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Asia Society Texas Center hosts Leo Bar "Rock the Night with Sunil T's Comedy"

Asia Society Texas Center

The evening will feature special guest Sunil T presenting a comedy skit and chatting in a live Q&A interview with KHOU News anchor Lily Jang. Sunil Thakkar is active in the Houston Indian


Lecture: "The U.S. & Iran: A Breakthrough Moment?" with Suzanne DiMaggio

Asia Society Texas Center

In September 2012, President Barack Obama telephoned Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. It was the first direct diplomatic contact between the two countries' leaders since the 1979 Islam


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Your weekly guide to Houston: Five (plus) don't-miss events — fun times included

By Joel Luks

Spring break is over, school is back in session and Houston events are in high gear. Get back into the swing of things with this week's lineup of CultureMap editors' picks for how to have f ...


Asia Society Texas Center Talk: "Wello Water" by Cynthia Koenig

Asia Society Texas Center

Water, hygiene and transportation are constant challenges for developing nations like India, and women often shoulder the burden of collecting water for their families. For many isolated areas, fam


Asia Society Texas Center Talk: "From the Killing Fields to The White House" by Ambassador Sichan Siv

Asia Society Texas Center

Ambassador Sichan Siv joins Asia Society Texas Center to tell his story — from escaping the Cambodian genocide to being a taxi driver in New York to finally being appointed the United States


Asia Society Texas Center presents "This is to be Done - Contemporary Poets and Asia"

Asia Society Texas Center

This performance reading will explore the world through the lens of poetic bilingualism. Led by John Cayley, Myung Mi Kim, Yang Lian and Lynn Xu, each reading will introduce contemporary poetr


Asia Society presents Chitravina N. Ravikiran in "Melody, Harmony and Melharmony"

Asia Society Texas Center

Melharmony is an award-winning concept pioneered by Chitravina N. Ravikiran during his collaboration with artists of the BBC Philharmonic. As the name suggests, Melharmony aims to create a synergy


Authors & Asia: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World by Elizabeth Economy

Asia Society Texas Center

In the past 30 years, China has transformed from an impoverished country where peasants comprised the largest portion of the populace to an economic power with an expanding middle class and more me


Authors & Asia: Afghanistan – A Distant War by Robert Nickelsberg

Asia Society Texas Center

Time photographer Robert Nickelsberg captures the brutality and suffering, often amid stunning beauty, of the convulsions that have engulfed Afghanistan. In Afghanistan – A Distant War, he pr


Authors & Asia Lecture: From Bombay to Canton - Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China by Amitav Ghosh

Asia Society Texas Center

Guangzhou (also known as Canton) is one of the world's great cosmopolitan entrepôts. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, it was through this city and its environs that opium was funnele


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