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.

MEDIA ADVISORY
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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

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

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.