Event Category: Special Event

Supporting NYC’s Immigrant Arts Ecosystem in a Time of Crisis

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.

Yiddish New York

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 …

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Preserving the continuity of Sri Lankan traditions in NYC more widely as well as share these traditions with the general public at Soorya NYC.

Kotchegna Dance Company

Join Kotchegna Dance Company, a renowned international corps, and guest master performers from Ivory Coast as they take us on an exciting journey of West African village traditions, culture, and beliefs through pulsing percussion and colorful costumes.

May Sumak Reception

 The 4th Annual May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase for a special Made In NYC sponsored reception!

Made in NYC: Olas de Bomba y Plena Part II

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. 

Fiesta “Patronal” Bronxmanta

After their Manhattan debut, we will head up to the Bronx and continue the party raymi style with a huayno and cumbia dance workshop, Kichwa Hatari Radio, and live musical performance!

Jewish Silk Road Tours™: Bukharian Community Tour in Queens, NY

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.

Urban Stomp: After Party

The party continues in the heart of the Bronx, with light refreshments, conversations, dancing, and the sounds of swing, mambo, and salsa.