The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been Named the New State Author, and Willie Perdomo the New State Poet 

The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been named the new State Author, and Willie Perdomo the new State Poet. Akhtar will receive the Edith Wharton Citation of Merit for Fiction and Perdomo will receive the Walt Whitman Citation of Merit for Poetry at a special ceremony to be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the University at Albany’s … Continue reading The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been Named the New State Author, and Willie Perdomo the New State Poet 

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

The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

New York, New York (September 13, 2021) – On September 9, 2021, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee acquitted University of Tennessee Engineering Professor Anming Hu of all charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under its controversial “China Initiative”.  Professor Hu’s case was the first to go to trial from this program, which has encouraged and institutionalized … Continue reading The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

Oct. 19: Dr. Anthony Fauci and David M. Rubenstein to be Honored at New-York Historical Society’s Annual History Makers Gala

The New-York Historical Society will present the 2021 History Makers Award to Dr. Anthony Fauci for his contributions to public health and the American people. The gala will take place on October 19, 2021, at New-York Historical’s Central Park West home located at 170 Central Park West in New York. David Rubenstein will receive New-York Historical’s 1804 Founders Medal for Distinguished Service to the Field … Continue reading Oct. 19: Dr. Anthony Fauci and David M. Rubenstein to be Honored at New-York Historical Society’s Annual History Makers Gala

Krispy Kreme Vaccination Campaign Adds Original Glazed Heart as Second Free Doughnut After FDA Grants Full Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granting full approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, Krispy Kreme is sweetening its campaign to support those who get vaccinated, announcing the brand will offer every American who has received at least one vaccination shot TWO free doughnuts any time every day Aug. 30 through Sept. 5. “We all hoped we’d be near the end of this pandemic by … Continue reading Krispy Kreme Vaccination Campaign Adds Original Glazed Heart as Second Free Doughnut After FDA Grants Full Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine

Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins, and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr., Founder, to Receive The 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

New York, New York (August 4, 2021) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry – Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder. The Tony Honors for … Continue reading Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins, and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr., Founder, to Receive The 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Gov. Tim Walz, Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, Mayor Melvin Carter Declare July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day

Mayor Melvin Carter has declared Friday, July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day in the City of Saint Paul in honor of 18-year-old Saint Paul native Sunisa Lee who has won an Olympic gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 women’s artistic individual all-around gymnastics competition. CNN: USA’s Sunisa Lee wins gold in the women’s individual all-around gymnastics final Today: Suni Lee talks gold medal win, ‘cherished’ backyard … Continue reading Gov. Tim Walz, Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, Mayor Melvin Carter Declare July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day

New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, has announced that the institution will expand its building on Central Park West, adding more than 70,000 square feet of program space for itself and for The American LGBTQ+ Museum, New York’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture, which will make its permanent home at New-York Historical. The design by Robert A.M. Stern … Continue reading New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

Tonight at 8pm: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9Xa Continue reading Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s AMERICAN UTOPIA; and Freestyle Love Supreme to Receive Special Tony Awards

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme. Special Tony Awards are presented to outstanding productions, artists and organizations who do not fall into any of the competitive categories. “In what has been such an unusual year in theatre, we are thrilled to be presenting these Special Tony … Continue reading Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s AMERICAN UTOPIA; and Freestyle Love Supreme to Receive Special Tony Awards