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Teacher Institute: Teaching Religions of Asia

Work with scholars, curriculum developers, and museum staff to learn strategies for using primary sources to teach about Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival

Scope out more than 250 food and craft booths while lion dances, kung fu demonstrations and other performances play out across two stages. This annual street fest takes place on Valley Boulevard in Alhambra between Almansor and Vega streets. The festival follows a three-week art exhibition at Alhambra City Hall.

From the Middle Kingdom to the Wild West

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Jindong Cai 

Committee of 100 2016 Annual Conference

The Committee of 100 hosts their 2016 Annual Conference in Los Angeles.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Santa Monica Place

Kick-off the Lunar New Year with a celebration of the Year of the Rooster. Also known as the Spring Festival, the celebration will feature entertainment such as the traditional Chinese Lion Dance, Korean Fan Dance, a Chinese classical musical duo, stilt walkers, a Wishing Tree, arts & crafts, a balloon twister, Chinese Dough Art and more!

The Transpacific Experiment: How China and California Collaborate and Compete for Our Future

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with journalist and author Matt Sheehan. His new book chronicles the deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges between China and California.

Taste of Night Market 2016

A preview tasting of 626 Night Market vendors to celebrate the New Year.

Chinese New Year Festival at the Huntington

Join the fun as we welcome the Year of the Rooster at The Huntington’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4–5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Video: Matt Sheehan Looks at Socioeconomic Ties between China and California

Despite tensions between the Chinese and American governments, the state of California has deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges with China that reverberate across the globe. Matt Sheehan examines these interactions that make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. 

Performing Asia: South of Gold Mountain

Asia Society Texas hosts a performance by H.T. Chen & Dancers to celebrate the history of Chinese settlers of America prior to World War II.

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December 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Pasadena, California

Longtime instructor Guang-Li (David) Zhang, a graduate of the Shanghai Art Academy teaches beginner and advanced students Chinese Calligraphy in mixed lecture and workshop classes.