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Chinese New Year Celebrations

The Black-E welcomes in The Year of the Rabbit

Female-traditional-Chinese-dancerThe Black-E welcomes in The Year of the Rabbit with programmes 11am – 6pm on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 February:-  watch The Dragon dance, join in Tai Chi demonstrations and arts workshops, try your hand at calligraphy, listen to The Sound Agents’ installation  “Chinatown my Chinatown” , meet Joan Chan, author of “East Meets West” and discover traditional and contemporary Chinese dance with Movema, China Pearl and The Funkymentals. 

Entry by donation.

 SATURDAY 5 FEBRUARY

 The Dome : 11am – 6pm

“Chinatown my Chinatown” – a sound installation in the domed entranceway created by The Sound Agents with Liverpool’s Chinese residents

 The Gallery : 11am – 6pm

Fan DanceA special Chinese New Year art workshop  : “meet the author” & book signing of the autobiographical ‘East Meets West’ by Joan Chan  : The Games of Art exhibitions  :  Judy Chicago’s  “Voices from the Song of Songs” exhibition  :  The Black-E Archive video viewings

 Refreshments available in the Gallery coffee bar

 SUNDAY 6th FEBRUARY

 The Dome  : 11am – 6pm

“Chinatown my Chinatown” – a sound installation in the domed entranceway created by The Sound Agents with Liverpool’s Chinese residents

 The Gallery  : 11am – 6pm

A special Chinese New Year art workshop  :  Chinese Calligraphy demonstrations and workshops  -  “meet the author” & book signing of the autobiographical ‘East Meets West’ by Joan Chan  : The Games of Art exhibitions  :  Judy Chicago’s  “Voices from the Song of Songs” exhibition  :  The Black-E Archive video viewings

Refreshments available in the Gallery coffee bar

The Main Space : 11am – 5.30pm

tai-chi-group-practice11am Chinese Dragon Dance & Tai Chi Demonstrations & workshops with Liverpool Chinatown Tai Chi Association

1.00  The Black-E Youngsters  : Dance Displays inspired by ballroom dancing & boxing

1.30  Tai Chi Demonstrations & workshops

young-women-dancers-in-boxing-position2.30  The Black-E Youngsters : Dance Displays inspired by ballroom dancing & boxing

3.00  Tai Chi Demonstrations & workshops

4.00  Movema ‘United Rhythms’ – Chinese, Indian, Caribbean and Brazilian dance come together in an explosive performance.

4.20  FenFen Huang of China Pearl - an elegant Traditional Chinese Dance.

4.30  ‘Masters of Funk’ by the Funkymentals – Chinese-influenced Funkstyles (Hip Hop Dance)

4.40  Lixu – Traditional Fan Dance from China.

4.50  A Workshop for all the family - Traditional Chinese movement, music and games.

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