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Asia Society Texas Center presents Vân Ánh (Vanessa) Vo in concert

Asia Society Texas Center

Emmy Award-winning artist Vân Ánh (Vanessa) Vo will take the audience on a journey to Vietnam through music — and the culture behind it. This performance of traditional sounds of


Asia Society Texas Center presents Wayang Kulit in The Shadow Play of Kelantan

Asia Society Texas Center

In this ancient form of puppet theater, the shadows of intricately carved leather puppets are projected onto a screen. The shadow plays are based on the Ramayana, an age-old Hindu epic that has bec


Asia Society Texas Center presents "China's Super Consumers 2.0: Changing China - Changing the World"

Asia Society Texas Center

China's $10 trillion economy is still growing at 7 percent annually, powered in part by China's "Super Consumers" — the people who are buying new homes, 18 million new cars


Asia Society Texas Center presents "Meditation: Medicine of the Mind"

Asia Society Texas Center

Meditation is a mind-body practice that can help you relax, manage your stress and access a deeper awareness — all of which have broad implications for your health. In honor of World Cancer D


Asia Society Texas Center presents "Forecast Asia: China's Ambition Grows as the Global Economy Slows"

Asia Society Texas Center

In China, the services sector has trumped manufacturing since 2011 and consumption has for the first time actually exceeded investment; China may be on the verge of becoming the consumer-led econom


Da Camera presents the Shanghai Quartet with Wu Man, pipa

Asia Society Texas Center

​Da Camera closes its exploration of the evolution of the string quartet with a program encompassing a masterpiece of Western music and cutting-edge contemporary works. The program includes Bright


Asia Society Texas Center presents Akiko Sakurai in "The World of Heike Monogatari"

Asia Society Texas Center

Master biwa artist Akiko Sakurai presents this solo concert of narrative songs from Japan's medieval period. Delicate yet energetic, her performance captivates audiences with each note. Sak


Asia Society Texas Center Lecture: "Modi's India: Imagining a Global Power"

Asia Society Texas Center

In May 2014, the world's largest democracy elected Narendra Modi as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The election of Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party signaled change and incited hopes


Asia Society Texas Center Authors and Asia: The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream

Asia Society Texas Center

Award-winning journalist Dan Washburn visits in support of his new book, The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream. The book follows the lives of three men intimately involved in China's b


Asia Society Texas Center Creation Station: Storytelling and Textiles

Asia Society Texas Center

Storytelling traditions and the uses of textiles are varied throughout Asia. The focus for the first Creation Station of 2015 will be The Crane Wife, known as Tsuru no Ongaeshi in Japanese, which r


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