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Chicago's Year Of The Dog

Catching up with Chicago's recent Chinese New Year's celebrations, a new exhibit at the Art Institute and the latest corporate apology spree.

1. Lanterns.

"A lantern procession organized by the Art Institute of Chicago to coincide with a new exhibition featuring Chinese art took place in Maggie Daley Park."


2. Face-Changing.

"A troupe of southwest China's Chongqing Chuanju Theatre performed in Chicago during citywide Lunar New Year celebrations.The iconic stunt of face-changing enthralled local audience."


3. Kung Fu.

"Chinese Kung Fu highlights Chicago Bulls' home court to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 22. During the half-time show, more than 140 performers from the local Chinese community put on Chinese Kung Fu, Dragon dance and Chinese ethnic dances, which elicited a standing ovation from the audience."


4. Parade.



At the Art Institute:

Introduction - Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes.


"Featuring over 180 objects in various media, this exhibition is the first to study in depth the tradition of collecting ancient Chinese bronzes, offering a new understanding of these revered objects."


See also:

* Bloomberg, 2018: Mercedes Joins Apology Spree To China For Dalai Lama Quote.

* Forbes, 2016: The Apology To China: Another New Routine In Doing Business.


Comments welcome.


Posted on March 6, 2018

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