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Dreaming Against the World (Complete)

Post screening discussion with the directors of a film about Cultural Revolution-era Chinese artist Mu Xin. more
American poet Robert Frost, right, speaks with a guest at an homage to the Indian writer Sir Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) in an Asia Society-sponsored program held in New York’s Town Hall in 1961. (Asia Society)

#TBT: When Robert Frost Was a Featured Guest at an Asia Society Program in 1961

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: American poet Robert Frost as a featured guest at an Asia Society event in 1961 honoring Sir Rabindranath Tagore. more

Discover Your Myanmar Zodiac Sign With Our New Online Tool

Are you a Dragon or a Guinea Pig? Is your planet Mars or Jupiter? And what does this all say about your personality? Use our interactive Myanmar astrology tool to find out. more
Nao Kusuzaki. Photo by Amitava Sarkar

Asia Society Texas Center Commissions First Production in its 35-Year History in Collaboration with Houston Ballet

Asia Society Texas Center Commissions First Production in its 35-Year History in Collaboration with Houston Ballet more
The artist Mu Xin. (Courtesy of Ropa Vieja Films)

Interview: For Filmmakers, Mu Xin's Art 'Transcends Original Context' of China's Cultural Revolution

Read a discussion with the filmmakers behind ‘Dreaming Against the World,’ which tells the story of Mu Xin, an artist who risked his life writing and painting while imprisoned during China’s Cultural Revolution. more
Schoolchildren line up to view an Asia Society exhibition in 1975.

#TBT: Schoolchildren (in Plaid Sport Coats) Visit an Asia Society Exhibition in 1975

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: New York school kids visiting in 1975. more

Young Professionals: Leo Bar

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Cinco de Mayo with cuisine, cocktails, and creativity. more
Members of Shwe Man Thabin perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Multimedia: Critics Laud Asia Society's Shwe Man Thabin Event as 'Rare Taste of Myanmar's Culture'

"Audience members lingered in their seats, dazed, even after the performers had bowed and waved goodbye," remarked the New York Times. more
An evening of zat pwe presents a panoply of music, song, dance, drama, and comedy. (Rachel Cooper)

Multimedia: Celebrated Troupe Brings Myanmar's Performance Tradition to New York

Learn about Myanmar’s "zat pwe"—a traditional performance form that combines music, dance, and theater into a unique variety extravaganza. more
Rapper Prach Ly. (Courtesy of the artist)

Interview: 'Spinnin' Memory,' Khmer American Rapper Teaches a Traumatic History

Fifteen years after his DIY debut album went to #1 in Cambodia, praCh (Prach Ly) looks back on his unlikely, unexpected career. more