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Date:
May 19, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Oak Room, 1st Floor
Address:
San Mateo Main Library
55 W. Third Avenue

San Mateo, CA 94402
Contact:
(650) 522-7818
Cost:
Free
Chinese Folktales with Charlie Chin
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Chinese Folktales with Charlie Chin

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Master storyteller, author, historian and musician Charlie Chin will be sharing traditional Chinese folktales with his "Teahouse Style" of classical Chinese storytelling. For children and their families. Light refreshments will be served following the program. Sponsored by Asian Library Advisory Committee in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. ** Oak Room, 1st Floor **

Chin has presented at organizations including the American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the Smithsonian Institution. He has also published several children’s books, including "China’s Bravest Girl: The Legend of Hua Mu Lan" (1992) and "Clever Bird" (1996); and several of his plays, "A.B.C.–American Born Chinese" (1983), "The Last Spirit Boxer" (1992) and "Hawaiian Sweethearts" (2001), have been produced in Boston, New York City and San Francisco.