Students showcase musical talent at Berklee Chinese concert

Chinese students celebrated the Lunar New Year and White Valentine’s Day with 1,000 attendees on March 14 at the Berklee Performance Center. The concert was delayed by the Feb. 8 blizzard, organized by the Berklee Chinese Student Association with students from Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, MIT and Northeastern University. Continue reading

‘Spoonful of Ginger’ raises awareness for Asian diabetes

The Asian community and other supporters came out on March 18 for “A Spoonful of Ginger,” an annual gala that raises awareness and funds for the Asian American Diabetes Initiative at the Joslin Diabetes Center. Held at the Museum of Fine Arts, guests enjoyed an open bar and a roomful of Boston restaurants’ signature South and East Asian inspired hors d’oeuvres, while bidding on items at a silent auction and entering a “mystery box” raffle for $50 each. Continue reading

Academy of the Pacific Rim combines best of east and west

The Academy of the Pacific Rim takes Chinese very seriously.
Chinese class is required from 7th grade until senior year at the public charter school, which serves 5th to 12th graders. Students tidy the school together and start class with a distinctly Asian call to order. Continue reading