Voices of NY maps Lunar New Year celebrations around the metro area.
Meet 12-year-old Ximena Roca who sings about issues facing her family and community, in this segment of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York.”
BRIC TV goes into the classroom of El Puente’s BombaYo art program, which teaches kids history through bomba, a traditional dance and music form of Puerto Rico.
Long-Bin Chen makes sculptures and busts of historical figures and religious icons using books about them. SinoVision stops by his Bronx studio.
Step Afrika!, the first professional company devoted to stepping, gave high-energy performances at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.
The Korea Times reports that it will join the Korean American Association of Queens in hosting the parade portion of the Lunar New Year festivities in Flushing next month.
A Brooklyn-based photographer who travelled to Guatemala many times profiles Maya healers and bonesetters in a soon-to-be-published photography book.
Washington Heights artist Tony Peralta draws his inspiration from the Latino culture in the United States, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Images of the South Bronx in the 70s and 80s are among the examples of “Barrios” on display at the King Juan Carlos 1 Center of Spain, reports the Hunts Point Express.
Jackson Heights artist Deborah Wasserman dons a mask and hands out fake “chica cards” in order to alert the public to sexual exploitation going on in their neighborhood.
La Casa Azul, a popular bookstore and community space in El Barrio, will close later this month as owner Aurora Anaya-Cerda looks for a larger and “more influential” location, reports Manhattan Times.
In the wake of a controversy over a Korean spa’s 24-hour service in Palisades Park, New Jersey, an opinion piece in The Korea Times explains Korean spa culture.
A traditional Korean music and dance troupe will be the first to perform as part of the Open Stage series at Flushing Town Hall on Dec. 11, Korea Daily reports.
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.
This edition of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” features segments on the continuing impacts of Hurricane Sandy, on the environment and the lives of survivors, and the bilingual children’s book “Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural,” set in the South Bronx.