The Asian American Dragon & Lion Dance Association in conjunction with CSC-USA, OCA-NJ & FCC of NNJ presents:
“THE LION AWAKES” on Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 2PM-4PM at the Hackensack Middle School
With the success of OCA Jr. Board’s first program on Public Speaking came a request from South Jersey to repeat the program there.
The event will take place on Saturday, Nov.1 from 1-4pm
West Windsor Library
333 N. Post Rd
Princeton Jct, NJ 08550
Open to public, please register ASAP to secure your speaking spot at: http://tinyurl.com/omuuasa
From China to America: A Musical Journey with Tan Dun and Guests
FEATURING: Tan Dun with Zhou Long, Chen Yi, and the Ying Quartet
Sat, January 10th, 2015 | 7:00 pm
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
On Jan 10th, 2015 a historic concert/discussion will take place with the live appearance of three of the world’s leading composers, Chinese Americans Tan Dun, Chen Yi and Zhou Long, winners of Grammy, Academy Award, Grawemeyer Award and Pulitzer prize and more. The program will also serve as a tribute to noted 91 year old composer and protégé of Edward Varese, Chou Wen-Chung who first brought them to United States. This will be the first time all 4 composers have appeared together. Music from all 4 composers will be played and the discussion will follow the artists musical journey from China to America.
Performing groups will includes award winning Ying Quartet and the Talujon Percussion Quartet.
WQXR will broadcast the program on their upcoming “From China to America” festival on WQXR’s Q2 Music.
This event is part of the New York Historical Society’s ground breaking exhibition Chinese Americans: Exclusion/Inclusion in a series highlighting the contributions of Chinese American artists in a broad range of fields.
Please use the special promotion code NYHS15 to access the special $24 price (normally $38). Call New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268 to guarantee your seat. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Special Student discount of $10/ticket is sponsored by U.S. China Cultural Institute. Please email to USCCINewYork@gmail.com to register. Please provide your name and school name when you email.