The Epoch Times: “City Officials Kick Off Chinese New Year”

The Epoch Times’ article on the Lunar New Year celebration held at Pace University with members of the NY City Council and Pace’s Confucius Institute for learning Chinese language and culture quoted Pace President Stephen Friedman who spoke to the audience “about Pace’s ‘pursuit of commitment to provide the Lower Manhattan community with cultural entertainment.'”

Pace, the Confucius Institute at Pace University, and the New York City Council celebrated the Lunar New Year together in the company of many VIPs and Very Important Performers.

Read the full article in The Epoch Times.

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Rescheduled: Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Close to 100 local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate, featuring an extravaganza of traditional Chinese dances to celebrate the Year of the Pig 4705. Over 400 more school children and educators from New York City schools will come to watch.

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Contact:
Cara Halstead Cea, Pace University, (914) 906-9680, chalstead@pace.edu or
Bill Caldwell, Pace University, (212) 346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

Please note – this event was originally scheduled for Feb. 14 but has been changed to Wed., Feb. 28

23RD ANNUAL CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA AT PACE UNIVERSITY FEATURING COSTUMED DANCE, ART BY NYC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Year of the Golden Pig

WHAT: 23rd Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Golden Pig 4705. School children use dance and stories to explain the cultural significance of the New Year.

WHO: Close to 100 local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate, featuring an extravaganza of traditional Chinese dances to celebrate the Year of the Pig 4705. Over 400 more school children and educators from New York City schools will come to watch. A Children’s Art Exhibit will display original artwork inspired by the Year of the Golden Pig which occurs only once every 60 years. The art was created by children from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens ages 3 to 15 who are in the after school programs of the Chinese American Planning Council, some of whom have only been in America a short time.

WHEN: Children’s Dance Extravaganza Wednesday, February 28, 12:00 – 1:30 PM.

The art exhibit will be on display from February 12 – 28. Gallery hours are by appointment by calling 212-346-1887. The exhibit is open to the public without reservation on Wed., Feb. 14 from 11:00am – to 4:00pm, Tues., Feb. 20 from 1:15pm – 4:00pm and Thurs., Feb. 22 from 12:30pm – 4:00pm.

WHERE: Pace University, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Theater (located on Spruce Street between Gold Street and Park Row), One Pace Plaza, New York, NY. Art exhibit in Schimmel Theater lobby.

Sponsored by the School of Education at Pace University, A.R.T.S. Inc. and the Chinese American Planning Council, along with Chung Pak Day Care, Emigrant Savings Bank, the Organization for Chinese Americans, Kappa Delta Pi, the Pace Office of Marketing and Communications, the Pace Office of the Dean for Students, and the Pace Office of Academic Affairs and International Opportunities.

CONTACT: Professor Kathryn DeLawter at kdelawter@pace.edu, or 212-346-1887

23rd Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza Featuring Costumed Dance and Art by NYC School Children

Close to 100 local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate, featuring an extravaganza of traditional Chinese dances to celebrate the Year of the Pig 4705. Hundreds more school children and educators from New York City schools will come to watch.

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Contact:
Cara Halstead Cea, Pace University, (914) 906-9680, chalstead@pace.edu or
Bill Caldwell, Pace University, (212) 346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

CHINESE NEW YEAR EVENT ON VALENTINE’S DAY:
23RD ANNUAL CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA AT PACE UNIVERSITY FEATURING COSTUMED DANCE, ART BY NYC SCHOOL CHILDREN

Year of the Golden Pig

WHAT: 23rd Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Golden Pig 4705. School children use dance and stories to explain the cultural significance of the New Year.

WHO: Close to 100 local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate, featuring an extravaganza of traditional Chinese dances to celebrate the Year of the Pig 4705. Hundreds more school children and educators from New York City schools will come to watch. A Children’s Art Exhibit will display original artwork inspired by the Year of the Golden Pig which occurs only once every 60 years. The art was created by children of the Chinese-American Planning Council, ages three through junior high, some of whom have only been in America a short time.

WHEN: Children’s Dance Extravaganza Wednesday, February 14, 12:00 – 1:30 PM.

Art exhibit will be on display from February 12 – 22. Gallery hours are by appointment by calling 212-346-1887 with open hours on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 1:15 – 4PM and Thurs., Feb. 22 from 12:30- 4PM.

WHERE: Pace University, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Theater (located on Spruce Street between Gold Street and Park Row), One Pace Plaza, New York, NY. Art exhibit in Schimmel Theater lobby.

Sponsored by the School of Education at Pace University, ARTS Inc. and the Chinese American Planning Council, along with Chung Pak Day Care, Emigrant Savings Bank, the Organization for Chinese Americans, Kappa Delta Pi, the Pace Office of Marketing and Communications, the Pace Office of the Dean for Students, and the Pace Office of Academic Affairs and International Opportunities.

CONTACT: Professor Katherine DeLawter at kdelawter@pace.edu, or 212-346-1887

Pace Celebrates the Year of the Dog

The 22nd annual Chinese New Year celebration at Pace will include colorful and lively performances.

Contact
Rosemary Mercedes
Public Information
212-346-1637; C: 914-424-3845

IN THE YEAR OF THE DOG: PACE CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR

WHO: New York City public school students from PS1, John Bowne High School, and PS 124 in downtown Manhattan; a professional acrobat from the Shen Yang Chinese Opera Co.; and a group from the Open Door Senior Citizen Center of the Chinese American Planning Council will celebrate the Chinese new year of the dog with colorful musical and theatrical performances.

WHAT: “22nd Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Dog” presented by Pace University’s School of Education, ARTS Inc., and the Chinese American Planning Council

WHEN: Wednesday, January 25, 2006
12 – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts; 3 Spruce Street, between Park Row and Gold Street

Celebrating the 22nd annual Chinese New Year celebration at Pace, the program will include colorful and lively performances, as follows:

– Tibetan Tap Dance by Pre-K students from PS 1;
– “Splashing Water Dance,” by Chinese club dancers of John Bowne High School ;
– “A General’s Dance,” by Liu Chun Nuan of the Shen Yang Chinese Opera Co.;
– “All that Jazz” and “New York, New York” by seniors from the Open Door Senior Citizen Center;
– “8 Immortals Cross the Sea,” by students from PS124;and
– Ribbon Dance by Chinese club dancers of John Bowne High School.

Program sponsors include: Verizon, Emigrant Savings Bank, Organization of Chinese Americans, PDK, Phi Kappa Delta, Arts Inc.

Pace Celebrates Year of the Rooster

“21st Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Rooster,” presented by Pace University’s School of Education, along with ARTS, Inc., New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Contact:
Rossella Dipopolo, Pace University School of Education, rdipopolo@pace.edu

Rosemary Mercedes, Pace University, (212) 346-1637, rmercedes@pace.edu

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PACE HOSTS ANNUAL CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA

WHAT: “21st Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Rooster,” presented by Pace University’s School of Education, along with ARTS, Inc., New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

WHO: Students from New York City’s downtown area schools will celebrate the Chinese New Year with colorful performances, including children from PS 124 Yung Ming School and Pace University High School students. Also performing, a group of 30 seniors from Project Open Door Senior Center will present dances to “New York, New York” and “All That Jazz.”

WHEN: Wednesday, February 2, 2005
12 – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Pace University, The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Theater (located on Spruce Street between Gold Street and Park Row), One Pace Plaza, New York, NY.

19th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Sheep 4701

The “19th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Sheep 4701” will be presented by Pace University’s School of Education, along with A.R.T.S., Inc., Chinese-American Planning Council; Lower East Side/Chinatown AmeriCorps; Pace Education Alliance; Pace Office of Multicultural Affairs; United Chinese Student Association; and Asian Culture/Filipino Society.

January 30, 2003

Contact: Bill Caldwell, Pace University, (212) 346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

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WHAT: “19th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Year of the Sheep 4701,” presented by Pace University’s School of Education, along with A.R.T.S., Inc., Chinese-American Planning Council; Lower East Side/Chinatown AmeriCorps; Pace Education Alliance; Pace Office of Multicultural Affairs; United Chinese Student Association; and Asian Culture/Filipino Society.

WHO: Ninety local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate in this performance, featuring a Children’s Dance Extravaganza with traditional Chinese dances to celebrate the Year of the Sheep 4701. More than six hundred local school children and educators from New York City schools will come to watch the celebration. A Children’s Art Exhibit will be on display, featuring original artwork inspired by the Year of the Sheep.

WHEN: Children’s Dance Extravaganza will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 12:00 – 1:30 PM. Art exhibit will be on display from February 3 – 7. Gallery hours are Monday, February 3, 10 AM – 5:30 PM; Tuesday, February 4, 10 AM – 5:30 PM; Wednesday, February 5, 10 AM – 4 PM ; Thursday, February 6, 10 AM -5:30 PM; and Friday, February 7, 10 AM -3 PM.

WHERE: Pace University, The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts Theater (located on Spruce Street between Gold Street and Park Row), One Pace Plaza, New York, NY. Art exhibit will be on display in the Fingesten Gallery at One Pace Plaza.

For more information, contact Margaret Dowling at 212-346-1444 or chinesenewyear@hotmail.com .

Pace University to Host Community Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Eighty local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate in Pace University’s School of Education’s 18th annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza celebrating the year of the Horse, 4700. More than 400 local school children from Chinatown and Brooklyn will come to watch the celebration. The celebration will take place at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on Spruce and Gold Streets of the University’s downtown campus on February 6, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

NEW YORK – Eighty local school children from Chinatown in downtown New York will participate in Pace University’s School of Education’s 18th annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza celebrating the year of the Horse, 4700. More than 400 local school children from Chinatown and Brooklyn will come to watch the celebration. The celebration will take place at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on Spruce and Gold Streets of the University’s downtown campus on February 6, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

To ring in the Year of the Horse children from Chinatown schools JHS 56, PS 2, and IS 131 will perform traditional Chinese dances choreographed by A.R.T.S., Inc. A children’s art exhibition will be also on display at the bookstore at One Pace Plaza, level B, from February 2 to 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be a special showing of the exhibit in the lobby of the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on February 6.

The event is co-sponsored by JPMorgan Chase, United Chinese Students Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with A. R. T. S., Inc. and the Chinese American Planning Council.

The Chinese New Year Extravaganza is a community event open to the public; reservations are not required for individuals but school groups should call in advance to ensure space. For access to the art exhibit please call in advance.

For more information call: Jennifer White at 212-346-1118

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Nearly 13,500 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.

Pace University’s School of Education to Host 16th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza, Feb. 9

Posted by Public Affairs on February 04, 19100 at 17:16:47:

Contact: Public Affairs
(212) 346-1637

NEW YORK – A children’s art exhibit, traditional dances and other cultural performances
will highlight the 16th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza sponsored by Pace University’s
School of Education, Wednesday, February 9, on its campus in lower Manhattan. More than
650 elementary school children from Chinatown will participate in the celebration.

Students from Community School District 2, under the direction of A.R.T.S., Inc., will
perform Traditional Chinese Dances from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Pace Downtown Theater on
Spruce Street. A.R.T.S., Inc. (Art Resources for Teachers and Students), is a community
based resource center comprising professionals, performers and educators who work intensively
with schools in Chinatown.

A Children’s Art Exhibit will feature paintings, drawings and sculpture from pre-schoolers
and elementary school children that demonstrate the students’ artistic ability and enthusiasm
to celebrate their heritage and culture. The exhibit, located at the Peter Fingesten Art
Gallery at Pace University, will be on display from Feb. 7-18. A special viewing will be held
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

The Chinese New Year Extravaganza is sponsored by Pace University’s School of Education, A.R.T.S.,
Inc., Chinese-American Planning Council, Chinese-American Arts Council, Pace Education Alliance,
and The Chase Manhattan Bank.

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County.
Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Dyson College
of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems,
School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of Nursing.

Posted by Public Affairs on February 04, 19100 at 17:16:47:

Contact: Public Affairs
(212) 346-1637
NEW YORK – A children’s art exhibit, traditional dances and other cultural performances
will highlight the 16th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza sponsored by Pace University’s
School of Education, Wednesday, February 9, on its campus in lower Manhattan. More than
650 elementary school children from Chinatown will participate in the celebration.

Students from Community School District 2, under the direction of A.R.T.S., Inc., will
perform Traditional Chinese Dances from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Pace Downtown Theater on
Spruce Street. A.R.T.S., Inc. (Art Resources for Teachers and Students), is a community
based resource center comprising professionals, performers and educators who work intensively
with schools in Chinatown.

A Children’s Art Exhibit will feature paintings, drawings and sculpture from pre-schoolers
and elementary school children that demonstrate the students’ artistic ability and enthusiasm
to celebrate their heritage and culture. The exhibit, located at the Peter Fingesten Art
Gallery at Pace University, will be on display from Feb. 7-18. A special viewing will be held
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

The Chinese New Year Extravaganza is sponsored by Pace University’s School of Education, A.R.T.S.,
Inc., Chinese-American Planning Council, Chinese-American Arts Council, Pace Education Alliance,
and The Chase Manhattan Bank.

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County.
Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Dyson College
of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems,
School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of Nursing.