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Oct. 2: New-York Historical Society Presents Screening of Discovery Channel Asia’s Chineseness with Artist Yang Chihung and Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang

In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, the New-York Historical Society presents the American premiere of the Discovery Channel Asia’s groundbreaking series Chineseness on Thursday, October 2, 2014, with a conversation between featured artist Yang Chihung and host of the series Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang.

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The Fortress of Solitude starring André de Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kevin Mambo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kyle Beltran & More Begins Performances at The Public

The complete cast of THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE features Ken Barnett, Kyle Beltran, Adam Chanler-Berat, André de Shields, Carla Duren, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jahi Kearse, Kevin Mambo, Malaiyka Reid, Noah Ricketts, David Rossmer, Conor Ryan, Kristen Sieh, Britton Smith, Brian Tyree Henry, Akron Watson, Alison Whitehurst, Juson Williams.

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Lia Chang Photos: Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion on View through April 19, 2015 at New York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is presenting Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, from September 26, 2014 through April 19, 2015, an exhibition which will interpret the legacy of Chinese in the United States as a key element of American history, spanning the late-18th century to the present and all regions of the country.

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Rome Neal Seriously Injured in Fall; Fundraisers Set at The Five Spot on October 12 and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on November 6

It’s time to step up for our beloved Rome Neal, an actor, director, producer and jazz vocalist, who broke his ankle and shoulder after a 30 ft. ladder fall while setting lights for a show at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York on September 4, 2014.

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Oct. 2: Alan Muraoka Helms Industry Presentation of BARCELONA by Christine Toy Johnson and Jason Ma, featuring Ali Ewoldt, Arielle Jacobs, Joel Perez and More at The Theatre at CAP21

Oct. 2: Alan Muraoka Helms Industry Presentation of BARCELONA by Christine Toy Johnson and Jason Ma, featuring Ali Ewoldt, Arielle Jacobs, Joel Perez and More at The Theatre at CAP21

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Video: Jeremy Lin Pranks Visitors at Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Video: Jeremy Lin Pranks Visitors at Madame Tussauds San Francisco

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Oct. 10-12: Dan Kwong’s WHAT? NO PING-PONG BALLS? with Kenny Endo at Interact Theatre Company as part of 2014 National Asian American Theater Festival and Conference

Dan Kwong teams up with master taiko artist Kenny Endo for WHAT? NO PING-PONG BALLS?, on Friday, October 10 at 2 P.M., Saturday, October 11 at 7 P.M. and Sunday, October 12 at 2 P.M. at Interact Theatre Company in Philadelphia.

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Oct. 8 -12: 2014 National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival Lineup

The 2014 National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival (ConFest) will be held in Philadelphia, PA, from October 8 through October 12, 2014.

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Joe Mantegna to Helm ‘Criminal Minds’ Season 10 Episode to Honor the late Meshach Taylor

Actor/director Joe Mantegna will pay tribute to the late Meshach Taylor in an upcoming season 10 episode of “Criminal Minds,” that he will helm, according to a report in EW. The Meshach Taylor Family Fund has been established to help defray ongoing medical and personal expenses the family has incurred during Meshach’s prolonged illness and passing.

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Photos: Maxine Hong Kingston, Billie Tsien, Bill T. Jones, Linda Ronstadt, John Kander, Julia Alvarez, Jeffrey Katzenberg Receive 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama

Photos: Maxine Hong Kingston, Billie Tsien, Bill T. Jones, Linda Ronstadt, John Kander, Julia Alvarez, Jeffrey Katzenberg Receive 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama

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Lia Chang Photos: Artist Arlan Huang, One Brush Stroke at a Time

Arlan Huang recently received a 2013-2014 CALL, or Creating A Living Legacy Award, from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, which provides support to visual artists in creating, through organizing and inventorying, comprehensive documentation of their artworks and careers.

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Lia Chang Photos & Video: The Wiz’s André De Shields Sang “So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard” as part of The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream at Carnegie Hall

Two-time Tony nominee André De Shields, who portrayed the title character in The Wiz 40 years ago as of January 2015, brought the house down at Carnegie Hall on Monday, June 23, 2014.

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Lia Chang: Late Night Singing with Garth Kravits at 54 Below with The Skivvies, at Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland and Michael Raye’s Soul Gathering

Garth Kravits sings with The Skivvies at 54 Below, at Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland and Michael Raye’s Soul Gathering.

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Lia Chang: Celebrating my mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999

It’s been fifteen years since my mother died and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t miss her. I wrote this article shortly after her death, highlighting her achievements as an Asian American Union Activist.

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Lia Chang: Empire State Building on a Crisp Winter’s Night

Lia Chang: The Empire State Building at Dusk

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Oct. 28-Nov. 23: Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents Carlos Celdran’s LIVIN’ LA VIDA IMELDA and Han Ong’s CHAIRS AND A LONG TABLE at the Clurman Theater at Theatre Row

Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents Carlos Celdran’s LIVIN’ LA VIDA IMELDA and Han Ong’s CHAIRS AND A LONG TABLE at the Clurman Theater at Theatre Row, October 28-November 23, 2014.

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Oct. 1: Asian Women Giving Circle’s Celebration of Activism Through the Arts at MOCA

Asian Women Giving Circle’s Celebration of Activism Through the Arts at MOCA on October 1, 2014.

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