Search Results for "Antonia Massa" : 20

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Documentary Searches for Origins of General Tso’s Chicken

East Asian, Featured Posts, Food, Video, Voices' Picks April 23, 2014 at 3:46 pm

“The Search for General Tso” investigates the mysterious origins of a beloved Chinese menu item.

Rachida Madani's reading in New York was the first stop on her U.S. book tour for her poetry collection Tales of a Severed Head. (Photo by Antonia Massa)

Moroccan Poet Gives Reading in New York

Rachida Madani’s collection “Tales of a Severed Head” begins where One Thousand and One Nights left off.

Rabbi Bob Kaplan, Imam Shamsi Ali and Fatima Shama (l to r) (Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

Being Muslim in Post-9/11 New York

Featured Posts, Jewish, Muslim, New York April 11, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Panelists discussed the importance of dialogue to overcome prejudice in a diverse city.

In one musical numbers, two immigrants (Suzanne Grodner, Sean Jenness) compete over who was worse off back home. (Photo by Antonia Massa/Voices of NY)

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Featured Posts, History, Immigration, Voices' Picks April 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm

“Liberty: A Monumental New Musical” is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon.

(Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

De Blasio Talks Policy with City’s Ethnic Media

The mayor discussed affordable housing, immigration and other topics at a roundtable at City Hall.

Photo by Saikat Mojumder via Eyes on Bangladesh website

Photo Exhibit Puts Bangladeshi Identity in Focus

Culture, Featured Posts, South Asian, Voices' Picks March 21, 2014 at 6:31 pm

Built on grass-roots efforts, “Eyes on Bangladesh” displays faces and lives rarely seen in the American media.

"The Death of Graffiti" by Lady Pink is one of the graffiti works on display at the "City as Canvas" exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York)

Celebrating Grit and Glory of Graffiti’s Golden Age

Culture, Featured Posts, New York, Voices' Picks February 21, 2014 at 6:41 pm

“City as Canvas” features work of pioneering graffiti artists from the collection of Martin Wong.

Fat Albert was the first positive black cartoon series to appear on primetime television. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of UnCut Funk collection)

‘Funky Turns 40’ Highlights Revolutionary Black Cartoons

Black, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Voices' Picks February 7, 2014 at 2:01 pm

An exhibit looks at the black cartoons that changed television, from “Fat Albert” to “The Jackson 5ive.”

I-Der Jeng, editor-in-chief of China Press (Photo by Antonia Massa/Voices of NY)

An Old-School Editor Helms the China Press

East Asian, Featured Posts, Media, Meet the Editors, Voices' Picks December 13, 2013 at 2:14 pm

I-der Jeng has navigated growth and change, including the switch to simplified Mandarin in 2000.

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Featured Posts, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks April 4, 2014 at 3:51 pm

Worker cooperatives, in which all members have a say, gained attention at recent City Council hearings.

NYC Comptroller Opens Dialogue with Ethnic Press

NYC Comptroller Opens Dialogue with Ethnic Press

Featured Posts, Government, Media, Voices' Picks March 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Stringer discussed audits of NYCHA and diversity in contracting in a Q&A on March 20.

Fashion Over Biking by Áine Pennello

Do Beards a Biker Make?

Featured Posts, Jewish, Video, Voices' Picks March 17, 2014 at 12:13 pm

In Williamsburg, cycling advocates try to win over Hasidic Jews to the joys of biking.

Left to right: Rong Xiaoqing, Erica Pearson, Jehangir Khattak (Photo by Jiwon Choi for Voices of NY)

How the Media Covers Immigration Issues

Featured Posts, Immigration, Media, Voices' Picks February 13, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Personal stories, told naturally and with detail, are key, three journalists said Thursday.

Will Paid Sick Leave Burden Bushwick Businesses?

Will Paid Sick Leave Burden Bushwick Businesses?

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Health, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks February 10, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Some Bushwick merchants worry about the new paid sick leave law, but many believe it’s only fair.

(Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Lover of Cities, Agent for Change

As City Limits editor, Jarrett Murphy pursues a lifetime commitment to meaningful and provocative journalism.