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Children will discover the art and athleticism of ribbon dancing, a thousand-year-old art that is performed during times of celebration in China. This tradition has now spread far beyond the borders of China and is being enjoyed by people all across the globe. Families will explore the fascinating history of trade and immigration between China and the United States in the exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion and take part in keeping the ancient art of ribbon dancing alive through a class led by a professional dancer from the New York Chinese Cultural Center. During the lesson, children will learn ribbon dancing techniques along with some simple Chinese vocabulary. $15 per child ($12 per child member); RSVP at email@example.com. Ages 5 and up.
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