Choice Chengyu: Idioms Don’t Only Come in Fours

The Chinese ‘chengyu’ that aren’t four characters long

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Chestnut Chicken: The Perfect Autumn Dish

Spice up the autumn and prepare for winter with our recipe for this warm and nourishing dish

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Things Confucius Never Said

Mistaken and misrepresented quotes from China’s most famous philosopher

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Seeing Ghosts | Book Review

How the memoirs of a Chinese American author, haunted by her parents, can help us relate to our own families

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TWOC Tales with a Twist @Soi Bao Chao

  • August 18, 2021
  • Soi Bao Chao, 10 Baochao Hutong | 东城区 东城区宝钞胡同10号
  • Free

Join us for a night of storytelling in this open-mic evening where you can come and share one of your adventures, a fictional story or something that happened for real!

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TWOC Tales with a Twist

  • July 14, 2021
  • The Great Outdoors 野友趣精酿餐酒吧
  • Free

Join us on July 14th for a night of stories where fact and fiction blend. During this open mic event, people can share stories, whether real or not. The crowd will be the judge if they believe your story!

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What is the Future of China’s Animation Industry?

  • June 26, 2021
  • The Great Outdoors 野友趣精酿餐酒吧
  • Free

On June 26, join us for an exclusive events with influential guests from the animation industry in China.

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