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The judges for the category this year are Heather Cleary, whose translation of “Comemadre,” by Roque Larraquy, was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award; Anne Ishii, the executive director of Asian Arts Initiative; John Darnielle, the leader of the Mountain Goats, whose novel “Wolf in White...
🎵 Do you remember Welcoming Week in September? Love for all immigrants and refugees While celebrating Welcoming Week Yes, if you’re wondering, this morning I wrote a beautiful song called September. It’s COMPLETELY original and it so happens to cover a few really important things happening in...
Starting September 21st, Asian Arts Initiative will open its doors to 22 students as an access center. We will provide computers, internet access, and distanced work stations for Kindergarten-6th graders to use-- ensuring a safe, free, and supervised space for young students to attend school. Learn...
On September 1st, Asian Arts Initiative turned on red lights on the ediface of our building joined the national call to action in support of Entertainment facilities and workers. Read the full article in Broadway World Pennsylvania here.
Bucks Boycott Playoffs Last Wednesday. Image courtesy of Pool Photo. If you told me a year ago that a major national organization in the culture sector would publicly support a workers strike in the name of Black lives, I would have guessed it would come from the arts or media sector. I would not...