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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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Summer 2019 at Asia Society Texas Center will feature five weeks of ExploreAsia summer camps and three weeks of the Young Leaders Institute for high school students.
Discussion
07 Mar 2019
6:15 - 8 p.m.
Asian Americans and U.S.-based actors of Asian descent have made significant strides in the past generation within film and television — however, they still must address ongoing stereotypes and issues of whitewashing. Join Asia Society Texas Center for a discussion with actors Rizwan Manji and Tim Jo on whitewashing of Asian characters in American cinema and television.
Lunar New Year festivities included a special puppetry performance; a Family Day of arts and crafts, dances, demonstrations, and more; and free games, activities, and performances at The Galleria.
In the second installment of the 2018-2019 Bank of America Women’s Leadership Series, Asia Society Texas Center welcomed four women executives from Houston’s vibrant energy industry to discuss the importance of STEM education on February 7.
Performance
05 Apr 2019
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
"Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity" illuminates the daily experiences of five young Muslim Americans who came of age in a post-9/11 society, and are building their lives in a time of continued fear of and violence towards Muslims.
MSNBC host Ali Velshi returned to a sold-out house at Asia Society Texas Center to discuss the weaponization of culture amid the rise of identity politics.

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Events

Meet the Artist
24 Feb 2019
2 - 3 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the world of classical Chinese dance and ballet through a lecture by Beijing Dance Theater choreographer Wang Yuanyuan at Asia Society Texas Center, following SPA's presentation of "Hamlet" at Jones Hall on Friday, February 22.
Panel Discussion
25 Feb 2019
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Incredible changes are happening in the medtech industry that will shape the future of healthcare, aging populations, and more. Join us for a panel discussion on pioneer nations in medtech — Japan, the U.S., and Israel — and major innovations that are sure to surface in the coming years.
Symposium
28 Feb 2019
8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center is pleased to support Rothko Chapel and the University of St. Thomas for a three-day symposium exploring the current climate crisis, its impact on vulnerable communities, and mitigation efforts being implemented locally and nationally.
Special Event
01 Mar 2019
7 - 11 p.m.
Save the date for this vibrant evening honoring local leaders Phoebe and Bobby Tudor for their many years of dedicated service to the Greater Houston community. In addition, this year's Tiger Ball will be a momentous occasion as we honor the legacy and contributions of Asia Society Texas Center's Founding Member, Former First Lady Barbara Bush.
Class
04 Mar 2019
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Wind down your day with this Qigong. Reduce stress and pain, sleep well, and renew your qi (energy) for the week through Qigong, meditation, and gentle, easy Tai Chi movements.
Class
04 Mar 2019
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Discover and experience your qi (energy) through mindful breathing and movement with Wu Dang Mountain Tai Chi.
Discussion
07 Mar 2019
6:15 - 8 p.m.
Asian Americans and U.S.-based actors of Asian descent have made significant strides in the past generation within film and television — however, they still must address ongoing stereotypes and issues of whitewashing. Join Asia Society Texas Center for a discussion with actors Rizwan Manji and Tim Jo on whitewashing of Asian characters in American cinema and television.
Meet the Author
08 Mar 2019
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center at Brazos Bookstore for a discussion on the myths, prejudices, and anti-Chinese narratives that are at the heart of "Yellow Perils," a collection of original essays offering a broad view of the mechanics that define the concept of "yellow peril."
Class
09 Mar 2019
12 - 3 p.m.
Discover the power of mind-body-medicine through Qigong and Tai Chi in this three-hour workshop!
Tour
09 Mar 2019
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
09 Mar 2019
3 - 4 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of the "New Cartographies" exhibition.
Family Activity
11 Mar 2019
12 - 3 p.m.
Celebrate Spring Break at Asia Society by learning about Japan and enjoying a different come-and-go, kid-friendly activity and film screening every day!
Meet the Artist
14 Mar 2019
6 - 8 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center to celebrate the opening of Super Sarap. The artists will be present and participate in a conversation led by guest curator Patricia Cariño Valdez.
Discussion
20 Mar 2019
5:45 - 8 p.m.
During his 37-year Foreign Service career, Ryan Crocker served as U.S. Ambassador to some of the most volatile countries in the world: Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Syria. Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation with Ambassador Crocker on his thoughts on the current U.S. administration's approach to foreign policy in the Middle East and the path forward to a peaceful and sustainable future.
Performance
22 Mar 2019
8 - 10 p.m.
Featuring dancers Nao Kusuzaki, Jennifer Mabus, and Evelyn Toh, this site-specific performance creates an interdisciplinary world that blurs the lines between sound, dance, design, and space.
Panel Discussion
28 Mar 2019
6 - 8 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center and the Australian American Chamber of Commerce for an insightful and timely look at the Australia-Asia-U.S. LNG dynamics.
Performance
05 Apr 2019
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
"Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity" illuminates the daily experiences of five young Muslim Americans who came of age in a post-9/11 society, and are building their lives in a time of continued fear of and violence towards Muslims.
Lecture
12 Apr 2019
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes artist Aimee Lee to discuss her work as part of "The Magic of Korean Papermaking" workshop at the Glassell School of Art. This presentation will use still and moving images to describe how hanji — Korean paper — is made in both Korea and the U.S.
Workshop
13 Apr 2019
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
In this process-focused workshop, students learn how to make one style of hanji (Korean paper) from raw-paper mulberry bark. By working together, students complete various steps to prepare raw materials for sheet formation in the gadum tteugi method.
Tour
08 Jun 2019
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
10 Jun 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MAGICAL KAMISHIBAI: Craft a story and build your own butai (storybook frame) to dive into a colorful world of your own making via the Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai!
17 Jun 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
VIDEO GAME MAKER: In this design camp, bring your stories and poems to life, create video games, and dive into traditions from India, China, and Japan.
24 Jun 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for global competency, the first YLI session will focus on U.S.-China relations and address issues such as bilateral trade negotiations, the countries' role in global financial institutions, and the future of energy demand.
08 Jul 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MANGA POP!: Create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style, compete in sketching contests, and show off your work at camp Comic Con!
15 Jul 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for global competency, the second YLI session will focus on the Middle East and address issues such as the economics of energy resources, dialogue and peace-building, foreign direct investment, and refugees and internal displacement.
22 Jul 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for global competency, the third YLI session will focus on Energy and Security and address issues such as the future of renewable fuels, the importance of growing demand, and managing risk in potential geopolitical flashpoints.
29 Jul 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
AMAZING ASIAN EATS: Travel across Asia as a globe-trotting foodie! Taste and cook foods from India, Thailand, China, Korea, and Japan, and create a food stand fro an Asian night market!
05 Aug 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
K-POP SPECTACULAR: Learn hot new choreography, dance the day away to the latest hits, and experience the life of a K-pop star!

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