• Sunday, Mar 26

    11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    EXHIBITION UNTIL JULY 3, 2017 – WeChat is a mobile messaging app, developed in China, with more than 600 million users worldwide. Combining the functions of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, WeChat has become the primary means of communication for members of China’s younger generation, now living and working throughout the world.

    This emphasis on global communication transcending local culture is the key focus of the exhibition, We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art, which brings together 10 young Chinese artists, some still based in mainland China and others living abroad.

    posted by Project Pengyou on March 13th, 2017
  • Monday, May 01

    All Day

    “Remembering 1882” – Exhibit at SF City Hall (until May 31)

    1 Dr. Carl B. Goodlett Pl. - San Francisco, San Francisco City Hall

    The Chinese Historical Society of America and the Office of the Mayor of San Francisco, in conjunction with the Center for Asian American Media/Steeplechase Films, and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month—San Francisco, present “Remembering 1882” at San Francisco City Hall.

    Categories:Multi-day Event
    posted by Annika London on May 16th, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 09

    All Day

    Chinese Lantern Festival (through June 11) | Historic Philadelphia

    200 6th Street - Philadelphia , Franklin Square

    From May 9th through June 11th, the second annual Chinese Lantern Festival will be held at Franklin Square in Philadelphia. More than 90,000 people from every U.S. state and 10 countries attended this festival last year. This year will feature 29 new handcrafted lanterns, which will all fill the historic park with light each night.

    Beyond just the lanterns, the festival will include food, craft markets, music, and other activities celebrating Asian culture.

    posted by Annika London on May 16th, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 30

    5:00 pm - 10:00 am

    U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium (May 30-June 2)

    1957 E. Street, NW - Washington, The George Washington University’s Elliott School for International Affairs

    The U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium (FPC), one of the of National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ flagship programs for next generation leaders, provides 75 of the best and brightest Chinese graduate students a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the complex forces that shape American foreign policy and inform the U.S.-China relationship.

    Categories:Multi-day Event
    posted by Jessica Bissett on May 3rd, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 31

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Exploring International LGBT Rights in China & Abroad

    625 North San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069 - 625 North San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069, West Hollywood City Council Chambers

    Join the City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series for “Exploring International LGBT Rights in China and Abroad.” The discussion will examine LGBT rights in China as well as other countries and the growing difficulties activists, non-profits, and others face when trying to provide aid to LGBT individuals in countries with homophobic policies and restrictive anti-LGBT rights.

    posted by Hadeel Said on May 26th, 2017
  • Thursday, Jun 01

    All Day

    China x Arts Choreographer Gu Jiani US Tour

    870 Market St #1256 - , San Francisco, Flood Building

    Ping Pong Productions’ artist Gu Jiani is a powerful female choreographer from China. Known for her athletic, aggressive performances, she is a rising star in the contemporary dance world. This summer, Gu is invited to perform in Seattle, San Fran, LA & NYC…

    posted by Shani Cave on May 8th, 2017
  • All Day

    Premiere U.S. Tour of Right & Left Launches June 1!

    San Fransisco - San Fransisco, San Fransisco International Arts Festival

    In Right & Left, Gu fuses jaw-dropping precision with an ominous mix of projection and light—offering an arresting perspective on our oldest questions:
    Why do we love? And how do we stop it from destroying who we are?

    Trailer: https://vimeo.com/143177989
    Tickets & more information: http://pingpongarts.org/production/gujiani-2017ustour/

    posted by Hadeel Said on May 24th, 2017
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Building a Global Brand via eCommerce in China I Martin Suter

    Bonobo, 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu (38 东湖路,近新乐路) - Beijing, Bonobo, 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu (38 东湖路,近新乐路)

    China is synonymous with eCommerce, from the Singles Day—shuang yi— online shopping gala to pioneering O2O business models. Join YCW Shanghai for a talk by Martin Suter on building a global brand via eCommerce in China. After the talk we encourage everyone to stick around for an informal social mixer and the excellent array of drinks( @ half off!) at Bonobo.

    posted by Hadeel Said on May 26th, 2017
  • Sunday, Jun 04

    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Children’s Book Festival

    40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor - New York , China Institute

    In honor of International Children’s Day and in conjunction with BookExpo America & BookCon, China Institute presents a family festival celebrating some of the most beloved Chinese children’s stories.

    posted by Annika London on May 29th, 2017
  • Monday, Jun 05

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    China’s Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

    6 East 43rd Street, 24th Floor - New York, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

    China watchers have long predicted the imminent collapse of China’s banking system. Between increased reliance on unstable funding sources, and an expanding credit to GDP gap, experts’ concerns are not unwarranted – yet the collapse has not happened. In China’s Banking Transformation: The Untold Story, former banking director James Stent looks at what the experts have been missing, and why their predictions have not materialized. On June 5, Mr. Stent will join National Committee President Stephen Orlins for a discussion of his book, his views on the Chinese banking sector, and the implications for our understanding of China’s political economy overall.

    posted by Shani Cave on May 15th, 2017
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