Category Archives: Asian culture

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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Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May)

Here are some events celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage Month and one that is just celebrating different cultures. Around the World Embassy Tour Saturday May 3, 2014  (all around the city) This event is not actually celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage month, but celebrates … Continue reading

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