Korean Cultural Center New York <2018 Open Stage: Samulnori> Public Contest

November 27th, 2017

The Korean Cultural Center New York presents <2018 Open Stage: Samulnori> public contest to provide a platform for artists seeking to reinterpret, localize, and globalize Korean Samulnori inspired performances that exemplify the highest tier of both traditional and contemporary/fusion works in the celebration of 40 years of Samulnori. [Read More]

Real America with Jorge Ramos Interviews Ai Weiwei

November 15th, 2017

From the changing face of America to the upheaval of the status quo in Washington, America is in transition—and no one is more equipped and experienced than Jorge Ramos to examine the forces driving this change. In his new FUSION series, “Real America with Jorge Ramos” premiering Tuesday, November 21 @ 10PM, award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos brings his passion, curiosity, and fearless brand of journalism to bear as he profiles the people who are breaking down barriers and shaping our collective future. In each episode Ramos asks provocative questions of the disrupters, dreamers, dynamic-thinking Americans who are on the cutting edge and making a difference in this uncertain time. [Read More]

FOOTWEAR NEWS PRESENTS 31ST FN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

November 12th, 2017

The 2017 FN Achievement Awards will highlight both rising stars and industry legends. The annual event, often referred to as the “Shoe Oscars,” recognizes and celebrates the best and brightest stars in the footwear industry. Footwear News selects the shoe of the year based on retail sales, consumer feedback, social media prowess and overall buzz. The FN Achievement Awards are proudly sponsored by the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY), Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), Zappos Luxury and Ruffino Wine. [Read More]

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]