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Woman in blackface featured in China Lunar New Year TV show

A comedy sketch on a variety show in China celebrating the Lunar New Year featured a woman in blackface. The skit was shown Thursday night on the state broadcasting network CCTV. Actors were shown in monkey and giraffe costumes, while ...

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Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations

Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations A day before Lunar New Year celebrations for the Year of the Dog kicked off across the world, people in China, Singapore, and Malaysia, among other countries, made sure to stock up ...

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Lunar New Year brings shoppers, worshipers to Chinatown

An unofficial tradition precedes each Lunar New Year, arriving as quietly as a new moon and then rising to a crescendo in Chinatown as people stream through colorfully strewn streets to prepare for the holiday. The rite of annual shopping ...

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Where to celebrate Lunar New Year in New York City

It’s going to be a paw-some year — at least, when it comes to the Lunar calendar. The Year of the Dog officially kicks off Feb. 16 and there’s no shortage of events to commemorate the holiday. From parades to ...

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Lunar New Year restaurant specials in New York City

When Lunar New Year kicks off Feb. 16, families across the world will gather over auspicious foods symbolizing luck, fortune and longevity. In New York City, restaurants will usher in the year of the dog with their own interpretation of ...

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