By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Lexington, Mass., Feb, 15, 2019, — Chinese American Association Association of Lexington (CAAL) held Chinese New Year celebration at Battin Memorial Hall on Feb, 10. It was the sixth day of the Chinese New Year of Pig which started on Feb 5. Over 700 people showed up for the celebration. Dragon […]
By Xiaorong Yan, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass., Feb, 11, 2019, — The annual opera performance of Longy School of Music of Bard College, which have long enjoyed a good reputation in the music circle, was successfully staged on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3. This year, The school elaborately selected the masterpiece of Hungarian composer Emmerich Kalman: […]
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, Jan. 22, 2019, — As the Spring semester starts for local colleges this week, UMass Boston has closed its Confucius Institute, which boasts of a history of 12 years. The news resonated strongly on campus and in the community. Professors, staff, students and members of the community expressed deep regret […]
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, Jan. 18, 2019, — In less then two years after arriving in the United States in 2017, Chinese dancer and choreographer Yaqi Wu has gained more and more recognition from dance critics and audiences in Boston and New York. Her original dance work “Fountainhead” has won three important awards, including […]
2018–2019 Statewide Testing Schedule and Administration Deadlines MCAS Tests, Retests, and Field Tests, MCAS Alternate Assessment, MCAS/EPP Mathematics Test, and ACCESS for ELLs Date/Time November 2018 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Retests Paper-based administration Before Testing Complete the pre-administration Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP) process September 24–October 5 […]
By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community Boston, Dec. 31, 2018, — Two familiar names were on the list of the 2018 Bishop Cheverus Award. Congratulations to Simon Ho, and we at St. James the Greater Church and Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC) are very proud of him. Simon Ho(left) receives the award from Cardinal O’malley.
By Zhirui Xiong, International School of the Sacred Heart of Tokyo In Japan, I’m “despicable Chinese.” In China, my home country, I’m “little Japanese.” I’ve faced different kinds of discrimination.
Boston, Dec. 24, 2018, — Earlier this year, Matthew Teitelbaum, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), announced that Christina Yu Yu has been appointed as the Matsutaro Shoriki Chair, Art of Asia. An alumna of Wellesley College and Boston University, Ms. Yu (pictured below) returned to Boston and […]
Boston, Oct. 28, 2018, — The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF), a community-driven organization in Boston Chinatown that promotes the recognition and appreciation of the historical contributions made by Chinese-Americans to the United States, is fielding a “Harmony Through Union” float for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Wilson Lee and Esther Lee are also […]
By Victor Chen, bostonese.com Boston, Oct. 22, 2018, In less than three weeks before the mid-tern election, Independent candidate for US Senate Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai and United Nations strategist Shaoyu Yuan came to Boston Chinatown. They spoke with Asian community leaders. The attendees included the President of Empire Auction House Nick Pan, board member of […]