Tag 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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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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Lunar New Year: Which Event to Take the Family To?

So you see my list of Lunar New Year Events for 2015, but which one is the one for your family? (Updated 2/7/2015) Here are some suggestions for where to go to celebrate Lunar New Year, which is known as … Continue reading

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Books for Lunar New Year – Second Grade Considerations

 I have been doing Lunar New Year presentations in my child’s class since he was a two year old in preschool.  From ages 2 – 6, I have always read the same two books, “Bringing in the New Year“, by … Continue reading

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