CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” features the Nohra Haime Gallery, which exhibits diverse contemporary artwork; Spanish actress and writer Concha Buika; radio personality Mario Murillo; and Donceles Bookstore, home to 25,000 used books in Spanish.
Jong Chul Lee, the deputy mayor of Palisades Park, wants to make the Lunar New York a holiday for public schools in the New Jersey town in which Koreans account for 50 percent of the population. But some suggest he should hold off, reports The Korea Times.
Renowned Colombian photographer Nereo López was just a few days shy of his 95th birthday when he passed away Aug. 25 in Upper Manhattan. Queens Latino remembers the New Yorker and his 70 years of taking photos.
Laolu Senbanjo, a former human rights lawyer in Nigeria and now an artist and musician in Ditmas Park, talks to Ditmas Park Corner about being Nigerian in Brooklyn, how his Yoruba heritage influences his work and his new art exhibit.
Hear what Afropunk means to different people in this video filmed in Brooklyn at the Afropunk Fest 2015.
At a meeting with supporters, the former chair of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, John Dunleavy, had strong words for the organization, LGBT supporters, the Irish government, and the Irish Voice, which reported on the event.
The state and the city have issued health guidelines for tattoo shops, but underground practices involving minors and alcohol may be beyond their reach, El Diario reports.
Ditmas Park Corner captures the annual Brooklyn Mela, or festival, celebrating Pakistan’s independence day through a photo essay.
A Brooklyn high school teacher has just published his second collection of traditional Haitian music, Caribbean Life reports.
On a mural dedicated to the community of Soundview, graffiti artists painted scenes of daily life and images of renowned locals, including musicians and a Supreme Court justice, reports The Bronx Free Press.
Yiddish New York, the successor to the long-running KlezKamp program, will offer workshops and performances on Yiddish culture during the week of Christmas, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” interviews two female artists – Farzana Fatema, a henna artist who demonstrates her skills on camera, and Rodríguez “Roca” Calero, who intertwines spirituality and urban culture in her artwork.
The “Best of France” will be held Sept. 26-7 at Times Square, with exhibits, performances, a runway show and other elements, French Morning reports.
Thousands celebrated Dominican culture and cheered baseball star Pedro Martínez at Sunday’s Dominican Day Parade, El Diario reports.
The 2nd Annual Festival of African Cultures, a collaboration between the organization Thirst for Water and the city of Mount Vernon, was held in the Westchester County city on August 8.