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Pondicheri's museum café serves Indian-inspired cuisine such as butter chicken, saffron shrimp salad, and roti wraps.
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Asia Society Texas Center presented its annual Roy M. Huffington Award to Princess Zahra Aga Khan who was honored for her outstanding commitment to advancing healthcare and education around the world.
Workshop
06 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us to transform into a Kabuki actor for the night! Explore how Kabuki actors use color and facial lines to express emotion and the iconic looks of Kabuki heroes and villains.
In addition to water and light, the exhibition makes use of wood and metal that Miya Ando has altered by natural physical treatment such as sculpting and charring, as well as by chemical and electrical processes.
Panel Discussion
07 Dec 2019
1:45 - 3 p.m.
Shun Japanese Kitchen's Chef Naoki Yoshida draws upon his diverse experience to explore how to combine a personal, authentic approach to Japanese cuisine with a considered business strategy to succeed in Houston's Japanese culinary scene.
In its seventh year, Asia Society's Night Market presented a curated selection of more than 40 local vendors and artisans, a beer garden, Japanese-style carnival games, K-pop dance, and more.x`
Family Activity
14 Dec 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join us at Asia Society Texas Center for a hands-on family workshop to celebrate the arrival of winter! Learn about arts and culture in Japan and China by making crafts together as a family, creating new holiday mementos and memories.

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Events

Class
26 Aug 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer Korean Language classes for adults who would like to learn the Korean language at a beginner level.
Workshop
06 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us to transform into a Kabuki actor for the night! Explore how Kabuki actors use color and facial lines to express emotion and the iconic looks of Kabuki heroes and villains.
Panel Discussion
07 Dec 2019
1:45 - 3 p.m.
Shun Japanese Kitchen's Chef Naoki Yoshida draws upon his diverse experience to explore how to combine a personal, authentic approach to Japanese cuisine with a considered business strategy to succeed in Houston's Japanese culinary scene.
Discussion
10 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
By 2020, experts estimate China will have installed almost 300 million surveillance cameras and will spend upwards of $30 billion in the coming years on a wide variety of surveillance technologies often augmented by artificial intelligence.
Family Activity
14 Dec 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join us at Asia Society Texas Center for a hands-on family workshop to celebrate the arrival of winter! Learn about arts and culture in Japan and China by making crafts together as a family, creating new holiday mementos and memories.
Tour
14 Dec 2019
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
14 Dec 2019
3 - 4 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a docent-led tour of the exhibition "Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited."
Class
06 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Mondays.
Class
07 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Tuesdays.
Class
08 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Wednesdays.
Meet the Author
16 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
We have lost the war on cancer, according to Azra Raza, whose new book offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society mis(treat) cancer, how we can do better, and why we must.
Performance
17 Jan 2020
7:30 - 10 p.m.
Join us in exploring the unexpected with the third annual Turkish Music Festival, highlighting the thousand-year connection between Turkish music and that of the surrounding cultures of Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Film
19 Jan 2020
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a screening of the second film in renowned director Abbas Kiarostami's "The Koker Trilogy" as part of the Houston Iranian Film Festival, in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Rice Cinema.
Panel Discussion
23 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
How do the recent Hong Kong election results affect China's potential response? What role does — or should — the U.S. play in light of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy act and ongoing trade negotiations with China?
Family Activity
25 Jan 2020
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us in welcoming the Year of the Rat with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia! Free and open to the public (RSVP for planning purposes), with ticketed performances.
Family Activity
25 Jan 2020
12 - 5 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with special Lunar New Year festivities at The Galleria!
Panel Discussion
30 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Rising geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the region are among the top concerns of security analysts across the globe. Join Asia Society Texas Center as experts discuss the security challenges and associated risks.
Performance
08 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join us for a night of comedy and conversation with America's first Muslim woman comedian, talking about her life journey challenging stereotypes and tearing down barriers.
Discussion
27 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation with Ann Curry on women in the workplace, what it is like reporting while female, and examining how women's roles in journalism have transformed over the past 50 years.
Special Event
06 Mar 2020
7 - 11 p.m.
Save the date for this vibrant evening honoring Houston's iconic champion for the arts, Lynn S. Wyatt!
11 Mar 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes Chef Najmieh Batmanglij in celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, for a conversation about her career as a chef and writer, and what makes Iranian food unique and memorable.

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