Observer Editor, Free
“A Fight in the Crystal Palace”: Ann Arbor District Library/Michigan Taiwanese American Organization.:
Performance by the Shan Puppet Theatre, one of the only puppet troupes to perform traditional Taiwanese puppet shows in the island’s ancestral Hakka language. The program features an episode from Journey to the West, a sprawling Ming dynasty epic about a mythical Monkey King who learns the secret of immortality. Followed by a hands-on Glove Puppet Demonstration (3 p.m.). Also, AADL hosts a discussion of Hakka Culture and Shan Puppetry (see 6 Sat. listing). 2–3 p.m., AADL Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327–4200., . . . . . .