The Hyphenite's Social Calendar: Prince of the Himalayas, Queens Noir

December 21, 2011

Friday December 23rd -- NYC

Prince of the Himalayas Screening

The Rubin Museum of Art is offering the
first US screening of Sherwood Hu's "exhilarating high-altitude
Hamlet" Prince of the Himalayas, presented in association with Asian
. Check out the trailer and showtimes here. Showing through January 14, 2012.


Rubin Museum of Art


150 W 17th St, New York


$12; tickets here

Saturday December 24th -- Los Angeles

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

Relive history at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) and learn about
present-day Little Tokyo with National Museum docents. Comfortable walking
shoes and clothes recommended. Weather permitting.

10:15 am to 12:15 pm


369 East 1st St, Los Angeles

$9 Members; $14 non-members, includes Museum admission.

Thursday December 29th -- NYC

Queens Noir Reading 

                                       Tejas Desai

Join three writers
from the anthology Queens Noir as they discuss their craft and relationship to New York's
largest and most diverse borough by taking participants on a tour of some of Queen's most
iconic neighborhoods. Shailly Agnihotri introduces a Jackson
Heights matrimonial agency, Ken Wishnia peers behind a bodega
in Corona, and Denis Hamill discusses the Bayside riverfront. Tejas Desai, a Librarian at the Bayside Community Library, will lead
the conversation. Copies of Queens Noir will be available for checkout. Includes refreshments.

6 pm

Community Library
in Queens
, Meeting Room

214-20 Northern Boulevard, Bayside, NY


Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarships Acceptng Applications

Two $1,000 scholarships for restaurant workers and children of restaurant
workers are available from the Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship, a program
of the Asian Pacific Fund. Go here for more info on eligbility and application. Application Deadline: March 15, 2012.