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Metro Detroit Corona Virus Resource Guide

Many hospitals, health organizations, community organizations and non-profits are coming together to help people and businesses throughout this unprecedented health crisis. Please share this with others who may need to access to medical professionals for advice, grocery delivery, free food services and more.   Medical Facilities, Departments and Hospital Hotlines Contact one of these resources

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Photos: High schoolers take on hip-hop, bhangra and Bollywood at Desi Tashan

Northville High School hosted Desi Tashan 2020 on Friday February 28. Seven local area high school teams competed in the event, including Farmington Wicked Andaaz, Troy Zahara, IAE Junoon, UCS Jazba, Troy Riyaaz, PCEP Tamasha and Novi Nazar. Exhibition dances were performed by Furteelay Shokeen, Northville’s all-girls Shakti dance team, and Michigan Izzat. Lastly, there

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: March 2020

“Magic happens when cultures meet,” says the owner of a new local artisanal home goods store we’re profiling this month. We’re one month into our second full year of publication, and I’m excited once again by the work the Indian SCENE has done and by the importance of empathetic, clarifying journalism in a moment characterized so

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Photos: Detroit enjoys high-energy fusion dance at this year’s Dhamaal

Detroit once again hosted the Dhamaal Dance Competition at the Detroit Performing Arts Center stage on Saturday, February 8. Dhamaal is an intercollegiate fusion dance competition which incorporates Indian classical dance, hip-hop, folk and jazz/ lyrical in each performance. Each team was creative and unique, with dances full of high energy. Eight college Bollywood fusion

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: February

I’m delighted to celebrate an exciting, challenging first year of publication for the Indian SCENE. In our first year, we’ve covered fascinating stories, with more in the pipeline and lots of ideas for stories being dreamed up every day. I’m struck by the power of this publication to better connect members of our community here

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Style profile: Sunita Dass on her “eclectic, creative” style

Sunita Dass remembers poring over the pages of Vogue as a young girl growing up in Bramhall, England, and then in Michigan, when her father’s job took her family to the United States. Now an attorney who attended the University of Michigan and a mother to two high schoolers, Dass stays in touch with her creative

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: January

The Indian SCENE debuted in 2019, ready and determined to tell the stories of metro-Detroit’s Indian-American community that had for so long gone untold. I’m terribly proud of the work we did in our first year, and of the people who made our success possible — writers, photographers, readers, and members of the community who

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Letter from the Editor

The Indian SCENE’s Best of 2019

First person: After abandonment and loss, searching for peace. Om Pattabhi on being left on the streets of India, losing his sister and finding a place to call home (July 2019) Through hardship and heartbreak, Usha Ram is an open book. Even after divorce, the OB-GYN believes that true love never dies. (May 2019) Public Practice. How

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