Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Chinese New Year Festival (Jan. 18, 2014)

CC Liu, Ashley Wells, Wisdom Quarterly;
Lunar New Year Festival
Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Pacific Asia Museum's fourth annual "Lunar New Year Festival"!

It will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. For the day, admission to the events, performances, crafts, demonstrations, and museum galleries is free and open to the public.
YOGA: Designed with a lunch-hour audience in mind, instructor Jill Zepezauer’s instruction of Hatha yoga is uniquely accessible. $10 per class, or buy a series and save. Beginners always welcome. Every Thurs., 12:30-1:30.
TAI CHI: Held in the peaceful surroundings of the museum’s courtyard. $10 per class, beginners always welcome. Every Sat., 8:00-9:30 am.
CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY: Guang-Li Zhang teaches the art of Chinese calligraphy. Each six-week series is $80 per person or $50 if also enrolled in Chinese Brush Painting. Every Sat., 8:45-9:45 am.
CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING: Taught by Guang-Li Zhang. Each six-week series is $120. Potential students are welcome to observe a free class before enrolling. Every Sat., 10:00 am-12:00 pm.
SILK ROAD STORYTIME: Join everyone’s favorite storyteller Sunny Stevenson in the travelers’ tent of Journeys: The Silk Road for stories, crafts, Asian snack, and a balloon. A different theme every month! Free and open to all! First Sat. of the Month: 10:30 am.
HAIKU: The Southern California Haiku Study Group is devoted to studying, writing, and sharing haiku in English. No membership fee. Beginners are always welcome. Group meets in the serene Blue Room at USC Pacific Asia Museum. Third Sat. of the Month: 2:00-4:00 pm.
HAWAIIAN MUSIC: Learn to play the ukulele or guitar and sing traditional songs with Charles Kiaha and Ilima Lei Russell. Every Sun., 10:30 am-12:00 pm.

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