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‘Anyone Can Be a Ninja’

‘Anyone Can Be a Ninja’

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan April 23, 2015 at 12:11 pm

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.

Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Celebrating Garifuna Heritage with Jazz

Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.

The Little-Known Chinese-American Artist Behind Bambi

The Little-Known Chinese-American Artist Behind Bambi

Culture, East Asian, History, Manhattan April 17, 2015 at 1:30 pm

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.

Celebrating the Thai New Year in Queens

Celebrating the Thai New Year in Queens

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Video April 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Thais in Elmhurst marked the three days of Songkran with a water-pouring ritual and by paying respect to their elders.

Trying to Save a Beacon in Fort Greene

Trying to Save a Beacon in Fort Greene

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.

‘Nueva York':  From Colombian artist Carlos Jacanamijoy to a South Bronx Worker Co-op

‘Nueva York': From Colombian artist Carlos Jacanamijoy to a South Bronx Worker Co-op

Culture, Immigration, Labor, Latino, New York, Video April 9, 2015 at 4:56 pm

In the April 9 episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York”: Meet two college students who are part of the DACA program, a Colombian painter with connections to the indigenous Inga people, and members of a worker co-op for the environment in the South Bronx.

Meet the New Chair of the Dominican Day Parade

Meet the New Chair of the Dominican Day Parade

Culture, Dominican, New York, Video April 6, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Angela Fernández speaks to City & State’s Gerson Borrero about becoming the new head of the Dominican Day Parade.

Singing Harmonies of East and West

Singing Harmonies of East and West

Video April 3, 2015 at 3:29 pm

Musician Juliane Jones and the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society performed a multilingual and multicultural lineup at Joe’s Pub, with SinoVision in attendance.

‘Imams for She’ Launched

‘Imams for She’ Launched

Featured Posts, Muslim, Video, Women April 2, 2015 at 12:08 pm

Coinciding with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, a new global initiative, “Imams for She,” was launched in New York.

Bringing the ‘Song of the Sheng’ to Manhattan

Bringing the ‘Song of the Sheng’ to Manhattan

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan, Video March 31, 2015 at 12:45 pm

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.

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Bronx, Brooklyn, East Asian, Education, Muslim, Video March 30, 2015 at 2:50 pm

In this episode of “Independent Sources”: The CLEAR Project educates and provides services to Muslims and others caught in the government’s counterterrorism dragnet; “The Bronx Memoir Project” tells stories of the Bronx, as written by its residents; the city’s first dual-language English-Japanese public school program.

A Spin on Chinese Ceramics

A Spin on Chinese Ceramics

East Asian, Manhattan, Traditions, Video March 26, 2015 at 11:57 am

Spin Ceramics sells Chinese ceramics with a modern take. Its SoHo location marks its foray into the U.S. market, reports SinoVision.

Celebrating the Oldest Yiddish Theater in NYC

Celebrating the Oldest Yiddish Theater in NYC

Culture, Featured Posts, History, Jewish, Manhattan, Video March 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm

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.

Caribbean Dance Comes to Brooklyn

Caribbean Dance Comes to Brooklyn

Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video March 25, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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.

screen shot #HackHarlem

#HackHarlem Sparks Ideas

Black, Business, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Technology, Video March 25, 2015 at 3:36 pm

On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.