Performing Arts

Arif Lohar
Punjabi singer Arif Lohar sold out two concerts at Asia Society New York on April 27 and 28, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

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Asia Society Arts at 60
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed back Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to create a sand mandala and perform special dances.
Video: A blend of traditional and new music from The Bandistan Ensemble.
Packed houses visited Asia Society to celebrate the inaugural world premiere production, Tsuru.
Asia Society brings Lahore Literary Festival, a celebratory exploration of the literary arts of Pakistan, to New York.
Renowned puppet master Ki Midaiyanto brings Indonesia's "Tale of Déwa Ruci" to life at Asia Society.
Asia Society's Rachel Cooper explains what makes the ancient Javanese art form so unique.
The traditional music transports the musicians and audience closer to the divine.
The two-day event offers a rejoinder to the country's reputation for political instability and extremism.
Audiences were left rolling after a special performance of traditional Japanese comedic theater.
Japanese Kyogen is a rare form of classic theater that lends itself well to modern interpretation while still maintaining its 600 year-old spirit.
Asia Society welcomed key artists of the contemporary opera 'Paradise Interrupted' for a special preview performance.
Director Jennifer Wen Ma and composer Huang Ruo present a hybrid between traditional opera and an art installation piece.
Asia Society Texas Center announces the appointment of Stephanie Todd Wong as the new Director of Arts & Culture.
Exploring the art of paper-making and storytelling through literal and metaphorical recycling.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's 60-year history. This week: A 2002 chamber opera documents the life of a Chinese poet who lived 1,800 years ago.
The Pakistani-born guitarist also discusses how his background influences his musical evolution.
Asia Society presents a season of programming celebrating the exhibition 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan.'

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