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Posted by Patty on Fri, 09/24/2010 - 12:05pm
Patty Uy writes:
We saw this film last Friday and both thought it very well done. Ed found it slow during the first half, but for me that helped the viewer experience the physical as well as emotional discomfort experienced by the migrant workers in their lives and travels.
We recommend it. People who have read Factory Girls may have even greater interest in the related subject matter of this film. It's playing in several venues around the greater LA area.
Click through to the full post to read about the film and watch the trailer.
Posted by Courtesy Post on Mon, 10/05/2009 - 11:53am
Researchers in the UCLA Psychology Department are investigating the emotional development of children who have been adopted from institutional care and are currently conducting a study examining social and emotional behaviors including attachment security. Click through to read details about the studies an how to participate.
Posted by Courtesy Post on Thu, 06/04/2009 - 10:00pm
FCC-SoCal families are invited to join the San Gabriel Valley Adoption Friendship Group at the Pacific Asia Museum’s free Family “Puppet Festival” Day on Saturday, June 6, noon to 4 pm. “The ‘Puppets Festival’ is presented by the Arts Councils of Pacific Asia Museum. Explore the arts and culture of Asia through crafts, performances and activities plus free admission to the galleries.” http://www.pacificasiamuseum.org/calendar/familyfestivals.htm
Posted by Courtesy Post on Tue, 05/12/2009 - 6:01pm
Here are some appearances by Lisa See in honor of her new book, “Shanghai Girls”
--2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, party, Borders Westwood, 1360 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles 90024. 310 475 3444
--Noon Monday, June 1, luncheon, Malibu Performing Arts Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd., Malibu 90265. Sponsored by Diesel bookstore in Malibu. $65 a person, includes copy of book and lunch with Lisa. Please call Diesel at 310 456 9961 to reserve.
--7:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, reading and signing, Barnes & Noble Encino, 16461 Ventura Blvd., Encino. 818 380 1636.
Posted by Courtesy Post on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 5:32pm
Now on view at the Huntington is one of the greatest private collections of Chinese art in the nation. It's an exhibition of Chinese painting and calligraphy works spanning 900 years and will be on view April 11 through July 13 in the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery. The presentation will feature 41 masterworks from the Weng collection. The collection was the focus of a recent exhibition at the Beijing World Art Museum and is revered in China as well as in the United States.
Posted by SoCal Friends on Fri, 03/20/2009 - 1:23pm
On November 12, 2008, the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and the University of Maryland Asian American Studies Program, "through a unique national nonprofit-academic partnership," released its study, "A Portrait of Chinese Americans."
Posted by SoCal Friends on Fri, 03/20/2009 - 1:20pm
"This exhibit explores the lives of Chinese American women during their first one hundred years in the United States.