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600 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5185
(410) 547-9000, ext. 277

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Saturday, April 24, 2010


Asian Spring Family Festival

WHAT: Asian Spring Family Festival
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.
Special Performances:
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
10:00–4 p.m., Art Activities: Indian & Tibetan inspired Sand Paintings, Chinese inspired Scrolls & Brush Painting
Special guests throughout the day:
Shizumi, providing hands-on demonstrations of Japanese origami and costume
Stephen Parlato, providing demonstrations from his book, Dragons Love

WHERE: The Walters Art Museum
WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277,