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See & Do: 9-Man Panel and Preview at MOCA

9-Man

What is 9-man? Eighteen men play ball on an unvarnished urban landscape, shredding elbows and knees on the asphalt, smacking balls into puddles of broken glass. 9-Man’s faster than any volleyball you’ve ever played. Filmmaker Ursula Liang says, it’s “like Rutgers park street ball basketball to Duke basketball as 9-man is to indoor Olympic volleyball.” In a word, […]

See & Do: MOCA Celebrates Community Heroes

MOCA

The Museum of Chinese in America invites you to its Second Annual Celebration of Community Heroes! Last year, with David Henry Hwang as emcee, MOCA honored the work of OCA-NY and the Chinese American Medical Society. This year, the dinner takes place Wednesday, April 17. Honorees include May Y. Chen, who serves on the President’s Advisory Commission on […]

See & Do: Global premiere of ‘Your Day is My Night’ at MoMA

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This weekend, drop by the MoMA to catch the global premiere of “Your Day is My Night,” also titled “你的白天是我的黑夜.” It’s a “hybrid documentary” from filmmaker Lynne Sachs, combining scripted interactions, improvisation, and monologues based on performers’ life stories. “Your Day is My Night” tells the stories of immigrants living in two “shift-bed houses” in Chinatown. […]

See & Do: Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown

Dan Nguyen

Happy New Year! Now that you’ve fired off some crackers, don’t miss Chinatown’s annual Lunar New Year parade this Sunday, Feb 17th. The parade starts at 1pm in Little Italy and goes through the main streets of Lower Chinatown. The parade is going for the Guinness World Record of Most Dancers in a Lunar New […]

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