There is so much great work being done by film makers and actors outside of the realm of Bollywood and I want to do my part in helping them succeed. This will be the first in a series of posts about independent movies. As I watch them, I’ll update the post to include my review orContinue reading “The Tiger Hunter”
The NIH grant is expanding the original SAHELI pilot study done by Northwestern to include South Asians in and around Skokie.
IAHM Presents Cricket Mela, part of their “Beyond Bollywood” series.
In response to recent anti-immigrant sentiment expressed and embodied by our current President, Rahm Emanuel and the city of Chicago have launched a “One Chicago” campaign, to showcase a unified voice across all of our residents, citizens or not. Unity, equality, and inclusion, that’s what this city is all about. Below are a few featuredContinue reading “One City. One Dream. One Chicago.”
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.
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 whenContinue reading “Desi Theater in Chicago”