Ken Smith and Joanna C. Lee. Photo by Lia Chang

MOCATalks: Chinese Almanac- Year of the Pig with Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith on February 21

Ken Smith and Joanna C. Lee. Photo by Lia Chang
Ken Smith and Joanna C. Lee. Photo by Lia Chang

On Thursday, February 21st , authors Joanna C Lee and Ken Smith return for their annual MOCATalks: Chinese Almanac to translate and decode the almanac’s predictions with daily listings for 2019, the Year of the Pig from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The traditional Chinese almanac, also known as the Tong Sing or Huang Li, is a centuries-old repository of cultural information from household tips to general medical remedies. But it’s the almanac’s predictions of which days are auspicious or ominous for a wide range of activities that has made the annual publication a mainstay in Chinese homes.

Tickets are $15 and include wine and Museum admission. Members receive complimentary tickets. Not a Member? Join today here: https://tinyurl.com/y8fqf865

The Museum of Chinese in America is located at 215 Centre St. in New York. Click here for more information and tickets.

Founded in 1980, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre Street will continue to be a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American communities, while striving to be a model among interactive museums.

Lia Chang
Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers,  musicians and corporations. Lia is also an internationally published and exhibited photographer, a multi-platform journalist, and a publicist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Jade Magazine and Playbill.com.

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