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Wednesday, May 1 - Thursday, May 2

Guo Pei: Couture Beyond

Tours of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond with fashion expert and S.C.A.D. representative Carmela Spinelli. Free with general admission.
Bowers Museum
2002 N Main St
Santa Ana 92706

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Wednesday, May 1

Music in the Huntington Library Chinese Garden

To mark ChinaWeek 2019, The Huntington will present a trio of musicians performing traditional Chinese music in the Love for the Lotus Pavilion. Free with general admission.
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino 91108

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Thursday, May 2

RADII Panel Discussion: Can Rap Bridge the US/China Culture Gap?

Hip hop is now a mainstream cultural force in China. Hear the obstacles and opportunities for Chinese hip hop to break out in the US, and for American rap to make waves within China. Free with RSVP.
WeWork Fine Arts Building
811 W 7th St
Los Angeles

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Friday, May 3

RADII Presents: china.wav

An alternative wavelength of underground Chinese music in Los Angeles for ChinaWeek 2019. $12 presale/$15 door
El Cid
4212 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles 90029

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Friday, May 3 - Thursday, May 9

Los Angeles World Premiere: Against the Wall

AGAINST THE WALL is an award-winning documentary about Kevin Foster who became the only person allowed by the Chinese government to ride a bicycle atop the length of the Great Wall of China.
Laemmle Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica 90401

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Saturday, May 4

Taste of Chinatown Walking Tour

This ChinaWeek 2019 exclusive features a sampling of Chinatown’s most delicious bites, from classic favorites to trendy hot spots, a calligraphy lesson, and a walking tour of historical and cultural highlights. $50
Far East Plaza
727 N Broadway, 2nd Fl
Los Angeles 90012

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Monday, May 6

Yongle Dadian: An Emperor’s Encyclopedia

Come learn the fascinating history of the Yongle Emperor's encyclopedia and how this rare copy found its way into the Huntington Library collection. $25 for 7-course Chinese dinner & presentation.
Golden Dragon Restaurant
960 N. Broadway
Los Angeles 90012

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Monday, May 6

Chengdu Street Food Party @ LA Food Bowl

Enjoy six of Sichuan’s most beloved street foods served party style. Think: slurping dan dan noodles and eating spicy-numbing chicken while mingling with Sichuan chefs. $60
Sichuan Impression
1900 W. Valley Blvd.
Alhambra

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Wednesday, May 8

Chef Yu Bo Sichuan Dinner, Hosted by Qiu Tian Tian @ LA Food Bowl

As part of LA Food Bowl, Qiu Tian Tian will open up her Westside restaurant, Mala Town, to famed Chengdu chef Yu Bo, where guests will enjoy more than 30 dishes featuring all 24 flavors of Sichuan cuisine. $190
Mala Town
2002 Sawtelle Blvd.
Los Angeles

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Friday, May 10

Zhu Zhu: A Bilingual Poetry Reading

Chinese poet Zhu Zhu joins the Poetic Research Bureau in LA’s Chinatown for an evening of bilingual poetry, drawn from his latest book, The Wild Great Wall. Free event.
Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd
Los Angeles 90012

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Saturday, May 11

Six Taste Delicious Dumpling Food Tour

As an exciting part of the 4th Annual Chinaweek, get ready to explore award-winning dumplings, noodles, and other local Chinese cuisine while taking a historic walking tour of San Gabriel Valley and the Mission. $75
Hui Tou Xiang Noodle House
704 W Las Tunas Dr
San Gabriel 91776

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Saturday, May 11

Undiscovered Chinatown Walking Tour

Visit a temple, an herbal shop, art galleries, antique stores, and more! $20
Chinatown Los Angeles

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Saturday, May 11

LA Food Bowl Night Market: Dumplings, Noodles & Rice

Some of the city’s best dumplings, noodles and rice dishes will be available in one location at this Food Bowl Night Market event. $75
Grand Park
220 N. Broadway
Los Angeles 90012

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Sunday, May 12

Six Taste SGV New Chinatown Food Tour

Get ready to explore authentic Cantonese cuisine of the undiscovered "New Chinatown" in San Gabriel Valley where the locals go. $75
San Gabriel Square/Focus Plaza
Near the large fountain across from Daiso Japan
140 W Valley Blvd
San Gabriel 91776

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Tuesday, May 14

Transformation of Chinese America: From Yellow Peril to Model Minority and Everything in Between

The UCLA Asia Pacific Center presents the culminating event for ChinaWeek 2019 with a public forum focusing on the ways in which immigration and US-China relations have shaped Chinese American life over time. Free admission, rsvp requested.
UCLA Faculty Center, California Room
480 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles 90095

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Saturday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19

Buddha’s Birthday at the Bowers

ChinaWeek 2019 wraps up with a two-day celebration featuring tea ceremonies, meditation sessions, Bathing the Buddha ritual, a presentation by the Abbot of Hsi Lai Temple, and a concert by the Buddha's Light Youth Symphony Orchestra. Free with general admission.
BOWERS MUSEUM
2002 N MAIN STREET
SANTA ANA 92706

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Sunday, May 19

LA Times Food Bowl: Chihuo China Dinner

Chihuo will host 5 key Los Angeles Chinese restaurants to provide the menu for an exclusive dinner representing different regional cuisines in China. $99
Onepiece Work
631 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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