NEW BUTOH SPACE DANCE: Tetsuro Fukuhara
Thursday, March 10, 7:30 pm, Wang Center
Come get a taste of butoh from one of the current masters of the Japanese dance form. TETSURO FUKUHARA, the protégé of butoh co-founder Akira Kasai, takes butoh, originally known as Ankoku-Buyou or the “dance of darkness,” and known for its introspective and deliberate movements, to a new surreal level with Stony Brook students.
In collaboration with the Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning and Philip Baldwin, Theater Arts Deparment
Free Admission, Reservations Recommended by calling 631-632-4400 or emailing [log in to unmask]
CANDLELIGHT BLESSING CEREMONY
by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Long Island Branch
Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University
February 19, 2011, Saturday at 2:00 PM
Please come join us for the Candlelight Ceremony, 2010 Tzu Chi Around the World, Sign Language Performance, Da Ai Technology Fashion Show, Master Cheng Yen’s New Year Blessing, Candlelight Prayer, Red Envelop of Blessing and Wisdom, Bamboo Bank Adoptions, Poster Exhibition, Jing Si Books, and more.
The world will be blessed when we protect our Mother Earth.
The land will be peaceful when our minds are purified.
For more information:
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Long Island Branch
60 East Williston Ave., East Williston, NY 11596 TEL: 516-873-6888 www.US.TzuChi.org
THE GODDESS (Shennu)
Wednesday, February 23, 4pm, Wang Theater
Street walker by night, devoted mother by day, a woman fights to get her young son an education amid criminal and social injustice in China.
Today The Goddess is one of the best known films of China's cinematic golden age, epitome of Chinese realist filmmaking in the 1930's.
Director and writer Yonggang Wu
Stars:Lingyu Ruan, Tian Jian and Zhizhi Zhang
COMMUNITY YOGA WORKSHOP
Tuesdays, February through May, 6:00 pm, Wang Center, Room 104
Please join us for multi-level yoga classes (appropriate for beginners to advanced students) designed to bring mind, body, and spirit into alignment. This is a hatha yoga class. Introduced by Yogi Swatmarama, a sage of 15th century India, traditional Hatha Yoga represents opposing energies: hot and cold (fire and water, following similar concept as yin-yang), male and female, positive and negative and attempts to balance mind and body via asana (poses), pranayama (breath control), and the calming of the mind through relaxation and meditation. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat.
For more information, call 631-632-4400 or e-mail Marianne at [log in to unmask]
For More information on these and other Asian and Asian American Programs please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/wang/events.shtml or call 631-632-4400 or email us at [log in to unmask]