Chinatown showcases dance series

2014-01-18 01:13:50

When the Taiwan-born dancer and co-founder of Chinatown's Chen Dance Center H.T. Chen arrived in New York in the late 1970s, he spoke limited English.

He Xiaohui: A visionary rooted inservice

2014-01-17 09:39:00

Chinese Lunar New Year, which this year falls on January 31, has been celebrated in public schools and government offices in Maryland for eight years now. And Xiaohui He, former president of the Coordination Council of Chinese-American Associations, had a lot to do with it.

Her has a message for ending China-US mistrust

2014-01-15 06:17:53

Does Spike Jonze's new movie, Her, a tale of a man who falls head over heels for his computer operating system, pander to US mistrust of China? Or does it merely use Shanghai as a stand-in for the Los Angeles of the near future to make an important point about how people interact in a high-tech society?

PANDA! opens in Las Vegas

2014-01-13 06:36:52

The Venetian and Palazzo Las Vegas debuted PANDA!, a first-ever Chinese show to take up residency in Las Vegas, on Jan11. The 47-member troupe led by acclaimed Chinese director An Zhao opened to worldwide audiences just two weeks before the Chinese New Year.

Y. Ping Sun: A fruitful bridge between the US and China

2014-01-10 06:27:15

"By performing the role I am in now, I am able to serve as a bridge between people, helping people better understand China," said Y. Ping Sun, now university representative of Rice University, wife to Rice president David Leebron, a full-time mother of two teenagers and a part-time lawyer.

Cat-human link traced back to ancient China

2014-01-09 03:59:37

Although cats may be one of the most popular pets today (there are an estimated 600 million worldwide), precious little is known about how and when humans and cats struck up their close relationship.

Ringing in the New Year Chinese style

2014-01-01 11:09:32

Chinese visitors and locals partaking in New York's New Year's festivities were in for a surprise when Sun Guoxiang, consul general of China in New York, and US Congresswoman Grace Meng led a stage actor playing Confucius through the streets of Times Square.

A tricky conversation for Asian-American feminism

2013-12-30 07:04:47

When the feminist hashtag #NotYourAsianSidekick quickly garnered a conversation about the marginalization of Asian women, it also provoked the counter-hashtag #AsianPrivilege questioning whether Asian Americans could genuinely speak to the experience of discrimination.

Chinese university leaders visit Texas to round-up some ideas

2013-12-27 06:17:01

A delegation of more than 20 leaders from 19 Chinese universities put their heads together at the Consulate General of China in Houston last Dec 19 to figure out ways to entice Chinese PhD graduates at US universities to come back to China.

Asian Americans find their history

2013-12-26 06:15:25

"The reality is that there would be no Asian-American identity without the Asian-American movement, because it was a conscious group effort to define ourselves".

LA Winds blow into China

2013-12-24 07:58:29

In a 12-day tour that will showcase American classics like "Stars and Stripes Forever", Pierce College's Los Angeles Symphonic Winds will bring a distinctively American concert sound to China.

Chinese immigration spikes in New York, will soon outnumber Dominicans

2013-12-21 07:16:14

Chinese immigrants in New York will soon outnumber immigrants from the Dominican Republic, currently the largest immigrant group in New York, according to a new report from the Department of City Planning.