As the one year anniversary of Maidan approaches, singers and non-singers alike joined in Ukrainian folk singing in New York’s East Village.
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.
Three Korean artists currently are on exhibit in New York, with works using very different materials but demonstrating a common interest in humanity.
“Mari en Maraña,” a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired film on a Dominican woman who falls in love with a Haitian man, is in the works, reports Manhattan Times. The Washington Heights filmmakers say the theme is particularly relevant now.
Hungarian sculptor Gabriel Koren, who has sculpted famous African-American figures, needs financial assistance to complete her commissions, reports Amsterdam News.
Korean cafés and restaurants in New York are adding many organic items to their menus, The Korea Times reports.
Members of the instrumental group Khumariyaan held their fourth concert of a U.S. tour at the Asia Society in New York on Oct. 12, melding traditional folk music and modern music.
Participants and viewers came from many nations and communities to celebrate the 50th Hispanic Day Parade on Fifth Avenue on Oct. 12.
Pickled pineapple will be among the selections on hand at Pickle Day on Oct. 19 on the Lower East Side, Our Town Downtown reports.
Mindful of recent high-profile cases of police brutality, workshops train residents on how to monitor police conduct by “holding smartphones, not guns.”
High rent, as well as competition from online vendors and a Jewish museum, spell an uncertain future for one of Manhattan’s last two Judaica stores, reports Tablet Magazine.
Nearly 50 percent of children in Washington Heights are overweight. An Uptowner article explores why that is and what residents are doing to make their neighborhood healthier.
Business owners in East Harlem affected by a gas explosion last March have mixed views about a loan program aimed at helping them, reports The Uptowner.
Reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, climate news site AdaptNY, and NY Environment Report went to two neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy two years ago, and early reports are in Gotham Gazette.
Organizers of the “Waves of Identity” exhibition on the Chinese-American experience tell SinoVision that it’s relevant to all, especially a series of “provocative” questions whose answers lie in the exhibition and in one’s own experiences.