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A hired guard helps William Sachtleben carry his bicycle and gear across a stream in Turkey, May 26, 1891, Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections

Slideshow: Bicycling, Photography, and How to Travel the World in 1891

Traveling this summer? Consider drawing inspiration from the story of William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr., whose epic post-college journey helped introduce cycling and photography to mainstream America. more

Screen Asia: Margarita, with a Straw

This touching film follows a rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy on her exhilarating journey of self-discovery from India to New York. more

Performing Asia: Kathak Dance with Shovana Narayan

Padma Shri Guru Shovana Narayan demonstrates her 40+ year mastery of kathak dance in this unique performance. more

Drawn From Nature

Contemporary artists connect Asia and the natural world. more

Director Q&A: Ruby Yang on 'My Voice, My Life'

Discussion following a screening of the documentary 'My Voice, My Life,' directed by Ruby Yang, attended by the filmmaker and her documentary subjects Sio Fan Lam and Coby (Hei Ching) Wong. more
Four members of the Korean Aak troupe from the National Classical Music Institute in 1979. (Asia Society)

#TBT: Korean Classical Music Troupe 'Entrances' Audiences in 1979

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 1979 touring Korean music troupe. more
Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Watch: Celebrated Myanmar Troupe and 'Outstanding Performance of the Year' Nominee Shwe Man Thabin

Watch the full Asia Society program featuring Myanmar's celebrated troupe Shwe Man Thabin, which has been nominated for Outstanding Performance of the Year by The New York Dance and Performance Awards. more
Performers Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet share the stage at Asia Society New York on June 24, 2015.  (Elsa M. Ruiz)

Watch: Stars of New York City Ballet, Indian Kathak Dance, and Chinese Kunqu Opera Share Stage

What do ballet, Indian kathak dance, and Chinese kunqu opera have in common? Watch Asia Society's recent Viewpoints: Classical Connections program, featuring acclaimed performers Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah, and Qian Yi, to find out. more

Announcing 'Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms'

Watch a special preview of the upcoming Asia Society season celebrating the exhibition 'Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms.' more

Alamat: Stories of Philippine Gold

An evening of theater tracing the evolution of Philippine Gold as uniquely Filipino more