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Calligraphy Workshop

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This calligraphy workshop, led by Jia Man, Instructor of Japanese and Chinese and Asian Culture Studies in the Department of Foreign Languages at Le Moyne College, will introduce you to the Asian language of brushwork. Calligraphy characters (kanji) are not only used to convey poetic and Zen sayings, but are a visual art form prized for its grace and structured beauty in China, Korea, and Japan. Read more »

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Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Zen Calligraphic Portraits

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Alok Hsu Kwang-Han will create Zen Calligraphic Portraits for Sangha members and friends: individuals, couples, and/or families. The sessions are an hour and a half each and the price, which includes mounting the finished painting on a scroll in Shanghai and all shipping costs, is $1,500 for an individual; $2,000 for couples; and $2,000 plus $200 for each additional member for families. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Zen Center of Syracuse. Available times for these commissions are 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. that day. Read more »

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Wed, Jun 26, 2013 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm
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Zen Calligraphic Koans: An Evening With Alok Hsu Kwang-Han and Raylene Abbott

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This past winter, while spending a few days with Jika Lauren and Walter Melnikow in their Scottsdale, AZ, home, Shinge Roshi arranged to meet with Sedona artists Alok Hsu Kwang-Han and Raylene Abbot, who had contacted her about their upcoming trip to the East Coast.

Alok is a Chinese painter and Zen practitioner who specializes in calligraphic paintings based on such koans as “Joshu’s MU” and “Hyakujo and the Fox.” Raylene, also a painter, combines dance and storytelling with her brushwork, and does Zen Art and Tea ceremonies. Read more »

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Tue, Jun 25, 2013 - 11:00pm - Wed, Jun 26, 2013 - 1:00am
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