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UK China Arts


This event is designed to bring together artists, academics and art organisations to dialogue with artists, producers and curators from both the UK and China to enable artistic exchanges to take place. The point is to better understand the different sides of the experience and to create an opportunity for the different parties involved to meet and strengthen the network.

Please click on this link for more details: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uk-china-arts-tickets-12751657551?utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventurl_text

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Fri 19 Sep, 2014
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Date: Fri 19 Sep, 2014
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DISLOCATING ASIA - An evening of comedy, music, performance, talks


News Thumb Dislocating Asia,
Date: Thursday 2nd October 2014,
Time: 7pm till late
Venue: The Forge Music and Arts Venue, Camden, London NW1 7NL tube: Camden

An evening of talks, performance, comedy, poetry and music inspired or shaped by migrations from East Asia.

* Diana Yeh presents her new book The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity (Hong Kong University Press, 2014) about Shih-I Hsiung, acclaimed as the first Chinese director to work in the West End and on Broadway.

* Actors Daniel York and Jennifer Lim read excerpts from Lady Precious Stream, the play that shot him to worldwide fame.

* Orwell Prize shortlisted blogger Anna Chen reads from her ‘brilliant and dangerous’ poetry collection, Reaching for my Gnu (Aaaargh! Press), and tries out some new poems.

* Music is provided by semi-acoustic Hapa trio Wondermare followed by British Chinese musician/composer Liz Chi Yen Liew, who performs music from her latest album Snapshots, with Dennis Lee on the xiao (flute) and guzheng (zither), taking listeners on an evocative musical journey from China to London.

* The evening ends with DJ Lucky Cat Zoë playing a mixture of Chinese golden oldies from her vinyl collection blended with the freshest urban sounds from Shanghai and Beijing.

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Date
Thu 18 Sep, 2014
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Date: Thu 18 Sep, 2014
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Chua Boon Kee - Sculpture Masterclass at Asia House


News Thumb Free Masterclass at Asia House with renowned Singaporean sculptor, Chua Boon Kee, on Monday 15 September, 6.45pm. The artist won the CAS 'SUSTAIN' international sculpture commission with his piece "Flowing", after a global search that involved 24 international curators and expressions of interest from 49 East Asian artists in 14 different countries and diasporas. The brief was to create a piece that captured East Asian philosophy towards sustainable development.

The commission is generously sponsored by Shaftesbury PLC.

Four finalists were shortlisted: Beili Liu (USA / China), Yodogawa Technique (Japan), Isabel & Alfredo Aquilizan (Australia / Philippines) and Chua Boon Kee (Singapore). After public consultation and much deliberation by the CAS Selection Panel, the tender was awarded to Chua Boon Kee. The artist has flown into London for the Masterclass, media interviews and the eagerly anticipated unveiling on 18 September 2014 in Chinatown.

Come and meet him in person! Reserve your free tickets for the Masterclass here:
http://asiahouse.org/events/masterclass-chua-boon-kee/?dm_i=E30%2C2MT1T%2C3Q3F4Z%2C9MCJ0%2C1

Post-Masterclass canapes are generously sponsored by Geoffrey Leong.

Enquiries:
English media - Tom Ville, Four Communications
tom.ville@fourcommunications.com +44 (0)203 697 4308

Chinese media - Xiaoxiao Sun, CAS
xiaoxiao@chinatownartsspace.com +44 (0)207 287 1052 / +44 (0)7828 715 175

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Sat 13 Sep, 2014
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Date: Sat 13 Sep, 2014
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Meet and Greet Mandarin-Speaking Chinese Actors in London


This Thursday 11 September, we'll be having the biggest gathering of mandarin-speaking Chinese actors in London from 7-9pm at Soho Theatre Bar. The creators, producer and director of the original new show 'The London Time Difference Party 伦敦时差党' will be there. Come join us!

For more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/657111464385495/?source=1

Date
Tue 9 Sep, 2014
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Date: Tue 9 Sep, 2014
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feral Choir of the Peoples March!


News Thumb Finally, as part of the march we are hoping to get everyone singing a set of melodies/chants that Phil Minton (http://www.philminton.co.uk/feral-choir/) and myself have been working on, with the help of writer LI Yan. Running what Phil would call a Feral Choir, we will need volunteers to form a kind of core that can be a focal point during the march when we get everyone singing. We will also need to record a version for us to send out for people to learn in advance of the march. So any groups of vocalists, or enthusiasts are welcome to also be involved in this manner.

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Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Date: Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Mass Dance/ body percussion- Peoples Climate March London


News Thumb A Mass Dance: for the peoples climate march is lead by Anna Llombart: http://annallombart.com/
Anna has kindly agreed with her experience to choreograph and lead a mass body percussion/dance.
Everyone is welcome from professional dancers to enthusiastic people who want to be involved more creatively. There is no need for prior experience.
(Do not be fooled by Anna's site, although she is a very experienced tap dancer, for the march it will be body percussion and dance, no tap.)


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Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Date: Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Army of Drummer- WE need you! Peoples Cimate March London


News Thumb This will be no ordinary march, this will be a demonstration of life, energy, joy and fire!

An Army of Drummers: We are pulling together an army of drummers to become a huge block within the march. There will be a one day rehearsal and army will be lead by an industry professional, to be disclosed. So pick up a drum play and join in what we hope to be a truly massive section of drummers. No experience required, just a drum that you can carry, a lot of fire in the belly, and the will to make some noise!

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Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Date: Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Artists and Performers Needed For the Peoples Climate March!


News Thumb On September 21st, on the eve of a historic summit on climate change, people across the world will take to the streets in their hundreds and thousands to inspire the world’s most powerful leaders to take ambitious action on the climate crisis.

With our future on the line and the world watching, we have the opportunity to meet this moment with unprecedented mobilization in cities across the globe.

If we're going to pull it off, we need so many visionary, creative people to be involved. In short, we need you.

This will be no ordinary march, this will be a demonstration of life, energy, joy and fire!

http://peoplesclimate.org/london/




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Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Date: Thu 4 Sep, 2014
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Sept 4 - Papergang Theatre presents Asian-American Writers: A 2nd Generation Take


News Thumb Hi there

We're Papergang Theatre, a platform for British East Asian writers in the UK. (More about us at www.papergang.co.uk)

We're staging two readings of Asian-American plays (Year Zero by Michael Golamco and The Language Archive by Julia Cho) next Thursday. Details in the flyer below.

It would be great to see some of you there. Refreshments included! Any questions email hello@papergang.co.uk


Date
Sun 31 Aug, 2014
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Date: Sun 31 Aug, 2014
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Channel 4 opportunity


Hi there,

The brand new series of the Channel 4 quiz show Fifteen to One are looking for lots of lively, intelligent and entertaining contestants to be on the show!

We are currently accepting applications and will be holding London auditions very soon.

We are hoping to spread the word to people who may not normally consider applying for a quiz show. So if you would like to try something different and think you have what is takes to be on the show and play for a chance of winning the £40,000 ‘Grand Champion’ prize, get in touch today!




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Wed 20 Aug, 2014
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Date: Wed 20 Aug, 2014
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