Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan Performs in Chicago

Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014 Time: 3:00pm Location: The Auditorium Theatre Address: 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1459183620978234/ A signature work of Taiwan’s leading contemporary dance company, Songs of the Wanderers is a visually stunning paean to spiritual pilgrimage, inspired by Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha. Artistic Director Lin Hwai-min transforms ancient rites into mesmerizing dance theatre in this masterpiece of imagination…

Singer-songwriter Dawen Opens West Coast Tour for Wanting

One of the most talented Taiwanese American singer-songwriters we know, Dawen, moved to Taipei in 2012 to develop his music career. Dawen's first Mandarin single, "A Change of Heart" debuted on episode 9 of the Taiwanese idol drama, Lady Maid Maid (愛情女僕), and ever since then he has been gaining even more popularity. In recent months, he has been breaking out on the Taiwanese and Asian music charts. Now, he will be returning Stateside and opening for Chinese Canadian artist Wanting as she…

Lunar New Year & Taiwanese Lantern Festival in Austin, TX

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014 Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Davis Elementary School Address: 5214 Duval Road, Austin, TX The Austin Chapter of Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce (ACTCC) hosts its 2014 Lunar New Year & Taiwanese Lantern Festival. Program includes delicious dinner, 512 Band performing Taiwan songs, Lion Dances, Lantern Festival Riddles, Taiwanese Jokes Contest with prizes, introduction of the earliest Taiwanese immigrants at Austin & Asian Texans history, Bingo, Attendee’s…

Taiwanese Homestyle Cooking Workshop with TAP in LA

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014 Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Luma South Address: 1100 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/305184532940146/ After a break from the holidays, we are back for another Taiwanese Homestyle Cooking Workshop! With the Lantern Festival (last day of Lunar New Year) in mind, we will feature Tang Yuan, both savory and sweet glutinous rice balls! Tang Yuan is traditionally eaten with family and the many round balls represent…

Lunar New Year Celebration with TAP in DC

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014 Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Randolph Towers Address: 4001 9th Street North, Arlington, VA Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1400753526845881/ TAP DC is hosting a Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, February 8! It will include a traditional Taiwanese 12 course meal, all inclusive food and drinks for a single low price of $30 a person! We will also have have a raffle that you may enter for a chance to win some great prizes! Please…

Building Bridges: An Interview with Organizers of the Taiwan-America Student Conference

TaiwaneseAmerican.org's Ho Chie Tsai takes a moment to chat with some of the organizers behind a new student-oriented conference that aims to build bridges across the Pacific by bringing together young spirited leaders from the U.S. and Taiwan. Their vision is broad and meaningful: By connecting ambitious young leaders with established leaders in Taiwan, they plan to explore various contemporary issues relevant to the Taiwanese people and take steps to producing solutions that make an impact. Read…

TJCCC Tax Seminar Series in Chicago: Business Tax

Date: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: VORA Address: 1028 N Clark St, Chicago, IL Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/712952098722717/ Cost: $5 for Members; $10 for non-Members Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Were you ever confused about what exactly is the difference between all the different business entities? or what are the tax consequences of the different types of businesses? Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce…

Call for Papers – North American Taiwan Studies Association 20th Anniversary Conference

Hello Taiwan Scholars! Take part in NATSA's 20th anniversary conference taking place in June 2014. Main theme: The Zeitgeists of Taiwan: Looking Back, Moving Forward. Deadlines and Dates at a Glance: January 10, 2014: Individual Paper and Panel Proposal Submissions Due January 10, 2014: Polished Drafts Due (only for our Publication Peer Review Option) March 7, 2014: Notification of Acceptances May 11, 2014: Submission Deadline for Full, Final Conference Draft of All Papers June 20-21,…

TAP-Seattle Volunteers with Ronald McDonald House

Date: Sunday, January 5, 2014 Time: 2:30pm - 7:00pm Location: Ronald McDonald House Address: 5130 40th Ave NE, Seattle, WA Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/220268898155280/ RSVP VIA EMAIL TO: [email protected] , RSVP on Facebook will not count. Join TAP-Seattle in making a difference this holiday season! We will be coordinating with Ronald McDonald House Charity on Sunday, January 5th from 2:30 - 7pm. We are looking for up to 8 volunteers. Event description: Show…