Events

The head of a Buddhist statue

Maga Puja Day – Candlelight Procession | Wat Paknam Michigan/Wat Pa Pimol Monkhararam

  • Sat, May 15 , 2021
  • 12:00 PM

Maga Puja Day is a Buddhist festival honoring the third lunar month of the Buddhist calendar.

Chef Tommy Nguyen in his kitchen

Our Kitchen: Vietnamese Cuisine – Pho and Coffee | Chef Tommy Nguyen and the Vietnamese American Association of Michigan

  • Sat, May 15 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Cà phê đá, or cafe da, is a traditional Vietnamese cocktail of coffee, sweetened condensed milk, and ice in a glass or mug.

Edo Avant Garde

Edo Avant Garde

  • May 13 – May 23, 2021

Edo Avant Garde reveals how Japanese artists during the Edo period, innovated approaches to painting that many in the west associate with twentieth-century art.

A woman wearing a scarf over her head and holding a handheld video camera with a worried look on her face.

To the Ends of the Earth

  • May 7 – June 4, 2021

To the Ends of the Earth is both an entertaining tale of culture clash and a penetrating depiction of a young woman’s alienation and anxiety.

A collage of photos of Asian Sound revolution members playing instruments

Asian Sound Revolution – Pulse | Jin Hi Kim & Ensemble

  • Fri, May 21 , 2021
  • 7:00 PM

Six musicians, all trained in traditional instruments of their cultural heritage, came together to create a contemporary performance rooted in tradition.

Three leaders in red stand at a table with candles while rows of people in blue sit behind them.

Raining in the Mountain

  • May 21 – June 18, 2021

Raining in the Mountain may be the peak of legendary director King Hu's infusion of Buddhist spiritual principles into the legacy of pan-Asian action filmmaking.

East meet West: Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with a Motown Flair

East meet West: Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with a Motown Flair | Dragon Eagle TV

  • Sat, May 22 , 2021
  • 12:00 PM

This cultural presentation, highlighting recording artist ZiZi, features traditional Chinese songs and Motown favorites.

Tholu Bommalatta shadow puppets

Wimee’s Words Live – DIA Edition: Indian Shadow Puppets

  • Sat, May 22 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Each special DIA episode will feature interactive songs, wordplay and more inspired by exhibitions and works at the DIA.

Three people sitting on a stage and presenting a Korean tea ceremony

Tea Practices of China, Japan and Korea featuring ArtLab J’s East Meets West: Korean Tea Ceremony

  • Thu, May 27 , 2021
  • 7:00 PM

Join in on a conversation comparing tea culture and practices as found in China, Japan and Korea.

安 Ān - an Artstronomic Program of Contemporary Dance and Cooking

安 Ān - an Artstronomic Program of Contemporary Dance and Cooking | Isaac Lim

  • Fri, May 28 , 2021
  • 7:00 PM

Ān, a word that represents a stable, safe, calm, and comfortable condition or environment.

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