Tea and Talk

“Traditionally, teahouses in China have been kind of a center of community, a place where people gather and talk and share ideas,” says Greg Fellman, who runs the Seven Cups teahouse. So it follows that when Fellman met Asian-art historian Gina Hander at the Rocky Mountain Tea Festival last year, he thought her expertise would be a perfect fit with his ongoing lecture series at Seven Cups.

Stop by 1882 South Pearl Street at 7 p.m. tonight to hear Hander discuss the history and symbolism of Chinese garden design and garden architecture; she’ll also show images and paintings of modern and historic gardens and throw in tidbits about the cultural and social significance of the spaces. The event, titled “A Walk in a Chinese Garden,” is free, so you can afford to indulge in one of Seven Cups’ authentic teas to fully complete the experience. For more information on this program and the rest of the Seven Cups educational series, call 303-777-2877 or visit www.sevencupsdenver.com.
Wed., April 22, 7 p.m., 2009

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