The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust have entered an agreement which could result in a merger within two years, The Jewish Week reports.
A new exhibit of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks opens at the Brooklyn Museum on April 3. The Brooklyn Paper talks with the curator.
SinoVision attends a performance of Chinese musician Wu Tong at the Asia Society. The sheng player aims to introduce audiences to traditional Chinese music through crossover shows.
A form of street dance employing rhythmic movement and contortions is on view at the Park Avenue Armory through April 4, reports Brooklyn Based.
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene celebrates its 100th year as the oldest Yiddish theater in NYC. Its executive director and artistic directors explain its history – and talk about “the next century” – in this video.
The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica came to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts with a number of works on March 21-22.
Chinese seniors, who now account for 10 percent of participants at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program in East Harlem, modeled traditional Chinese dresses at the program’s annual fashion show, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The “Kodo One Earth: Mystery” tour came to Brooklyn, offering a unique experience in a new NYC setting for the group.
“Heather Has Two Mommies,” one of the top ten most frequently challenged books in the 1990s, will be relaunched 25 years after its initial run, reports The Brooklyn Paper.
To celebrate Artisans Day, Diario de México made a list of compatriots who own Mexican craftwork shops in New York, including Casa El Rodeo, a rodeo attire store located in East Harlem since 1994.
This week’s “Independent Sources”: Tech startups head to Port Morris and hire locals; yoga as therapy for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse; and an East Harlem school building turned affordable housing unit for low-income artists.
In this video, watch how NYC bike culture is evolving, and note some comparisons with Dutch bike culture.
In this video report, SinoVision gives a preview of Asia Week New York in which museums and cultural organizations across Manhattan exhibit and promote art from the continent to art specialists and enthusiasts.
In Kingsbridge Heights, the Kassian Benevolent Society’s Greek community center serves as a social hub for its 200 members, most of whom come from the small island of Kasos, reports The Riverdale Press.
Elected officials joined Rep. Grace Meng in sending a letter to the mayor on the “lack of progress” in adding the Lunar New Year to the public school calendar, reports World Journal.