A Chinese community leader has donated much of his collection of historical photos and documents, which include a letter from one of the first human rights activists of Chinese descent, to sites in Manhattan in an effort to encourage the public to learn about Chinese-American history, reports Sing Tao Daily.
A Nepalese play is being staged “off-Broadway” for the first time ever, reports Vishwa Sandesh Weekly.
A taste of the tropics can be found at Mahalo New York Bakery on Myrtle Avenue in Queens, reports QNS.com
One year after police officer Peter Liang killed Akai Gurley at the Pink Houses, family and community members, as well as CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, rallied, reports World Journal.
The Taoism-inspired artwork of artist Jon Tsoi, currently on display at WhiteBox, involves slashed canvases, tangled ropes and splashed paint, all created while blindfolded, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Nepalese in NYC protested near the UN against what they say is an unofficial economic blockade by India. Fuel and medicines are in short supply in the landlocked country, which is still recovering from the devastating earthquake of last April.
As city legislators look to renew a push to put a fee on paper and plastic bags, an Open City piece reflects on what the red plastic bags of Chinatown stores carry symbolically, beyond a potential monetary charge.
Officer Peter Liang, accused in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, was joined by his mother at a press conference in Chinatown, his first such appearance since the incident, reports World Journal.
SinoVision attends a rehearsal of “Changing the Stats: Asian Americans on Broadway,” a production in which Asian-American actors perform dream roles not traditionally cast with performers of Asian descent.
In an interview with The Korea Times, New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim fought back against a New York Times article which said that support from the Korean nail salon industry has induced him to gradually withdraw his support for state legislation regulating the nail salon business.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at how the debt crisis in Puerto Rico is fueling arguments over the island’s status. The episode also features a project that gives free breast cancer screening to the uninsured, as well as a Philippine gold exhibition at the Asia Society.
All-star cricket teams with leading cricket players from around the world kick off a three-match tour of the U.S. at Citi Field on Nov. 7, reports News India Times.
Members of “jook sing,” the second generation Cantonese who were born or grew up in New York’s Chinatown, took a trip down memory lane as they listened to stories and shared their own with the founder of the Chinatown Oral History Project, Sing Tao Daily reports.
“Song of Lahore” tells the story of Pakistani musicians trying to preserve their musical heritage by playing jazz, and their eventual performance in NYC.
A local nonprofit, Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York (KCS), has opened a mental health clinic in Flushing, writes The Korea Times.