The Masala Hits 

The Masala Hits 

By Michael Gallant  December 2023

Penn Masala, a university a cappella group, brings fusion music from Bollywood and Hollywood to world leaders at the White House. 

Stories That Cross Borders 

Stories That Cross Borders 

By Charvi Arora  September 2023

Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Kavery Kaul talks about her documentary, “The Bengali,” and the ties between South Asians and African Americans in the United States. 

Building Bonds Through Music  

Building Bonds Through Music  

By Charvi Arora September 2023

Sitar player Rishab Rikhiram Sharma talks about his tryst with the instrument and on pursuing it in the United States. 

Unlocking Superpowers

Unlocking Superpowers

By Monisa Nadeem and Krittika Sharma January 2023

Fans at the Delhi Comic Con remember how childhood American superheroes inspired them through very human struggles.

Global Jams, International Bridges

Global Jams, International Bridges

By Michael Gallant January 2019

Through tours sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Ari Roland leads artistes to build international understanding through music.

Exploring Pop Culture

Exploring Pop Culture

By Candice Yacono September 2019

The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle offers a glimpse of some of the biggest cultural icons and phenomena.

Dance of Connections

Dance of Connections

By Suparna Mukherji September 2019

Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow Anugyan Nag explores the connections between movie dances in Bollywood and Hollywood.

Music Museum

Music Museum

By Michael Gallant September 2019

Learn about the history, art, creativity and technology of American music at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

Connecting Global Media

Connecting Global Media

By Candice Yacono May 2020

U.S. State Department’s and Film Independent’s Global Media Makers exchange program connects Indian film professionals with U.S. experts.

Creating Conversations Through Theater

Creating Conversations Through Theater

By Candice Yacono January 2019

Vinita Sud Belani’s theater company, EnActe Arts, works to increase representation of South Asians in theater.