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[20 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Chinatown looks forward on anniversary of Exclusion Act repeal | ]
Chinatown looks forward on anniversary of Exclusion Act repeal

Special thanks to Chinese Historical Society of America for the exhibition photos. Click HERE to view the exhibition online.
By Guo Shipeng
It was a tranquil afternoon in the heart of the Oakland’s Chinatown on Wednesday, December 17.
Guan Shujuan was watching her four-year-old daughter playing around the “Junk Boat”, a replica of one used by early Chinese immigrants to sail across the Pacific and a popular play structure for kids on the Lincoln Square.
“What act? Anti-Chinese act?” the slightly built woman looked bewildered when asked if she had heard of the …

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[7 Nov 2008 | Comments Off on Chinatown presents Kung Fu on China’s National Day | ]

Chinese immigrants presented Kung Fu and Lion Dancing performances in a flag-raising ceremony in front of Oakland’s City Hall to mark China’s National Day on October 1.  Click on the photo to play the slideshow.

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[19 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Chinatown’s Red Beans set to shine in Canton opera gathering | ]

By Guo Shipeng
Four of the Oakland Chinatown’s best Cantonese Opera performers will make their debut in November on the prestigious stages of Canton, the art’s birthplace in south China, in recognition of their artistic achievements.