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Korean New Books

Korean New Books

September 02, 2016

한국어 신간 도서(새로 들어온 책)


Tai Chi

Learning Tai Chi

April 06, 2016

The last Saturday of April marks the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. The purpose of this day is to promote the related disciplines of Tai chi and Qigong internationally, as well as acting as an information source on medical research and finding classes for practice. 


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The Language of Love in World Literature

February 13, 2016

What is love? Smiling to a stranger? Thinking of a special someone? Visiting the library? “There are as many kinds of love, as there are hearts,” says Tolstoy in Anna Karenina.


Tai Chi

Classic Tai Chi Classes

September 01, 2015

Please join us for the second series of free classic Tai Chi classes by Instructor Bill Cheng. Each class will include introduction and interpretation of classic Tai Chi forms, exercises, as well as questions and answers. 


Hindi

Hindi: One and One Make Eleven

August 25, 2015

What is one take away one? Can the answer be expressed in Roman numerals? As a number, the concept of zero has come to us, by way of Arabic, all the way from India. 


CLASSIC TAI CHI CLASSES

July 27, 2015

Please join us for free classic Tai Chi classes by Instructor Bill Cheng. Each class will include introduction and interpretation of classic Tai Chi forms, exercises, as well as questions and answers.


The Colors of Serenity

The Colors of Serenity: Travel Photographs of Setsuko Owan

June 17, 2015

In the story “The Last Dream of the Old Oak Tree” Hans Christian Andersen presents a short dialogue between a little fly and an oak tree. “Will all the beauty of the world come to an end when you die?” asks the little fly.


Nishan Press Chinese Book Donation

May 27, 2015

“To have friends coming from afar, is it not delightful?” This wise and humane saying can be found in a little red book, titled Quotations from Confucius, published by Shandong Friendship Publishing House.


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Video: Japanese Flower Arrangement

May 18, 2015

Japan is a country of elegant art forms and subtle inspirations. One of these inspiring art forms, which can be thought of as poetry of nature, is Ikebana (生け花, "living flowers").


Japanese Flower Arrangement

JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

May 12, 2015

There is a centuries-old Japanese flower arrangement art form, known as Ikebana (生け花, "living flowers"). The word comes from the Japanese word ikeru (生ける, "keep alive, arrange flowers, living") and hana (花, "flower").


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