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Conversations with creators and organizers of the arts scene in West Michigan, hosted by Cara Lieurance

Lunar New Year celebrations are happening

Lunar New Year Lanterns (Anaheim, CA)
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Lunar New Year Lanterns (Anaheim, CA)

Dr. Ying Zeng, the director of Asian Initiatives at Western Michigan University, joins Cara Lieurance on behalf of the recently-formed Friends of Asian Arts and Culture (FAAC) to share details about a variety of events in February and beyond. They include Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations on Feb 6, 7 and 10 and a Lantern Festival Celebration on the 21st.

People interested in studying Mandarin, learning art forms, practicing Tai Chi and more will find a list classes and discussions at the FAAC website. There is also a monthly email newsletter with updated information.

Cara Lieurance is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on 1021 WMUK and covers local arts & culture on Let's Hear It on 89.9 Classical WMUK weekday mornings at 10 - 11 am.