Seen and Heard: The Return of Taste of the Seaport
GOT DU PORT DE MER RETURN ON OCT. 16
Taste of the Seaport, which benefits Peck Slip and Spruce Street schools and is sponsored by Howard Hughes, returns this year on Saturday, October 16, from noon to 3 p.m. at piers 16 and 17. For the first time, the event will take place a demonstration stage with presentations by Keste and The Cauldron among others. There will be a KidsZone and a pier bar will serve throughout the day. Tickets are available now for $ 45 for five flavors. For more information: www.tasteoftheseaport.org
OPEN STUDIOS + JAZZ ON GOVERNORS
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Take Care series will take place this Saturday, September 18 at the Arts Center on Governors Island. Between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m., visitors can explore the open studios with the artists in residence of the Arts Center, participate in workshops with the duo of sisters Amy and Jennifer Khoshbin of the artistic collective House of Trees, and enjoy live music hosted by Jazz. at Lincoln Center.
There is also an installation by artist Muna Malik titled Blessing of the Boats, where the audience is invited to create an origami boat at the Arts Center on which they can write their response and then place it in the larger sculpture. Over the course of a five-month season, until October 31, the work will contain, both literally and figuratively, the collective hopes and intentions of the Center des arts audience. You can bring your own boats from home using the instructions below, or craft them on site.
RESIST THE TIDES OF RACISM
The Museum of Chinese in America has extended its exhibit “Responses: Asian American Voices Resisting the Tides of Racism” until March 27, 2022. A monumental timeline of anti-Asian racism in America lines the perimeter walls with historic weak spots in the treatment of Asians and Asian Americans. Hand painted and inscribed by the MOCA team and community members, the timeline details events related to US imperialism in Asia, the early race riots that uprooted established immigrant communities, laws and discriminatory policies that reinforced the marginalization of Asian Americans, campaigns of intimidation during the Communist Red Fear, and Islamophobia after 9/11, among other injustices. Artist Homer Shew brings these events to life with new commissioned murals that reflect the strength of our communities throughout this long history. See more information here.
NEW CHEF AT JUNGSIK
Jungsik, the two Michelin star restaurant on Hudson, recently appointed chef Suyoung Park to head New York operations. Park was trained by Chef Jung Sik Yim for four years as a Sous Chef at Jungsik Seoul before arriving in New York City in 2019, where she ran the Tribeca Kitchen as Executive Chef for two years. Tribeca’s kitchen replacement is Daeik Kim, who has been sous chef there since 2018 and previously attended Korean Culinary Arts School before moving to the United States where he continued his culinary studies at the Culinary Institute of America.