Chinese Kunqu Opera & 'The Peony Pavilion'
Talks, demonstration, & dinner at the Pacific Asia Museum
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
Presented by the Pacific Asia Museum and co-sponsored by Town Hall Los Angeles.
Talks by famed author Kenneth Pai (Pai Hsien-yung) - writer/producer of the Young Lovers' edition of Peony Pavilion - and Professor Richard Strassberg (UCLA), plus a demonstration of scenes from Peony Pavilion by members of the Suzhou Kunqu Opera Company.
A reception & dim sum dinner (included in the price of admission) will follow the talks and demonstration.
The dinner has been generously funded by the Chinese Arts Council of the Museum, the Taipei First Girls High School Alumni Association, and the Southern California chapter of the National Taiwan University Alumni Association.
Cost: $7 ($5 for seniors)
Tel: (626) 449-2742 xtn 10
Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, UCLA Live, Pacific Asia Museum's Chinese Arts Council, Sunzhou Kunqu Opera Company