Sunday, June 24, 2007

ASIAFEST 2007 Plano Texas


Date: Sunday May 6, 2007
Time: Noon – 5 PM
Cost: Free Admission
Location: Haggard Park, 901 E 15th St, Downtown Plano, 75074

ASIAFEST 2007, the 4th Annual Plano Asian Heritage Festival

Celebrating Asian American Heritage Foundation, a non-profit all-volunteer organization, announces ASIAFEST 2007, the 4th Annual Plano Asian Heritage Festival. ASIAFEST 2007 will be held in Downtown Plano’s Haggard Park on Sunday May 6. The festival is geared toward the entire family. Admission is free.

In 1990, President George Bush named May national Asian/Pacific Heritage Month. On April 23, 2007, Mayor Pat Evans and the City Council will proclaim the Week of May 6-12 Plano Asian Heritage Week.

For the past three years, thousands of people have attended the Plano Asian Heritage Festival. ASIAFEST 2007 features booths from businesses and cultural organizations throughout the DFW Metroplex. Artists will be on hand to do children’s face painting. Clowns will be making balloon animals. Activities include lessons in Origami, the art of Japanese paper cutting.

Also highlighted are live music and dance performances on the stage near the gazebo in the park. This year, the Chinese Cultural Center of Garland will perform the Chinese Lion Dance and provide a demonstration of traditional Shaolin Kung Fu martial arts. The Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra, a 35 piece ensemble, will be featured. Students from Hedgcoxe Elementary School will be putting on a fashion show wearing traditional garb from various countries.

New to the Festival is a wide variety of Asian food. Festival goers are encouraged to come for lunch. Some of the participating restaurants include Joy Luck BBQ, Boba Latte, 7 Spices, and Samurai Sam’s.

Join us Sunday May 6 for a fun filled afternoon in the Park.

Plano advancing on the Web

Plano Centre Enhances Guest Experience With Enlight
Plano Centre Selects LAT, Inc. Cutting Edge Digital Signage Solution
Distribution Source : ArriveNet
Date : Friday, June 01, 2007

The Plano Centre (Plano, Texas) selected LAT's Enlight touch screen directory and digital signage system to communicate events, announcements, and directions to guests in the facility. The high-tech interactive system is replacing an existing static building directory and slideshow based announcement system.Enlight will power a 32-inch interactive LCD touch screen directory to help guests locate events and accommodations in the facility and local area. Closely integrated with the directory, Enlight digital signage screens in multiple locations throughout the facility will display upcoming events.

The user-friendly web based management tools will enable Plano Centre staff to maintain and update the system with ease.LAT and Plano Centre staff are currently planning on an installation date in late July, 2007. To learn more about the Plano Centre, visit

ABOUT ENLIGHT:Enlight is a high-tech communication tool for high-traffic, event-driven facilities powering interactive touch screen directories and kiosks, dynamic digital signage, digital menu systems, and more. Enlight offers an incredibly user-friendly administration utility, and its flexibility supports nearly any application.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

To The Residence of Plano

To the residence of Plano, Texas


This effort is to assist openning to doors to the greater world of who you are as well as others through Inter - Cultural Communications via the internet.This blog and the associated website is based upon the principle of cultural democracy.

What this means is that you the community - online ( because your are now using a computer to read this ) user has the means to impact your community with others through your contribution to what is being published on the internet about your community. A community has many voices, and those who are not aware of either your community or the diversity among your very own people should be likewise known.

his is a mirror reflection of us all, and depicts the very differences each community has, which then becomes the very scoiocultural richness and valuable assests we need to maintain a rich an full life -individually. Moreover, this effort was started as a result when suggestions were offered by two Cornell student's emails - right after I place Ithaca Night Life ( NightLife ), NY online. Since then I have cover many other communities, and have enlisted help from the very same communities I have covered in my Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC series of blogs, journalsites and websites. Emails come in daily.Instructions:

First go the main Hub - Website :

Then go to these following websites:

National and International Social Dance Registry to register your community's weekly socials. Offer suggestions to Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC Art Gallery - Galleries, Artists and Art Studio Guides, Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC - Night Sport Clubs - Nite Spots Guide, and suggest listings and others items not being covered.Please note the links below. They are intended to open a portal in which you may also offer suggestions, or comments. Everything will be reviewed.Well thats all for now. I will do some addtional posting, as well as post some of your emails - with you permission of course.Yours,Mr. Roger M. ChristianIthaca, New YorkLinks:The Ithaca Cultural Directory .Cultural Democracy an Evolving Essay .

International Section:

World of Dance Visions.Central New York's only International Dance E-Zine. All style of dance are included, as well as National and International events are also posted.The International Cultural Fiesta Movement.A movement based upon the artisitic implementation of Intercultural communications to assist American students at institutions of higher education about cultures of the world by International Students-Scholars themseleves.The International Students / Scholars Intercultural Resources Network .The network operation of the International Cultural Fiesta Movement.The International Dance Resources.A central resource on dance - which also has service links to other site by International service organizations who services specifically the International Student-Scholar.The National and International Social Dance Registry. Do you know of a weekly social dance anywhere in Europe ? Then goto this WebSite and report it in.

Thank you,

Israel Information Center IthacaCultural Zionism's WebSitePro Israel - Pro Peace: This is a balanced perception in as much as you can not be for one and not the other. After 9/11, I started to implement several actions to develop a renewed environment from which International safety of a free - people can be possible. On you right is The Israeli Information Center Ithaca WebSite [ A Cultural Zionist WebSite ]. Below is the Foundation for Arab Israeli Reconciliation-Ithaca, New York which is based on developing an ehtnographic perception of commonality within the peoples of the region itself. This is to assist those within the private sector who know both Israeli and Arab alike in the mediation of establishing positive relationships between them...and only that. Whether it is talking, or debating on soccur, dating, coffee or the latest computer solf-ware. This is far more important, in as much as it establishes the human assests necessary for the success of a peace treaty when it comes.

Mr. Roger Meredith Christian.In addition:

The Foundation For Arab - Israeli Reconciliation-Ithaca, New York [ Hub - WebSite ], and to join one of the most important MSN discussion groups @ [ MSN - GroupSite ]. The Israel Information Center Ithaca [ Hub - WebPage ], and to join this MSN Cultural Zionism discussion group @ [ MSN - GroupSite ]. .Indymedia dot org ~ Cultural Democracy in Action by Roger M. Christian w/ Paris Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC .

The Central [ WebSite ] " For " Cultural Democracy: An INTERNET tool in the facilitation of the development of The Center for Cultural Democracy, Ithaca, New York. For those who are aware of this contemporary termenology goto ...Cultural Democracy, An Evolving Essay by Roger M. Christian.Indy Media Article on Cultural Democracy in Action.Foundation for Arab - Israeli ReconciliationIthaca, New YorkWhy This ?A general consensus is first needed to bring about the importance of private individual efforts to construct better ethnographic center relationships between the peoples of the Middle East, in very small, but very significant steps to achieve real security

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Welcome to Plano Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC

Welcome to Plano Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC

A supporting blog for Dallas Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC an Inter - City Cultural Communications website program between the cities of Dallas, Texas and Ithaca, New York. The focus of which is to exchange cultural information via the internet medium about the nightlife, dance, theatre life, art, artist, entertainment, accomodations, restaurants, and dance scene.

The second stage is to include the regional communities under the sociocultural and socioeconomic influences of the city of Dallas. This add depth, and brings the online user into the very national environment of each selected city within the growing network of Night Life ( NightLife ), RMC. More importantly, it allows a greater field of participation from the community online users to convey their interests and contributions to this cultural democracy initiative.

The selected region communities of Dallas are :

De Soto .
Mesquite .
Irving .
Garland .
Farmers Branch .
Richardson .
Plano .

There is more to come in the specific cultural areas which each city interculturally shares.


Mr. Roger M. Christian
Ithaca, New York

AOL Hometown ~ Dallas Night Life ( NigthLife ), RMC