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A Taste of Culture in Chicago’s Chinatown April 27, 2012

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Have you visited Chinatown yet?  You should!

Chinatown is one of those neighborhoods that allows you to feel transported; you can pretend you are in a different country and not just a different neighborhood.  Stepping off the Chicago Red Line you will find yourself greeted by the famous “Nine-Dragon Wall “– nine is a lucky number in China.  There are three of these famous, elaborate murals in China and only one in the United States.  Head up to Wentworth Street, and a left will take you into Old China Town, introduced by the dramatic “Dragon Gate” and filled with shops and restaurants.  A right will take you towards New China Town’s Zodiac square where you can use your birth year to identify under which animal in the Chinese Zodiac you were born.  The square is picturesque and full of shops and restaurants.  (more…)

 

Read The Page November 18, 2011

Have you read the latest issue of The Page, the Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research’s e-newsletter? In this nicely designed PDF, you’ll learn more about what the Collaborative’s members have been up to. For instance, the Collaborative has recently hosted  workshops and book clubs for multilingual writers, particularly those studying at DePaul’s English Learning Academy. But to find out more, you’ll just have to take a read yourself.