Saturday, April 24, 2010
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Come celebrate the colors, sights, and sounds of Asia. Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands! Create artwork inspired by ancient traditions and learn amazing techniques from local artists.
11:00 a.m., Spilling Ink
performing Katha: Tales from India
1:00 p.m., Hua Sha Chinese Dance Center
performing Traditional Chinese Dances
3:00 p.m., GRAND FINALE: Taikoza
, performing Japanese Drumming
Special Guests Throughout the Day
10-3 p.m., Stephen Parlato
, providing demonstrations from his book, Dragons Love
10-3 p.m., Deborah Quirk
provides Yoga demonstrations
12-3 p.m., Shizumi
, providing hands-on demonstrations of Japanese origami and costume
12-3 p.m., Priya DasSarma
, providing Indian sari demonstrations
Art Activities and More
10-3 p.m., Scale a Dragon
collaborative art activity
10-4 p.m., Indian and Tibetan inspired Sand Paintings
and Chinese inspired Calligraphy Brush Painting
10-4 p.m., Seek, Find, & Pose activity
10-3 p.m., Early Childhood Area
in collaboration with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, inspired by One Leaf Rides the Wind
Special Exhibitions and Launch of Asian Art Family Guide
10-5 p.m., Crossing Borders
, Photographs and poetry by Patterson High School, Refugee Youth Program students during a 6-week VisionWorkshops program
10-5 p.m., Japanese Cloisonne Enamels
from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection
10-5 p.m., Pick up a copy of the new Asian Art Family Guide
For more information, contact 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or email@example.com.
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FREE Asian Spring Family Festival
Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands!
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
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Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall
Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book, "Stand Up Straight and Sing!" Tickets $25 (includes one book).
Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present an engaging talk, exploring the production of ancient American textiles, their significance, and their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.
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