Kenny Endo’s 45th Anniversary Celebration Performance Tour Dates Through May 22

Kenny Endo stands at the vanguard of the taiko genre as one of the leading personas in contemporary percussion and rhythm in North America and Japan. For 45 years, he has led the way in this Japanese style of drumming in the United States, and he is celebrating with his 2022 Breaking Through Tradition to Innovation tour this Spring. As a jazz percussionist and early … Continue reading Kenny Endo’s 45th Anniversary Celebration Performance Tour Dates Through May 22

Final week to see Prospect Theater Company’s NOTES FROM NOW through March 20

Prospect Theater Company is presenting the world premiere of Notes From Now, directed and choreographed by Billy Bustamante through March 20, 2022 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). This brand-new musical anthology, bringing together songwriters from Broadway and beyond, weaves together words and music to create a gallery of playful, provocative, and profound observations on the human journey. The line-up features newly-commissioned original songs … Continue reading Final week to see Prospect Theater Company’s NOTES FROM NOW through March 20

Apr. 1: Kennedy Kanagawa: Only Foolin’ in Concert at The Green Room 42; Special Guests to include Kiet Tai Cao, Kerri George, Diana Huey, Dorcas Leung, Bonnie Milligan and Greg Sullivan

On Friday, April 1st at 7pm, see Kennedy Kanagawa fool around on stage with some iconic guest artists and a killer band at The Green Room 42 in New York. In a night to remember, Kennedy will unpack his crippling social anxiety live on stage by harnessing the power of musical theater (and pop!). Kennedy will be joined by Kiet Tai Cao, Kerri George, Diana Huey, … Continue reading Apr. 1: Kennedy Kanagawa: Only Foolin’ in Concert at The Green Room 42; Special Guests to include Kiet Tai Cao, Kerri George, Diana Huey, Dorcas Leung, Bonnie Milligan and Greg Sullivan

Prospect Theater Company’s NOTES FROM NOW Pre-show Writers’ Reception

Prospect Theater Company is presenting the world premiere of Notes From Now, directed and choreographed by Billy Bustamante through March 20, 2022 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). This brand-new musical anthology, bringing together songwriters from Broadway and beyond, weaves together words and music to create a gallery of playful, provocative, and profound observations on the human journey. The line-up features newly-commissioned original songs … Continue reading Prospect Theater Company’s NOTES FROM NOW Pre-show Writers’ Reception

André De Shields Receives 2022 MAC Award Nomination for Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx; Full List of Nominees

Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winning Hadestown star André De Shields is a 2022 MAC Award nominee in the category of Celebrity Artist for his latest theatrical concert, Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx. Others nominated in the Celebrity Artist category include Norm Lewis for (There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays at Feinstein’s/54 Below, … Continue reading André De Shields Receives 2022 MAC Award Nomination for Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx; Full List of Nominees

Video Sneak Peek: Jose Llana, Michael Maliakel, Aisha Jackson, Jenn Colella, Aaron Lazar, Sean Thompson and Bayla Whitten in “An Evening With Lerner and Loewe – Broadway in Concert” on PBS, Airs Mar. 6

Nouveau Productions and PBS are presenting Broadway in Concert, a new series that pays tribute to the iconic musicals that have shaped the landscape of American musical theater. The series kicks off with An Evening With Lerner and Loewe – Broadway in Concert, premiering Sunday, March 6 at 6:30 pm ET (check local listings) on PBS, or click here to stream. Additional episodes of the series … Continue reading Video Sneak Peek: Jose Llana, Michael Maliakel, Aisha Jackson, Jenn Colella, Aaron Lazar, Sean Thompson and Bayla Whitten in “An Evening With Lerner and Loewe – Broadway in Concert” on PBS, Airs Mar. 6

Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

The DNC AAPI Caucus is hosting a virtual Lunar New Year celebration on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to welcome the Year of the Tiger. The event is hosted in partnership with NextShark, a leading AAPI-focused media company and produced by Enfranchisement, and will be hosted and co-streamed on the DNC YouTube channel and NextShark’s Facebook page. The celebration will feature special appearances … Continue reading Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

Multimedia: Inside the Year of the Tiger Celebration with Sifu Paul Koh and Bo Law Kung Fu

I spent my second Lunar New Year celebration at Bo Law Kung Fu located at 290 Grand St., on the corner of Eldridge St. in New York Chinatown. The festivities kicked off with Tiger and Lion Dancers performing on the sidewalk in front of the entrance to the school on February 5, 2022. Inside the school, Kung Fu students, their parents and guests lined the perimeter … Continue reading Multimedia: Inside the Year of the Tiger Celebration with Sifu Paul Koh and Bo Law Kung Fu

Ashley Blanchet, Thani Brant, Darron Hayes, Josh Lamon, Aline Mayagoitia, Judy McLane and John Yi Set for Prospect Theater Company’s World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW at 59E59 Theaters, Mar. 2-20

Prospect Theater Company is presenting the world premiere of Notes From Now, directed and choreographed by Billy Bustamante from March 2-20, 2022 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). This brand-new musical anthology, bringing together songwriters from Broadway and beyond, weaves together words and music to create a gallery of playful, provocative, and profound observations on the human journey. The line-up features newly-commissioned original songs … Continue reading Ashley Blanchet, Thani Brant, Darron Hayes, Josh Lamon, Aline Mayagoitia, Judy McLane and John Yi Set for Prospect Theater Company’s World Premiere of NOTES FROM NOW at 59E59 Theaters, Mar. 2-20

TAIKO Artist Kenny Endo Receives Prestigious 2022 United States Artists Fellowship

Born and raised Angeleno, Kenny Endo, master of taiko drums, is one of 63 Fellows named nationwide to be a 2022 United States Artist Fellow. The awards, recognizing outstanding creative achievements and supporting future artistic endeavors, reflect creative work across 10 disciplines: architecture and design, craft, dance, film, media, music, theater, and performance, traditional arts, visual art and writing. Recipients will received $50,000 each to … Continue reading TAIKO Artist Kenny Endo Receives Prestigious 2022 United States Artists Fellowship