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Adding more prosecutors, staying in flood-prone areas, and actor Kal Penn (Jan. 13, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The case for more prosecutors at the DA's office, a new book follows several Houston families repeatedly rocked by flooding, and actor Kal Penn talks about his career and about changing the way Indian-Americans are depicted in TV and film.

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Finding Your Voice As An Indian-American Comic in Houston

Posted on · On March 26, Houston Holi will hold its 9th annual celebration of the Indian Festival of color, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. The event features music, dances and the throwing of color on one's beloved, just as Lord Krishna did with his lover Radha. The event is hosted by Sunil Thakkar, Houston comedian […]

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Indian American Culture and Pairing Dogs with Veterans: Houston Matters for Friday, May 23, 2014

Posted on · India House, a meeting place for Indian Americans in Houston, estimates that more than 120,000 Indo-Americans live in Greater Houston. Just to put that number in context, when we had a recent discussion with the Norwegian and British consuls general, they estimated roughly 9,000 Norwegians and 50,000 Brits live here. So why is Houston such […]