Variety of Events Scheduled
For Asian Awareness Week

Posted November 6, 2000

HOLLAND -- 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.


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