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The Takeaway

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on the Future of Asia

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

In his first broadcast interview since taking over as president of the Asia Society, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd reveals a new vision for the future of Asian geopolitics.

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WNYC News

Narendra Modi: Change India Can Believe In?

Monday, May 19, 2014

Right-wing fanatic? Pro-business pragmatist? Caste-busting populist? India's new prime minister is all things to all people. Now he has to govern.

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The Takeaway

U.S. Tackles Tensions Between Japan & China

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

President Barack Obama lands in Tokyo today, the first stop on his week-long trip through Southeast Asia. At the top of his agenda are the rising tensions between Japan and China.

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Features

Asia Society Leader Leaves Post to Consult at Guggenheim

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

The society announced on Wednesday that Dr. Vishakha Desai is leaving her post as president and chief executive officer in September to join the Guggenheim Foundation as a senior adviser for global policy and programs.

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Operavore

The Sun Yat-Sen Also Rises

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Olivia Giovetti puts the political controversies aside to examine the musical value of Huang Ruo's controversial opera, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Arif Lohar

Friday, April 27, 2012

Pakistani folk singer Arif Lohar performs with Arooj Aftab at the Asia Society on Friday and Saturday nights. Download his song "Alif Allah Chambey di Booti."

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Features

A Journey to Chindia at the Asia Society

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

To explore the sometimes problematic confluence of the two countries, The Asia Society will launch its new Asian Arts & Ideas series with a forum called “The ‘Chindia’ Dialogues” on Thursday. The talks run through Sunday.

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Talk to Me

The Asia Society Presents Oral Histories from Burma

Monday, October 24, 2011

Actor and playwright Wallace Shawn, actor Kathryn Grody, writers Amitav Ghosh and Deborah Eisenberg, and former political prisoner Law Eh Soe read from Nowhere to Be Home: Narratives from Survivors of Burma's Military Regime at a recent event at the Asia Society.

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Features

Vogueing, Krumping and Tai Chi at the Asia Society

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

An international ensemble of dancers, drummers and martial artists are set to perform at the Asia Society's "Hip Hop Kung Fu" event on Wednesday night.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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The New York photographs of an important Chinese artist and critic, the caricatures and paintings of a German-American polymath and lots and lots of mosh pits -- not to mention a 600-lb. squid. It's shaping up to be an interesting arts week in the big, sweaty city. Here's what we've got in the hopper.

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Features

Ai Weiwei Photo Exhibit Opens at the Asia Society

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

An exhibition of 227 black-and-white documentary photos taken by the controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in New York from 1983 to 1993 opened at the Asia Society on Wednesday. The show marks the first such exhibit presented outside China. Click here to see a slideshow.

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Features

Museums, Artists and Activists Relieved at the Release of Ai Weiwei

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was released on bail on Wednesday after he confessed to tax evasion. The news has come as a relief to many artists, public officials, museums and fans.

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WNYC News

It's New Year's Day For Other Cultures, Too

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Most New Yorkers are aware that Thursday is the start of the Chinese New Year, but fewer know that many other cultures throughout Asia also celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year on February 3. Korean New Year, Tibetan New Year, Himalayan New Year, and Vietnamese New Year are also being celebrated around the city.

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Features

Yoshitomo Nara Invites Fans to Armory Open Studio

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara's and his Japanese collaborators are working on an installation that will open September 9 at the Asia Society, and right now fans are flocking to the Park Avenue Armory to see the artist at work.

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me: Hessler's Treks Through China

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Peter Hessler, The New Yorker's former Beijing correspondent, talked about his journey following the Great Wall at an event for The Asia Society. Listen to the full event here.

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