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AsiaFest 2017

AsiaFest 2017

2017-04-20T16:03:59-05:00April 20th, 2017|

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with AsiaFest, Asia Society Texas Center's annual family event featuring community performances, fusion cuisine, creative activities, local vendors, and more! Click here for more information. Co-Chairs: Teri and Jeffrey Lee Follow us on social media and share your photos with us: Facebook: @AsiaSocietyTexas | #AsiaFestTX Instagram and Twitter: @AsiaSocietyTX | [...]

A Conversation with Vijay Iyer: Previewing the May 5 Houston Premiere of “Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi”

2017-04-20T15:50:33-05:00April 20th, 2017|

MacArthur Fellow Vijay Iyer shares the inspiration behind and process of creating his explosive work of live music and film inspired by the Hindu festival of Holi. A remarkably inventive musician who is at home in both the worlds of jazz and contemporary concert music, American pianist and composer Vijay Iyer’s originality draws much from [...]

WuDang Mountain 18 Form Tai Chi

2017-04-20T15:33:57-05:00April 20th, 2017|

Presented by Texas Asia Society in collaboration with Living Well Therapies. This is a beginner course in WuDang Mountain 18 Form Tai Chi. In a practice that Harvard refers to as “meditation in motion”, this course will provide a basic introduction to the value of Tai Chi for its 21st century practical applications to reduce [...]

Authors & Asia: Gish Jen and “The Girl at the Baggage Claim”

2017-03-29T21:20:55-05:00March 24th, 2017|

The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Examining the East-West Culture Gap is a provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about self and society; and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we [...]