Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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Kit Young: An 'Only in Myanmar' Art Form (Complete)

Music scholar Kit Young delves into the history and culture behind Myanmar's "zat pwe," a hybrid tradition combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics. more

Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar (Complete)

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more

Former US Defense Official Warns of Potential Conflict Between US and China

Michael Pillsbury says that China is beginning to challenge the American "hegemony" and its interests in Asia. more

China's 'Hundred Year Marathon,' with Michael Pillsbury (Complete)

Orville Schell speaks with Michael Pillsbury about Pillsbury's new book on "China's secret strategy to replace America as the global superpower." more

Asia Society Presents: Burmese National Theater

From 1975: Asia Society presents a mesmerizing performance of traditional music and dance from Burma. more

Buddhist Art of Myanmar: Double-Sided Stele Installation Timelapse

Watch a team of art handlers orchestrate the installation of a 724-pound sandstone sculpture that dates back to the fourth to sixth century for Asia Society Museum's exhibition 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar.' more

Artist Q & A with Wu Tong (Complete)

Ahead of his Asia Society concert, sheng virtuoso Wu Tong discusses his art with musicologist and arts writer Ken Smith. more

Wu Tong: Song of the Sheng (Complete)

Wu Tong, a founding member of the Silk Road Project ensemble, dazzles an Asia Society crowd with his virtuosity on a traditional Chinese wind instrument. more

Art and Devotion: Pathways to the Buddha in Myanmar (Complete)

Guest curator Sylvia Fraser-Lu explicates the relationship between art and religious practice in Myanmar. more

Japan: Demographics as a Catalyst for Change

McKinsey & Co. Director Emeritus Joanna Barsh offers a list of reasons why Japanese women may be able to revitalize their country's economy. more