2014 Chinatown Weekend Walk III is Coming
Saturday - July 26, 2014
Mott Street (South of Canal Street), 11am to 4pm Red Poppy Ladies (Below) will be performing a part from their musical "Mulan" during the Weekend Walk
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NYCDOT's Summer Streets Returns
MOCAFILMS: Asian American International Film Festival
Film Still. Credit: Uncool Films LLC.
Preview Screening of Fred Ho's Last Year Documentary.
A homage to the award-winning avant-garde jazz composer, Asian American author and political activist, Fred Ho's Last Yearcaptures the unapologetic Fred Ho in
an unbelievable year as he fights cancer, leads orchestras, holds
lectures, leads protests, publishes books, and even produces his magnum
opus: an elaborate, manga-inspired samurai opera on a New York
Admission: $15 Adult; $10 Seniors, Members, and Students
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2014 ATV Miss Asia Registration Now Open
for more info and to register or buy tickets.
English & Citzenship Classes
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Citizen Preparedness Training Program
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do wavy floors, crumbling walls, and glistening stained glass windows
have in common? Grab a flashlight, follow the clues, and find out!
Preservation Detectives discover how the magnificent Eldridge Street
Synagogue was saved and what was left behind. Explore hidden spaces,
interactive exhibits, and create colorful window designs.
$15 per family - space is limited and reservations are required
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Las Biciclestas By Gilberto Aceves Navarro
New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and NYC Parks are
pleased to present Gilberto Aceves Navarro's LAS BICICLETAS in various
New York locations. This ground-breaking exhibit will hold a unique
place in Mexican art history.
This summer, LAS
BICICLETAS celebrates both art and bicycle riding in one of the most
important cultural hubs of the world. One hundred twenty-two
"bicicletas" sculptures will be installed in ten public spaces
throughout Brooklyn and lower Manhattan during the months of July,
August and September. The public will be encouraged to visit the exhibit
on bicycle, following a route of approximately then miles of bicycle
lanes and paths.
For more information please click HERE
Learn How to Plan For The Future
Bump, set, spike! Check out this Chinese-twist on volleyball that's a hit in the US
Photo Credit: Ursula Liang
On a recent
weekend in New York City, a ball rocketed across an asphalt court. It
was then volleyed, set up and a player leapt to slam it over the net. A
wall of six airborne players blocked the ball and shot it back across
One point for the serving side. One point for the serving side.
was my first time seeing a game of nine-man. It's like volleyball, but
teams have nine players per side. Volleyball typically has six. That
means more hands at the net, longer volleys, and a really intense game.
It was also the perfect weekend to check out the sport. A tournament
was on, ahead of a national championship that will happen over Labor
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SummerStage Presents: Ifetayo Youth Ensemble
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 / 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
its inception in 1989, Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy has been dedicated
to supporting the creative, educational, and vocational development of
youth of African descent in Brooklyn and surrounding communities. The
organization's name comes from the West African Yoruba word "ifetayo"
meaning "love is enough for joy" and captures Ifetayo's approach to
empowering youth, studying culture through the arts, and redefining
The Ifetayo Youth Ensemble (IYE) is an award-winning
performance group, recognized for their combination of artistic
excellence and exploration of social issues. Members are youth of the
African Diaspora ages 12 - 19 residing in under resourced communities of
central Brooklyn, who thrive under the opportunity for education,
art-making, and self-determination. IYE creates high-caliber original,
socially relevant, and interdisciplinary performance works.
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Chinatown Photo of the Week
NY Mini Volleyball Tournament at Seward Park - July 19, 2014 Celebration and good times in Chinatown of Volleyball teams July 20, 2014 at 28 Pell Street.Well deserved awards for volleyball teams tournament on July 20, 2014 in Chinatown.
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