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  Chinese Dance Performing Arts Arts
Chinese dance, songDenver Post, CO - 21 hours agoComposed of 45 students ages 8-16 from across the vast Asian country, the ensemble travels internationally, presenting Chinese dance and song with traditional...
art: one that was aggressive and the other more like a vigorous dance.
Classical Chinese dance was developed from Chinese martial arts, opera and ballet.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Performing_Arts/Dance/Chinese   (367 words)

 Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) - Concert
The Chinese Fine Art Exhibit was established not only to promote the artists and their artwork, but to also educate the general public about the beauty and sophistication of Chinese culture and traditions.
Chinese landscape, flowers, and birds are her main focus.
The Chinese Culture Connection, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1986 to promote understanding and appreciation for Chinese culture through Educational Programs in visual and performing arts for schools, libraries, museums and community centers.
www.chinesecultureconnection.org /events/maldenexhibit.html   (1529 words)

 The Washington Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute
The Washington Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute (WCSCOI) is a local non-profit arts organization that presents the finest professional performances of Chinese Opera and is dedicated to bringing this multidisciplinary cultural art form to the widest audience possible.
WCSCOI performance venues have included the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Strathmore Arts Center, the Library of Congress, United States Department of the Interior, the U.S. Geological Survey Auditorium in Reston, Virginia, and the Office of the Comptroller of Currency.
HUANG was a leading performer at the Shanghai Chinese Opera Institute, and played a starring role in the television series, “Emperor Qianlong Visits Jiangnan.” For her work with WCSCOI, in 1994 and 1996 she was awarded a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artists Award.
www.geocities.com /chushan_opera/overview.htm   (1298 words)

 Heartbeat Show
She is one of the best amongst a new generation of notable Chinese choreographers, and has won numerous awards including a First Place medal for choreography at the prestigious 6 th Annual “Taoli Cup” National Dance Competition.
In 2005, he was awarded the joint scholarship from the Nederlands Dans Theater and the Hong Kong Arts Festival to study with the Den Haag NDT Dance Troop in Holland.
She was the recipient of the Performing Award at the 6 th Annual “Taoli Cup” National Dance Competition in 2000.
www.heartbeatshow.com /bios.htm   (2136 words)

 Croatian American Cultural Center Performing Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ballet Afsaneh is a professional performing arts company based in the San Franciso Bay Area of California.This dynamic group performs dance, poetry, and music of the Silk Road, the historic trade route that stretched 7,000 miles across Central Asia from the China Sea in the east to the Mediterranean in the west.
They've performed at the annual Sons of Italy wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of Columbus in the State Capitol Rotunda; the California State Fair; and Italian Festivals in Portland, Oregon, and in Santa Rosa, Monterey, and Lodi, California.
These three musicians, performing tonight as well, are all non-Croatians whose fondness for this music inspired them to learn the instruments and styles of these regions through recordings, watching immigrant players, and immersion in the culture.
www.slavonicweb.org /artists/artists.html   (9727 words)

 CWF - Ruby Yang
Filmmaker Ruby Yang is collaborating with the Chinese Performing Arts Foundation (CPAF) to produce video footage for A Moment in Time, a one-hour documentary for PBS about Chinese performing arts, their relationship to the development of Chinese film, and the public following for both genres in San Francisco.
Through their collaboration, Ruby Yang and Chinese Performing Arts Foundation hope to bring national attention to Chinese American performers and audiences, and record skills and works that may disappear with the current elder generation.
By showing the emotional resonance of opera and movies in the Chinese American community, the film can help to illuminate their significance as artforms and the influence of Chinese arts on culture in the United States.
www.creativeworkfund.org /pages/bios/ruby_yang.html   (872 words)

 The Centre, in Vancouver, For Performing Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Under the art direction and costume design of Tim Yip [winner of the 2001 Academy Award for the Art Direction for Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon], Of Heaven and Earth introduces Western audiences to a stunning new genre of live-stage entertainment.
It is a spectacular combination of Chinese classical and folk dance, different styles of martial arts, and a new kind of Chinese acrobatics.
This re-arrangement of a thousand years of tradition Chinese performing arts for use in musical live-theatre to showcase the beauty of the human form was indeed unprecedented.
www.centreinvancouver.com /upcoming.php   (464 words)

 CHINESE : DANCE : PERFORMING ARTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Chinese dance history, company events, photo galleries, class schedule.
Professional dance company that performs classical, folk, and contemporary styles.
History of chinese dance as well as brief information on some modern chinese dance companies.
www.artfv.com /performing_arts/dance/chinese   (113 words)

 Manitoba Great Wall Performing Arts Inc.
Its membership consists of local Chinese immigrants, Chinese-Canadian citizens and student volunteers who share a common interest in the Chinese performing arts and are dedicated to community growth.
The organization has been established to achieve the following goals: a) communicate and promote Chinese culture and arts across Canadian multi-cultural groups; b) enrich overseas Chinese cultural life; c) strengthen the Chinese ethnic identity and community; and d) contribute to the linkage between mainland and overseas Chinese through performing arts.
It further aims to promote culture and art exchanges with other ethnic groups, enhance friendly relations with those groups, and raise awareness of Chinese culture and arts in the Canadian multi-cultural context.
www.manitobagreatwall.com   (510 words)

 Dimension Performing Arts
Her group will perform ''Rashomon'' Peking-opera style with live musicians March 1 at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino.
Because such classical art forms can be difficult to appreciate without prior background, the Dimension staffers are planning several points of entry.
In the future, Chen hopes to raise funds to build an Asian performing arts center in the South Bay, along the lines of the Mexican Heritage Plaza, to attract the best arts groups in the world with the best work.
www.dimensionarts.org /article1.html   (596 words)

Perform and show at local cultural, celebration, and recreational related events.
Introduce cross culture performing arts and dances to Chinese community.
Promote performing arts by organizing classes and activities for all age groups.
www.indychineseperformingarts.com   (119 words)

 Texas Performing Chinese Arts Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Texas Performing Chinese Arts Association (TPCAA) is founded by conductor and violinist David Wong.
Our mission is to promote understanding and communications among different cultures through arts and performances.
Chinese external and internal martial arts (Shaolin, Taichi, Hsing Yi, and Ba Gwa) taught by Dr. Ni Wei-Chen.
www.art-virtue.com /academy   (214 words)

 Chinese Historical Society of America | Events | Lectures
Chinese performing arts scholar Dr. William Hu will lecture on the colorful and rich history of Cantonese opera in San Francisco, in conjunction with the exhibit “Painted Men: Chinese Opera Backstage” at the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum.
Performed continuously since the mid 19th century to both Chinese American and non-Chinese American audiences, Cantonese opera introduced Chinese culture to a Western audience.
At the same time, the art form shifted to accommodate its new audience, including female actors and serving as a “newspaper from home” for Chinese immigrants.
chsa.org /events/lectures.php?event_id=109&...   (334 words)

 Announcement - The 14th Brush Painting & Calligraphy Contest
A list of the participants (names in both Chinese and English, and their ages), the phone/fax/Email numbers and mailing address of the contact person from each school should be provided.
Art critics and juror of professional art competitions.
While all the necessary precautions were taken to prevent any damage to the art works submitted, we are not responsible for any unintentional losses.
www.chineseperformingarts.net /05calli.htm   (657 words)

 PlaybillArts: Features: Wonders of China
It will be the Kennedy Center's largest international festival to date and the leading display of Chinese arts ever to appear on American soil.
Deng recalls, "I was nine years old, studying pipa [the Chinese lute] at the local performing arts school on full scholarship, when my teachers said my eyes were expressive and selected me to train in traditional opera." Soon the future star was "eating bitter," waking up daily at 4 a.m.
Performed by members of both companies, the show combines traditional shadow puppetry with cutting-edge multimedia effects.
www.playbillarts.com /features/article/2917.html   (1209 words)

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Through musical performances and other artistic presentations, the organization has made important strives towards the popularization and appreciation of Chinese culture.
CCPA provides a variety of artistic performances appealing to people, who are interested in music from all occupations.
The performances include opera singing, Chinese folk singing and dancing, piano and trumpet, and traditional Chinese musical instruments.
www.ccpa-online.org   (268 words)

 Omniseek: /Arts & Humanities /Performing Arts /Opera /Chinese Opera
Since 1991, the Urban Council has been presenting biennially a theme festival on Chinese performing arts (alternating with the Festival of Asian Arts), i.e.
the Chinese Theatrical Arts Festival in 1991, the Chinese...
A Journey with the Yeh Yu Chinese Opera by Jean Chung
www.omniseek.com /srch/{76282}   (250 words)

 Official Ticketmaster site. Toronto Centre For The Arts Toronto, ON tickets . Directions, seating chart, events.
Chinese Performing Arts Festival: of Heaven and Earth
Note: Box Office hours will be extended based on performance schedules.
For all performances at all theatres, all patrons require tickets.
www.ticketmaster.ca /venue/131085   (385 words)

 Dance, Music and Theater - ValleyWalk.com Directory
Academy of Chinese Performing Arts - strives to plant a firm root of Chinese performing arts in the fertile land of the multicultural United States.
Dimension Performing Arts - The nonprofit Dimension Performing Arts, Inc. enhances inter-cultural understanding by promoting Chinese performing arts and cultural activities.
HUA YI Performing Group - A non-profit organization whose mission is to promote Chinese American Culture through Theater Arts.
www.valleywalk.com /list/html/dance__music_and_theater.html   (299 words)

 President's words   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
What made “Heaven Creation” the most powerful and experienced production company in Chinese performing arts circles is the great achievements of our investors who have been well established in their own fields, the excellent performance of our management and the exceptional talent of our creative art directors and staff.
e would like to present to the world the various forms of Chinese performing arts including acrobatics, martial arts, dances and Peking operas, from which you can easily feel the abundance and profundity of the Chinese civilization of five thousand years.
Our consistent pursuit is to use the most effective and expressive mediums and techniques from all over the world to create first class art works, with a view towards success in the international performing and entertainment market.
www.heaven-creation.com /sube/aboutus/president.htm   (401 words)

 CACBC - Promoting Fellowship and Cultural Understanding Through Chinese Performing Arts: Chinese Dance
CACBC brings the best Chinese dance shows to the American stage, from internationally known dance companies from China, to U.S.-based professional dance groups.
From the delightful “Ribbon Dance” of the Han dynasty to the “The Dance of the Yellow River” of the twentieth century, the journey from ancient to the modern Chinese dance is harmonious a
The performances are rich with stunning costumes, pulsating drum rhythms, sounds of exotic musical instruments, and Chinese poetry and song.
www.cacbc.org /Chinese_Arts/dance.htm   (169 words)

 Performing Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The art of facial makeups in Chinese operas boasts a long history.
In ancient China, there was a form of dance called nuo which was performed at ritual ceremonies to frighten off the ghosts and evil souls and to relieve people of epidemics.
Masks were used by performers when they danced...
www.chinavoc.com /arts/perform.htm   (120 words)

 Paashun Chinese Performing Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Paashun specializes in the sharing, teaching, and performing of the rich and intricate art forms of the Chinese culture and heritage.
Paashun offers performances in the Chinese performing arts of lion dancing, drumming, and Wushu (Chinese martial arts), as well as instruction in lion dancing.
For more information on how Paashun can be YOUR source of Chinese performing arts entertainment or how you can join our Paashun family, please contact us!
www.paashun.com   (119 words)

 China Week 2004 - Performing Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This art performance is featured on the unique art forms of ancient and modern China.
As a highlight of China Week, Sound of China aims to cultivate the campus an appreciation of some far east art forms.
Wu Changlu, who won the championship in the George Foreman International Musical Talent Showcase in1995, she became the first musician in Chinese music history to win the international music competition with a Chinese music instrument.
www.tamu.edu /chinaweek/performance.html   (190 words)

 Arts & Media/briefly:
The 50 member Performing Arts Troupe of the Chinese Disabled Persons Federation dazzled audiences across the United States in a September tour that included the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Hall in New York and the Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco.
Founded in 1986, the Troupe's current performance includes poetry recited in sign language, piano solos, Beijing opera, instrumental ensembles, acrobatics by amputees, deaf dancers and a grand finale overseen by a conductor with Down Syndrome.
The symposium is deigned to provide accessibility education and consultation to state arts agency staff and the staffs of arts service organizations to improve access to quality arts experiences for older Americans and those with disabilities.
www.disabilityworld.org /Aug-Sept2000/Media/Briefly.htm   (627 words)

 The Centre, in Vancouver, For Performing Arts
Held at The Centre for the Performing Arts, "FMA Vancouver 2006" promises an evening filled with the stunning collections of celebrity designers straight off the runways of New York.
The audience will also be introduced to the visionary’s behind the Vancouver style scene, the best and brightest of our local talent.
This sold out charity gala event has become the premier venue showcasing extraordinary design, art and music, while raising money for worthy causes.
www.centreinvancouver.com   (595 words)

 Chinese Performing Artists of America (CPAA)
Copyright © 1999-2004 Chinese Performing Artists of America (CPAA).
Chinese martial arts, wushu, kungfu, kung-fu, kung fu,
Confucius, Art of War, Sunzi, Sun Tsu, Art of War,
www.chineseperformingarts.org   (251 words)

 Walnut Hill School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
During his music education, he often found himself in orchestras where he was either the only minority or one of only a handful.
Each year, the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts offers a Summer Chamber Music Festival at Walnut Hill.
The main objectives of the Foundation are to enhance the understanding and the appreciation of Eastern heritage through music and performing arts, to increase the visibility of Chinese music and performing arts through performances, to stimulate the research of Chinese music and performing arts, and to provide opportunities and assistance to young artists.
www.walnuthillarts.org /summer/programs.html   (292 words)

 Huaxia Performing Arts Troupe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Formed in October 1997, Huaxia Performing Arts Troupe is a non-profit organization with members who share common interests in promoting Chinese culture and performing arts, celebrating community diversity, and cultivating individual artistry.
Under direction of professional artists in Chinese performing arts, we practice every Saturday in Huaxia Chinese School at Hillsborough, NJ and perform in our spare time for many community cultural festivals and events.
HXPAT will perform at Somerset County Asian-American Heritage Month Celebration, May 31 (Saturday), 2003
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~whren/hxpat.htm   (124 words)

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