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  • Our final meeting for Performing Diaspora involved many tears. Emotions were palpable as artists spoke about having community for the first time, and staff expressed the fulfillment of a long-term vision. This has truly been a unique experience, and I feel emotionally and professionally bound to these people, many of whom I just met a […]

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  • There is this fantastic organization called the South Asian American Digital Archive, or SAADA for short, founded by Samip Mallick. My uncle Surinder Paul Singh has submitted a great deal of original source material from my great grandfather, including letters and photos. All these materials are now available on SAADA’s website. Having these materials on […]

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  • As I tackle multiple projects at the same time, feeling the anxiety of deadlines, reaching for my own expectations of greatness, and fighting the apprehension of failure, I have come back to the fundamental question for me: Why dance? Why the heck would anyone give up luxury, money, fancy job titles, and above all laziness and […]

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  • Today I discussed with my filmmaker collaborator different ideas for video clips. One would think only 4 days before opening night everything would be done; but the video is the last aspect of the show to come together. I am asking myself: how much do I rely on the video to tell the same story […]

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  • I’m working on 3 nights of shows coming up in a month at CounterPULSE and I’m trying to take in a lot of information that can help me focus on my work and give me inspiration. Last night I watched a stand-up comedy DVD with my friend called “Axis of Evil.” Three of the comedians […]

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