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Interview: Art Activist Hopes to Create 'Magic' with 10,000 Pink Balloons in Kabul

The
Lifestyle

On a surprise Saturday morning, 130 volunteers will distribute thousands of hot pink balloons to people on their way to work in Kabul.

Photo of the Day: Parked on the Water in Vietnam

Boats remain motionless on calm waters in Hue, Vietnam on May 23, 2013. (Hoang Giang Hai/Flickr)

Boats remain motionless on calm waters in Hue, Vietnam on May 23, 2013. (Hoang Giang Hai/Flickr)

Interview: Classical Violinist Jennifer Koh Finds Her Own Path to Music with Meaning

Violinist Jennifer Koh. (Juergen Frank)
Arts

The Chicago-born violinist has made a name for herself not only through her playing but through her unusually thoughtful approach to the classical repertory.

Photo of the Day: Grey Skies Over Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor looks overcast and grey on May 21, 2013. (Alex Leung/Flickr)
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Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor looks overcast and grey on May 21, 2013. (Alex Leung/Flickr)

Interview: Aasif Mandvi on Introducing Jon Hamm to the 'Indian Head Wobble'

Aasif Mandvi. (Adam Cantor)
Lifestyle

The Daily Show correspondent also lists his three favorite interviews on the fake news show and warns Jon Stewart of a potential John Oliver takeover.

Photo of the Day: Smiling in Class in China

A classroom full of children smile and listen attentively to their teacher in Jizushan, Yunnan Province, China on March 6, 2013. (James Moallem)
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A classroom full of children smile and listen attentively to their teacher in Jizushan, Yunnan Province, China on March 6, 2013. (James Moallem)

Interview: Multitasking Fashion Guru, Reality TV Host Joe Zee Does What He Loves

Joe Zee, creative director of ELLE magazine and host of Sundance Channel's
Lifestyle

"Sleep can be overrated," the ELLE magazine creative director and reality television host tells Asia Society.

Asia Society Names Josette Sheeran New President

Policy

Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, as the seventh president and CEO of the institution. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10.

Interview: Producer Kyu Lee on Bringing Psy and 'Korean Wave' of Pop Culture to US

Kyu Lee.
Lifestyle

The entertainment world insider who helped Psy break big in America talks about the responsibility he feels to help more Asians and Asian Americans gain exposure in U.S. mainstream media.

Photo of the Day: Down Below the Wisteria in Japan

A young boy walks in a garden blooming with purple wisteria on May 12, 2013. (kobaken (こばけん)/Flickr)
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A young boy walks in a garden blooming with purple wisteria on May 12, 2013. (kobaken (こばけん)/Flickr)