1. DJ Spooky and Jonah Bokaer's 'Paik Variations I-III'

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    Ⓒ Asia Society NEW YORK, September 8, 2014 — Composer Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky and choreographer/dancer Jonah Bokaer present Paik Variations I-III, commissioned by Asia Society for the gala opening of its exhibition Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot. They are joined by Rami Seo on kayagŭm and dancer Eunbin Lim, with live projections by CultureHub. Video directed and edited by Michael McAteer. More information: http://scty.asia/1uuPpt3

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    • Raphael Mostel tribute to Beate Sirota Gordon, with Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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      Raphael Mostel paying tribute to the remarkable Beate Sirota Gordon at the Asia Society, April 28, 2013, with look back at performances in 1987 at the commemorations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the atom bomb victims, which she had arranged for the Asia Society to co-present with Source Music, Inc. The music was composed for and performed by the Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble: New Music for Old Instruments[sm], founded and directed by Mostel. "Blood on the Moon" excerpt of "Swiftly, How Swiftly..." Obituaries for Beate here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/world/asia/beate-gordon-feminist-heroine-in-japan-dies-at-89.html http://forward.com/articles/168592/beate-sirota-gordon-dies-at-/ More information about the Ensemble here: http://mostel.com/Hiroshima1987.html Poem by John Cage about this music: http://mostel.com/Cage_about_Mostel.html Video and music copyright Raphael Mostel. All rights reserved.

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      • NYJCF 2014 Trailer

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        Edited by Yasu Suzuki Featured films: - Minka: Dir. Davina Pardo. 2011. 15 min. Documentary. - Abita: Dir. Shoko Hara, Paul Brenner. 2012. 4 min. Animation. - Junk Head 1: Dir. Takahide Hori. 2014. 30 min. Animation. - The Misadventures of Incredible Dr. Wonderfoot: Dir. Grier Dill/Brett Glass. 2013. 12 min. Comedy. - Lil Tokyo Reporter: Dir. Jeffrey Gee Chin. 2012. 30 min. Drama. - Little Kyota Neon Hood: Dir. Satsuki Okawa. 2012. 20 min. Comedy/Drama. Event page: http://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/new-york-japan-cinefest-short-film-program-0 Music: Beautiful World Artist: Shiho - http://shiho-music.com/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/beautiful-world-ep/id666844889 © 2014 New York Japan CineFest˙

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        • Mapping the Nation Webinar for US Commerce Trade Specialists

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          March 25, 2014. This webinar demonstrates the Mapping the Nation website and its potential uses for various audiences.

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          • GCEN CTE/VET Background webinar

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            Background webinar on CTE/VET international best practice with Marc Tucker, President, National Center on Education and the Economy, and Nancy Hoffman, Vice President of Jobs for the Future. Learn about key features of the best systems and hear about the examples of Singapore and Switzerland.

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            • Mapping the Nation: Demo for World Affairs Councils by Longview Foundation and Asia Society

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              A live demo of the Mapping the Nation - an interactive website which allows you to see the GLOBAL economic, demographic and education connections for every state and county in the United States. With almost a million data points, this is a powerful new advocacy tool.

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              • JOYCE WANG | ASIA SOCIETY | SOME/THINGS EVENT DURING ART BASEL HONG KONG

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                DESIGN by JOYCE WANG FILMED & EDITED by NAT URAZMETOVA SPECIAL THANKS to ASIA SOCIETY HONG KONG CENTER, CY COMMUNICATIONS SOUND, FIREFLY LIGHTING, SEESAWSED DESIGN, TATE DINING ROOM & BAR, WANG FANG CONTRACTING, YUNFU MARBLE SOME/THINGS S/TUDIO production | copyright SOME/THINGS 2013

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                • 'Coming Together in Mutual Respect'

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                  NEW YORK, October 21, 2013 — Asia Society President Josette Sheeran describes Asia Society's mission — across the pillars of arts and culture, education, leadership, policy and business — and outlines its goals for the future.

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                  • A Conversation with Jia Zhangke

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                    Director and screenwriter Jia Zhangke joins Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui and journalist Emily Parker to discuss the art of filmmaking and the realities of life in contemporary China that Jia takes as his subject. Jia's longtime collaborator and wife, actress Zhao Tao, also appears. (1 hr., 46 min.)

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                    • Inside Asia Society's 'Iran Modern' Exhibition

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                      Asia Society Museum's Melissa Chiu offers insights into the exhibition Iran Modern, on view at Asia Society Museum in New York City through January 5, 2014. For more information: http://scty.asia/193Fd2q

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