Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

We Are All Draft Animals 

Wednesday, Jan 28 2009
Comments
According to the Chinese zodiac, this is the Year of the Ox, an animal so fitting for our times — an ox is a castrated bull — that we could barely get out of bed. Although the poor beast has no stimulus package, he does have a Depression-era work ethic: Attach something to him and he’ll haul it, to hell and back, for hay. This weekend, celebrate the path to prosperity and full-body exhaustion by hauling yourself to one of the many Chinese New Year events, such as the traditional parade (www.chineseparade.com) and the traditional treasure hunt (www.sftreasurehunt.com), both on Feb. 7. Today, the Chinese New Year Concert and Celebration features performances by Chinese violinist Siqing Lu, Chinese ensemble Melody of China, the Crystal Children's Choir, and the S.F. Symphony, along with a reception with lion dancers and fortune tellers.
Sun., Feb. 8, 4 p.m., 2009

About The Author

Michael Leaverton

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Slideshows

  • Fear FestEvil 2015
    Calibree Photography brings back photos from Fear FestEvil 2015 at Rockbar Theater in San Jose on Friday, April 11. Performances included freak shows, and bands: Ghoul, Orchid, and High On Fire.
  • Cherry Blossom Festival @ Japantown
    Beth LaBerge brings back photos from the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival. Events continue next weekend including the parade on April 19.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed