Raising an Indian-American Teen

Raising an Indian-American Teen

In the 1995 James Bond movie, Golden Eye, M tells Mr. Tanner, played by Rory Kinnear, “… if I want sarcasm, Mr. Tanner, I’ll talk to my children, thank you very much.” That sentiment satirizes and underscores the parent-teenager relationship, a relationship pixelated...
Fixing Rural Schools

Fixing Rural Schools

One school at a time. That philosophy translates into the acronym OSAAT, a San Francisco Bay Area-based nonprofit that is directing its efforts towards needy schools in India “NRIs in the U.S. are thriving due to the education that they had in India. … I felt it...
India Currents Turns 20

India Currents Turns 20

* 1987 Somewhere in San Jose suburbia, an eight-page black-and-white magazine enters its first press run. And the cultural happenings in the Indian-American community get new visibility and voice. Founding editor of India Currents Arvind Kumar recalls, “Ashok...
Dance Happy

Dance Happy

Adeta Gayah of Florida could have been on her way to study dance for three years on a full scholarship at Bhaskara College of Fine Arts in Kerala. But she turned it down. She chose instead, to complete her education majoring in international business and...
California. Daily.

California. Daily.

To anyone interested, Prakash Chandras gives out a daily dose of art. Beginning last October, the San Jose-based artist started painting an image each day. Titled California Daily Art, the paintings reflect Chandras’s experiences as a Californian, and can be viewed on...