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Arts
 /  India
The performance was part of Asia Society Mumbai's program Sense and Sensibility: Culture and the Conduct of Life.
Arts
 /  New York
Composer Huang Ruo and librettist Bao-Long Chu discuss the chamber opera 'Bound,' inspired by a Texas honor roll student. Following the conversation, performers Fang Tao Jiang and Guang Yang sing excerpts from the work.
Arts
 /  New York
A panel discussion featuring noted collectors of Indian art speaking on the role of passion, art appreciation, and aesthetics with regards to their private collections. Moderated by Asia Society Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
Arts
 /  India
Jyotindra Jain and Annapurna Garimella discuss the artist Jangarh Singh Shyam's expansive body of work and the mediated demarcations between folk and contemporary art.
Arts
 /  India
Homi K. Bhabha, Nandita Das, T.M. Krishna and Yo-Yo Ma discuss the role of cultural hospitality and creativity in a world where communities are divided by ideologies of exclusion.
Arts
 /  Southern California
The celebrated filmmaker discusses his new film, which probes personal values and relationships in a rapidly changing China through the tale of a local mobster and his girlfriend.

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