Landmark on Main Street
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Lunar New Year
Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11 am
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Ring in the Year of the Pig at our annual Lunar New Year Celebration.


Landmark presents a day of cultural activities, with food and free crafts in the gym followed by a free afternoon performance in the Jeanne Rimsky Theater.

Lunar New Year is a major holiday for Chinese communities around the world and has significantly influenced the Lunar New Year celebrations of its geographic neighbors. Known in modern Chinese as the "Spring Festival," the New Year festival is based on centuries-old myths and traditions. In 2019 we celebrate the Year of the Pig.

11 am to 3:00 pm -- Doctors' Gym (basement of Landmark building)
Authentic Chinese food and crafts all in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Craft participation is free. Food for purchase only. Food & crafts provided by 9p Art, Crafts & Food Catering Group. All proceeds benefit Landmark on Main Street.

3:30 pm -- Jeanne Rimsky Theater
Enjoy this free family friendly performance of traditional Chinese dance, face changing and acrobat with audience participation portion.

Lina Liu is a Guinness World Record keeper and former leading acrobatic on Broadway and the Royal Opera House. Watch as she brings a series of amazing performances, including foot juggling, spinning carpets and plates along with traditional Chinese dance. Performance will also include Bian lian, the traditional Chinese art form of Face-changing originated from Sichuan Opera

Free, no tickets required.

 

Event underwritten by WAC Lighting and The Glow Foundation.



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