HIGH­LIGHTS AT A GLANCE

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• Mu­sic: Shang­hai Restora­tion Project (NYC) blends Shang­hai’s swing­ing ’20s with 21stcen­tury elec­tro-hip hop; folk mu­sic from across China’s eth­nic land­scape in­clud­ing In­ner Mon­go­lian and Miao; Can­tonese opera and more • Two mu­si­cal world pre­miers: Asian Cross­roads, fea­tur­ing mem­bers of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road En­sem­ble, Wu Man and Haruka Fu­jii; Lit­tle Dragon Tales, meld­ing the Shang­hai Restora­tion Project’s elec­tronic mu­sic with tra­di­tional Chi­nese chil­dren’s songs, fea­tur­ing lo­cal Yip’s Chil­dren’s Choir (Canada) • Food Demon­stra­tions:

Noodlin’Around and

Dumpling Duel • Dance: Lit­tle Pear Gar­den Col­lec­tive present clas­sic pieces with a mod­ern twist • Chi­nese Ar­ti­san Vil­lage: amaz­ing ar­ti­sans and per­form­ers culled from across China, show­cas­ing and dis­cussing art and craft forms rang­ing from kite-mak­ing to folk song, pup­petry to mar­tial arts • Artist Talks: Dave Liang (Shang­hai Restora­tion Project), Wu Man and Haruka Fu­jii on cross­cul­tural col­lab­o­ra­tion, cre­ation and per­for­mance. • Suite Suite Chi­na­town: a cin­e­matic ex­plo­ration of the idea of ‘Chi­na­town’ with spe­cial live sound­track cre­ated just for China Now

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