Kate Thacker

Jul 14, 2014 7:43 pm

Get cultured

By Kate Thacker kmthacke@indiana.edu If you want to dig into the history of art or the Bloomington community, explore some of IU’s renowned collections.

arts  •  Nov 19, 2013 8:43 pm

Column: English vinglish

Travel columnist Kate Thacker analyzes the multitude of languages and dialects found throughout India.

arts  •  Sep 10, 2013 10:44 pm

Column: A visit to Mumbai

I celebrated the two-month anniversary of my arrival in India by meditating in a pagoda and avoiding fireworks set off in celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi.

arts  •  travel  •  Aug 27, 2013 5:52 pm

Jay Telangana and a weekend in Delhi

Columnist Kate Thacker's travel plans were barred by political unrest in Andhra Pradesh, one of India's 28 states. Thacker ended up buying masala and tea in bulk and visiting the Taj Mahal in Delhi instead.

arts  •  travel  •  Aug 20, 2013 11:38 pm

Column: Navigating Indian nuances

Since arriving in Hyderabad, I learned how to eat rice and daal with my right hand, haggle for prices with drivers and properly match a kurta to my outfit.

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