28th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

July 20th, 2018

In Celebration of the “Year of the Dog,” the Board of Directors of the 28th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY) announce that this Free Multicultural Festival and Sporting Event will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, and Sunday, Aug. 12.
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Taiwan Cinema continues to shine NYAFF 2018 with an eclectic mix of films by emerging Taiwanese filmmakers

June 28th, 2018

The Taipei Cultural Center in New York is thrilled to be partnering again with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) to present a Taiwan cinema series this year. Taking place from June 28 through July 15, NYAFF returns for its 17th annual edition with a can’t- miss lineup of the best of Taiwan’s recent offerings and a spotlight on Taiwanese rising talents. Titles include the blockbuster Gatao 2: Rise of the King, festival prizewinners The Bold, The Corrupt, and The Beautiful, gripping dramas Missing Johnny, The Last Verse, and autobiographical animated film On Happiness Road, most of them are first films that prove the strength of arthouse production and genre output of Taiwan cinema.
Tseng Ying-ting’s melodrama The Last Verse follows a couple through the love and dreams of their youth as each is worn away by poverty and cruel reality in adulthood. This festival hit was selected for Busan International Film Festival New Currents competition and will make its New York premiere with the director in person on July 7th. [Read More]

KACF WELCOMES 2018 GRANTEE PARTNERS

June 28th, 2018

The Korean American Community Foundation (KACF) held a Welcome Reception for its grantee partners to acknowledge and share their important work in the community. The 12 nonprofit organizations who received grants totaling $710,000 were selected for their effective work in addressing economic security, from providing direct service to those who focus on community organizing and advocacy. [Read More]

THE 17th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

June 14th, 2018

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announce the 17th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 29 – July 15, 2018. [Read More]

THE FILMS OF MIDI Z

May 29th, 2018

The Taipei Cultural Center in New York is thrilled to announce the screening tour featuring a selection of works by Midi Z, the promising auteur in international cinema, will kick off Saturday June 2 at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York with the U.S. premiere of his latest documentary 14 APPLES, which was selected at the 2018 Berlinale Forum. [Read More]

World Tea Expo’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient to Be Selected from a List of 19 Nominees

April 26th, 2018

World Tea Expo announced 19 nominees for its 2018 John Harney Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes significant support of the tea industry’s growth, innovation and education. The award will be presented at World Tea Expo’s World Tea Awards on June 12 at 6 p.m. World Tea Expo, the leading tradeshow focused on advancing the business of tea, takes place June 12-14 in Las Vegas, Nev. at the Las Vegas Convention Center (with a pre-conference program June 10-11). [Read More]

AARP to Accept Nominations for Asian American & Pacific Islander Hero Award

April 25th, 2018

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, AARP is celebrating unsung heroes. AARP proudly announces a call for nominations for its 3rd annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Hero Awards to acknowledge the extraordinary staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations that serve AAPIs age 50-plus. AARP is seeking nominees who are important contributors to their organizations, who make a difference and whose stories inspire others to do more in their communities. Nominations may be submitted now until May 31. [Read More]

CHINESE CHOREOGRAPHER NUO AN TO DEBUT SPECIAL FULL-EVENING DANCE WORK

April 24th, 2018

Acclaimed Chinese dancer/choreographer Nuo An will present Nuo An Spiritual Dance and Arts Foundation’s debut performance with her international company of dancers in a new, full-evening work on Friday, May 11 at 8pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, in New York City. [Read More]

NEW YORK’S PREMIERE TAP DANCE FESTIVAL

April 20th, 2018

The American Tap Dance Foundation’s TAP CITY, THE NEW YORK CITY TAP FESTIVAL will return for its 18th year from Saturday, July 7 through Friday, July 13 with local and international tap dance artists, master classes, a tap dance boat tour around Manhattan,Tap Dance Awards, Rhythm in Motion Concert Performance and “Tap it Out,” a free outdoor tap dance event in the middle of Times Square. [Read More]

AMC’s Hit Martial Arts Series “Into the Badlands” Returns on April 22nd

March 28th, 2018

“Into the Badlands,” which closed its second season as a top-ten scripted cable series, is a story of survival and dominance set in a future feudal society. Within the territory known as the Badlands, a variety of clans struggle for supremacy over one another; these clans have been formed by the destruction of familial bonds and skirmishes over power. The show’s interwoven themes of martial arts, love and redemption are highlighted by what the show is best known for: its stunning cinematography and striking fight sequences. [Read More]