mangalsutra" for the "millennial woman’s desire for a unique and versatile piece". My favorite part of the description is where they "throwback" to our mother's way of storing and protecting family treasures in bank "lockers" (I constantly get into fights with my mother about this). I … Continue reading MODERN MANGALSUTRA