“Dream of the Red Chamber” (红樓夢) as opera in English
The Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends of Minnesota is please to confirm plans for a commission with the San Francisco Opera for a fall 2016 world premiere of “Dream of the Red Chamber,” are finalized. The production will feature music by world-renowned Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng (Madame Mao, Silver River) and an English-language libretto by the composer and Tony Award-winning Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly and Chinglish).
Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center show shines
By Jodi Yim James
The Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center (TCCDC) brought Chinese culture to the stage in a beautiful and brilliant show on Jan. 18 and 19 at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium in St. Paul. More than 80 students ranging from age 3-61 performed in radiant costumes with graceful moves. They presented a repertoire of 21 very different and unique dance pieces,
The 14th Dalai Lama arrived in Minneapolis on May 7, 2011. The much anticipated visit, "One Heart, One Mind, One Universe" was co-hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality & Healing and the Tibetan American Foundation (TAFM).
Date: Through Nov. 23, 2013
Location: Highpoint Center for Printmaking, 912 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408, 612-871-1326
Gallery hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.Saturday, noon–4 p.m. and by appointment. Please call ahead for group tours or large groups.
“Contemporary Prints from Central Taiwan” features prints from 21 artists living and working in Taichung and Miaoli, Taiwan. This exhibit is curated by Jon Renzella, a former Highpoint Studio intern and Jerome Emerging Printmaker, who now lives and works in Taiwan.
In conjunction with the preview of 100 Years of Chinese American History in Minnesota Photo Exhibition I and Pan Asian Arts Festival, the Minnesota Chinese Music Ensemble (MNCME) held a concert, 100 years of journey...Remember the past, Honor the present, Celebrate the future at the Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, Landmark Center, St. Paul, Minn.