Asia Week New York Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With An All-star Roster

December 17th, 2018

The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses -Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate in the 10th anniversary edition of Asia Week New York 2019, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 23, 2019. [Read More]

For four consecutive years, Taiwan enjoys more than 10 million visitors!

December 5th, 2018

Under the cooperation of the travel industry and the government departments, the number of overseas visitors to Taiwan reached 10 million on Sunday night (Dec. 2). It’s the fourth year in a row that the number of visitors to Taiwan has surpassed 10 million. This year, the goal was reached two weeks ahead of schedule. Under a competitive international tourism environment, Taiwan has been tapping into different tourism markets and diversifying its sources of tourists. According to government statistics, nearly 1 in four visitors came from the 18 countries covered by Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy, which seeks to expand tourism and other links with countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia as well as Australia and New Zealand. The fastest growth came from tourists from the Philippines and Vietnam, which grew by more than 50% and 30% respectively compared to last year. Overall, the growth in tourists is strong and relied on the government to build a friendly tourism environment, and industry to actively improve the quality of tourism, so that Taiwan can really stabilize the number of visitors. This shows Taiwan’s efforts to develop multi-source markets has achieved results. [Read More]

‘Faces of the 7 Train’ Exhibition Opens
at Flushing Public Library

December 4th, 2018

The culturally diverse blend of passengers on New York City’s 7 subway line, also known as “The International Express,” are the subject of a new photo exhibit, “Faces Of The 7 Train,” which opens at the Queens Public Library’s Flushing branch on Thursday, Dec. 14. [Read More]

SUNNYSIDE SHINES AND QUEENS NIGHT MARKET TO HOST OUTDOOR HOLIDAY MARKET IN SUNNYSIDE

November 20th, 2018

The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, in collaboration with Queens Night Market, is launching a new outdoor holiday shopping market in the heart of Sunnyside this holiday season. The Holiday Market will take place in Bliss Plaza at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard (under the elevated 7-train) and be held every Saturday and Sunday (12-6 p.m.) from November 24th through December 16th. [Read More]

Visit Seven Historic Houses in One Fun Day During #HollyTour2018

November 19th, 2018

Seven Queens landmarks will open their doors to the public during #HollyTour2018 — the new name for the Holiday Historic House Tour — on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1 pm to 5 pm. The 31st annual extravaganza will feature time-honored, family-friendly activities, performances, displays, and refreshments. Tickets are $15 in advance, but $20 at the door. Children under age 12 can attend for $5. One ticket is good for all the sites. [Read More]

CACF Releases Education Policy Brief: “Overemphasizing a Test, Oversimplifying our Children: An APA Perspective On Specialized High School Reform towards Educational Equity”

November 15th, 2018

This morning, the Coalition for Asian American Coalition (CACF) will hold a press conference on their policy brief presenting an Asian Pacific American (APA) perspective on reforming the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) and additional policy recommendations on addressing the segregation and inequities in the NYC public school system. [Read More]

Ring In The Holidays with The Illusionists

November 12th, 2018

Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, MagicSpace Entertainment, and Kilburn Live are pleased to announce that The Illusionists – Magic Of The Holidays, an all-new installment of the blockbuster world-famous touring magic spectacular, will play Broadway’s Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street) from Friday, November 23 through Sunday, December 30, 2018. [Read More]

UAV Coach Offers Drone Flight Training Classes to Queens, 2,000+ Drone Pilots in NY

November 8th, 2018

UAV Coach today announced their new in-person drone flight training classes in Queens, NY and multiple locations across 20 states in the U.S. UAV Coach created the 90-minute training class for drone pilots to gain hands-on flight time with an instructor, to practice with intelligent flight modes, and to build knowledge about what to do before, during, and after a flight mission to stay compliant and safe. Custom training is also available for companies looking to train their teams.

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KACF HOSTS ITS MOST SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL GALA

November 3rd, 2018

On November 8, the Korean American Community Foundation hosted its Annual Gala at Cipriani Wall St. The Gala celebrates the work of KACF, its grantee partners, and the accomplishments of the Korean American community. This year, it honored Miky Lee, the Vice Chairwoman of CJ Group, for visionary force in promoting Korean culture and commitment to women leadership, as well as recognized the Trailblazer Awardee Chloe Kim, 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist, for her achievements on and off the slopes. [Read More]

Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers

October 16th, 2018

Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, on view at the Museum of the City of New York from October 26, 2018 through March 24, 2019, features the work of three photographers—Thomas Holton, Annie Ling, and An Rong Xu—who bring into focus the complex realities of Chinese-American immigrant life in the city. The exhibition is curated by Sean Corcoran, Museum Curator of Prints and Photographs, and is organized in conjunction with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) exhibition Interior Lives: Photographs of Chinese Americans in the 1980s by Bud Glick. [Read More]