Category Archives: Asian culture

Lunar New Year Events, 2019, Washington, DC, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia

Monday January 28, 2019 – Sunday February 16, 2019 20th Anniversary Lunar New Year Celebration (All Day)Lakeforest Mall, Gaithersburg, MD (free) Week of January 27 – February 2, 2019 Saturday February 2, 2019 10:00 am – 6:00 pm12th Annual Chinese … Continue reading

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Blueberry Mooncakes for the Western Palate

  I’ve tried traditional mooncakes a couple of times, but did not like them either time.   It is not to say I could not find a mooncake which I might love, but I haven’t wanted to buy and sample … Continue reading

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Asian Cultural Mentoring Program – Bamboo Sprouts

We are excited to announce the 2016-2017 Bamboo Sprouts Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Bamboo Sprouts is a monthly cultural mentoring program for transracial Asian adoptees in which medical students host hands-on activities with young adoptees through two-hour sessions held … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s Nightingale – A Review

I attended the press opening and reception of  The Emperor’s Nightingale, a children’s play, playing at Adventure Theater in Glen Echo, April 22 through May 30.  They gave me three tickets for helping promote it.  (I’m guessing I already did … Continue reading

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Events for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

I had two people contact me to help promote some events that deal with Asian culture and Asian Pacific Heritage Month.   I thought I would highlight them here as we are coming up on Asian Pacific  Heritage Month.  One is … Continue reading

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A Family Guide to Lunar New Year Events 2016

Some of this is a repeat of my 2015 post, but I have updated it to refer to 2016 events and added more here and there. As I write this I have 30 events listed on my Lunar New Year … Continue reading

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Celebrating Asian Heritage at School

My child’s school has only about 7% Asians.  Unlike Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month, our school does not have enough families to make a core and have an evening program celebrating Asian Heritage.  But I still want to … Continue reading

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