MOCA’S 2017 LEGACY AWARDS GALA TO HONOR EUGENE C. AND GAIL V. SIT FAMILY, CHIEH HUANG, GISH JEN, PHILLIPA SOO

November 11th, 2017

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is pleased to announce its program for the 2017 MOCA Legacy Awards Gala. This year’s benefit honorees are The Eugene C. and Gail V. Sit Family, recipient of the Generational Legacy Award; Chieh Huang, technology entrepreneur, philanthropic innovator, and founder of Boxed, Inc.; Gish Jen, nominee of the National Book Critics Circle Award and acclaimed author of six books; and Phillipa Soo, recipient of the Performer of the Year Award, renowned actor who originated the Broadway role of Eliza in Hamilton and the title role of Amélie. The evening’s Masters of Ceremony are CNBC’s Fast Money and Options Action host, Melissa Lee; and MSNBC and NBC anchor, Richard Lui. The Gala’s auctioneer is BD Wong, acclaimed actor and Tony Award winner. [Read More]

Australian Vocal Group THE TEN TENORS performs in Queens during 2017 Holiday Tour

November 10th, 2017

The Ten Tenors are returning to the United States this December for an 18-date tour of the East Coast and Midwest. As such, the Australian vocal group will offer a concert at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium in Flushing on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 pm. [Read More]

Valgardur Gunnarsson, Ting Yih The Mind’s Movement

November 10th, 2017

An exhibition of paintings by the Icelandic artist Valgardur Gunnarsson and New York artist Ting Yih, The Mind’s Movement tracks down the varying states of mind of these artists and the creative process. Both artists employ a similar technique of layering paint on paint, color over another color, to form a wealth of densely textured background. Opening Reception: Friday, November 10, 2017 6-8pm. [Read More]

KACF 15​th​ ​Anniversary​ ​Gala:​ ​Celebrating​ ​Resilience

November 8th, 2017

KACF’s Annual Gala shines a light on our community partners and the important work they do. From providing job training programs to affordable housing for seniors, our dedicated grantee partners are the champions behind our mission to help Korean Americans break the cycle of poverty and achieve economic stability. Of course, none of this would be possible without the generosity of our steadfast donors. The Gala is a perfect opportunity to celebrate our shared commitment to lift up struggling Korean Americans and create a vibrant society where everyone can thrive! [Read More]

DIFFA National to Introduce 31 Grantees Combating HIV/AIDS Nationwide on November 8

November 7th, 2017

With health care costs on the rise in the United States, individuals with pre-existing conditions face the dilemma in funding life-saving treatment and care. Recognizing the critical role of local nonprofits and community-based organizations in offering a solution to this issue, DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) grants funds annually to support organizations nationwide that provide education, treatment and prevention to individuals living or at risk of HIV/AIDS. This year, DIFFA will grant $331,500 to 31 organizations dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS. The 2017 grantees will be recognized at the annual Grants and Giving Celebration on Wednesday, November 8 at Current at Chelsea Piers. [Read More]

Flushing Town Hall Presents Fall for Kunqu, a Classic and Elegant Form of Traditional Chinese Theatre, on November 18

November 7th, 2017

On Saturday, November 18, Flushing Town Hall presents “Fall for Kunqu,” fusing together poetry, music, and story in a mesmerizing live performance. Carefully curated by the Kunqu Society, the program showcases a colorful and entertaining selection of music, singing, and dramatic pieces from the Kunqu repertoire to celebrate the season of fall. [Read More]

美國紅十字會接受紐約台灣人社團捐贈美金一萬元

November 6th, 2017

美國紅十字會長島分會捐贈部主任Dawn Neilson女士及江明信理事,於11月4日下午代表美國紅十字會接受紐約台灣人社團捐贈美金一萬元,援助瑪麗亞風災受創嚴重的波多黎各災童。出席者包括:紐約市議員顧雅明、紐約州眾議員金兌錫代、台北經濟文化辦事處黃耀良組長、文教中心黃正杰主任、王盈蓉副主任等。此筆捐款來自11月4日於紐約台灣會館舉行的第八屆「喂台灣慈善音樂會」(Hello Taiwan Charity Concert)。 [Read More]

THE 15TH ANNUAL NEW YORK KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE WITH SIX OF THE PAST YEAR’S BEST KOREAN FEATURES

November 3rd, 2017

The Korea Society’s New York Korean Film Festival returns to New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image on November 3 to 5 for its yearly celebration of the best in Korean cinema. This 15th edition of the Festival includes a wide range of genres, with action thrillers, comedies, romance, documentary, social drama, melodrama, and the madcap science fiction and social critique of Bong Joon-ho. The Festival will screen Hong Sang-soo’s Yourself and Yours; a big-screen showing of Okja followed by a live video call with Bong Joon-ho; Park Kwang-hyun’s sensational action thriller set amidst the world of online gaming, Fabricated City; Zhang Lu’s A Quiet Dream, which was the opening night film of the Busan Film Festival; Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno, the irreverent documentary about the Korean punk band; and Shin Dong-il’s drama Come, Together. [Read More]

China Institute’s Annual Gala

November 2nd, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, more than 300 global leaders from culture, business, and fashion will gather at Cipriani 25 Broadway to celebrate the achievements of China Institute at its annual Blue Cloud Gala. The celebration will take place in the elegant and decorative Cunard Building in Lower Manhattan and will center on the Institute’s ongoing commitment to advancing understanding and deepening trust between China and the U.S. [Read More]

Taiwan Launches “Join Hearts” Campaign in Times Square

November 1st, 2017

To promote the imagery of “Taiwan, the heart of Asia,” the Taiwan Tourism Bureau has worked in collaboration with Tiger Party to bring Taiwan into Times Square through the “Join Hearts” campaign. The campaign will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, on December 2nd, at Military Island, in front of the ABC SuperSign. [Read More]