posted November 6, 2000

Asian Awareness Week Events

 A variety of events have been scheduled at Hope College in conjunction with Asian Awareness Week.

The Hope Asian Perspective Association (HAPA) is
co-hosting the 7 p.m. showing of "Princess Mononoke" on
Monday, Nov. 6, in the Knickerbocker Theatre. The film will
show Monday through Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. and 9:20
p.m.

The animated film is set in a mythical 14th
century Japan, and centers on the conflict between
development and the preservation of nature. Released in
Japan in 1997, the film was released in English in the U.S.
in 1999 featuring the voices of Gillian Anderson, Claire
Danes, Minnie Driver and Billy Bob Thornton, among others.

Tickets for "Princess Mononoke" are $5 for regular
adult admission, and $4 for senior citizens and students.

The panel discussion "Modern Minority Myths" will
be featured on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Phelps Hall
Otte Room. The public is invited, and admission is free.

The Asian poetry group "Bi-Linkwellz" will perform
on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center
Kletz. The public is invited, and admission is free.

"Sushi Night" will be held in the basement of
Scott Hall on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. Reservations must
be made by ticket, which are being sold by HAPA President
Mark Thelen and other members of the organization. Signs to
be posted on campus will provide additional details.

The Phelps Hall Multicultural Lounge will host
"Karaoke Night" on Friday, Nov. 10, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
The public is invited, and admission is free.