Events

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Winter Sale Event

February 18, 2018

Now through February 18

Shop AsiaStore’s Winter Sale event for savings on select designer collections of jewelry, textiles, accessories and home accents as well as a comprehensive selection of books, CDs and more. Hurry in for the best selection!
Asia Society Members receive 10% off sale prices.

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Scholars Rocks from the Collection of Kemin Hu

March 15, 2018

- through Saturday, March 24
11:00am – 6pm; Fri till 9pm

AsiaStore presents a newly acquired collection from Kemin Hu. Experience the power of scholars’ rocks or “spirit stones”-cherished by the Chinese for generations. Autographed copies of Ms. Hu’s books, available for purchase and signing. Shop Now

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Asian Art Collector’s Book Review

March 15, 2018

 – Saturday March 24
11am-6pm, Friday until 9pm

AsiaStore presents a vetted selection of the most recent and pertinent titles for Asian Art Collectors. Get critical insight into the world of Asian collectibles and find books on ceramics, sculpture, textiles, painting, furniture and more.

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Chinese Scholars Rocks with Kemin Hu

March 16, 2018

Appearance by Kemin Hu 
12pm – 4pm; discussion 2:00pm

AsiaStore presents newly acquired scholars’ rocks —cherished by the Chinese since the Tang Dynasty, and sought after for generations—from the collection of Kemin Hu.

Ms. Hu will be on hand to discuss the history, Identification, appreciation and collecting of these cherished “spirit stones”.  Copies of Hu’s books will also be available for signing. Shop Now

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Why Buddhism is True

April 17, 2018

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? It’s a provocative question – and one that was put recently to the author Robert Wright, who teaches about the place where religion meets evolutionary biology and religion. Wright’s answer? In a word, Yes. He says that because evolution rewards the pursuit of pleasure, human beings are almost hard-wired to be unsatisfied: “We are condemned,” he says, “to always want things to be a little different, always want a little more.” Wright’s latest best-selling book, Why Buddhism is True, suggests that Buddhist practices can, in effect, rewire the brain, to overcome a host of anxieties and emotional pain that afflict so many people. “I think of mindfulness meditation as almost a rebellion against natural selection,” says Wright. “And Buddhism says, ‘We don’t have to play this game.'” >>More information on program
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