Around the World: Moon Festival with Wu Man, Fried Rice Four Ways with Lucas Sin, and More

Each week, we’ll share a variety of videos, articles, webcasts, and more from around the web — all curated by the Asia Society Texas Center staff to reflect the broad interests and goals of our mission. In this

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Catch October’s harvest moon as you wait for the rare Halloween blue moon

Take a break from the world’s chaos Friday night and head out to see the almost-full moon. The nighttime spectacle is visible in all parts of the US, weather permitting, astronomy educator and former planetarium director Jeffrey Hunt says. This full moon is romantically called the “harvest moon,” as its the full moon closest to the start of fall.



A brilliant full moon rises at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 2017. NASA/Kim Shiflett


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A brilliant full moon rises at NASA’s

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Overcooked 2 Gets New Kitchens And Recipes In Free Moon Harvest Festival DLC

If you’ve been craving some chaotic kitchen antics, developer Ghost Town Games has served up a free content update for Overcooked 2 which is out now on all platforms.

The Moon Harvest Festival update brings with it new kitchens, recipes, and ridiculous dangers to avoid as you try cook up a storm in its highly impractical spaces. This time, kitchens are afloat on majestic-looking ponds, with lily pads connecting sectors

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Kathleen takes us on an Americana road trip to the ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

Summer in America is usually a time for roads trips and exploration, but the pandemic era rendered that near impossible as COVID-19 grounded the country literally and figuratively. Most of our travel since March, it seems, were early attempts to get back to loved ones and find shelter from a storm that still shows no signs of slowing down.

Kathleen’s new single and video, “Dark Side of the Moon,” reflects

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As Weddings Evolve Around the World, Over The Moon Relaunches to Guide Brides Along the Way

The site’s initial products include white cotton pajamas embroidered with the word “Love” and a tiny heart, created in collaboration with Charmajesty and handmade in the UK by Jermyn Street shirtmakers. (Someday we will travel to London again!) Or, for cozy WFH glamour, consider Over The Moon’s special edition Lingua Franca cashmere pullovers that can be personalized with your original last name, a new surname, or a hyphenated moniker. There

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Halloween 2020’s rare blue moon brings a treat to the skies

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A brilliant full moon rises at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 2017.


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In the bizarre year that’s 2020, another highly unusual event is headed our way. This year’s Halloween full moon will be visible to the entire world, rather than just parts of it, for the first time since World War II, astronomy educator and former planetarium director Jeffrey Hunt says. 

“When I was teaching, my

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