Pre-Reunion Events


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Theater: Kung Fu, by David Henry Hwang DRA'83 -- 

This world premiere production follows international icon Bruce Lee's journey from troubled Hong Kong youth to martial arts legend.   KUNG FU blends dance, Chinese opera, martial arts and drama into a bold new theatrical form. Featuring Cole Horibe (So You Think You Can Dance) as Bruce Lee!  Don't miss this exciting play written by one of our YAAR headliners!

Playing at the Signature Theatre through April 6 - http://www.signaturetheatre.org/


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Theatre:  A Second Chance – A Second Chance tells the New York story of a recent widower and a divorcée who meet in mid-life and mid-crisis.  Book, music and lyrics by Ted Shen ’66.

After the show, our group will gather at a nearby restaurant for an intimate and informal, no-host cocktail hour and talk-back with Ted Shen.

Where:  The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street

When:  Sunday, April 6, 2014; Matinee show at 1:00pm, talk-back at approximately 3:00pm

Cost: $37.00/person (limit of 10)

Sign Up:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pre-yaar-14-event-theater-tickets-10887409535

Thank you to Ted Shen ’66 and Kate Longosky, Call Center Manager, The Public Theater.


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Yale Career PanelThe Investment Profession - This event is the twelfth in a series covering different professions.  The concept is to have a diverse panel of people, at different stages in their careers and in different areas of the investment profession (Hedge funds, Private Equity and Wealth and Asset Management), who will provide candid views of their profession. The panelists will be:  Gregory Ho TC'74, President and Chief Operating Officer of Spring Mountain Capital, LP; Reuben Jeffery III BR'75, Chief Executive Officer of Rockefeller & Co.; and David F. Thomas, Managing Partner, Court Square and on the Advisory Council of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Moderator: Peter Young BR'74.

Where: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, 31st Floor, 601 Lexington Avenue, New York City

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Cost: Free

Sign Up: http://yalecareerpanels.eventbrite.com

Thank you to Peter Young BR’74.


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange – We have arranged for a small group of Yale alumni to attend the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange, on April 9, 2014. This special tour is limited to 15 attendees.  Please click on this link to sign up.

Where: New York Stock Exchange

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 3PM

Cost: Free

Sign Up: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pre-yaar-14-event-private-tour-of-the-nyse-tickets-10969591343?aff=NYSETour  

Many thanks to Peggy Kuo ’85 and Luisa Lisciandrello, Legal and Government Affairs, IntercontinentalExchange | NYSE for arranging this tour.


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Pre-Reunion get-together at MORY's – If you're around on Thursday evening, please join us for an informal gathering at Mory's.  See more at: http://www.morys1849.org

Where: 306 York St., New Haven

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 9pm

Cost: $ 0 entrance fee; Cash bar

PLEASE NOTE: Although Mory's is a private club, in celebration of 160 years of Asian alumni at Yale, all YAAReunion attendees are welcome to have coffee/drinks/meals at Mory's during the entire YAAReunion weekend, even if they are not a member of Mory's!



Post-Reunion Events

 

Monday, April 14, 2014

Yale-China Conference: From Secret Language to Modern Voices

When: Monday, April 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM EST

Where:Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510

More information: Please see the following link


April 16 - 17, 2014

You are invited to attend two interesting lectures at the Asia Society on April 16th and 17th.

April 16th: A talk by Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University:

For tickets, please click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unbalanced-the-codependency-of-america-and-china-tickets-11231954077

 

April 17th: A panel discussion on: China's High-Tech Surge: Investing in America and Innovation

For tickets, please click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chinas-high-tech-surge-investing-in-america-and-innovation-tickets-11232232911

 


Things to Do On Your Own

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

The Noguchi Museum - http://www.noguchi.org/

The Rubin Museum of Art - http://www.rubinmuseum.org/

Filipino American Museum (virtual museum) - http://filipinoamericanmuseum.com/

Metropolitan Museum of Art - http://www.metmuseum.org/en

American Museum of Natural History - http://www.amnh.org/

Museum of Modern Art - http://www.moma.org/

Children’s Museum of Manhattan - http://cmom.org/

Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Ken Chen LAW ‘05, Executive Director - http://aaww.org/

National 9/11 Memorial - http://www.911memorial.org/

The Tenement Museum - http://www.tenement.org/