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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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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.'
In a special performance, Invocation sextet will unveil a new project that explores Carnatic classical music from Southern India through the idiom of jazz.
Multidisciplinary performance, part of the COIL 2016 Festival, features emerging Chinese artists.
Here's a look at some of the events which drew crowds at Asia Society's New York headquarters during 2015.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when saxophonists of different backgrounds pulled together elements of Indian Carnatic music and American jazz.
Asia Society looks back through the camera lens at some of its most colorful moments of the year.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: A performance that dealt with the uncomfortable history between China, Japan, and Korea.
The talented musician, performing soon at Asia Society Texas, discusses her unique musical sensibility with Asia Blog.
In Voicing the Ancestral Sacred, Grace reclaims and revitalizes oral and aural traditional performances of the precolonial Philippines.
1971 performance at Asia Society.
Sun’s Resolution followed Sam-Sin’s voyage to Southern China to trace the steps of his great-great-grandfather from Macau to the West.
DJ Sun shares the concepts behind the tracks he will be performing at Asia Society Center on October 3.
This world premiere multi-media performance responds to DJ Sun's recent journey to China to explore his family history.
Boon Hui Tan, the newly appointed VP for Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Director of Asia Society Museum, says "art and culture are some of the best connectors of people and communities."
Read a recap of a cultural exchange program with the Indonesian dance ensemble Tari Aceh, organized by Asia Society as part of the Creative Voices of Muslim Asia initiative.
Grammy-winner Daniel Ho and the Taiwu Children's Ancient Ballads Troupe performed music from their collaboration, To & From the Heart.

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