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Bruce Lee exhibit gets viewers up close and personal

Every fan of kung fu knows who Bruce Lee is — a global icon who has often been credited with helping to change the way Asians are portrayed in American films.

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Kung Fu Hero musical will feature local performers

A Broadway-themed musical based on a legendary Chinese kung fu master, will be performed for free in Mandarin and English in Houston at the Miller Outdoor Theatre on Sept 20 and 21. The musical Kung Fu Hero will feature local talent and include colorful costumes, spectacular martial arts scenes and stunning choreography, according to Burton […]

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PANDA! debut set for Vegas

In which Long Long faces Demon Vulture The first Chinese theatrical production to take up residency in Las Vegas, the internationally renowned tourist center of gambling, shopping and nightlife, will open next month at the Palazzo Resort Hotel and Casino, just in time for the Christmas season. PANDA! , which debuted in Beijing in October, […]

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Shaolin kung fu dazzles the UN

Shi Yongxin, the 30th-generation abbot of the legendary Shaolin Temple, led a cultural delegation to perform kung fu at United Nations headquarters on Oct 9. Performing traditional Chinese martial arts moves, the 18-member group wowed the audience, many of whom said they had never seen such feats before. Shi introduced the Shaolin culture, saying Shaolin […]

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Kung Fu connections

He straddles two cultures and plays a bridging role, and his introduction to all things Chinese was through a legendary kung fu hero. He tells Sun Ye who and what brought him to China. Chaudhari Dilip Giridhar was short and puny, and bullied even by his own sister back home in Maharashtra, India. Now in […]

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Kung fu dreams

They are three foreigners who share a passion for an ancient Chinese art. They traveled halfway across the globe to realize their vision of opening up a gym to share their knowledge of martial arts learned in Brazil and Europe. Belle Taylor reports. Up a narrow stairwell in a gym above a coffee shop in […]

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