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Performing a ‘Canvas of Words’ in Queens

Performing a ‘Canvas of Words’ in Queens

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens October 17, 2014 at 11:47 am 0 comments

The art and poetry festival on Oct. 11 focused on preserving identity, culture and history in immigrant communities.

Khumariyaan lead guitarist Sparlay Rawail claps during their performance on Sunday. (Photo by Mohsin Zaheer)

Pashto Music Comes to New York

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, South Asian October 15, 2014 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

Members of the instrumental group Khumariyaan held their fourth concert of a U.S. tour at the Asia Society in New York on Oct. 12, melding traditional folk music and modern music.

Former Cop Survives Cervical Cancer and Obesity

Former Cop Survives Cervical Cancer and Obesity

Featured Posts, Health, Latino, New York, Women October 15, 2014 at 9:21 am 0 comments

Patti Murillo Casa is a Latina cervical cancer survivor who is helping Latinas who have received the diagnosis to cope.

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

‘Invisible No More’ and Eleven-Inch Heels

Caribbean, Culture, Health, South Asian October 8, 2014 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of Independent Sources.

‘Shift Beds’ in Chinatown and a Gender Proud Model

‘Shift Beds’ in Chinatown and a Gender Proud Model

Asian, Health, Immigration, LGBTQ October 7, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

CUNY TV’s Asian American Life reports on “shift beds” in Chinatown and Filipina fashion model Geena Rocero’s work on behalf of transgender rights.

Thirty-Five Years of Chinese ‘Waves of Identity’

Thirty-Five Years of Chinese ‘Waves of Identity’

East Asian, History, Manhattan October 6, 2014 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Organizers of the “Waves of Identity” exhibition on the Chinese-American experience tell SinoVision that it’s relevant to all, especially a series of “provocative” questions whose answers lie in the exhibition and in one’s own experiences.

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

Immigration, New York, Transportation October 3, 2014 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

In this week’s episode of CUNY TV’s Independent Sources: City efforts to help unaccompanied minors; Secure Communities’ lack of effectiveness; and mapping languages spoken by subway line.

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

The Exclusion-Inclusion of Chinese Americans

East Asian, History October 2, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

The first comprehensive mainstream exhibition about Chinese Americans is on display at the New-York Historical Society, including a look at the first piece of significant legislation restricting immigration to the U.S., reports SinoVision.

A First for Islamic Center of LI

A First for Islamic Center of LI

In the News, Long Island, Muslim October 2, 2014 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Pakistani-born Isma Chaudhry will become the first-ever female president of the Islamic Center of Long Island as of Jan. 1, 2015, reports Long Island Press.

Li Daiyun and her brushless paintings make their North American solo debut in SoHo. (Image via SinoVision video)

Painting Without a Brush

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan September 30, 2014 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

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.

A Taste of the ‘Creativeness of Brooklyn’

A Taste of the ‘Creativeness of Brooklyn’

Brooklyn, Featured Posts September 29, 2014 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

Visitors wrote secrets on a walkway and played sounds with a finger sensor.

Bakwas (‘Nonsense’ in Punjabi) Returns to NY

Bakwas (‘Nonsense’ in Punjabi) Returns to NY

Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, South Asian September 26, 2014 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

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

Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

African American, Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Manhattan, Youth September 25, 2014 at 12:13 pm 1 comment

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

Indigenous Communities Lead the Climate March

Indigenous Communities Lead the Climate March

Communities, Environment, Featured Posts September 24, 2014 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

Indigenous community representatives spoke of the special meaning the event held for them.

Polish Block Party in Greenpoint

Polish Block Party in Greenpoint

Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, Western European September 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

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