Mohegan Sun Chinese New Year Flower Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 6 – 9, Chinatown Greenway Park
Annual Chinatown Lion Dance Parade, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 17, 68 Harrison Avenue, East West Bank’s Community room
With climate change on everyone’s mind and Chinese New Year less than a month away, Maggie Q is challenging everyone who has resolved to “go green” in 2013 to fight one of the leading causes of climate change—factory farming—by baring her body for an edgy new PETA ad that features the star naked and painted like the Earth next to the words “Fight Climate Change With Diet Change. Go Veg.” The new ad, which was shot by top celebrity photographer Frank Ockenfels 3, will run on billboards around the world.
Chinese New Year is the greatest annual celebration when families and friends gather to enjoy delicious food and drinks. However, most Chinese traditional dishes contain high fat, salt and sugar. If you don’t pay attention to your diet, the continuous celebration and heavy meals could affect your health. Let’s take a look at traditional cuisine for Chinese New Year and their proper serving sizes.
North Quincy High School transformed into a cultural hub this past weekend in celebration of the lunar New Year. In its 24th incarnation, the Lunar New Year festival attracted almost 10,000 visitors, organizers said.
An electric atmosphere engulfed Chinatown on January 29 as thousands of spectators filled the streets to watch the Chinese community put on martial arts, lion dance, and dragon dance performances in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
On January 28, Kwong Kow Chinese School held its Chinese New Year celebrations with performances from the school’s students. Performances included dancing, singing, poem reciting, and instrument demonstrations.