The fiery opposition warned of “outside agitators,” but most were weighing in from outside the city themselves.
Kolkata blackened death-metal band Heathen Beast are atheist, antifascist, and pointedly anonymous, and their self-released album The Revolution Will Not Be Televised but It Will Be Heard is 35 minutes of vitriol aimed at the anti-Muslim bigotry of India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the Indian government’s turn toward authoritarianism and hate. The song titles […]
Amid fears about immigration policies, electoral canvassing pressures, and a turn to digital, how “hard-to-count” South Asians are filling out the census.
The works of Ganavya Doraiswamy and Rajna Swaminathan offer a highly personal take on Carnatic music (South Indian classical music) that seamlessly blends ideas from different time periods and genres. On Doraiswamy’s debut album, 2018’s Aikyam: Onnu (Yāttirai), the vocalist and composer suffuses jazz standards such as George Gershwin’s “Summertime” and Hoagy Carmichael’s “Skylark” with […]
Her family owns the largest Indian grocery store chain in America. So why has she never felt like she fit the traditional mold of a “Brown kid”?
The handmade clothing line offers ethical and sustainable fashion for all.
A selection of the southwestern Indian state’s greatest hits from Glenview’s Kairali Foods
The World Music Festival is a constellation of international stars—including Afrobeat scion Seun Kuti, rambunctious Cape Verdean accordionist Bitori, and Afro-Venezuelan flame keeper Betsayda Machado.
An Indian-American writer has become a star in an unfairly maligned literary genre.
Highlights of the 2016 World Music Festival include Ethio-jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke, electro-rumba innovators Ìfé, and forward-looking Indian classicists Anjna and Rajna Swaminathan.
Mike Sula reviews the new Logan Square Nepali spot.
Bud Billiken Parade, Northalsted Market Days, and more happenings from August 12-14.
It’s worked in Mumbai and Tokyo, but the CTA says education is a better strategy.
Wendy Doniger’s book was booted from India after conservative Hindu activists cried foul.
A former Hewlett Packard employee says her former CEO was “inspiring.”