Virginia Johnson, founding member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and now its artistic director, speaks to Carol Jenkins of CUNY TV’s “Black America” about how Black dancers make their way in the world of ballet.
Organizers of the second annual Turban Day in Times Square tied 8,000 turbans during the event held to celebrate Vaisakhi, the Sikh New Year, and spread awareness of the faith, reports Desi Talk.
At a memorial held in Chinatown, hundreds remembered Peter Kwong, the director of the Asian studies program at Hunter College, and an immigrant and labor advocate, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Washington Heights volunteers distributed flyers urging people to join a March for Immigrants’ Rights on April 23, ahead of the nationwide protest to be held on May 1, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Jews, Muslims and members of other faiths came together for the second annual “Passover in a Mosque” at the Islamic Society of Mid-Manhattan.
A new musical about the life of Buddha by a Korean husband and wife team opens on May 2. Newsroh spoke with composer Jingoo Lee about the production, 12 years in the making.
Juan Vivares, the Colombian father whose detention by ICE for 20 days mobilized the pro-immigrant community in New York, talks to El Diario/La Prensa after returning home.
Belarusians marked Freedom Day in Union Square by speaking out against the Belarusian government’s crackdown on protesters during the unofficial holiday in the country, reports Brighton Beach News.
Three sons of Bolivian immigrants founded Bolivian Llama Party, the first Bolivian restaurant in Manhattan, Impacto Latin News reports.
Siona Benjamin tells The Jewish Week she aims to “blur the boundaries between cultures” in her exhibition at ACA Galleries in Chelsea, which features a series on refugees and reflects her multicultural background.
In the latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources,” Chinatown advocacy organizations weigh in on efforts to maintain affordable housing and identity in the neighborhood amid gentrification.
Greeks in New York celebrated 196 years of independence with a flag raising in Astoria followed by the Greek Independence Day Parade the next day.
A pop-up exhibit about the meaning of francophonie in New York will take place this Sunday in Harlem, French Morning reports.
Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey recently visited Chinatown, Sing Tao Daily reports.
At a Philippine Consulate event for International Women’s Day, attendees praised Housing Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer for her political success, reports The FilAm.