Entertainment Spotlight

  • Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’

    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’
    By Ben Fong-Torres It’s short shrift time. I have a life that’s ripe (and slightly wrinkled) for blogs and tweeting; for facebooking and updating. I’m just no good at it. My last column here on AsianConnections was about the memorial in late July for my sister Shirley. My last posting on the authors’ site, Redroom, was about a radio promo tour I did (20 stops, all on the phone...

Backstage Pass Articles

  • A Tribute to August Wilson

    Posted by Lia Chang

    A special tribute to the late August Wilson at the August Wilson Theatre in NYC on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3pm.

  • Cathay: Three Tales of China

    Posted by Lia Chang

    Ping Chong's CATHAY: THREE TALES OF CHINA at the Kennedy Center, Oct. 21 22 at 7:30pm and Oct. 23 at 2pm. Chong collaborated with the puppetry division of Shaanxi Folk Art Theater from Xian, China, combining ancient shadow puppetry techniques with cutting-edge multimedia effects to transport audiences to a realm of mystery and savage beauty. This limited run is part of the Kennedy Centers month-long Festival of China.