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Bowers Museum After Hours: Imperial New Year Celebration with Cixi

The Bowers Museum hosts an After Hours event for Lunar New Year celebrating with food, performances, art, and access to their exhibit, Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace.

February 16, 2018 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Cixi loved her parties! To celebrate Chinese New Year, the Bowers and Tangata Restaurant invite you to an Imperial New Year’s Celebration featuring an Asian-influenced three-course dinner, a live guzheng performance, scroll art-making and afterhours access to Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace. Cash bar available.
*Guzheng performance by Candy Liang of Lotus Bud Guzheng Academy.
Location: Grand Galleria 
Ticket info: Member $95 | General $105 | Advanced reservations are required by 5 PM on Wednesday, February 14.
TICKETS: Online or onsite. Questions? E-mail or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.
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June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).