Sunday, January 13, 2019
10:30am - arrival | 1930s Shanghai slideshow | shop bookstore + pop-up of Mozaic designs
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. - new year's blessing | kung fu exhibition | lion dance interactive performed by Chinese Lion Dance Association
11:30 a.m. - Shanghai memoir book presentation with Claire Chao, followed by Q+A
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Live Chinese calligraphy by Ina Chang
12:00 p.m. onwards - book signing | talk story | children's activities/storytime
subject to change
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Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels ~ now available at da Shop
by Claire Chao and Isabel Sun Chao
True stories of glamour, drama, and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution. Also included are 160 sumptuous images of rarely-published historical illustrations from private collections, original watercolors by two artists, and the authors’ own family photographs.
“A multi-generational epic ... written to make Chinese traditions easily accessible.” —John Berger, Honolulu Star Advertiser
“This insightful memoir provides personal details that [serve] as living history to better understand China today and yesterday.” —Dr. William Zanella, associate professor of Asian history (ret.), Honolulu, HI