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#TBT: In 1964, Nepali Dancer Strikes a Pose

Nepali Dancer Bali Ram poses in front of a 15th-century sculpture, 'Avalokiteshvara', on loan from The Golden Monastery in Patan, Nepal at Asia Society's “The Art of Nepal.” (Asia Society)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

Each week for "Throwback Thursday" (#TBT), we'll reach into our archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when an enigmatic dancer from Nepal stormed America and cooked at Asia Society.

#TBT: In 1988, South Korea's President Talks Democracy and Detente at Asia Society

South Korean President Roh Tae Woo (L) and Marshall Bouton at an Asia Society luncheon in 1988. (Marcia Weinstein/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

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 Roh Tae Woo dropped by Asia Society during the United Nations General Assembly

#TBT: In 2005, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton Lead Post-Tsunami Relief Efforts at Asia Society Summit

Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton with Richard C. Holbrooke at the Asia Society Washington Center-sponsored Tsunami Private Sector Summit in Washington, DC, in 2005. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Former U.S. presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton spoke at Asia Society’s summit on tsunami relief.

#TBT: In 2012, An 'Explosive Opening' for Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Streamers fly as a festive ribbon cutting marks the official opening of the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. (Bill Swersey)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Asia Society Hong Kong Center opens at the site of the Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine in Admiralty.

#TBT: In 1979, Turning Over a Shovelful of Earth at 725 Park Avenue

George W. Ball (chairman of the board) and Phillips Talbot (president) look on as Blanchette Ferry Rockefeller breaks ground for Asia Society’s new building on June 5th, 1979. (Asia Society)
Current Affairs

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: Asia Society broke ground for a new headquarters in New York City in 1979.

#TBT: In 1971, Japanese Performers Brings Ancient Shinto Masked Dances to the United States

Ancient Shinto masked dances of the Edo Festival Troupe, Tokyo, marked the resumption of Asia Society's Performing Arts Program in 1971. (Asia Society)
Arts

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 1971 Asia Society performance series featured a "living cultural treasure" from Japan.

#TBT: In 1982, Japanese Sixth Graders Star in Asia Society Documentary

Scene from a 1982 Asia Society documentary series on Japanese sixth graders. (Asia Society)
Education

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 American students learned about that their Japanese counterparts through a documentary series.

#TBT: In 1991, Korean Dancers Have Moment of Zen...With a Paintbrush

Eunjin Hwang (L) and Sun Ock Lee performing
Arts

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 1991 Asia Society performance displayed Zen-like concentration by its Buddhist performers.

Interview: From Brothels to Beards, Bangladeshi Photographer Captures the Human Spirit

Bangladeshi man with a henna-dyed beard. (GMB Akash)
Multimedia

GMB Akash explains how he gains the trust of the underprivileged people he photographs and brings their stories to life.

#TBT: In 1972, Radio Guests Let Their Sarods Do the Talking

On Asia Society’s “Window on Asia” radio program in 1972, Lee Graham interviews Dr. Willard Rhodes about Indian played by Vasant Rai (L), accompanied by Donald Heller (R). (Asia Society)
ArtsCurrent Affairs

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 a 1972 Asia Society radio show treated listeners to classic Indian music on sarod instruments.