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Kung Fu Movie Nights: “The Grandmaster”

Program Friday, May 13, 20228:00 p.m. Film screening We’re celebrating the biggest hits (pun intended!) of Hong Kong martial arts films from the 1970s to today with a series of outdoor movie nights! With breakthrough performances from superstars Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Jackie Chan; iconic fight scenes from choreographers including Yuen Woo-Ping; and directed […]

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Encore Series: Kaisar Anvar | Asian society

Asian society at home We bring Asia Society directly to you! Learn, have fun and explore as we continue to present and produce videos, family activities, interactive webcasts and more. Learn more Asia Society Texas’ Encore Series brings you the best of our in-person programs, in bite-size form. Revisit highlights from events you’ve enjoyed live […]

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[SOLD OUT] Korean Language Course: Level I (Monday, Spring 2022)

UPDATE (January 6, 2022) – This course is full. Places are still available in our Tuesday classes. Asia Society Texas, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer Korean Language Level I courses for adults who wish to learn the Korean language at a beginner’s level. The course will be held […]

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“You Can’t Be Serious”: A Conversation with Kal Penn

This program took place. Find the summary and photos of the event here » Program Thursday, January 13, 20226 p.m. Registration6:30 p.m. Program7:15 p.m. Questions and answers with the public Books pre-ordered through Asia Society Texas by Tuesday, January 11 will receive personalized autographs from Kal Penn and can be picked up at the event. […]

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2022 Young Leaders Institute: Global Education

2022 Summer Youth Programs This summer, we are offering in-person sessions for our ExploreAsia Culture Camps for Kids and Young Leaders Institute Summer Sessions for Teens. Learn more In a world that is more globally connected than ever, leaders need to be well-prepared with the right knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviors to succeed. The Asia […]

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Lunar New Year 2022: Celebrating the Year of the Tiger

Health and security To ensure the health and safety of our community, masks covering the nose and mouth are mandatory inside the building for all participants aged 2 and over. All food and drink vendors will be outdoors on our festival lawn, and all food and drink must be consumed outdoors. Learn more 2022 is […]

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Tiger Ball 2022 – Commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Asia Society Texas Center

Save the date for this year’s highly anticipated gala, Tiger’s Ball 2022, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Asia Society Texas Center and celebrating the pioneers who exemplify and showcase the vibrant cultures and perspectives from across Asia. Graciously supported by Ball Chairs Tripp carter and Leigh & Reggie Smith, this party […]

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Encore Series: Turkish Music Festival

Asian society at home We bring Asia Society directly to you! Learn, have fun and explore as we continue to present and produce videos, family activities, interactive webcasts and more. Learn more Asia Society Texas Encore Series brings you the best of our in-person programs, in bite-size form. Revisit highlights from events you’ve enjoyed live […]

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The Future of American Democracy: A Conversation with Andrew Yang

This program took place. Find the summary and photos of the event here » Program Tuesday, January 18, 20228 a.m. Registration8:30 a.m. Program Books will be available for purchase at the event and a book signing will take place after the program. Health and Safety Requirements All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination […]

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From Taiwan to Texas: an evening with the Formosa quartet

International fame Formosa Quartet returns to Asia Society Texas for a performance of classical works by Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell, original works commissioned and composed for the Quartet by Dana Wilson and Derrick Skye, and an octet performance with musicians from the Moores School of Music from the University of Houston. Health and security […]

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Trade coercion poses a growing threat to the global economy

The following is an excerpt from ASPI Vice President Wendy Cutler and Research Director of the Perth USAsia Center Jeffrey WilsonCommentary originally published in Nikkei Asia. The integrity of the global trading system is under threat. Growing protectionism, non-market economic practices and the abuse of national security exceptions mean that the trade rules that have […]

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Asia Society Texas Night Market returns as record crowds enjoy expanded festival carnival games, unity wall, sumo wrestling and more

HOUSTON, November 14, 2021 – The Asia Society Texas (ASTX) welcomed over 7,000 guests for the 2021 Night Market presented by American First National Bank on Friday, November 12, to enjoy an evening of food, shopping, activities for all ages and novelties. characteristics. The free festival, in its eighth annual edition after a year-long hiatus […]

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Spotlight on Asiatown | Asian Society

Spotlight on Asiatown is a celebration of Houston’s vibrant and diverse Asian and Asian American communities. Created as a gateway to explore the concentrated areas of AAPI-owned businesses and neighborhoods, the Asia Society Texas project shines a light on the stories of small business owners, delves into Houston’s cultural history, and enables ‘easy to try […]

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Houston’s Asian American Travels: Mal Bernardo

Produced in partnership with MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas and Yetter Coleman LLP As a Chinese-Filipino and Houston native, Mal Bernardo is passionate about celebrating the region’s diversity. Whether it’s connecting with the students in her class or enjoying one of Houston’s many food stops, Mal embraces the city as she explores […]

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Asian American Travel to Houston | Asian society

About St. Thomas University The University of St. Thomas is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based university. Committed to the unity of all knowledge, we offer programs in traditional liberal arts, professional and skill-based disciplines. Graduates of the University of St. Thomas think critically, communicate effectively, achieve professional success, and lead ethically. By striving for excellence in […]

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Asia Society CEO and President Kevin Rudd discusses the Belt and Road Initiative and the changing dynamics of US-China relations

Asian society at home We bring Asia Society directly to you! Learn, have fun and explore as we continue to present and produce videos, family activities, interactive webcasts and more. Learn more HOUSTON, September 20, 2021 — Asia Society Texas was honored to host Kevin Rudd, President and CEO of the Asia Society and the […]

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Cultural bridges with AARP | Asian Society

Thanks to a partnership with AARP, Asia Society provides multiple entry points for communities to learn about Asian cultures, traditions and talents. Asia Society’s holistic programming educates and entertains by creating the highest quality stimulating experiences from a variety of countries, cultures, perspectives and art forms. By presenting content relevant to our community and the […]

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Asia Society corporate survey assesses effects of COVID-19 and anti-Asian sentiment on Asia-Pacific Americans in the workplace

—Chevron and Medtronic are top employers overall for Asian Americans, survey finds— NEW YORK, NY; May 13, 2021—In an environment marked by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and rising anti-Asian sentiment in the United States, Asia Society’s new publication Asian Business Survey assesses the challenges and opportunities currently facing the Asia-Pacific American (APA) community in the […]

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Asia Society Triennale 2021 – ARTnews.com

Among the many victims of Covid-19 in New York was a plan for a city-wide Asia Society triennial scheduled to open in June 2020. As envisioned by co-commissioners Michelle Yun and Boon Hui Tan, the triennial – the organization’s first – was to be a multidisciplinary celebration of contemporary art from Asia and Asia. “We […]

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About the Council | Asian society

The Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC) is a member-driven working group that meets quarterly and seeks to raise awareness of the importance of nurturing Asian talent and diversity in the business community around the world. , acts as a go-to business resource for exposing cutting-edge, innovative and applicable best practices and trends that drive […]