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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden

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1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States
626.405.2100huntington.org
April 2017
April 8 - August 7
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Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories

The first exhibition to examine the life and work of celebrated author Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) since her archive came to The Huntington in 2008, Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories, features approximately 100 items–from her very first short stories, written at age 12, to book contracts, extensive drafts, and correspondence. Together they shed light on the writer’s early years and influences, as well as explore specific themes that repeatedly commanded her attention. The first science fiction writer to receive…

April 29 - May 27
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017

Tai Chi Series at the Library

Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Members – $150 Non-Members – $175

May 2017
May 3 - May 31
4$ - 19$

Music in Liu Fang Yuan, the Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

May 6 - June 3
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017

Tai Chi Series at the Library

Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Members – $150 Non-Members – $175

May 13 - June 10
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017

Tai Chi Series at the Library

Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Members – $150 Non-Members – $175

May 20 - June 17
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017

Tai Chi Series at the Library

Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Members – $150 Non-Members – $175

May 27 - June 24
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017

Tai Chi Series at the Library

Saturdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Members – $150 Non-Members – $175

June 2017
June 7 - June 28

Music in Liu Fang Yuan, the Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. Cost: Adults – $25, Seniors and Students – $19, Youth (4 – 11) – $10, Children under 4 – free, Members – free. 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10

The Romance of Yue Opera

One of the most popular forms of opera in China today, Yue opera is known for its romantic themes, gentle melodies, and stunning costumes. The afternoon includes scenes from The Fairy Carp, The Tragedy of Liangshanbo and Zhuyingtai, and Interrogating and Rescuing her Husband. The event features Ms. Wang Zhiping and Ms. Huang Hui of the Shanghai Yueju Company, and performers from the California Yueju Center. Reservations required.

June 16 - June 17
$20 - $30

Gu Jiani: Right & Left

Beijing-based rising star choreographer Gu Jiani performs her latest work, the internationally acclaimed contemporary dance duet Right & Left. The LA premiere features Gu Jiani and Wang Xuanqi with live lighting projection by Ah Ping. The work is a haunting exploration of human relationships and individual experience. Using little more than delicately poised bodies, a table, two stools and the play of shadows, Right & Left creates a captivating tribute to symmetry and its dissolution, ominous and beautiful in equal…


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