2007 Calendar of Events

2007 Calendar of Events

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Jan 6
Chinatown Photography Society Seminar
Location: CCC Auditorium
Time: 1:30pm
Admission: Free

Jan 20 – Jan 21
GOE Tournament, co-sponsored by Chinese Culture Center
View video clips here
Location: CCC Auditorium
Time: 9 AM – 4 PM
Admission: $40

Jan 20 – Mar 31
Winter Mandarin Class begin

Jan 31
Last day for Roots 2007 Internship Application


Dec 9, 2006 – Feb 17
International Modern Brush Painting Exhibit
Location: Gallery
Admission: Free

Feb 10
Chinese New Year Variety Show hosted by Huayi Performance Group
Location: CCC Auditorium
Time: Saturday at 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Admission: $20
Program includes: Karaoke , Children’s play, Comedy Skit, Soprano, Tenor, Duel Dancing, Dating game and Ballroom Dancing.


Mar 2 – May 19
Opening Reception: Present Tense Exhibit by Emerging American Chinese artists, jointly presented with Kearny Street Workshop
2006 Roots Program Exhibit
Location: Gallery
Admission: Free

Mar 1 – Mar 10
*3/1 – 3/10: Cinequest Film Festival Chinese Movies Screning:
Courthouse on the horseback, 馬背上的法庭,Camera 12
Curiosity Kills the Cat, 好奇害死貓 California Theatre
The Road, 芳香之路, California Theatre & Camera 12

March 3rd & 4th: Spring Festival Celebration
Annual Spring Festival

手工藝術示範: 彩色泥塑-鄭建民/布藝娃娃公仔-崔葆鈴/流年運程-孫亦徵
展覽: 現在時美國畫藝青年藝術展/2006 尋根展
New Year Traditional Performance
Arts & Crafts Demonstration: Color Clay Statue -Zheng, Jianmin/Fabric doll-Pauline Tsui/Fortune Telling -Y.C. Sun
Exhibition: Present Tense: Artworks by young American Chinese artists/In search of roots 2006
New Year Food Sampling

Free Admission

Mar 17
In Search of Roots 2006 Presentation
Time: 1PM to 5PM
Location: CCC Auditorium

3/16 – 3/18 Castro Theatre (SF), The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival is here! Chinese Culture Center is proud to be a co-presenting organization for this wonderful event. For more details of the festival, please log on here. All CCC members will receive coupons for tickets. Not a member yet? Click here to join!

Fri. 3/16, 10:00pm , Big Trouble in Little China
Sat. 3/17, 9:00pm, Flower Drum Song (sing-along)
Sun. 3/18, 12:30pm, Pavement Butterfly
Sun. 3/18, 6:00pm, Hollywood Chinese

Mar 31
The year of the pig
Storytelling for children: The year of the pig
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Multi-purpose room
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The year 2007 is the Year of the Pig! Born on New Year’s Day, the piglet Patricia explores the farm with her parents and Farmer Wu. Growing up is a learning process, as Patty gets advice from her uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Mar 31
guzhengConcert: Gu Zheng (Chinese table harp) Performance
Time: 1PM to 5PM
Location: CCC Auditorium
Admission: $10


Apr 7
Liquid Jade, Tea Art & History
Tea Art
Beatrice Hohenegger
Time: 2PM – 4PM
Location: CCC Auditorium
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Apr 8
李傳韻:和你在一起, 小提琴獨奏會
“Together” Violin Recital, Chuanyun Li
Proudly sponsored by Chinese Culture Center
Time: 3:30 PM
Herbst Theatre

Apr 14 – Jun 16
Adult Mandarin Class Spring Session begins
Children Learn & Play Class Spring Session begins

Children’s class ends on June 23rd (no class on June 16th)
Chinese Chess Youth & Children Class (Age 7-16) Beginning level.

Apr 26, 7:00 PM, William Poy Lee Lecture
Location: Chinese Historical Society of America
Admission: Free


May 1
taichiWorkshop: Special Hunyuan Tai Chi with the masters from China
Location: Multi-purpose room
Time: 5:30 PM
Admission: CCC Tai Chi Students only.

May 6
Seminar: Integrative Approaches of Chinese & Western Medicine
Location: Auditorium
Time: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Admission: General registration (no credit) -Free, Chinese medicine doctor registration (for credit) – $60
Special discount for CCC members, [general registration (no credit) – $10, Chinese medicine doctor registration (for credit) – $30], please show your membership card to obtain the discount.

May 11 6:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Mirror On the Wall: A Conversation Between American-Born and Chinese Immigrants/ 回聲:本土華人與移民的對話
Location: Auditorium
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission: Free
Co-presenting with Immigration In Focus of KQED
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May 20, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Community Educational Services/Chinatown Beacon Center/YMCA
Location: Auditorium
Admission: (TBD)

May 26
Lecture: 5th Annual APA Authors Book Reading Series, co-hosted with
Asian Week
Location: Auditorium
Time: (TBD)
Admission: (TBD)


June 1 – Aug 25
Cover, Merging by Susan Almazol
“Cheers to Muses” Exhibit, in partnership with Asian American Women Artists Association, opens in June through mid-August 2007 (exact date TBD). The exhibit will feature artwork by artitsts and a dedication to their muses, Asian women artists who came before them and inspired their voices. The exhibit will be presented in correspondence with the publication of AAWAA’s anthology of the same name and in association with Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC). Opens in June 1.
Opening reception: June 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Gallery

June 3, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema) opens:
NolstalgiaNostalgia (鄉愁)Reel China Grand Award
70 mins/2006; English subtitles
Guarding Shangri-laGuarding Shangri-la (守護香格里拉)
40 mins/2005; English subtitles

June 9, 2:00 PM
Wang Ningde
“Some Days” Photography Lecture by Wang Ningde
Location: Chinese Culture Center Auditorium
Admission: Free
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June 9, 2:00 PM
Irene Kwok
Irene Kwok Book Signing
Location: 3rd floor Mezzanine, Multi-purpose room
Admission: Free

June 15th, 6:00 PM
Opening reception: Cheers to Muses
Location: Gallery
Admission: Free

June 17, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
white towerWhite Tower (白塔)
85 mins/2003; English subtitles
modern fortressModern Fortress besieged (現代圍城)
45 mins/2006; English subtitles

June 30, 2:00-4:00 PM
Cheers to Muses: Literary Reading

June 30, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
high school senior yearHigh School Senior Year (Jury Award) 高三(評委會獎)
95 mins/2006; English subtitles


July 7, 4:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema) Special Screening:
ctfChinatown Files (唐人街檔案)
57 mins/2003; in English
Source of the film: Filmakers Library www.filmakers.com

July 21 2:00-4:00 PM
Cheers to Muses: Artists panel discussion

Jul 21 – Sep 8
Adult Mandarin Class Summer Session begins

July 29, 2:00 PM
beidaoBei Dao Poetry Reading 北島詩誦會


August 4, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
beautiful menBeautiful Men (AKA Peach Blossom Face) (人面桃花)
98 mins/2005; English Subtitles

August 11, 2:00 PM
Chinese in a digital age: jointly presented with Chinatown Photographic Society

August 12, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
pai guPai Gu (排骨)
108 mins/2005; English Subtitles

August 16 7:00 PM
AMC4 Special Screening: American Fusion

August 17 6:00-8:00 PM
Cheers to Muses: Book launch


September 7, 2007~January 4, 2008
NostalgiaNostalgia-photography, video, and installation
鄉愁-攝影,錄像, 裝置展.

Relevant event:
09.7.07 7 PM– Opening Reception 開幕酒會
09.22.07 2PM – Presentation by Norma Quintana and her students 雛燕歸巢

September 23, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
mei meiMei Mei (美美)
82 mins/2005; English Subtitles

09.29.07 3PM – Presentation and panel discussion with the artists 鄉愁 藝術家論壇

September 29, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
floating lifeFloating Life (New Filmmaker Award) 飄(新人獎)
93 mins/2005; English Subtitles

Sep 29 – Dec 8 (break on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov 10)
Adult Mandarin Class Fall Session begins
Children Learn & Play Class Fall Session begins
Brush Painting Class Fall Session begins
Calligraphy Class Fall Session begins


October 14, 1:00 PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
pvfmPlease vote for me 請投我一票
55 mins; 2006; English subtitles


November 3, 6:00PM
hbHarmony & Bliss 2007 – an Evening of Fine Dining & Wine Pairing 和諧與祝福

November 4, 1:00PM
C4 (Chinese Culture Center Cinema)
damn street 紅顏
Mandarin with English subtitles; 93 minutes.

November 4, 1:00PM
Art Workshop: Calligraphy with Lampo Leung

November 10, 2:00PM
book launchBook Launch for Judy Yung, The Adventures of Eddie Fung. 《Eddie Fung歷險記》 Co-presented with CHSA
Chinese Culture Center

November 14, 7:00PM
Book Launch for Ruthanne Lum McCunn at Manilatown Heritage Foundation. Co-presented with Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Kearny Street Workshop, and CHSA.

November 11
Seminar: Integrative Approaches of Chinese & Western Medicine
Location: Auditorium
Time: TBD


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