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									                         N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER
                                                                                           September 15, 2012
Have a safe and Happy Labor Day                         performance at mezzanine level, section 3 @
                                                        $30.00 each or sections 1 & 2 @ $20.00 each. A
NEW YORK                SEPTEMBER 1, 2006               second event, a Chinese Cultural Carnival, will be
                                                        held on September 16th at Battery Park in New
Meet the Funder:                                        York City, featuring outdoor
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)                 performances and cultural art. All events are free of
Asian American Arts Alliance presents a seminar         charge to the public with the exception of the
with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council about two         theatrical performance held at the Tribeca
borough-wide grant programs. LMCC staff will be         Performing Art Center the day before. We have
on hand to answer detailed questions.                   limited number of tickets available for purchase. To
                                                        purchase your ticket(s), please send a check made
WHEN:      Thursday, September 7, 6:30-8pm              out to Asian Culture Culture to:
WHERE: Asian American Arts Alliance
155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor, NYC             China Institute
DIRECTIONS: Take 1 train to Houston St. or C/E          125 East 65th Street
trains to Spring St.                                    New York, NY 10021
                                                        Attn: Renwen Society
The Fund for Creative Communities and Manhattan
Community Arts Fund (MCAF) guidelines and               You may visit
application processes will be covered in detail. Each   http://www.acclub.org/en/festival.asp for more
program awarded over 70 grants last year.               details on all of the events for The Chinese Cultural
The Fund for Creative Communities augments the          Festival 2006.
financial resources of small to mid-size non-profit,    ===============================
community based organizations with grants up to         Join us for an evening to celebrate Asian
$5,000.                                                 Americans in the arts....
Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2006                     when: Wednesday, October 11, 2006
                                                                 6:30 pm: Cocktails
MCAF supports local arts organizations and artists               7:30 pm: Dinner, Silent Auction and Live
with grants up to $2,000 for arts projects providing    Performances
services for the Manhattan community.
Deadline: Monday, October 30, 2006                      where: TriBeCa Rooftop
                                                                 2 Desbrosses Street (between Hudson &
RSVP by Sept. 1 to rsvp@aaartsalliance.org with         Greenwich Sts), NYC. View Directions
the subject line: LMCC. Please make sure to include
your name, contact number, the workshop name            presenting artists:
and the number of people attending in the email.        Victor Lin, Ping Chong, Sarina Jain, Masala
Priority to Alliance members. Space is limited.         Bhangra... and more to come!
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China Institute co-sponsors a major Chinese             honorary co-chairs:
Cultural Festival organized by the Asian Culture        Rockwell Chin & May Chen, Vishakha Desai, David
Center. The festival is a month long event starting     Henry Hwang & Kathryn Layng, Grace Lyu
in mid-September.                                       Volckhausen

In addition to many exciting exhibits, the festival     Table & Ticket Information
will provide numerous lectures and movies. The          $20,000 Impresario Table
festival will feature two main events, the first of     $10,000 Artistic Director Table
which will be a theatrical performance by the           $5,000 Producer Table
Kunming Theatrical Company at the Tribeca               $3,000 Gala Committee Table
Performing Art Center on                                $500 Leader Ticket
September 15th at 8:00 p.m.                             $300 Friend Ticket
                                                        * PURCHASE TICKETS *
Two ticket options are currently on sale for the NY
                                                        For more information, contact Trupti Patel at
                         N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER
                                                                                         September 15, 2012
(212) 941-9208 x5 or email
tpatel@aaartsalliance.org.                            openhousenewyork offers six core programs free
                                                      to the public during the Annual Weekend. To learn
Asian American Arts Alliance is dedicated to          more about these programs, click here.
strengthening Asian American arts & cultural
groups in New York City through funding, visibility   Spend the Day in Red Hook!
initiatives, and access to new resources.             Discover red hot Red Hook, home to fascinating
www.aaartsalliance.org                                industrial sites, fast-paced urban renewal, and
                                                      breathtaking waterfront views. Explore the Mary A.
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                                                      Whalen, a historic 172' coastal tanker, learn about
       PLEASE JOIN US -- An Evening To
                                                      the brewing process of artisanal ales at Sixpoint
                     Remember!
              OCA-Long Island Chapter                 Craft Ales, and climb aboard the Waterfront
            25TH Silver Anniversary Gala              Museum and Showboat Barge, the only floating
            Friday, October 27, 2006                  wooden covered barge of its kind.
               East Manor Restaurant
                 46-45 Kissena Blvd.                  Take part in a walking tour of Red Hook arranged
                  Flushing, NY 11355                  by the Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment,
                  7 PM - 12 Midnight                  and a kayak tour of the unique shipyards in the
                      Thank You.                      Erie Basin. Check back in mid-September for
              OCA-LI Board of Directors               details.
 First Come, First Serve. There will be no tickets
                   sold at the door.
                                                      WANTED: Budding Green Architects!
                 25 Years of Thanks!
                                                      OHNY Kids! offers oodles of fun, free ways for
            Let's Celebrate Together.....
           Gladys Yan, President, OCA-LI              families to learn to "build green!" Drop by Family
     We are Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau, Suffolk , &     Day at the Center for Architecture for a sustainable
                       more......                     art class and workshop, head to the Queens
    Click on following link for more information.     Botanical Garden to learn how to build models of
   Flyer-2006_(Orig)Gala-OCA-LI_10-27-06.doc          green roofs, or take a family walking tour of
                                                      Stuyvesant Cove to learn about the East River's
===============================                       wildlife and green buildings.
Six Weeks to Go!
The 4th Annual openhousenewyork (OHNY)                Grab your kids and their bikes and join a family
Weekend will be held on Saturday and Sunday,          cycling tour of sustainable sites in Downtown
October 7 & 8, 2006. 175 sites, including returning   Manhattan, or hop the subway to the Gowanus
favorites & exciting new additions, coupled with
                                                      Canal's Empty Vessel Project to see Urban
120 educational programs in the Bronx, Brooklyn,
Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island will show an     Investigation films made by kids, for kids!
expected 75,000 visitors why New York City is one
of the greatest cities in the world!                  For more information on these and other OHNY
                                                      Kids! and sustainablenewyork programs, visit
If someone you know wants the latest information      www.ohny.org.
about the 2006 openhousenewyork Weekend,
make sure they sign up for our monthly e-             Make a Difference!
newsletter by contacting info@ohny.org
                                                      Spread the word! OHNY needs you & your friends
So Much To Do! What's New and Exciting                to join our amazing volunteer ranks during the
During the 4th Annual OHNY Weekend!                   Annual Weekend, October 7 & 8.
Some events may need advance reservations.
Details for the 4th Annual openhousenewyork
                                                      We ask a time commitment of +/- 4 hours during
Weekend programs will be provided in mid-
                                                      the Weekend to help staff participating sites. Perks
September.
                        N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER
                                                                                       September 15, 2012
include OHNY t-shirts, a volunteer button that will   The American Cancer Society is organizing twelve
allow you to jump the lines at other OHNY sites,      other "Making Strides" walks throughout New York
and a volunteer party immediately following the       City on October 15.
event. Click here to sign up!
                                                      For information about this event and other ways
Contribute to OHNY                                    you can participate, please visit the American
openhousenewyork is able to provide innovative,       Cancer Society website at
free programs with the help of supporters like you.   www.cancer.org/stridesonline
Please make a tax-deductible contribution online or   *****************************************
by check to help us develop more exciting             NEW JERSEY
programs for 2006.
                                                      ANNUAL SUMMER FAMILY PICNIC
To learn more about supporting OHNY, click here,      Hosted this year by OCA-Long Island Chapter
or donate online through the NYCharities:
                                                      VAN SAUN PARK – PAVILION C*
                                                      *located across from the Carousel. park in
                                                      Area 3 and cross road to Pavilion C.
                                                      (look for red, white & blue balloons or OCA signs
                                                      which marks our area)
                                                      FOREST AVENUE, PARAMUS, NJ
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Please join us or sponsor an OCA-NY member who        SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2006
will be walking in the American Cancer Society        11:00am – 4:00 pm
(ACS) "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer           (rain or shine – we have a covered pavilion)
of Central Park" on Sunday, October 15th. You         BRING A DISH (with serving utensil) TO
may have noticed pink advertisements on               SHARE WITH 8 PEOPLE
television, subways, and buses, cars with pink        OCA WILL PROVIDE HAMBURGERS,
bows, and people with pink wristbands. The            HOTDOGS, DRINKS,
Empire State Building will also be lit in pink to     WATERMELON AND PAPER GOODS
promote this event. Members of the Organization
                                                      All attendees are asked to bring a non-
of Chinese Americans (OCA)-New York Chapter,
                                                      perishable food item for our local food
and other local OCA chapters are participating
                                                      pantry. Please support this service project
in this and other Making Strides walks throughout     by bringing one item per person.
the New York City.
                                                      BASEBALL/SOCCER FIELDS, TENNIS
To walk or sponsor an OCA-NY Walker in "Making        COURTS, CAROUSEL, PLAYGROUND FOR
Strides", please e-mail any of these OCA-NY           CHILDREN, PONY RIDES, TRAIN & ZOO
members with your name and phone number as
soon as possible. Every donation helps.                FOR CHILDREN: Clown will make a guest
     Liz OuYang -lizouyang@aol.com                       appearance from 12:00noon – 1:00pm
     Kai Yu -kyu.temp@verizon.net
                                                       Cammy Lee Leukemia Foundation
                                                        (Cammy Lee will have information on
WHO: OCA-NY members
                                                        Bone Marrow transplants for Asian
WHAT: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of
                                                        community)
Central Park                                           Asian American Law Enforcement Officers
WHEN : Sunday, October 15, 2005 at 9:00 AM              Association (member, Robert May will
WHERE: 72nd Street Bandshell (East Side),               have finger printing kits available for
Central Park, NY                                        children and adults)
                                                       Please feel free to bring folding chairs,
                                                        mahjong games, soccer balls, etc.
                        N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER
                                                                                           September 15, 2012

FROM GW BRIDGE:                                         For more info, see the news report attached below.
Take Route 4 west, exit at FOREST AVENUE
(Forum Diner will be on your left as you exit).         NEW YORK POST: "G.M. IS OFF THE I$LAND;
Make right and travel FOREST AVENUE North.              BOLTS RACIAL 'SURVIVOR'"
Drive 2 blocks, see*
                                                        EXCERPT-
FROM TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE:                                 General Motors said yesterday it will no longer
Take 87/287 West to Garden State Parkway South,         sponsor the hit CBS reality show "Survivor" - as
Exit 165 towards Oradell (going over Parkway,           furious politicians and civic leaders blasted the
heading East). At Second light, make a right turn       network's controversial plan to divide the
onto FOREST AVENUE. After 2 lights, make a left         contestants by race.
turn onto Spring Valley Road. Follow Spring Valley
Road to Continental Ave, and make a right turn.         The auto giant has backed the show since it first
Entrance for park will be on the right. Enter park      aired in 2000. It even inked a three-way marketing
and pass Carousel to Parking Lot “3”. OCA is            deal with CBS and Comcast Cable to make "on
located in Pavilion “C”, which will be directly in      demand" versions of last season's finale free to
front of you. (You will be parking across the road      Comcast customers in some cities.
to the Pavilion).
                                                        While GM apparently will escape the growing
*VAN SAUN PARK will be on our right. Enter Park,        controversy, the sponsors of the upcoming
proceed to fork in road and bear LEFT. Park in Lot      "Survivor: Cook Islands" are bound to feel
“3” which will be on to your left. You will be across   backlash.
the road to Pavillion “C”. Look for red, white and
blue balloons or OCA signs.                             CBS declined to name this season's sponsors,
                                                        although advertisers that bought spots last season
**Warning: Please do not make a U turn                  include Procter & Gamble, Visa, Verizon Wireless
ANYWHERE in the Van Saun Park area. Park                and Lowe's home improvement stores.
Police
*****************************************               On Tuesday, community leaders, including several
MISCELLANEOUS                                           City Council members and prominent Harlem
Public outrage over CBS's racial segregation of our     clergyman Calvin Butts protested outside CBS
public airwaves is intensifying. A major sponsor has    headquarters.
revoked its support for CBS's new "Survivor" TV
show, in which teams will divided on the basis of       Councilman John Liu (D-Queens) is among a group
race.                                                   of council members who will be sending letters to
                                                        advertisers on the show.
Council Member John Liu stated, "This show is
wrong. Racial segregation will undoubtedly evoke
the worst racial stereotypes. We hope that CBS will
come to their senses and cancel the show. In the
meantime, advertisers will be made aware of what
it is they are in fact sponsoring."

Council Member Liu will discuss the outrage today
on CNN News with Lou Dobbs:

Thursday, August 31, 6:15 - 6:30pm EST (re-
broadcast Friday 4:15am)
CNN News - nationally televised cable network,
check local listings (go to
http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/lou.dobbs.toni
ght)

								
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