Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

(WASHINGTON) — The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, to be held on September 14 in the Concert Hall, will now be broadcast across the nation on October 1 at 9 p.m. ET as THE KENNEDY CENTER at 50 on PBS, PBS.org, and the PBS video app. Echoing “An American Pageant for the Arts,” the 1962 fundraising telecast for the National Cultural Center hosted by … Continue reading Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

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

Grits Entertainment, LLC and The Sheen Center Present Angela Polite’s MARY SPEAKS in Limited Online Stream through Aug. 15

From August 9-15, Grits Entertainment, LLC and The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture will present Angela Polite’s play Mary Speaks for online streaming. The solo show draws a powerful parallel between George Floyd’s death and the death of other black men to that of the crucified Christ. When theaters shut down last year, Polite reconceived the show into a 50-minute version with two original … Continue reading Grits Entertainment, LLC and The Sheen Center Present Angela Polite’s MARY SPEAKS in Limited Online Stream through Aug. 15

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

Pat Hazell Launches “Creativity in Captivity” Podcast; Episode 02 Features Academy Award-Nominated Producer Peilin Chou on Jun. 3

Pat Hazell Launches “Creativity in Captivity” Podcast; Episode 02 Features Academy Award-Nominated Producer Peilin Chou on Jun. 3 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9Kk Continue reading Pat Hazell Launches “Creativity in Captivity” Podcast; Episode 02 Features Academy Award-Nominated Producer Peilin Chou on Jun. 3

May 28: STARS IN THE HOUSE is Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with THE JOY LUCK CLUB Reunion featuring Amy Tan, Kieu Chinh, France Nuyen, Ming-Na Wen, Lauren Tom, Rosalind Chao

On Friday, May 28th at 8pm EST, cast members of the award-winning 1993 film The Joy Luck Club, directed by Wayne Wang, will reunite on “Stars In The House” in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Based on the bestselling book by Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club featuring a formidable group of actresses telling the saga of two generations of Asian-American women, was inducted into the … Continue reading May 28: STARS IN THE HOUSE is Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with THE JOY LUCK CLUB Reunion featuring Amy Tan, Kieu Chinh, France Nuyen, Ming-Na Wen, Lauren Tom, Rosalind Chao

May 31: Lea Salonga, Daniel Dae Kim, Phillipa Soo, Yo-Yo Ma, Tamlyn Tomita, Kal Penn, Auli’i Cravalho, President Biden and VP Harris to Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month on PBS

In honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and celebrity guests will join the Center for Asian American Media, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and PBS for “A Celebration of the AA and NHPI Community: Highlighting Our Diverse Tapestry.” The one-hour program will stream live on Facebook and YouTube on May 31 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT/2 PM HT. … Continue reading May 31: Lea Salonga, Daniel Dae Kim, Phillipa Soo, Yo-Yo Ma, Tamlyn Tomita, Kal Penn, Auli’i Cravalho, President Biden and VP Harris to Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month on PBS

May 24: #AAPI Stronger Featuring Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Ted Lieu, Michelle Kwan, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming-Na Wen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tia Carrere, Arianna Afsar, Nina Davuluri, Sakina Jaffrey, Hudson Yang, Tzi Ma, Peilin Chou, David Henry Hwang, Sheetal Sheth, Senator Tammy Duckworth, DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison, and DNC AAPI Caucus Bel Leong-Hong

The Democratic National Committee, DNC AAPI National Caucus and CAPAC are presenting #AAPI Stronger on Monday, May 24 at 3:30pm PST/6:30pm EST. Click here to RSVP. It has been a milestone year for the AAPI community. We went from marginalized to the margin of victory, served on the frontlines of the pandemic, stood up to anti-asian hate, and found strength in our collective voices. We are just … Continue reading May 24: #AAPI Stronger Featuring Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Ted Lieu, Michelle Kwan, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming-Na Wen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tia Carrere, Arianna Afsar, Nina Davuluri, Sakina Jaffrey, Hudson Yang, Tzi Ma, Peilin Chou, David Henry Hwang, Sheetal Sheth, Senator Tammy Duckworth, DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison, and DNC AAPI Caucus Bel Leong-Hong

André De Shields Guest Stars on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning “Hadestown” star André De Shields will appear on a brand new episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” on NBC. In the episode, Rollins must revisit an old case when a child sent to juvenile detention is released after his 18th birthday.  Guest starring Ethan Cutkosky, Bill Irwin, André De Shields, Sideara St. Claire and Deirdre Lovejoy. De Shields plays a … Continue reading André De Shields Guest Stars on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit