2006 Calendar of Events

2006 Calendar of Events

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January

Jan 14
Application Deadline “Celebrating Chinese New Year” Youth Painting Competition

Jan 21
Winter Session Mandarin for Adults and Children

Jan 29
Chinese New Years Day

Jan. 31
Application Deadline: 2006 “In Search of Roots” Program

February

Feb. 9
Member’s Night Reception

Feb. 11& 12
Annual Spring Festival

“Celebrating Chinese New Year” Youth Painting Exhibition on View till March 18.

In Search of Roots Exhibition Opens till March 18.

Feb. 25

5:00 pm
2005 In Search of Roots Public Presentation

Feb. 26
Sunday 2:00 pm -4:00pm
Free Concert of Qing and Se
Co-sponsored with San Francisco Guzheng Music Society

March

Mar. 19
Castro Theater Movie: Letters from an Unknown Woman
Co-present with SF international Asian American Film Festival

Mar. 18 & 20
Kabuki Theater Movie: Eve and the Fire Horse
Co-present with SF international Asian American Film Festival

March 24, Friday, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m..
Lecture Series by Dr. William Hu: “Chinese Martial Arts and its Relationship to Cantonese Opera”
Free admission.
Chinese Performing Arts Foundation – 724 Commercial Street, San Francisco.

Mar. 25
Chinese Chess Tournament

Adult Mandarin Class Winter Session Ends

April
April 1
Children Mandarin Class Winter Session Ends

April 2, 1-4p.m.
Book Party for “Chinese American Voices”

April 8, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lecture Series by Dr. William Hu: “Symbolism in Chinese Lion Dance and Its Relationship to Cantonese Opera”
$5 registration.
Chinese Culture Center – 750 Kearny Street, 3rd floor, San Francisco.

April 9, Sunday, 2 pm.
Co-sponsor with Chinese Historical Society: Story Telling “CHINATOWN IS BURNING!”
HUGH LIANG: EYEWITNESS TO THE 1906 EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE

April 15, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Lecture Series by Dr. William Hu: “Chinese Opera and the 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco”
Free admission.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire.
Chinese Historical Society of America – 965 Clay Street, San Francisco.

April 22 – July 1
Mandarin for Adult and Children Spring Session Starts

April 25 through September 9, 2006
Exhibition: Duk Duk Chaang: Clamor and Glamour of Chinese Opera

April 23 1:00 –3:00 pm (Members and Invited Guest) 3:00 -5:00 p.m. (Public)
CCC Grand Re-opening celebration and opening reception for exhibition: Exhibition: Duk Duk Chaang: Clamor and Glamour of Chinese Opera

April 29th
Calligraphy and Brush Painting Class Start

April 29, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Lecture Series by Dr. William Hu: “Chinese Opera – from Ritualistic Shamanism To A Developed Theater” includes a walk through of the Exhibition “Duk Duk Chaang: The Clamor and Glamour of Chinese Opera” Free admission.
Chinese Culture Center – 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco.

May

Opera Premier: The Grand Seducers: Giovanni Meets Xi-men Qing”
A Brand New East/ West Opera, music by Gang Situ, Sung
In English with Subtitles in English/Chinese

Premiere: May 18, 2006. 8:00 pm
May 19, 2006 8:00 pm
May 20, 2006 Matinee 2:00 pm
May 20, 2006 8:00 pm

$25.00 AND $50.00(Sponsor) With discount for Senior, students (with ID) and group of 10 and more
Chinese Culture Center Auditorium, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco

June
June 22
Chinese Opera Exhibit, Gallery Talk by CCC Guest Curator Mrs. Sally Yu Leung
6:00pm – 8:00pm (in English)

June 24
Chinese Opera Exhibit, Gallery Talk by CCC Guest Curator Mrs. Sally Yu Leung
2:00pm – 4:00pm (in Chinese)

July
July 1
Spring Mandarin Session ends

July 4
Chinese Culture Center will be CLOSED for Independence Day

July 8 – August 26
Summer Adult Mandarin Session begins (8 weeks session)

August

August 15
Lecture: Tradition & Faith – Life in a Northern Chinese Village
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Chinese Culture Center – Grand Ballroom

August 19
CYC Summer Program Graduation Ceremony
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center – Grand Ballroom

August 19 & 26
Free Chinese Chess Workshop for Children & Adults
Chinese Culture Center – Classrooms (3rd floor Mezzanine)
Presented by Anna Yin

September
September 2 – November 18
Fall Children’s Mandarin Class begins

September 9 – November 18
Fall Adult Mandarin Class begins

October
Oct. 6 – Nov. 18
Exhibition: Ceramic Works by Dottie Low

November
Nov. 4
Harmony & Bliss 2006 – 8th annual Fundraiser

December
Dec. 9
2:00pm
CCC Annual Meeting

Dec. 9 – Feb. 17, 2007
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Exhibition: International Modern Brush Painting

Dec. 26
Chinese Culture Center Closed to observe Christmas. The Center will reopen on Wednesday. Dec. 27, 2006.