Written for Tribeza in January 2019, the article talks about the expertise of Nagavalli, a true nightingale of classical and contemporary music at home in Austin. She performed with her ensemble in One World Theater.Read More
New York based artist, Huma Bhahba, exhibited her work at Contemporary Austin from September 2018 to January 2019. This article talks about what her work taught me and how I came across her. This article was published online and in print in The Austin Chronicle on September 14, 2018.Read More
If celebrated British novelist, Jane Austen was alive, she would probably think there is a spelling mistake in the word Austin. She would have wondered if Austin, a city with the same name but a different spelling, needs spell-check. She would be intrigued by Austenistan for sure. Here is my article from Austin South Asian published on May 1, 2018 discussing that.Read More
Published in the Austin American Statesman on June 6, 2018, this article talks about me playing Bunco with my friends during Ramadan while fasting. I feel that life is more fun in Ramadan when I am doing what comes my way while fasting. Friends get educated along the way.Read More
Austin Art Hall of Fame Inductee Anuradha Naimpally is an artist who uses her expertise to call attention to hidden voices in a society. It leaves a huge impact on the audience. I wrote about her for the Austin-American Statesman on June 4, 2018.Read More
So happy to announce my first feature in Austin-American Statesman! I enjoy every minute of the writing experience... It makes me continue to grow as a person.
This article is about the South Asian influence in SXSW. Interactive, Music and Film - each category had the South Asians and especially Pakistani's taking part and drawing crowds. A big hit at SXSW was Kumail Nunjiani's The Big Sick. The film was so well appreciated that it was released on the big screen soon after.Read More
Austin has become a satellite city for South Asian concerts in Houston and Dallas. Once a star is in Texas for a big concert, the Austin organizers try to secure last minute dates for a smaller gig like concert. The stars are also keen to test the Austin waters with it's live music scene. What happens is fun of the crazy sort. This is what gladly makes Austin weird!Read More