Voices

An Immigrant Story

An Immigrant Story

India Currents publisher, Vandana Kumar, was a guest on Bolly 92.3FM from 10-11am on The Power Hour with Yogi Chugh and Dharminder Dewan this weekend. As a new immigrant, Vandana Kumar co-founded India Currents magazine in 1987 and published an award-winning print...
The Man Behind The Oscar: God Save Freddie Mercury

The Man Behind The Oscar: God Save Freddie Mercury

It was electrifying to watch Rami Malek perform as Freddie Mercury in the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, showing us a man grappling with soul-searing despair and alienation even while the world was feting him for his extraordinary musical prowess. Yet, the movie was deeply...
Finding Freddie

Finding Freddie

  The halls of St. Peter’s School are lined with frames that hold photographed highlights from each school year—athletic competitions, scenes from plays, and the like. Of these, the ones from the late 1950s have pictures missing, notably those of a flamboyant...
A Tune Slips Away

A Tune Slips Away

The hoot of a flute drifts by, carried by a summer breeze. A female two-part harmony follows. Before I can take in those sounds, I hear a sparkling sitar. Was there a hint of a Western drum in the mix as well?  A faint but enchanting tune beckons to me now. My ears...