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Dear James , 


Thank you for supporting the Chinatown community and for being a loyal subscriber to our
newsletter. Chinatown Partnership wishes you a happy and 'fulfilling' holiday. Almost all
Chinatown stores, shops and restaurants will remain open during the Thanksgiving holiday
so stop by and celebrate Thanksgiving with your family in Chinatown! Also don't forget this Saturday's "Small Business Day". Show your support for our local Chinatown small 

businesses and get $25 back if you use your American Express Card! For details, please 

see below.


Best Wishes,

Chinatown Partnership LDC







Get a one-time $25 statement credit when you register an eligible American Express OPENŽ Card and use that Card for a purchase of $25 or more at a small business in Chinatown on November 26.


For more info and to register your card, please visit: 



Small Business Saturday Official Website:



NOTE:  Remember, this deal is only for shopping at independently owned and operated small businesses, which most Chinatown retail businesses are.  Big retail chain stores such as Staples, Walmart, Mcdonalds, etc., are not eligible.

New York Chinese Cultural Center
Join NYCCC's
Open House on December 17, 2011
Watch what students have learned so far in NYCCC. NYCCC's Students have taken classes in Chinese Folk Dance, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Acrobatics, Chinese Language, Ballroom Dance, Paper Cutting, Calligraphy, and more!

Saturday, December 17, 2011
1 P.M.- 2:30 P.M.    &
    3 P.M.- 4:30 P.M.

Admission: Free
Location: P.S. 124  /  40 Division Street, New York, NY 10002



Winter/Spring Registration begins on December 19, 2011 


NYCCC is offering a wide array of beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes for various dances, as well as language and arts and crafts. Learn how to ballroom dance like a professional; how to artfully master the ribborn or fan with our basic dance classes; how to speak Chinese like a local; or simply how to stay fit! With so many choices, there's sure to be a class that's right for you! Whether for adults or children, there's fun for everyone this Winter and Spring!  Click HERE for more info.

Local Events in Chinatown:

Tai-Chi Classes at Education Alliance

Experience the gentle flowing, movements of Tai Chi and treat your whole body to a gentle and relaxing workout. 

Bring your own towel--everything else is supplied. Purchase a 10-class punch card, valid for 90 days, for $120 ($12/class), or drop in to any class for $15. Purchase right before class in the studio, or order in advance.

Class Details:

"Warm up" exercises to relax the body;   /   "Qi-gong" to make circulate qi (natural energy) throughout the body;   /   "Tai-chi (14 postures)," where each posture is designed for attack and protection, but also to improve the circulation of qi for better health;    /   
"Pushing hands," done with two people to help you understand and then practice tai-chi's basic movement.

The Educational Alliance
197 E. Broadway
New York, NY 10002

Click HERE for details.

Chinamerica Hit Radio to present...  "A Chinglish Thanksgiving" 


"Chinglish" opened on Broadway on October 27, 2011 at the Longacre Theatre in New York and Chinamerica Hit Radio was there on opening night and at the after-party. Hear exclusive interviews with Writer, David Hwang; Director, Leigh Silverman; and cast members Angela Lin, Johnny Wu, and Larry Lei Zhang. Put the turkey in the oven, relax and enjoy the excitement of a Broadway opening night.

The "Chinglish" Thanksgiving special will be broadcast on Chinamerica Hit Radio on:

ˇ Thanksgiving Day (November 24) at 11:00am Eastern Time.
 ˇ The radio special will be repeated on the weekly "Spectrum" program on Sunday, November 27, at 10:00am Eastern.
 ˇ Chinamerica Hit Radio is 24/7 and available globally online at:

Thereafter, the program will remain available for listening and downloading from the station website (Programs-Spectrum).

Chinamerica Hit Radio, begun in 2007, features today's top popular, contemporary Chinese hit music (Mandarin and Cantonese) by the top artists from the Chinese pop-music scene. All programs and announcements are hosted in English. There is no cost or registration required to listen. 
Chibi-rific Manga Drawing Workshop with Misako Rocks
@ New York Public Library (Chinatown)

From kana to kawaii, learn all about the art of Japanese comics from manga mistress Misako Rocks! Sketch the basic faces, bodies, and scenes to create a comic of your very own. All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years. old.

Date:  November 28, 2011
Time:  4 - 5 p.m.
PlaceChatham Square Library, Community Room 
33 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002 
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