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2/7/2002
Van Lier Reading - 7:00pm
Come hear 2001 Van Lier fellows Monica Ferrell, Yung Kim and Yongsoo Park read from their works in progress!
@ The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A. $5 suggested donation. Free for members. Call 212-494-0061 or visit www.aaww.org for more information.



2/10/2002
Music From Japan Festival 2002
Feb. 9 & 10 Program features renowned pianisht Aki Takahashi premiering an hour-long composition. Also features gagaku classical music and instruments. Tribute to celebrated music critic and writer, Kuniharu Akiyama: "Gagaka and Japanese Music in an Asian Perspective." Merkin Concer Hall, Abraham Goodman House, 129 W67th st, NY, 10023. 212 501 3330


2/12/2002
Nori Company: A Korean Traditional Drum & Dance Ensemble - 10:30am
Company: Colden Center for the Performing Arts
Phone: 718-544-2996
Email: pattyprice@aol.com
Workshop @ 11:45am
Grades K-8
Tickets: $5 per person, $3 pp if purchasing two or more events. 1 free ticket for every 15 purchased. Workshop Fee: $2 per student. B.O. 718-793-8080

Part of the REVELATIONS school-time series of arts education for yougsters at Colden Center.

Ritual drumming and dancing known as Poongmul-Nori and Samul-Nori are deeply rooted in Korean culture. This talented and culturally-diverse company preserves the throbbing and soul-stirring sounds, which traditionally celebrated special occasions and accompanied the farmer's year, and that are still believed to have special powers.



2/16/2002
An Open Space with Special Guests
Every third Saturday of the month.
Dec. 15, Jan. 19 and Feb. 16
7:30-9:30 PM
Dying to read at the Workshop? Now is your chance. Come sign up and share your work with us. Special guest stars TBA, so keep a look out for our next features!
@ The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A. $5 suggested donation. Free for Members. Call 212-494-0061 or visit www.aaww.org for more information.



2/17/2002
17th Annual Lunar New Year Festival of Chinese Dance, Music & Peking Opera
This popular annual concert is New York's largest performance celebration of the Lunar New Year. This year's program includes vibrant and colorful dances and acrobatic Peking Opera pieces by the Chinese Folk Dance Company; unique multimedia creations of Ameye melding the grandeur of ancient traditions with a vision of modern Asian culture; and the bold rhythms of the Drum Spirit of China. Get your tickets soon because this show always sells out.

Saturday, February 16th at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, February 17th at 2pm
at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street, New York
Tickets: $20 or $15/srs and students
Box office: 212-346-8510
Info & group sales: 212-334-3764



2/17/2002
Lunar New Year: Ancient Traditions and New Beginnings - 2pm
Colden Auditorium @ Queens College, Flushing, New York 11367
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Co.
Nori Co.
TKC Children's Choir
Martial Arts Exhibition
Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with three exciting ensembles and one breath=taking disdlay of Martial Art-istry!
The Nori Company brings the traditions of ancient Korea remarkably to life in a lively performance of ritual drumming and dancing. Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company brings the rich tradition of Chinese art into the contemporary dance world. Its wide-ranging repertory includes dances that originated over thousands of years ago and choreography created by Ms. Nai-Ni Chen for her multi-ethnic troupe. The Korean Channel Boy's and Girl's Choir helps children of Korean heritage develop a sense of their culture and Korean music. Under the leadership of conductor and founder Yang Jae Won, the Choir has become a well-respected symbol of the Korean community.
Proce: $11 all seats
Box Office: 718-793-8080



2/20/2002
Wednesday's Child with Bino Realuyo
Woes no more. This multi-level workshop is for writers who have short stories, chapters of novels and novellas, and other prose pieces that seem to be finished, well not really, but . . . let's look at them, polish them, then send them out for publication!!! The six weeks will be devoted entirely to work criticism and strategizing for publication.
Manuscript submission required. Send max. of ten pages with the subject "Bino Realuyo Submission" to: programs@aaww.org by January 7, 2002. Wed., January 16 - February 20, 7- 9 PM. $175 general, $150 Members. 12 max enrollment.
For more info, or to sign up, call 212-494-0061 or send an email to: programs@aaww.org.



2/23/2002
Walking The Window
Jan. 15 - Feb. 23. Artist: Yuichi Higashionna. A slide talk will be presented by the artist and curator (Yumiko Chiba) on Jan. 18. Ise Foundation, 555 Broadway, NY, NY, 10012. 212 925 1649; www.isefoundation.org


2/25/2002
Performance Workshop with Peeling
What's more stimulating than sex, more satisfying than pearl milk tea and lasts six weeks long? The answer could be Peeling's drama/performance workshop, which will use autobiography as a departure point. We'll use writing, movement, improv, and other theatre techniques to create individual and group performances. No previous theatre experience required. Peeling members Dan Bacalzo, Jin Auh, Aileen Cho, Sesh Mudumbai, Celena Cipriaso, Jennifer Ahn, Dustin Chinn, Erwin Falcon, Steve Huang, Roger An and Fitz Mangubat will lead you through the creative process that has fueled more than six years of wildly popular shows.

Mon, Jan 21-Feb. 25, 7-9 PM. $175 general, $150 Members
12 max enrollment.
All classes held at The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A. For more information, or to sign up, call 212-494-0061 or send an email to: programs@aaww.org.



3/6/2002
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company - 10:30am
Company: Colden Center for the Performing Arts
Phone: 718-544-2996
Email: pattyprice@aol.com
Workshop @ 11:45am.
Grades K-8
Tickets: $5 per person, $3 pp if purchasing two or more events. 1 free ticket for every 15 purchased. Workshop Fee: $2 per student. B.O. 718-793-8080

Part of the REVELATIONS school-time series of arts education for yougsters at Colden Center.

Nai-Ni Chen's multi-racial troupe recreates the historic court and folk dances of ancient China, and performs exotic, contemporary pieces informed by an elegant synthesis of Asian and Western movements and themes.



5/3/2002
Spring Thunder - 8pm
Celebrating Asian-American heritage, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company combines the power of martial arts, the flowing grace of Zen calligraphy and the colors and sounds of the Asian festival to take you on an adventure beyond time and cultural boundaries. If you enjoyed "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," come see "Spring Thunder" on stage!

$35 & $30
The Town Hall
123 W. 43 St, NYC
Box Office: 212-840-2824
Ticketmaster: 212-307-4100
www.the-townhall-nyc.org



5/5/2002
Shangai Acrobatic Theatre
The Shanghai Acrobatic Theatre, performed by the New Shanghai Circus,is part of the Newsday Family Theatre Series at Colden Center which islocated on the Campus of Queens College. The entire family will thrill to the sights and sounds, colorful costumes and daredevil feats of wizardry of this exciting troupe. Jugglers balancing enormous objects on their heads (don't try this one at home!), towers of acrobats riding one bicycle, and more!

Colden Auditorium,
Queens College, Flushing, New York
All seats: $11
BOX OFFICE #: 718-793-8080



 
 

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