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02/28/2002
Tales of Three Women from China To Be Portrayed in One-Woman Show

DATE: February 28, 2002

CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah M. Boggess (518) 629-8071
http://www.hvcc.edu

Image of Christina ChanActress Christina R. Chan will tell the personal stories of three women from 19th century China in a one-woman show titled "Unbinding Our Lives," to be presented Tuesday, March 5, in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre at Hudson Valley Community College.

Chan will portray women being sold into child slavery and prostitution and being abandoned in the streets of China.

The 50-minute show will begin at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by the Cultural Affairs program at the college, the performance is free for Hudson Valley students and faculty with ID. Admission for the general public is $5. Call 629-4TIX for reservations or information.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.