This forum will explore the growing role of immigrant artists in New York’s cultural life, the impact of the COVID crisis on the immigrant arts ecosystem, and the longer-term challenges facing immigrant artists and immigrant-focused arts organizations across all five boroughs.
Event Category: Special Event
The Nation’s Largest Festival of Yiddish Culture, Arts & Language to the 14th Street Y from December 21st to 26th! Yiddish New York features an incredible faculty of more than 90 of Yiddish culture’s leading artists, scholars and personalities. Registration is now open for this year’s Yiddish New York festival. From lectures to films to music …
The 4th Annual May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase for a special Made In NYC sponsored reception!
Again live from Pregones in the South Bronx, this dynamic program will be presented in partnership with Los Pleneros de la 21’s En El Patio series, and include a full length concert following a special panel discussion with the musicians led by Dr. Cesar Colon Montijo. With a lineup that includes both Los Pleneros de la 21 and Redobles de Cultura, come experience four decades and three generations of bomba and plena in our City that never sleeps.
A walking/bus tour of several fascinating neighborhoods in Queens, NY; also known as Registan Park (Rego Park) and Bukharian Broadway (Forest Hills). Learn about the Jewish community that has lived along the Silk Road for over 2000 years, in cities such as Samarkand, Dushanbe and Tashkent. Now largely resettled in diasporic enclaves in Queens and Israel, we’ll explore how community members continue to preserve unique Central Asian traditions while creating one of New York’s most vibrant contemporary Jewish communities.