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Chinese New Year ~ SAT, Jan 25, 7PM

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Today, January 25, is the first day of Chinese New Year. Learn why it’s not really a lunar new year and why the Chinese zodiac isn’t a zodiac, discover the meaning of some of the many symbols for prosperity and good fortune, and look at artworks inspired by the symbols and traditions. Presented by Ruby Ming, Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00PM.

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Join us as we celebrate Chinese New Year, the most important holiday in Chinese culture. The two weeks of festivities are filled with family reunions, delicious food, and many traditions. Learn why it’s not really a lunar new year, how the Chinese calendar is organized, why the Chinese zodiac isn’t a zodiac, discover the meaning of some of the innumerable symbols for prosperity and good fortune, and look at artworks inspired by the symbols and traditions. Join us as we launch another 12-year cycle beginning with the Year of the Rat. Gong Hey Fat Choi! Presented by Ruby Ming, Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00PM.

Ruby Ming received her B.A. in Fine Arts from Brown University. An avid follower of the Bay Area art scene and a visual arts educator for over twenty years, Ruby provides teacher trainings for the California Association for the Gifted and the California Art Education Association. She has developed arts curriculum for use in public schools, trained volunteers in teaching art appreciation and basic drawing, and taught visual arts skills to thousands of children.