“Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival” Presents “TAP ELLINGTON” AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER

July 7th, 2017

Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, will celebrate jazz legend Duke Ellington and his contribution to the world of tap dance at “TAP ELLINGTON,” on Friday, April 14 at 7pm, The Appel Room at JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, 10 Columbus Circle. The evening, presented in association with Mercedes Ellington, will celebrate Ellington’s music as well as his unique legacy of introducing, promoting and presenting tap dancers to audiences all over the world. TAP ELLINGTON is a highlight event of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival week (July 8-15). [Read More]

Inaugural INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival to Captivate Western Queens on July 8-9

July 7th, 2017

The Long Island City-based KINEMATIK Dance Theater presents the first INSITU SiteSpecific Dance Festival, that will transform the Western Queens waterfront into one big, multi-faceted stage over the weekend of July 8-9, from noon to 7 pm on both days. [Read More]

FANTASIA’S 21st EDITION TO CLOSE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF A TAXI DRIVER

July 6th, 2017

The Fantasia Film Festival has announced the remainder of its mammoth 2017 film lineup, in addition to its juries and special events. Read on for the newly-announced attractions, and visit fantasiafestival.com to browse the festival’s complete programming, consisting of over 150 features and more than 300 shorts. [Read More]

GOOD MAKER: The World’s First Hair Products with Aesthetic Medicine

July 5th, 2017

GOOD MAKER: A milestone in hair products that extends skincare concept to hair and scalp care! [Read More]

KACF Mobilizes Korean American Professional for a Night of Fun & Giving

June 29th, 2017

KACF is organizing its Summer Benefit on Thursday, June 29th at the Box (189 Chrystie St.), starting at 7pm. [Read More]

THE 16th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

June 10th, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today the complete lineup for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. North America’s leading festival of popular Asian cinema will showcase 57 feature films, including 3 International Premieres, 21 North American Premieres, 4 U.S. Premieres, and 15 films making their New York City debuts. The festival will feature in-person appearances by more than 20 international filmmakers and celebrity guests from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia.
This year, all three of NYAFF’s Gala screenings are brilliant reinventions of the thriller genre. The Opening Gala will be the International Premiere of Nattawut Poonpiriya’s Bad Genius, the first Southeast Asian film to open the festival, with the director and stars in attendance. In this exhilarating high-school thriller, straight-A students Lynn (Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying) and Bank (Chanon Santinatornkul) stage a heist that will undermine the U.S. university entrance system after they lose their own scholarships.The Centerpiece Gala of the festivalwill be the North American Premiere of Mikhail Red’s Birdshot, a continuation of the festival programmers’ efforts to champion films from Southeast Asia, and the Philippines in particular. The Closing Gala is the U.S. Premiere of Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess, fresh from its Midnight screening in Cannes. The adrenaline-soaked action film stars Kim Ok-vin as a ruthless female assassin trained in China who starts a new life with South Korea’s Intelligence Agency. [Read More]

ASTRO AND NCT 127 JOIN GROWING KCON 2017 LA CONCERT LINE-UP

June 9th, 2017

KCON USA presented by Toyota, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, has announced ASTRO and NCT 127 as the next additions to the concert line-up, joining SF9 and GIRL’S DAY. [Read More]

BREAKING BOUNDARIES AND BUILDING BRIDGES THROUGH DANCE

May 31st, 2017

On the heels of their two-month, 31-city tour of China, Fadi J. Khoury’s FJK Dance will return to NYC on Tuesday, June 13 in “A Fusion of Culture and Dance, A Message of Peace” at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 7pm (68th street between Lexington and Park Avenues). The FJK Dance mix of contemporary ballet, Argentinian tango, ballroom and Middle Eastern dance hopes to, through its distinctive dance fusion, facilitate an understanding between cultures and break boundaries. [Read More]

“Tap City, The New York City Tap Festival” Presents “TAP ELLINGTON” AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER

May 30th, 2017

Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, will celebrate jazz legend Duke Ellington and his contribution to the world of tap dance at “TAP ELLINGTON,” on Friday, April 14 at 7pm, The Appel Room at JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, 10 Columbus Circle. The evening, presented in association with Mercedes Ellington, will celebrate Ellington’s music as well as his unique legacy of introducing, promoting and presenting tap dancers to audiences all over the world. TAP ELLINGTON is a highlight event of the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival week (July 8-15). [Read More]

ERYC TAYLOR DANCE OUTREACH TO PRESENT “MOBILIZE”

May 28th, 2017

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will present an original work created by ETD Outreach for dancers living in Lantern Community Services’ supportive housing, to premiere during the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Uptown Arts Stroll on Friday, June 2 with two performances at 4pm and 6pm, Harlem School of the Arts (645 St Nicholas Avenue New York, New York 10032). The performances are free and open to the public. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mobilize-tickets-34336721057?aff=eac2 [Read More]