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31 Days of Asia! May 2015

by Sarah Hua
29 April 2015

 

Friday, May 1

Tibetan Meditation: An Introduction
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Jung Center

Authors and Asia: (Re)Imagining America
6:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Saturday, May 2

15th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Texas Dragon Boat Association

Sunday, May 3

Breakfast Yoga Club Houston
9:00 - 11:00 am
Asia Society Texas Center

Artists Talk: Margarita Cabrera, Tony de los Reyes, and Zhi Lin
2:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Monday, May 4

Kathleen Lee’s All Things Tending Towards the Eternal
7:00 pm
Brazos Bookstore (Book Signing)

Tuesday, May 5

Exhibition: Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and
Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Wednesday, May 6

Bon Ga Garden (Korean)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9861 Long Point Rd, Houston, TX 77055

Thursday, May 7

Leo Bar: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month & Cinco de Mayo
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

An (Uncaffeinated) Evening of Tea and Meditation
6:00 - 8:00 pm
The Jung Center

Friday, May 8

Exhibition: "A B C D"
6:00 pm
Lawndale Artists Studio Program Exhibition at Lawndale Art Center

Saturday, May 9

Boy Scouts American Cultures Merit Badge Workshop
12:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Art Tour: The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America
3:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Lecture: The Japanese folding Screen: Form, Function, History, and Aesthetics
4:00 pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Sunday, May 10

Exhibition: Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Children's Museum of Houston

Monday, May 11

U.S.-China Relations: A Conversation with Ambassador Cui Tiankai
12:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Sahaja Meditation
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Kendall Neighborhood Library

Tuesday, May 12

Fung's Kitchen (Cantonese/Dim Sum)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7320 Southwest Fwy #115, Houston, TX 77074

Wednesday, May 13

Intro to Organic Tea Tasting
7:00 - 8:00 pm
The Path of Tea

Thursday, May 14

Asia Society Presents! APERIO Performs Music by Marty Regan
7:30 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Friday, May 15

Exhibition Preview: Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891
4:00 - 6:00 pm
On View Through September 27
Asia Society Texas Center

AKA Serial Killer
7:00 pm
A Part of the Museum's "Reflections of a New World:
Japanese Protest and Art on Film" series
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Saturday, May 16

AsiaFest
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Sunday, May 17

AsiaFest
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Monday, May 18

Japanese Garden in Hermann Park
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, May 19

Nu Café (Chinese)
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
9889 Bellaire Blvd #1128, Houston, TX 77036

Doing Business in China, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Wednesday, May 20

Exhibition: For a New World to Come:
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968-1979

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Thursday, May 21

Tasty Thai Cooking Class
6:30 pm
Sur La Table (City Centre)

Friday, May 22

Shobana's KRISHNA
8:00 pm
Wortham Theater Center

Saturday, May 23

9th Annual World Yuanji Day
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Sugar Land Town Square

Sunday, May 24

Crow Collection of Asian Art (Dallas, Texas)
12:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Buddha's Birthday Celebration Ceremony
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chung Tai Zen Center of Houston

Monday, May 25

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Sanyukt Satsang Sabha Service

Exhibition: China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science

Tuesday, May 26

Kim Son (Vietnamese/Chinese Dim Sum)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Multiple locations

Wednesday, May 27

Szechuan Cooking at Home
6:30 pm
Sur La Table (Sugar Land)

Golden Dragon Acrobats
8:00 pm
Miller Outdoor Theater

Thursday, May 28

The Lion and the Dragon
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Houston Museum of African American Culture

Friday, May 29

Exhibition: The Art of Gaman
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holocaust Museum Hoston

Distinguished Leaders on Asia:
The Honorable Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia

12:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Saturday, May 30

Karma: The Wheel of LIfe
8:30 pm
Miller Outdoor Theater

Sunday, May 31

Exhibition: The Other Side: Chinese Immigration to America
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Asia Society Texas Center

Exhibition: Samurai: The Way of the Warrior
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science

 

To download a pdf of the calendar, please click here.

Image: Hung Liu, In the Garden 1, 2005, Oil on canvas, Courtesy of Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, © Hung Liu

 

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