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Asia Society President Vishakha Desai to Step Down

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In a private staff meeting Tuesday at Asia Society New York, Vishakha Desai, president of the global non-profit organization since 2004, announced plans to leave Asia Society and pursue other professional opportunities.

Video: Asia Society Audience Gets to Know Sun Yat-Sen — the Life and the Opera

Soprano Fang Tao Jiang on stage at Asia Society New York on May 1, 2012.
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Concert excerpts from a major contemporary opera draw a favorable response from a public radio "Operavore" and an Asia Society audience.

Watch: Complete NY Concert by Pakistani Living Legend Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar in concert at Asia Society New York on Saturday, April 28, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Asia Society New York is still buzzing after last weekend's two sold-out performances by Pakistan's beloved balladeer Arif Lohar. Relive the magic whenever you want with this complete video of the Saturday show.

Interview: Translator Motoyuki Shibata on Manga, Murakami and Monkey Business

Motoyuki Shibata at Asia Society New York in December 2010.
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Japan's master translator, a one-man conduit between American and Japanese literature, shares his thoughts on both literary cultures. Shibata appears with a panel of American and Japanese writers at Asia Society New York this Sunday, May 6.

Photos (and Video): Arif Lohar Rocks the House at Asia Society New York

Arif Lohar (L) and Fozia on stage at Asia Society New York on April 28, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Photos and video highlights from Arif Lohar's euphoric Asia Society New York shows last weekend.

How You Can Watch Asia Society's Sold-Out Arif Lohar Concert for Free

Arif Lohar.
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A flurry of media coverage appears in the buildup to Arif Lohar's two-night stand at Asia Society New York. Tune into the live webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live at 8:00 pm ET on Sat., 4/28.

Sneak Peek: The Revolutionary Chinese Ink Paintings of Wu Guanzhong

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View 10 images from the new Asia Society Museum exhibition, recently featured in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

Interview: New Doc Captures Harvard Basketball Star Emily Tay's American Dream

Burmese American Harvard University basketball star Emily Tay is the subject of Melissa Johnson's 2011 documentary 'No Look Pass.' (High Hip Productions)
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Director Melissa Johnson and her subject, Emily Tay, discuss the intricacies of their film "No Look Pass" and the sudden phenomenon of Asian American basketball stars.

Video: The Evolution of Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar's Caravanserai concert at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, Rhode Island on March 18, 2012. (Ehsun Mirza/Arts Midwest/Flickr)
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Compelling music videos trace the changes in Arif Lohar's sound and personal style over the years. Tune in for a live webcast on AsiaSociety.org/Live of his Asia Society New York performance next Saturday, April 28, at 8:00 pm ET.

Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Named to Time Magazine '100 Most Influential' List

Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, just named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people, speaking at Asia Society New York on Mar. 5, 2012. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
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Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, an Asia Society Asia 21 Fellow in 2011, was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people for "shaping the dialogue" in Pakistan.