Sunday, February 19, 2017

Taj Express Bollywood Musical Review - Win Free Tickets

A beautiful actress, a villain, a secret prince, 2000 elegant costumes and all the extravaganza, escapism and romance that is "Bollywood": TAJ EXPRESS is a thrilling new "Dance Romance" direct from Film City-Mumbai. For the first time in Bollywood musical history, the cream of India's film talent dance in sparkling costumes within a lavish set, that seamlessly combines music, dance and film on stage March 15 at 7:30 pm at Playhouse Square’s State Theatre.





TAJ EXPRESS is the love story between the beautiful Kareena, an actress, and Arjun, who is a prince disguised as a handsome hero of the streets. The two escape on a thrilling adventure that includes fight scenes, celebrity parties and an opulent Indian wedding…all the while pursued by a villain who wishes to destroy them both! Featured in this turbo-charged production is a fusion of east and west, classical dance steps, impossibly sexy moves, traditional silks and turbans with leather and Lycra, all accompanied by pulsating modern music, played on the finest Indian classical instruments.

A joyfully uplifting show, TAJ EXPRESS is a true “Masala” musical, a spicy mixture of action, comedy, melodrama, songs and thrilling dance sequences.


Tickets for TAJ EXPRESS are $65, $45 & $20, on sale at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 and the Playhouse Square Ticket Office.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Cleveland Cooks

Almost ready to launch Cleveland Cooks at ClevelandCooks.com.

Here is the gist:

Who would have thought that Cleveland would become a food mecca and home to some of the best chefs and restaurants in the world?  We would!  With almost 120 distinct ethnic groups in Cleveland it was inevitable that the great recipes and techniques that have been passed down for generations would surface.
ClevelandCooks is geared toward:
  • Chefs
  • Home cooks and wannabe chefs
  • Foodies
  • People who like to dine out and try new things
  • Food industry entrepreneurs
  • And more
ClevelandCooks features the best restaurants and chefs in Cleveland and NE Ohio and lists our favorites in a variety of categories (looking for great dim sum anyone?)
  • The videos on ClevelandCooks will educate and entertain.
  • The tips will help you prepare and enjoy food better.
  • The Food Adventurers will let you join like-minded people to enjoy local restaurants together
  • And more

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Feynman Lectures on Physics

The famous Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called "The Great Explainer". The lectures were given to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), during 1961–1963 and have been a favorite for aspiring physicists ever since.

The three volumes of the book focus on mechanics, radiation, and heat, including relativistic effects (Vol 1), electromagnetism and matter (Vol 2) and quantum mechanics (Vol 3).

In case you didn't know (or forgot) in 2013, Caltech in cooperation with The Feynman Lectures Website made the book freely available, on the web.

As the site says, "Now, anyone with internet access and a web browser can enjoy reading a high quality up-to-date copy of Feynman's legendary lectures. This edition has been designed for ease of reading on devices of any size or shape; text, figures and equations can all be zoomed without degradation.


Monday, February 06, 2017

Martial Arts Kung Fu demo at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Great Wall Enrichment Center students performed a martial arts Kung Fu demonstration.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Perfect World solo dance at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Morgan Pychowycz performed Perfect World solo dance.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Life in Motion acrobatics at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Antonio Torres performed Life in Motion acrobatics.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Kids sing Ma Lan Yao at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Youngsters from Campus International School performed Ma Lan Yao.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Hip Hop Modern Urban Dance Mashup at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Wenzhu Sun performed a modern hip hop urban dance mashup.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Spring at Snow Mountain on guzheng at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Zijuan Fan performed Spring at Snow Mountain on guzheng.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


32 Style Taiji Sword at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Members of the Westlake Chinese Culture Association performed 32 style Taiji Sword.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Joy of Spring piano and violin at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Pianist and violinist from Westlake Chinese Culture Association performed the Joy of Spring





Photos and videos from the 15 performances

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Shenee King performed The Resilient dance.

Shenee King performed The Resilient dance.


Jasmine Flower by Great Wall Enrichment Center

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Great Wall Enrichment Center members performed Jasmine Flower on violins and piano.



Photos and videos from the 15 performances

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Tears of Wasted Mountain solo at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Wayne Nieh performed Tears of Wasted Mountain.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Boat Tracker’s Love at CSU Chinese New Year

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Westlake Chinese Cultural Association performed Boat Tracker’s Love.



Photos and videos from the 15 performances

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Colored Clouds chasing the Moon piano solo at CSU

The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University (CSU) hosted a 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration.  Lewis Zou performed a piano solo called Colored Clouds chasing the Moon.






Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


CSU Chinese New Year Song at CSU

Aerys Scott sang a Chinese New Year Song at the 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Qiao Ya Chinese Dance at CSU Chinese New Year

Students from the Great Wall Enrichment Center performed a Qiao Ya Chinese Dance.




Photos and videos from the 15 performances

Chinese in Cleveland


Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University Chinese New Year

Sponsored by the Office of Chinese Language International Council (Hanban), the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University was established in August 2008.

The Confucius Institute hosted a celebration of Chinese New Year on Saturday February 4, 2017.

Photos and videos from the 15 performances

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