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Member of the Month: Martha Hao

Martha

For our July Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Martha Hao! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. I was born in Chicago - but I spent most of my childhood growing up in different places! I lived in Taipei, Bangkok, and San Francisco....I didn't go back to Chicago again until my college years (then I spent awhile living in Avignon). And now I'm finally settled down in NYC ever since I moved here for grad school (I know - confusing timeline). I'm an...

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Peter Lin’s TNT Quartet CD Release

Peter Lin’s TNT Quartet CD Release

Come out to support Peter Lin's TNT Quartet CD Release! All attendees will receive a special copy of Peter's Jazz Comic Book "New Age Old Ways" ! When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere: Birdland Theatre (315 W 44th St Suite 5402, New York, NY 10036) Get your tickets...

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Member of the Month: Matt Chen

Member of the Month: Matt Chen

For our June Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Matt Chen! Read on to learn more about him. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. I was born and raised upstate in Ithaca, New York where I actually ended up going to school as well. As such, after 20-some years of my life in one place, I ended making the only logical decision to move halfway across the world to Singapore after graduating. I ended up living and working out there for about 3 years before moving back to the city where I have been...

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On founding and growing indie game studio Muse Games

On founding and growing indie game studio Muse Games

Muse Games is an independent game development studio based in NYC. The studio is best known for its flagship game Guns of Icarus Online, a steampunk-themed multiplayer first-person shooter. Muse Games is also behind puzzle platformer CreaVures, and is currently developing its latest arcade brawler Hamsterdam. TAP-NY had the chance to speak with Howard Tsao, CEO and Team Lead of Muse Games about what it's like to found and run a game studio with multiple game titles under his belt. Can you introduce yourself? I’m Howard Tsao, the studio lead of Muse Games. I spent my elementary school...

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Selections From the Sun Ten Collection of Art: A Homecoming Celebration

TECO Art Exhibition

The Taipei Cultural Center in New York invites you to an art exhibition at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO) featuring pieces from the Sun Ten Collection. The exhibition runs from May 24th through June 2nd, 2019 at TECO (1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017). There will also be an opening reception - details below. Opening Reception & Talk | May 23, 2019, 6:30PMTECO (1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017RSVP here Organized by Taipei Cultural Center in New York and Sun Ten Museum Co-Organized by Taiwan Center New York, North America Taiwanese Women's...

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Member of the Month: Grace Shum

Grace Shum MOTM

For our May Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Grace Shum! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. I moved here nearly two years ago from the beautiful state of Oregon. Someone from Boston once told me my hometown is like an arboretum. It is not. But, if you think it is, I would suggest you go visit an actual national forest. I work as a marketing designer in book publishing here in the city. This means I make ads for books. (Guys, covers are a different...

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TAP-NY March Madness Winners 2019

March Madness Winners

That’s a wrap! March Madness is over with UVA coming out on top for the 2019 tournament. A big congratulations to the winners of TAP-NY's annual bracket challenge! The winners are… 1st place - Holly Y.2nd place - Terence L.3rd place - Kevin W.Consolation Prize - Grace S.

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Crushing The Myth: An Asian American Speaker Series, co-hosted by Rock The Boat Podcast

Crushing The Myth: An Asian American Speaker Series, co-hosted by Rock The Boat Podcast

Crushing The Myth is a speaker series dedicated to Asian American topics. The old “Model Minority” label is outdated and doesn’t reflect modern-day Asian America. So let’s CRUSH the myth, and talk about cultural issues that are important to our current generation. - Each topic below will be narrated by a speaker through their own story and experience.- Audience members are encouraged to meet and discuss the stories in between speakers, during the break, and the cocktail hour. Topics *Case 84-1410: My Korean Adoptee Experience*Following your dreams is too long term for me*What I would tell...

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Join the 2019 InTandem Five Boro Bike Tour Team!

InTandem

Are you ready to spend May 5th riding through all five New York City boroughs on car-free streets? Are you ready to join InTandem on one of he largest teams riding in the 2019 Five Boro Bike Tour? InTandem is a TAP-NY partner and nonprofit, which offers free year-round tandem cycling programs to people who are blind, have low vision, or cannot ride independently due to other disabilities. InTandem is looking for volunteers to join its 2019 Five Boro Bike Tour Team! Register here today! Just click on one ticket for yourself and continue through the form. About the TD Five Boro Bike Tour On...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Pink Moon x N Square Nail Salon Pop-Up

pink moon x n square pop-up

In honor of Earth Month, Pink Moon and N Square Nail Salon invite you to celebrate the powerful botanicals that are lovingly harvested to create healing and beautifying products. At this week-long pop-up, you'll have the opportunity to indulge yourself with a luxurious mani-pedi with 100% vegan + clean products, plus: experience newly launched products from local NYC organic beauty brandsreceive a deluxe sample set of curated products with every pop-up purchaseget a complimentary mini organic facial + makeover by editorial/fashion makeup artist + beauty expert, Ta Ming...

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