I'm part Irish and I'll always cherish the time I spent in Dublin, Ireland connecting with my roots. I'll also never forget our light-hearted taxi driver's response when I asked him what St. Patrick's Day was like in his city. He painted me this hilarious picture:Read More
In celebration of International Women's Day this week, I wanted to write about a strong female figure who is a cultural icon to Indianapolis. As a female business owner, I greatly admire this woman's entrepreneurial spirit, ambition, and ...Read More
Do you ever sit in your office at work, staring wistfully out the window, dreaming of the day when you get to be the boss?
What if I told you, you can make that dream come true during your lunch break? Yes!? Do I have your attention? Here’s how:Read More
Around the World Indianapolis got a sneak preview of the upcoming Jashn dance performance with Bollywood Beats during their dress rehearsal! They’ve been working extremely hard to bring you a spectacular show!
Watch this behind-the-scenes video ...Read More
The sun had just set beneath the majestic islands of Ha Long Bay. Mom and I walked through the streets of this peaceful little town in search of a nice dinner. The smell of sweet jasmine rice and fresh fish floated through the warm salty air. It was the last night of our adventure together in Vietnam; starting with Saigon in the south, up to the small village of Tuy Hoa, a quick stop in Na Trang, then to the north to the popular city of Hanoi, over to the beautiful valley of Sapa, and finally ending at one of the seven natural wonders of the world!
We passed a fewRead More
Growing up experiencing Indiana’s frigidly cold winters, you’ll know that escaping to warmer climates is usually on the top of everyone’s to-do list…or at least on a wish-list. And with Fat Tuesday Celebrations happening all around the world, I’ve been dreaming about the famous Carnaval Brazil party in Rio de Janeiro with it’s lavish parties, colorful costumes, vibrant music, and beautiful dancers dancing to sexy samba beats in a lush, tropical atmosphere.
Luckily, every year Cultural Cannibals hosts their own...Read More
There I sat in the middle of the Asian jungle, in the middle of a small river bed, allowing a stream of water to wash away the mud in-between my fingers and toes. The sun gently warmed my face as I cooled off in the stream, soaking in the beautiful nature that surrounded me at the Elephant Park Sanctuary in Chiang Mai.
I was sharing this experience with a group of ...Read More
The Immigrant Welcome Center's Natural Helpers talk about their favorite autumn-time activity in Indiana and what they're most grateful for this year.Read More
"Everything for us Greeks takes place around the dinner table. The breaking of bread is one of the most important things you can do with somebody …food strengthens and represents the three most important things to us Greeks: God, family, and country." - George Stergiopoulos
OPA! There are many things in life worth celebrating: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions, or maybe, despite having several odds stacked against you, made your dream of opening a Greek restaurant become a reality.
Decades ago, Elias moved his family to Indianapolis with ...
"Asking a scientist a reason for art is tricky because my brain is trying to give you analytical and my heart is saying, ‘No, don’t cut it open." - Madhu
Some things in life aren’t meant to be explained, nor do they need to have a reason. Some things are just meant to be felt with the heart. While there is scientific explanation for the aesthetics of color on the brain; how colors, shapes, and patterns can make your mind feel a certain way, neuroscientist/artist, Madhuchhanda Mandal (or, Madhu, for short) paints simply for ...Read More
“Its not the big bad world that many people think it is. Most people want to help. So just go and figure it out. And, yeah … you don’t know what’s going to happen, but thats the excitement. That’s why you go. And you never know what you’re going to learn.” - Brian McClureRead More
Victor isn’t your typical Parisian-born, turned hibachi chef, culinary artist. While most of us find ourselves living up to the status quo, every so often you come across a brave soul who stepped outside of society’s box of expectations, and like Victor, hibachi-d their way to carve their own path - so to speak.
When he was ten-years-old, Victor’s parents moved from Paris to Plainfield to take over their friend’s ...