07
Jun
Saung Budaya

Saung Budaya

Saung Budaya was founded by Amalia Suryani in 2005. Her goal is to introduce Indonesian culture through dance and music to Indonesian-American youths and the wider public. She started to hold dance workshops in the Indonesian Consulate every week. Saung Budaya currently consists of 30 dancers whom are mostly students and young professionals. Throughout the […]

07
Jun
Samurai Sword Soul

Samurai Sword Soul

Samurai Sword Soul (SSS) is a theater company based in New York. Since the founding of the company by Yoshi Amao in 2003, its members have been seeking to embody the SPIRIT of SAMURAI and to stage the ULTIMATE SWORD FIGHTING PERFORMANCE. Their technique is based on a centuries-old traditional sword fighting style from Japan called Waki ryu. It also […]

07
Jun
Masayo Ishigure and MIYABI koto shamisen Ensemble

Masayo Ishigure & Miyabi Koto Shamisen Ensemble

Miyabi Koto Shamisen Ensemble is a New York based group founded and headed by Ms. Masayo Ishigure. Ms. Ishigure began playing the koto and shamisen at the age of five, and later developed her skills with Tadao and Kazue Sawai as a special research student. The ensemble consists of members of the Sawai Koto Academy […]

04
Jun
Chef Hung Huynh

Chef Hung Huynh

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Chef Hung Huynh started his culinary expedition at his family’s Asian restaurant in Massachusetts at age 10. As a high school student, he was already cooking at a prestigious luxury hotel. Working at the Ritz Carlton in San Juan, Puerto Rico finally enabled him to fund his study at the Culinary […]

25
May
Chef Christin Cushing

Chef Christine Cushing

The center of gravity in Chef Christine Cushing’s life is and always has been – food. In orbit around it is a scrumptious constellation of TV series: “Christine Cushing Live,” the Food Network’s exceptionally successful daily flagship series; “Fearless in the Kitchen,” her reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network; and the “Marilyn Denis Show,” […]

22
May
Chef Anthony Ricco

Chef Anthony Ricco

A cornerstone figure at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spice Market New York, Executive Chef Anthony Ricco got a foundation in his chosen profession at the Institute of Culinary Education. Not long after Chef Ricco donned a mortar-board and wielded a diploma, he joined Jean Georges, where he spent time at every station — in both the casual […]