Organizers announced plans for the second annual Flushing Street Festival to be held on Aug. 1. It is expected to be much larger than last year’s, Queens Courier reports.
Chinese-run cram schools are attracting a diverse range of students, World Journal reports.
SinoVision attends the opening night of the Old School Kung Fu Fest 2015. The four-day event included “old school” martial arts and action films involving this year’s theme – ninjas.
The 34th annual Sakura Matsuri (cherry blossom festival) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates traditional and contemporary Japanese culture, and will include an urban tea ceremony and a cosplay fashion show, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
An organization that promotes Korean healthy food choices has reached an agreement to offer Korean lunch selections once a week at a New Jersey elementary school, The Korea Times reports.
Chinese and Chinese-American students were out in force at CUNY’s recent job fair, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Two Thai artists who have lived in NYC for some years teamed up for a pop-up exhibit in Bushwick recently.
SinoVision tours “Water to Paper, Paint to Sky,” an exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America on the Chinese-born artist Tyrus Wong whose work for Bambi and other productions was influenced by traditional Chinese art.
Thais in Elmhurst marked the three days of Songkran with a water-pouring ritual and by paying respect to their elders.
Brooklyn Daily reports that on April 25 the Kar Yee Noodle Shop will return for a day to the Court Tree Collective, featuring authentic home-style Hong Kong noodles with crispy pork.
Rep. Grace Meng did not intend a snub when she refused the offer of a book on Korean “comfort women,” her office explained to The Korea Times.
Expanding on an earlier profile of Raja Rajeswari, Desi Talk goes into greater detail on the Chennai-born judge committed to fighting gender inequality and domestic violence.
In anticipation of the April 16 revival of “The King and I,” Asian Journal speaks to some of the Filipino-American cast members of the show.
With more grant funding supporting its efforts to help women who have suffered from domestic abuse or human trafficking, the New York Asian Women’s Center is expanding into Elmhurst, reports Queens Courier.
Chinatown rents are rising for many businesses, forcing some to move to Brooklyn or Queens and others to go out of business, Sing Tao Daily reports.