Auspicious Cranes: The Crane in Asian Art and Myth

Saturday Jan 19, 2019

6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
US

Cost:

FREE

Contact:

Kent Swanson

Phone: 897-8831
Website: Click to Visit

Now that the Sandhill Cranes have settled in for their winter sojourn in the fields, Joelle Collier, PhD, discusses the symbolic importance of the crane in the Far East.

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Now that the Sandhill Cranes have settled in for their winter sojourn in our fields, the Visitor Center offers a contemplative appreciation of these fascinating birds. Long-time Open Space volunteer and retired professor specializing in Asian culture, Joelle Collier, PhD, will discuss the symbolic importance of the crane in the Far East. As a professor of film and theatre for 25 years, Joelle Collier, Ph.D., had a specialization in Chinese-language cinema. She served as Vice-Chair of the international Asian Cinema Studies Society from 2000-2010 and has published essays in film journals and anthologies. Since retirement, she has been an active Open Space volunteer. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

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If you need inspiration for the aforementioned haiku-like poetry you intend to write, head to the Open Space Visitor Center (6500 Coors Blvd. NW) Saturday, Jan. 19 from 2 to 3pm, for what’s being billed (pun intended) as “a contemplative appreciation” of Sandhill Cranes. The official title of the event is Auspicious Cranes: The Crane in Asian Art and Myth. Retired professor and longtime open space volunteer Joelle Collier, PhD, a specialist in Asian culture, will discuss the symbolic importance of these birds in the Far East. Space is limited. Please call to register.

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