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See & Do: 7th Annual New York City Asian American Student Conference


The 7th Annual New York City Asian American Student Conference will be held at New York University this Saturday, April 27th. This is a great opportunity to learn about Asian American issues, network with community leaders, and meet up-and-coming Asian American performers. This year’s workshops and panels include topics on immigration, civil justice through the […]

See & Do: MOCAminiMIX: Crossing Frets for Tapping


Ease yourself with some music and tapping to greet the spring of New York at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA). Next Friday on March 22 from 8pm-10pm, a fantastic live improvisation of cotemporary and traditional musicians, singers and dancers will let you to do so. The Artists Min Xiao-Fen, Jin Hi-Kim and Max […]

See & Do: NYU “Spring Rhapsody” 2013 Annual Gala

"In the mist" rehearsal

This Saturday (March 9th) at 7:30 p.m., come enjoy the NYU 2013 Annual Gala Show “Spring Rhapsody” at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The two-hour long show will include six performance pieces of singing, traditional and modern dances,plus short sketches performed by hundreds of NYU talents. This event is hosted by the Chinese Students […]

See & Do: The Dance and the Railroad


David Henry Hwang’s play is back on stage! On Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 pm, join MOCA for a special performance of David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and the Railroad at the Signature Theatre with an exclusive post-performance Q&A. The story is about two Chinese workers struggling through poverty and hunger to reconnect with the traditions of […]

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 […]

The Cinematic Jeremy Lin: Linsanity at Sundance


Last night, the Sundance Film Festival got to relive a little Linsanity, as Evan Jackson Leong’s documentary on Jeremy Lin premiered to a sold-out crowd. LA Times’ Steven Zeitchik reviews the film here, but the more interesting stuff is on the film’s Facebook page where the production team posts updates and behind-the-scenes photos from the festival in […]

See & Do: A Reminder of Upcoming Chinatown Events


By Gina Chung Make sure to dust off your worst (or best?) holiday sweater for MOCA’s ugly sweater fest tonight! Sponsored by MOCA, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and Hyperallergic, the festivities will include live music from rapper Masia One and tunes from DJ Mas. Comedian Sheng Wang will host the festivities. Come enjoy spiked […]

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party to Benefit CAAAV and Sandy Relief

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Fashion snobs beware! Christmas lovers rejoice! A party celebrating ugly holiday sweaters is here. Yes, you know the ones with reindeers prancing over glittery Christmas lights. Basically any sweater you received from your Grandma that you swore you would never wear—unless perhaps you wore them ironically. Presented by MOCA, AAWW, and Hyperallergic, the party will […]

Represent Chinatown by Becoming a Community Board Member; Info Sessions Start Today


Here’s your chance to represent Chinatown, which resides in Community 2 and 3. Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer is appointing the 2013 class of Community Board Members. Information sessions to learn about the roles and responsibilities and how to apply starts today. Thursday, December 13th 6:30 – 8:00 pm Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 19th Floor […]

Undocumented Youth Express Hope for the Future in “DREAMers”

[Jens Schott Knudsen]

By Gina Chung DREAMers Directed by Adam Odsess-Rubin Written by: Alton Alburo, Krystal Ballard, Rachel Lin, Adam Odsess-Rubin, Reka Polonyi, Luis Restrepo, Aamira Welthy On Monday evening, the cast of DREAMers, a work of investigative theater presented by Theater for the New City’s NEW CITY, NEW BLOOD Reading Series in association with The Civilians Education Program, presented monologues […]


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