Asia Society New York will host a performance of Soul Journey: Traditional Nanyin Music Reimagined. This performance will also take place on Friday, April 28.
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies will host USC Professor Charlotte Furth to discuss Frederich Hirth, Qing dynasty painting, and the America art world.
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University will host the two-day workshop, "Knowledge Production in Twentieth Century China and Beyond."
Denise Ho (HOCC), Canto-pop diva, actress, LGBT activists, and icon of political defiance will show past video footage and a DVD of her concert "Dear Friend."
This performance is a collaboration between Dance of Asian America and some of Houston's most elite dance companies including Texas Ballet Theatre, Revolve Dance Company, Houston Ballroom Company, Ad Deum Dance Company, Artisan Ballet Company, and FLY Dance Company.
In collaboration with the News and Documentary program at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, ChinaFile, the online magazine of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, will present a public screening and discussion of two films by young directors from China.
Working with producer Matthew Torne, who directed the documentary LESSONS IN DISSENT (2014), director Joe Piscatella weaves candid moments from Wong’s life with interviews by fellow activists, academics, journalists and politicians to carve a sharp profile of a strong-willed, precocious young activist whose defiant voice refuses to be ignored.