Event List

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September 2019

#GiveForGoodLou Open House - September 12
Day long open house celebrating the diversity of Asia.

Noon - 2p: Lunch
     Light buffet-style lunch, letting you sample a variety of Asian dishes.
1-2p: Chinese Knotting
     Learn the basics of this decorative folk craft.
3 -4p: Chinese Fandancing
     Watch and learn some steps to traditional fan dancing.
4-5p: River Lotus Lion Dance Team performs
4 - 6p: Henna tattoos
     Get a free (temporary) henna tattoo.
5-7p: Wine & Chinese calligraphy
     Feel how calming learning the basic brush strokes can be.
6p: U of L Cardinal K-Pop Dance Team performs
     They'll be happy to teach you a few of the latest K-pop dance steps too!

There may be other pop-up events during the day, so come prepared to have fun! Times may be subject to change. Follow us on Facebook to see schedule updates.

We will be open on September 12th from noon to 7:30.

#GiveForGoodLou is a 24-hour online fundraiser for local nonprofits. Stop by Crane House and see how your donations help promote diversity in Kentuckiana. Even if you can't stop by, please consider making an online donation on September 12th to help support AICH's mission of sharing Asian culture in Kentuckiana.

Li Maizi Recpetion - September 24
Crane House and World Affairs Council are having a reception for members and other guests of our organizations to meet the WAC speaker, Li Maizi, a well regarded activist for women's and LGBTQ rights in China. This will be a unique chance to meet with her the day before her talk and to engage with her in a smaller environment.

Free for AICH members for tickets reserved by September 3. All other tickets are $10 per person.

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. 
Location: Asia Institute Crane House, 1244 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY  
Free entry for members of the World Affairs Council or Crane House. $10 for non-members. Click here to RSVP

October 2019

Teach in Asia Informational Dinner - October 3

Crane House is looking for teachers/participants with a sense of adventure and curiosity to visit Asia to provide English Language instruction in the summer of 2020.

Join us for Teach In Asia Informational dinner on Thursday, Oct 3rd from 6-7:30pm at Crane House.  Interested individuals, visit our website or email Ruchi Malhotra.

November 2019

Japanese Tea Ceremony, November 14
6-7:30 pm
A local tea master will demonstrate the Way of the Tea.
$15, $10 for members.

Registration link coming soon.