Occupy November Town Hall
In the current spirit of speaking out, make your voice heard at Town Hall! We want to hear about your latest project, show, or opportunity.
Tuesday, November 1
Center for Remembering and Sharing
123 4th Ave, 2nd Fl
(between 12th and 13th Streets)
Subways: 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, L
This event is not affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Thank you for a successful Gala--photos now up!
Honorees (from left to right): Deepa Purohit, Barbara Ho, Zarin Mehta, and Fay Ann Lee.
Photo: Meredith Truax
OVATION! a4's 29th Annual Gala Benefit took place on Tuesday, October 18 at the Tribeca Rooftop. The spectacular evening of cocktails, dinner, and performances helped us raise funds to continue to support NYC's vibrant Asian American community. Thanks to all who contributed to making this such a special evening!
Click here for Gala photos
Click here for Executive Director Andrea Louie's blog post about the Gala
Click here to learn more about the Gala
Artist Party - Save the Date
a4 is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an OVATION artist's party on November 17 at Dylan's Candy Bar! This sugar-filled wonderland features gumball tables and over 5,000 types of candy.
Keep an eye out for more details coming soon!
Water Is Rising
Music and Dance Amid Climate Change
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2:00 PM
NYU Skirball Center
566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South)
25% off with the code "Rising"
$12 student tickets
(non-NYU students can enter code "student")
In a world premiere Water is Rising, 36 dancers and musicians from the world's smallest islands--the Pacific Atolls of Kiribati, Tokelau and Tuvalu--express their deep connection to nature and their ancestral past through multi-part harmonies, poetry, and gracious movement. Water is Rising harnesses the power of performance in an impassioned plea for global awareness and social change.
Co-presented by the Foundation for World Arts, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance and the Asia Society in association with the World Music Institute and Create Culture. Media Sponsor: Center for Traditional Music and Dance.
Click here for more information
Alliance+ Member Events
Sunday, November 6, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Taikoza live: a family show for Bowery Kids
Japanese drumming group Taikoza presents their family show with dance and exciting Taiko drumming.
Sunday, November 6, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Sonya Lee and Melina Kalomas in Concert
The Balboa Club presents a performance by concert pianist Sonya Lee and Broadway singer Melina Kalomas.
Tuesday, November 8-Sunday, December 4, times vary
The Sugar House at the Edge of the Wilderness
Ma-Yi Theater Company presents this play, based on Hansel and Gretel, about kids growing up fast, children raising children, and shifting notions of home.
Thursday, November 10-Sunday, November 27, 7:30pm
Pan Asian Repertory Theater presents this heartwarming musical set in a 1940's San Francisco cabaret.
Saturday, November 12, 8:00pm-10:00pm
JT Lotus Dance Company 2nd Choreographers Showcase
JT Lotus Dance Company presents this showcase featuring some of today's six best emerging choreographers.
Sunday, November 13, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Shakuhachi and Koto Concert
East Winds Ensemble presents a concert by masters of Japanese music Masayo Ishigure and Marco Lienhard.
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[Featured Alliance+ Member]
Liz Young knows how to pitch! A frequent Town Hall participant, Liz is dedicated to helping artists achieve their dreams through individual coaching and small group workshops. Her current workshop, "Pitching for Success", helps artists create and practice a perfect pitch for curators, producers and donors.
Stay tuned for videos from the latest "Pitching For Success" workshop on Liz's a4Hub page!
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Posted! Opportunities on the UAI Forum
(Briefing) New York's Department of Cultural Affairs is holding a briefing on a new initiative to help non-profit groups ease the cost of doing business.
Learn about more opportunities and post your own!
The Urban Artist Initiative (UAI) Forum is a joint project of Asian American Arts Alliance, Amerinda, Bronx Council on the Arts, Harlem Arts Alliance, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Queens Council on the Arts.
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