Arts + Culture

kilusan Bautista

‘My Lolo Screamed at Me: Why Are You Telling the Family Stories?’

Performance artist and activist Kilusan Bautista has a personal brand of hip hop theater. His latest work, ‘Universal Filipino,’ is a solo theatrical piece debuting in New York this weekend. Jocelyn Gonzales sat down with Bautista to find out more about his background and art in an interview for TheFilAm.

South Asian Street Festival in Queens, NY - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

South Asian Immigrants Celebrate Culture in NYC

At a street fair in Queens, the multifaceted South Asian community came together for a celebration of art and music, but also to talk about pressing issues in their community like foreclosures and domestic violence.

A portrait of Frederic Chopin by Delacroix

One Composer, Many Emotions Among Polish Immigrants

2010 marks the 200th birthday of the composer Frederic Chopin. For Polish immigrants his music has special meaning. FI2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story for WNYC on the community’s response to the great composer.