Performing Arts

Arif Lohar

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An evening of captivating dance, art, and conversation with acclaimed choreographer and artist Shen Wei.
The Chinese virtuoso delighted an Asia Society crowd with his performance.
Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung, Rithy Panh, and Phloeun Prim discuss their work through the prism of the Cambodian genocide.
This ember state deconstructs Indian classical music through the pussy, inspired by the myth of the self-immolating Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
Composer and drummer Susie Ibarra performs her commissioned piece 'Fragility: An Exploration of Polyrhythms.'
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 /  India
Community arts practitioners from India and Australia come together to discuss the value of engaging with local communities through the arts.
The playwright discusses the revival of his celebrated play in an interview with Asia Blog.
Families celebrate the festival of lights with dancing, singing, and crafts.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed back Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to create a sand mandala and perform special dances.
The prolific and popular classical musician discusses her prized instrument, her diverse repertoire, and the importance of a great lunch.
Missed the festivities? Watch videos from this year's gathering.
Singapore’s Siong Leng Musical Association performs imaginative interpretations of the classical music tradition.
The slow, elegant melodies of nanyin music originate from China's Fujian Province.
The Pakistani superstar offers insights into her music, vocal techniques, and philosophy during this unique lecture-demonstration.
The Hougaku Quartet explores Japanese musical traditions through a contemporary lens.
Eko Nugroho's performances tell the story of how Islam came to Java.
Zhang Jun, a UNESCO Artist for Peace, delivered a rousing performance of his one-man contemporary show.
Asia Society presents an exhibition, a new site-specific mural, and a commissioned performance by Indonesian artist Eko Nugroho,

Upcoming Events

  • Performance
     /  New York
    14 Dec 2018
    7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
    Nine and a Half Love is a stunning solo theater piece that combines poetry, myth and allegory in a darkly layered narrative about the regret of time past; frustration about destiny; and volatility of love.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    15 Dec 2018
    7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
    Nine and a Half Love is a stunning solo theater piece that combines poetry, myth and allegory in a darkly layered narrative about the regret of time past; frustration about destiny; and volatility of love.