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January 4, 2004

1/18-Join D.E.A.F. Media at the Oakland Museum LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL

From: D.E.A.F Media Inc. - Jan 4, 2004

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Come join D.E.A.F. Media at the Oakland Museum's Family Explorations!



When: Sunday, January 18, 2004 Noon - 4 p.m.

Presented in collaboration with the National Japanese American Historical Society and East Bay Vietnamese Association Inc., and D.E.A.F. Media.

Where: The Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street at 10th
(1 Block East of the Lake Merrit Bart Station)

Deaf Events at the Festival:

- 12-3 Art activity (on going): AMELIA WONG together with RAINE CHENG, RON TRUMBLE, D.E.A.F. MEDIA STAFF, VOLUNTEERS and members of the BAY AREA ASIAN DEAF ASSOCIATION (BAADA)

- 1:15 D.E.A.F. Media Docent tour & storytelling: NAN ZHOU

- Plus Interpreted Festival Events: Gong Xi Fa Cai! Celebrate the Year of Monkey with lion dancing; Taiko drumming and mochi pounding; performances by Korean Youth Cultural Center and Tibetan dancers; martial arts demonstrations led by Pacific WuShu; screening of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki's latest film Nikkei Style; food carving demonstration by chef Jimmy Zhang; family altars from different Asian culture; artists' marketplace; and hands-on art activities for children.

ADMISSION: FREE with RSVP ($8 adults, $5 children/seniors without pre-registration)
Note: this includes free admission to all the museum galleries for the whole day.

RSVP:, OR (510) 841-0165 TTY, (510) 841-0163 Voice

Voice interpreters provided for non signing family members and friends.

For more info:; or

D.E.A.F. Media's participation in this event is made possible in part through the generosity of the George H. Sandy Foundation, and D.E.A.F. Media donors and volunteers.

Hope to see you there.

Susan D. Rutherford, Ph.D. Executive Director

D.E.A.F. Media, Inc., 2600 Tenth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 ____________________________________________________________
What is D.E.A.F. Media? D.E.A.F. Media, Inc. was established in 1974 as a Deaf arts and education non-profit corporation dedicated to the advocacy and development of cultural, educational and professional opportunities for the Deaf community. And, through the arts, D.E.A.F. Media promotes the awareness and acceptance of Deaf people by the general public. These goals are accomplished with a commitment to excellence through Deaf centered cultural events, school projects, television, and community partnerships with Bay Area cultural institutions. D.E.A.F. Media also provides information and referral, consultancy and technical assistance in the field of deafness,particularly with regard to the arts and communication.