Members of the DanceAfrica troupe and the Balé Folclórico da Bahia explored Afro-Brazilian roots and traditions at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn May 19.
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May 19 would have been the day that President Obama’s immigration relief program took effect, but it is stalled in the courts. Protestors rallied for — and against — in Lower Manhattan.
The United Business Cooperative supports and educates local immigrant entrepreneurs in the food industry, as new clientele and businesses move in to Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.
Asian-American poets Monica Ong and Wo Chan read works concerning issues often silenced in their communities, at the “So Fukien Poetic” poetry reading in Dumbo. SinoVision attended the event at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.
A look at efforts to expand health care access to undocumented immigrants in NYC, and a documentary on the little-known enclave of “Little Spain” on West 14th Street, are part of this week’s episode of “Independent Sources” from CUNY TV.
The Muslim Community Network helps Muslims in the city with various programs, and also conducts interfaith activities to help promote understanding.
Ramatu Ahmed of African Life Center tells Afrikanspot about the importance of the organization’s first African Women’s Day Celebration.
People at Union Square talked about language, and commented on the damage and power of words used in the mainstream media.
The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music celebrated 10 years with performances from female reggae artists at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on April 25.
Armenians observed the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at events across New York City.
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.
Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.
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.
Fort Greene Council, which serves both seniors and the young, is in danger of losing its lease. Politicians and community members are rallying to save it.