Arts

Meenal Sajwan dancing

Meenal Sajwan: Just the Way She Moves

Last July Meenal Sajwan completed a three-and-a-half year stay in Mexico. She was on assignment by the Indian Council for Cultural Affairs to teach Kathak dance at the Indian Culture Center in…

United by Art

“We are the artists of our lives. Creativity isn’t restricted to canvas. It’s how we choose to walk through life, exploring and expressing ourselves in all that we do, and our surroundings”…

Sports Meets Art for Social Change!

NBA Bubble athletes sporting ping pong bats in 2020 sent messages of social change and solidarity not through words, for words often get lost in translation, but through art. And the lady…
mandala

Mandala Magic: Find Meaning In Art

Anu Bhat with Artist The Mantra Mandala from Nepal Did you know you can gain a deeper, more soulful experience from certain artworks? Energy art has been known to change the way…
Bhanu Kapil Winner of T.S. Eliot Prize

Indian-Origin Poet Bhanu Kapil Wins T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize

Indian-origin poet Bhanu Kapil is the winner of one of Britain’s most prestigious poetry awards, the T.S. Eliot prize, for her collection ‘How to Wash a Heart.’ The book is Kapil’s first…
Biden Harris inauguration inspires poetry

A Poem for Kamala Harris by Kashvi Ramani

Last week on inauguration day, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, joined the ranks of famous poets like Maya Angelou who recited the poem "The Hill We Climb" as a laudation to the new administration.…
TK Sarasvathy painting of Dosa and Sambar

Nourishing the Soul

One of the most appealing things about food is the way it looks. Great food is just as much a visual experience as a physical one. And even something that tastes bad…
Kolam Series by Meera Agarwal

A Kolam for Kamala

Meera Agarwal with her kolam art "Braided" Kolams are an art form from South India used to celebrate auspicious events. When U.S. Senator Kamala Devi Harris, (D-Calif.), accepted the U.S. vice presidential…
Traditional Welcome Kolam Drawing

Biden-Harris Inauguration Will Include a Mega-Kolam

In a tribute to Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris’ South Indian roots, the presidential inauguration will include America’s largest kolam, a welcoming floor pattern hand drawn by women in India, to welcome Biden and…