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 to Host Community Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Pace University’s School of Education will present the 17th annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza celebrating the Year of the Snake, 4699, on Feb. 7th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Pace Downtown Theater.

Contact: Public Affairs
(914) 923-2798
News@Pace.Edu

NEW YORK — Pace University’s School of Education will present the 17th annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza celebrating the Year of the Snake, 4699, on Feb. 7th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Pace Downtown Theater.

To ring in the Year of the Snake the children from Community School District 2 will perform traditional Chinese dances choreographed by A. R. T. S., Inc. A children’s art exhibition sponsored by the Chinese American Planning Council will be on display at the Peter Fingesten Gallery, Feb. 5-12 with a special showing on Feb. 7.

The event is co-sponsored by the Pace Education Alliance and 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 Chanida Rayanasukwongse or Ann Marie Eng at the School of Education (212) 346-1444.

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.

School of Education to Sponsor 15th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza, Feb. 10

A children’s art exhibit, traditional dances and other cultural performances
will highlight the 15th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza sponsored by Pace University’s
School of Education, Wednesday, February 10, on its campus in lower Manhattan. More than
700 elementary school children from the New York metropolitan area will participate in the
celebration.

Posted by Public Affairs on February 09, 1999 at 10:16:37:

Contact: Public Affairs
(212) 346-1637
NEW YORK – A children’s art exhibit, traditional dances and other cultural performances
will highlight the 15th Annual Chinese New Year Extravaganza sponsored by Pace University’s
School of Education, Wednesday, February 10, on its campus in lower Manhattan. More than
700 elementary school children from the New York metropolitan area will participate in the
celebration.

Beginning at 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, A Southern Lion Dance, performed by the Wing
Hong Yip Dragon Style Kung Fu Club troupe, will wind through the streets near Pace University
and end at the Pace Downtown Theater on Spruce Street. The lion dance, not to be confused
with the dragon dance, is to bring good luck, good fortune, good health, prosperity, and
happiness to people and business.

More than 100 students from Community School District 2, under the direction of A.R.T.S.,
Inc., will participate in Traditional Children’s Dance Performances from noon-1:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Pace Downtown Theater. 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
from Chinatown’s Chung Pak Day Care Center, which 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. 8-19. A special
viewing will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday,Feb. 10.

The Chinese New Year Extravaganza is sponsored by The Pace University School of Education,
A.R.T.S., Inc., Chinese-American Planning Council, Chinese-American Arts Council, Pace
Education Alliance, Coalition for Diversity, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, 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.