Chinese Historical Society of America Announces the Opening of the “We Are Bruce Lee” Exhibit in February 2022

The Chinese Historical Society of America(CHSA) is proud to announce the return of San Francisco Chinatown’s native son with the upcoming exhibit We Are Bruce Lee: Under the Sky, One Family. In close collaboration with the Bruce Lee Foundation, top collectors of Bruce Lee memorabilia and a team of artistic innovators, this exhibition provides state-of-the-art immersive projection art environments, interactive engagement activities and showcases the … Continue reading Chinese Historical Society of America Announces the Opening of the “We Are Bruce Lee” Exhibit in February 2022

Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL Receives 2021 Outfest Grand Jury Award for U.S. Narrative Feature Special Mention for Ensemble Performance: Full List of Winners

Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL received the 2021 Outfest Grand Jury Award for U.S. Narrative Feature Special Mention for Ensemble Performance. Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen, announced the award winners of its 2021 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival on August 24, presented by WarnerMedia and automotive sponsor … Continue reading Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL Receives 2021 Outfest Grand Jury Award for U.S. Narrative Feature Special Mention for Ensemble Performance: Full List of Winners

Jade Wu, Perry Yung, Shuya Chang, Jamie Choi, Lori Tan Chinn, Commissioner Anne del Castillo and More Celebrate AAIFF44’s New York Premiere of Evan Jackson Leong’s SNAKEHEAD

The 44th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF44) kicked off on Aug. 11 with the New York City premiere of its Opening Night film SNAKEHEAD by Evan Jackson Leong (LINSANITY).  The evening featuring an exclusive in-person screening at Regal Essex Crossing & RPX (115 Delancey St), a Q & A with cast and crew, and a reception at Sour Mouse. Combining in-person events and online programs, … Continue reading Jade Wu, Perry Yung, Shuya Chang, Jamie Choi, Lori Tan Chinn, Commissioner Anne del Castillo and More Celebrate AAIFF44’s New York Premiere of Evan Jackson Leong’s SNAKEHEAD

Aug. 11: 44th Asian American International Film Festival to Open with New York Premiere of Evan Jackson Leong’s SNAKEHEAD Starring Shuya Chang, Jade Wu, Sung Kang, Perry Yung, and Yacine Djoumbaye 

The 44th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF44) will kick off on Wednesday, Aug. 11 with the New York City premiere of its Opening Night film SNAKEHEAD by Evan Jackson Leong, featuring an exclusive in-person screening. The festival will take place from Aug. 11-22. Combining in-person events and online programs, AAIFF44 will be a hybrid festival.  SNAKEHEAD stars Shuya Chang, Sung Kang (Fast & Furious, Better … Continue reading Aug. 11: 44th Asian American International Film Festival to Open with New York Premiere of Evan Jackson Leong’s SNAKEHEAD Starring Shuya Chang, Jade Wu, Sung Kang, Perry Yung, and Yacine Djoumbaye 

Aug. 19: Outfest’s Special Tribute Centerpiece is the World Premiere of Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL Starring Charles Busch with André De Shields, Margaret Cho, Tim Daly, Julie Halston, Patrick Page, Doug Plaut, Heather Mac Rae, Dee Hoty, Richard Bekins, Cady Huffman, John Ellison Conlee, Timothy Oliver Reid, and Ashley Austin Morris

Outfest is presenting the World Premiere of The Sixth Reel, the latest creation from the legendary Charles Busch (Psycho Beach Party, Die, Mommie, Die!), as the Special Tribute Centerpiece on Thursday, August 19 at DGA 1, 7920 Sunset Blvd, LA, CA  90046. Click here to purchase tickets for the screening. The film will also stream August 20-22. Click here for streaming tickets. Co-written and directed with Carl … Continue reading Aug. 19: Outfest’s Special Tribute Centerpiece is the World Premiere of Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL Starring Charles Busch with André De Shields, Margaret Cho, Tim Daly, Julie Halston, Patrick Page, Doug Plaut, Heather Mac Rae, Dee Hoty, Richard Bekins, Cady Huffman, John Ellison Conlee, Timothy Oliver Reid, and Ashley Austin Morris

Rick McKay’s Documentary BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Featuring André De Shields, Pat Suzuki, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Glenn Close, Jane Fonda, Robert Goulet, Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Ben Vereen and Many More, Premieres Nationwide on PBS on August 14

Great Performances – Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age explores the world of Broadway from 1959 through the early 1980s as recounted by a diverse cast of Broadway stars who lived through it, creating a first-hand archive of personal backstage stories and memories. Written, directed and produced by the late filmmaker Rick McKay and hosted by two-time Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff, the new documentary is the long-awaited sequel to … Continue reading Rick McKay’s Documentary BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Featuring André De Shields, Pat Suzuki, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Glenn Close, Jane Fonda, Robert Goulet, Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Ben Vereen and Many More, Premieres Nationwide on PBS on August 14

Sneak Peek: André De Shields Stars in Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL

André De Shields is starring as Gavin Plimsoll in the forthcoming comedy film The Sixth Reel, co-written and co-directed by actor, author and drag legend Charles Busch and acclaimed American director Carl Andress. The film follows a stalwart and eccentric group of film lovers, collectors and historians devoted to the rescue and preservation of lost films and discarded Hollywood artifacts. Filming took place during the darkest days of the COVID pandemic on … Continue reading Sneak Peek: André De Shields Stars in Charles Busch and Carl Andress’ New Film THE SIXTH REEL

Old Mill Road Recording to Release Tony and Emmy Winner Lillias White’s First Solo Studio Album, ‘Get Yourself Some Happy!’ on July 23; Upcoming Concert Dates

Old Mill Road Recording is releasing Tony ® and Daytime Emmy Award ® Winner Lillias White’s highly-anticipated first solo studio album, ‘Get Yourself Some Happy!’, on July 23, 2021. Described by The New York Times as a “one-of-a-kind performer who combines the sass of a classic blues mama with the skill of a Broadway star,” White is internationally recognized for her glorious voice and extraordinary … Continue reading Old Mill Road Recording to Release Tony and Emmy Winner Lillias White’s First Solo Studio Album, ‘Get Yourself Some Happy!’ on July 23; Upcoming Concert Dates

Apply for New York City Artist Corps Grants

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is partnering with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre, to launch City Artist Corps Grants. City Artist Corps Grants is part of City Artist Corps, a new $25 million recovery initiative designed to help artists who were both hard hit by the pandemic … Continue reading Apply for New York City Artist Corps Grants

United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren

Press Release (June 9, 2021) WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is pleased to announce the addition of the following women to be honored during the first year of the American Women Quarters™ Program: Wilma Mankiller – the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and an activist for Native American and women’s rights; Adelina Otero-Warren – a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage … Continue reading United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren