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.
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.
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!
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”
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). IContinue reading “MODERN MANGALSUTRA”