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In Queens, a Festive Lunar New Year

In Queens, a Festive Lunar New Year

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Queens, Traditions, Video February 26, 2015 at 5:25 pm

A parade, dance performances and a calligraphy exhibit marked some of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Queens this year.

Public Versus Charter Schools: One Family’s Experience

Public Versus Charter Schools: One Family’s Experience

Brooklyn, Education, Featured Posts, Video February 17, 2015 at 2:57 pm

Learn what the parents of children in one Brooklyn family have to say about the merits of public versus charter schools in this video by Bianca Flowers.

Zulal: Singing Armenian Folk Songs, a Cappella

Zulal: Singing Armenian Folk Songs, a Cappella

Culture, Featured Posts, Video February 13, 2015 at 7:17 pm

The a cappella group Zulal performs and discusses the meaning and importance of Armenian folk songs in this video.

‘After Afropolitan’ Art

‘After Afropolitan’ Art

African, Culture, Featured Posts, Video February 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm

View artwork from the global African diaspora and hear what some artists had to say about their work in this video on the After Afropolitan exhibit in Brooklyn.

What is Room 28?

What is Room 28?

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Manhattan, Video February 9, 2015 at 4:51 pm

The comedy sketch group Room 28, with Latino roots, wants to entertain people of all backgrounds with their humor, on display Feb. 13 and 14 in East Harlem.

Black Lives Matter: Gathering to Build a Movement

Black Lives Matter: Gathering to Build a Movement

Black, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video February 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm

Grass-roots organizers and civil rights activists met Jan. 30 at The Gathering to discuss ways to promote and sustain the movement Black Lives Matter.

Rocking in ‘Bulletproof Stockings’

Rocking in ‘Bulletproof Stockings’

Featured Posts, Jewish, Video January 22, 2015 at 2:54 pm

Two Hasidic women form the alternative rock band “Bulletproof Stockings” performing at venues around New York.

Artists Respond to Police Brutality

Artists Respond to Police Brutality

African American, Culture, Featured Posts, New York, Video January 21, 2015 at 2:26 pm

A new multimedia exhibit in Brooklyn allows artists to voice a response to the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and others.

Marching for Juvenile Justice on MLK Day

Marching for Juvenile Justice on MLK Day

Young protestors in NYC marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by marching for racial equality and juvenile justice.

‘Somos Los Otros’ Speaks for Those Who Can’t

‘Somos Los Otros’ Speaks for Those Who Can’t

Featured Posts, Mexican, Video, Voices' Picks January 12, 2015 at 4:53 pm

Watch as grass-roots organizers in NYC prepare protests to speak out for the Ayotzinapa students missing in Mexico since late September.

Ingrid Griffith (Photo courtesy of the artist)

Guyanese Artist Tells An Immigrant’s Story

In a one-woman show, Ingrid Griffith plays 18 characters as she tells the story of coming to the U.S. from the Caribbean nation of Guyana.

Holiday Singing for ‘Cookies for Kids’ Cancer’

Holiday Singing for ‘Cookies for Kids’ Cancer’

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Video, Youth December 15, 2014 at 3:31 pm

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.

A Saturday of Protest: Ready for Millions March

A Saturday of Protest: Ready for Millions March

Criminal Justice, Featured Posts, New York, Video December 12, 2014 at 10:18 pm

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 Return of Simbang Gabi

The Return of Simbang Gabi

Featured Posts, Religion, Video December 8, 2014 at 3:17 pm

The traditional Filipino Christmas mass was again celebrated at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue, to the joy of celebrants.

A Closer Look at the Nepalese New Year

A Closer Look at the Nepalese New Year

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian November 17, 2014 at 6:41 pm

Rituals and dances from the Nepalese New Year’s festival of self-purification known as Mha Puja can be see in this video.