The New York Chinese Opera Society wants to broaden the reach of the Beijing opera to mainstream audiences in NY and other international cities, reports SinoVision, which attended a staging of the famous opera, “The Orphan of Zhao.”
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In a video on Afrikanspot, the African owner of Assana’s Hair Braiding Center in Harlem says “it’s not fair” and it “really, really hurts” that customers are staying away over fears of getting Ebola.
To help fund research on children’s cancer, 3 to 5-year-olds at the Transfiguration School in Chinatown performed Christmas classics in Mandarin Chinese and English.
Protesters prepare for the Millions March on Dec. 13, organized in response to the grand jury decisions in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases.
The traditional Filipino Christmas mass was again celebrated at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue, to the joy of celebrants.
From Ukrainian borscht to Haitian conch, get a taste of various ethnic foods in NYC in this video produced by CUNY TV.
Sun Guoxiang, the Chinese consul general in NY, visited “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” at the New-York Historical Society, the first large-scale exhibition on the history and culture of Chinese Americans hosted by a mainstream entity, reports SinoVision.
On this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: Educating Americans on indigenous history; a pantry’s Thousand Turkey Challenge; and adding Latino flavors to Thanksgiving dinner.
The Queens Museum exhibited works of Chinese art group Polit Sheer Form Office, which draw on the artists’ experiences growing up in a collective society. reports SinoVision.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The City Council opts out of the Secure Communities program, New Immigrant Community Empowerment talks about using a graphic novel to fight employment agency fraud, and a syringe exchange program not without controversy.
Rituals and dances from the Nepalese New Year’s festival of self-purification known as Mha Puja can be see in this video.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources,” clergy find ways to build affordable housing; Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal meets with the community and ethnic press; and the grandson of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee directs a documentary on the couple.
Rosanne Small-Morgan and her husband, immigrants from the Caribbean, have written a book about their struggles to get support for their autistic son Zane.
Angela Buchdahl, Central Synagogue’s new chief rabbi, offers “unusual pairings” in her work and her life, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.
Civic groups are moving ahead to implement restorative justice programs in the schools, offering an alternative to the school to prison pipeline, City Limits reports.