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October 28, 2010

ChiFan for Charity Press Event 慈善晚宴的新文发布会

Managed to swing by the ChiFan for Charity press event at the Chaoyang Westin tonight after an long, cold day of filming for a Business Chinese language video series. (At least today was warmer than yesterday – we were filming in the courtyard of a hutong, so I discovered yet again the ironic pains of [...]

October 27, 2010

Goodbye 20-something, hello to “never ask a lady her age”

October 24, 2010

ChiFan for Charity: Cheeky Monkey at NOLA

Chi Fan for Charity Saturday, November 6, 2010 Dinner at the restaurant of your choice – 7:30 pm After-Party at Hatsune – 10:00 pm Join us for a fabulous evening! Good Eats. Good Times. Good Causes. NOLA restaraunt belongs to the style of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The two-story white building provide a great environment [...]

October 20, 2010

Cheeky Monkeys at the China Red Cross Fundraiser

Today was exhaustingly fun, we’ve been working with Ivy Yang of the YSY Medicine Foundation on a joint charity fundraiser project with the China Red Cross Foundation. I co-hosted the event (in a qipao, of course) with BTV host — and really enjoyed joking with him, and of course TCM is a passion of mine, [...]

October 16, 2010

French Femmes Mansfield TYA at Yugong Yishan

Was excited to see that one of my favorite french bands was playing at Yugong Yishan last week and just had to stop by, and even managed to combine a really good girl chat session with a friend in the vip lounge during the opening set (which was an awful band). Ted also came along, [...]

October 15, 2010

on why praying manti are cool. (Elyse is getting her geek on)

I’ve been in a not so pleasant mood of late, feeling a lot of aggression towards production crews that change schedules last-minute and nasty Beijing traffic… so I decided the other night to change the background for my iPad from a pleasantly peaceful Buddha photo I took in Hohhot last Spring. Now, it is a [...]

October 13, 2010

Haibao Remind You (Elyse is back at the Expo)

Was back down at the Expo for an event (I was emceeing for the CISCO 5th Anniveersary in China / Indigenous Innovatioon conference). It was crazy to realize that even though I had spent the week there on the pudong side at the country pavilions I had no idea about the corporate pavilions on the [...]