Fado Festival NYC debuts this year from Feb. 24-26 with three different events, and plans for an annual event.
Young Haitian-American filmmaker Régine Romain’s short film “Brooklyn to Benin, a Vodou Pilgrimage” got an emotional reception at a screening in Brooklyn, Infos Time reports.
Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.
In time for the 18th anniversary of Amadou Diallo’s death, an emerging artist unveiled the newly restored mural of the Guinean immigrant, reports Bronx Times.
The annual Fastelavn festival will be celebrated in Bay Ridge on Feb. 11, reports Brooklyn Paper.
From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.
From its new home in Jamaica, the Latin American Intercultural Alliance works on showcasing the arts, in addition to concentrating on immigrant and women’s rights, reports Times Ledger.
How humans cope with information and conflict are questions that motivate Korean artist Hyong Nam Ahn, some of whose works comprise the exhibit “Finding Dignity” at the Korea Society in New York.
The fifth annual Black Artstory event series will include performances, film screenings and other cultural activities, as well as an “artwalk” of exhibitions and murals displayed by stores in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, reports Brooklyn Paper.
Plans for a public art commemoration of the writers of Little Syria in lower Manhattan were approved on Jan. 25.
World Journal and other publications report on celebrations taking place in honor of the Lunar New Year while Times Ledger asks Chinese in Queens about their family traditions.
In an interview with Asian Journal, award-winning author Mia Alvar speaks about writing Filipino immigrant stories.
The annual Phagwah Parade in Richmond Hill will take place on March 12 this year as organizers seek to attract a diverse crowd, reports Times Ledger.
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center is getting a new executive director, in addition to continued renovations, reports The Lo-Down.
A Jamaican-American classical strings instructor, Tracey Dixon-Neverson, is offering private instruction through a new studio based in her home.