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Category: Arts

Interview: In New Delhi, a Transplanted Trinidadian Pursues His Kathak Dream

Trinidad native Quincy Kendell Charles moved to New Delhi in 2008 to pursue his love of Kathak, the traditional Indian dance form. (Edison Boodoosingh)

In India, the land of his great-grandmother, Quincy Kendell Charles furthers his immersion in a traditional dance form.

Interview: Historian Investigates the 'Pity of Partition' Through Manto's Life and Writing


Historian Ayesha Jalal turns a literary lens on the traumatic events of 1947 and their aftermath. In-person appearance at Asia Society India Centre, with filmmaker Shyam Benegal, on Thursday, July 18.

Interview: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Teach Author Kevin Kwan His Love of Fiction


"The book began as an experiment . . . but from there the story just kept flowing," says first-time novelist Kwan. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on Wednesday, July 17.

Interview: Amateur Photographer's Postcards Depict 'Ravaged' Beauty of Lahore

The Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan, one of the locales captured in Sonya Rehman's postcard series

A journalist's postcard series dedicated to her hometown aims to capture Pakistan's cultural hub "ravaged, whole and raw, as she is."

Interview: Art Conservation Guru Preserves Sacred Paintings' Spiritual, Material Sides

Anupam Sah (R) is the Head of Art Conservation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya's Art Conservation Centre (L) in Mumbai. (Robert Cutts/Flickr)

"The thangka ... are means for the Buddhists to achieve their aim of spiritual development, and are not just material works of art," says noted art conservator Anupam Sah. Join him at the CSMVS Museum Art Conservation Centre in Mumbai this Saturday, July 13.

Interview: Food Writer Diana Kuan Gets Creative with Chinese Cuisine

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The author of The Chinese Takeout Cookbook dishes to Asia Society about trying new flavors, from New York City to Beijing — and divulges her current top spots for soup dumplings and dim sum.

Interview: Author Anchee Min Revisits Immigrant's Struggle in New Memoir


Acclaimed author Anchee Min talks about her newest memoir, The Cooked Seed, and her experiences adapting to a new country. In-person appearance at Asia Society Texas Center on June 23.

Photos: Bangalore Photographer Rakesh JV Captures Everyday Dynamism

Brothers enjoying each other's company in Triplicane, Tamil Nadu. (Rakesh Vijayan)

Face by face, part-time street photographer Rakesh JV is producing an indelible portrait gallery of his fellow Indians.

Photos: Authenticity, 'Elemental Forms' Set Cambodian Artist Sopheap Pich Apart

Sopheap Pich,

Bansie Vasvani analyzes the distinctive qualities of the artist's work, currently on view in New York City as part of the Season of Cambodia festival.

Book Excerpt: Dan Washburn's Chapter From the 'Unsavory Elements' China Anthology

Zhou Xunshu's father. (Dan Washburn)

Asia Society Managing Editor Dan Washburn takes readers to a remote village in Guizhou in this excerpt from a forthcoming book.