Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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‘Carnival Portraits’ Brings Caribbean to Queens

‘Carnival Portraits’ Brings Caribbean to Queens

A York College exhibit displays the work of two photographers who've captured Caribbean carnivals for 25 years.

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Painting Without a Brush

Painting Without a Brush

A video report from SinoVision takes viewers to "The Grid," an exhibition of Beijing artist Li Daiyun, who relinquished control to the paint, letting it find its own direction.

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A Symphony in Glass

A Symphony in Glass

Russian-born artist Tatiana Tret makes art she calls "lyrically optimistic" in glass, Russkaya Reklama reports.

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Bakwas (‘Nonsense’ in Punjabi) Returns to NY

Bakwas (‘Nonsense’ in Punjabi) Returns to NY

Bakwas, showcasing Indian performers in different contexts, returns to the city.

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Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Afro Latin Jazz and salsa dancing marked the celebration at the Harlem School of the Arts.

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Mali Singer Performs for a Cause

Mali Singer Performs for a Cause

Mali singer-songwriter Salif Keita performed in NYC, part of a multi-city tour to raise funds and awareness of albinism, reports Afrikanspot.

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Polish Block Party in Greenpoint

Polish Block Party in Greenpoint

Old-timers and newcomers alike celebrated in a neighborhood in transition.

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Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

A Mexican girl’s quinceañera is more than a beautiful gown and a perfect hairdo. Each element symbolizes the coming of age of a young woman and her commitment to make her parents proud, El Diario reports.

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Iranian Artists Come to Brooklyn

Iranian Artists Come to Brooklyn

Music, storytelling and photography will blend the traditional and the modern.

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Mexican Day Parade in NYC

Mexican Day Parade in NYC

The growing Mexican community took to the streets on Sunday to celebrate Mexican Day Parade, El Diario reports.

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Previewing the Africa Center

Previewing the Africa Center

With music, dance and activities, the new center opened its doors to the community.

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