The program director of the Bronx Culture Collective tells The Bronx Free Press that he hopes the art organization can help change the “Bronx is burning” image that continues to this day.
The festive cultural manifestation of the Taíno Indians known as areíto has inspired the creation of a cultural, nonpartisan organization formed by New York Dominicans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Sahib Gul, a Pashtun composer from Pakistan who lives in exile in Midwood, will perform at the Pakistani Independence Day Mela Aug. 20 in his first public show in more than five years. Ditmas Park Corner speaks to the musician about his musical roots and fleeing Taliban extremists.
The 7th annual Afro Cultural Parade and Festival in Crotona Park was held in the South Bronx where a large Ghanaian community resides, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Dominicans in New York celebrated the 35th Dominican Day Parade with music, traditional costumes and dancing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Artist Tony Peralta depicts his people and his own experiences growing up as a Dominican in New York through a “Latino pop art” lens, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Brooklyn Reporter covers the Third Annual International Day of Friendship, which celebrated the diversity of the borough where close to half of the households speak a language other than English at home.
“Race and Revolution,” an exhibit exploring “human injustices through art,” offers the work of several artists in many media on Governors Island through Sept. 25.
Ditmas Park Corner speaks to two local filmmakers behind “Bazodee,” a movie set in Trinidad and Tobago and described as “a neo-Bollywood musical with Caribbean island flavor.”
Diario de México offers a video of the traditional Mexican celebration of Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie, New York.
The New York Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Boulevard in Queens, held days before the country’s independence day, was marked by calls for temporary protected status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
El Diario/La Prensa reports on the Salvadoran communities on Long Island and in Yonkers as they celebrate their national day.
Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey Philip D. Murphy proposed reducing the rising cost of parades in the state, Reporte Hispano reports.
“Sunnyside Sessions,” which premiered Aug. 1 on Irish TV, a channel aimed at the global diaspora, features performances by local musicians and notable figures of Irish descent, reports Sunnyside Post.
In spite of the rain, three cities in New Jersey celebrated 195 years of Peruvian independence, El Diario/La Prensa reports.