Mar. 16: Esther Lee, Amanda Nguyen, Min Jin Lee, Elizabeth Kari, Jo-Ann Yoo, Nikki Singh, and Live Performances By: Migiwa Miggy Miyajima and Friends, Kate Rigg, Bohan Phoenix and Perry Yung Set for Justice for Asian Women in Times Square New York

On the 1-year anniversary of the Atlanta Spa Shootings that massacred eight people, six of whom were Asian women, Justice for Asian Women events will be held nationwide to remember the victims and #BreakTheSilence on anti-Asian hate and violence that continues unabated. Streaming from multiple cities across the USA. Join our nationwide movement to fight for justice on March 16, 2022, as we honor the … Continue reading Mar. 16: Esther Lee, Amanda Nguyen, Min Jin Lee, Elizabeth Kari, Jo-Ann Yoo, Nikki Singh, and Live Performances By: Migiwa Miggy Miyajima and Friends, Kate Rigg, Bohan Phoenix and Perry Yung Set for Justice for Asian Women in Times Square New York

March 16 – Video – Break the Silence: Justice for Asian Women

On the 1-year anniversary of the Atlanta Spa Shootings that massacred eight people, six of whom were Asian women, Justice for Asian Women events will be held nationwide to remember the victims and #BreakTheSilence on anti-Asian hate and violence that continues unabated. Streaming from multiple cities across the USA. Learn more and find the national stream and other city streams at: http://www.breakthesilence.day/ Continue reading March 16 – Video – Break the Silence: Justice for Asian Women

Funeral Services for Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Will Be Live-streamed from Galilee Missionary Baptist Church at 11 A.M.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 11:00am from Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105  and interment will follow in Piedmont Memorial Gardens. Services will be streamed here or on their Facebook page. Last night, a Celebration of Life for Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin was live streamed from Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. At the request of the family there will be … Continue reading Funeral Services for Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Will Be Live-streamed from Galilee Missionary Baptist Church at 11 A.M.

Jan. 11: Celebrate the Life of Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

On Tuesday, January 11, a Celebration of Life for Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin is being held at the Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105 from 6pm-8pm, where the family will receive friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 11:00am from Galilee Missionary Baptist Church and interment will follow in Piedmont Memorial Gardens. Services will be streamed here or on their Facebook … Continue reading Jan. 11: Celebrate the Life of Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

In memoriam: Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin (1945-2022)

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe mourns the loss and celebrates the life of Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin. Mrs. Hamlin, who passed away January 3, was the Chairwoman of the Board of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company and the Executive Producer of the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. Hamlin’s late husband, Larry Leon Hamlin (1948-2007), founded the National Black Theatre Festival. After his death, Mrs. … Continue reading In memoriam: Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin (1945-2022)

A Celebration of Life for Terrence McNally at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Nov. 1; Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights on Nov. 3

The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary playwright, five-time Tony Award recipient Terrence McNally, who passed away on March 24, 2020 at age 81. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute at exactly 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 3, what would have been his 83rd Birthday. A Celebration … Continue reading A Celebration of Life for Terrence McNally at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Nov. 1; Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights on Nov. 3

Celebrating my Mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999

Updated 10/4/21 It’s been 22 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. When the paramedics brought my mother to UC-California Medical Center on October 2 with a brain aneurysm, the doctors said she wouldn’t make it through the … Continue reading Celebrating my Mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999

A Celebration of Life for Micki Grant Set at Riverside Church on Oct. 11

I am really looking forward to the glorious celebration of the life of Micki Grant that will take place on Monday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive in New York. Click here to RSVP, which is required to attend. There is limited seating; face masks and social distancing are required. The memorial service will also be lived streamed here. Micki … Continue reading A Celebration of Life for Micki Grant Set at Riverside Church on Oct. 11

Christine Toy Johnson, Josh Breckenridge, Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Sharriese Hamilton, Julia Knitel, Tony LePage, Happy McPartlin, Julie Reiber, and Sharone Sayegh Set for COME FROM AWAY: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 10

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society is presenting Come From Away: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, a free one-night-only concert presentation of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Event is rain or shine. Members of the Broadway and national touring companies of Come From Away will star in this 100-minute concert in honor of the 20th anniversary … Continue reading Christine Toy Johnson, Josh Breckenridge, Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Sharriese Hamilton, Julia Knitel, Tony LePage, Happy McPartlin, Julie Reiber, and Sharone Sayegh Set for COME FROM AWAY: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 10

Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

By Lia Chang, Evan D’Angeles and Yuka Takara Legendary star of stage and screen, actor and singer Alvin Ing was best known for his Broadway roles in Pacific Overtures and Flower Drum Song, and the 2014 Paramount Pictures feature crime-drama The Gambler, where he starred as Mr. Lee opposite Mark Wahlberg, along with John Goodman, Jessica Lange and Brie Larsen. He also appeared in the … Continue reading Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him