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Dr. Sue Jose Pinto Stephen, Musician with Pipa

Dr. Sue Jose Pinto Stephen, Musician with Pipa

I  just had the pleasure of attending the New Tang Dynasty (NTD) TV’s New Year’s reception – a celebration of the revival of traditional Chinese Arts. The date fell between the Western and Chinese New Year – and provided many East Meets West moments – a traditional Chinese tea service in one room and a  cocktail bar in another; models in costumes inspired by ancient dynasties posing in front of a Christmas tree;  a demure, musician playing a pipa (traditional stringed instrument) – while in other rooms, programmers sat at computers producing NTD television  –technically sophisticated  international, multi-lingual  cable and webcast programs. NTDTV sponsors Shen Yunhttp://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/  – a multimedia feast of  Chinese dance, music, costume, cultural costumes, in a blend of live performance and digital projections of a classical landscapes and spiritual visions.  Shen Yun tours internationally and performs annually in New York around Chinese New Year. NTD also sponsors  other cultural events throughout the year – musical, dance, fashion, and culinary  competitions.  In fact, our hors d’oeuvres were made by a master chef and competition winner.  One of my first words in Chinese is “ho mei!” – delicious! Here’s another  photo from the reception – photographs by  Photographer/Writer Jose Pinto Stephen (who is in the top photo). I’m wearing my East-Meets-West black and red jacket! Happiness/Success Habits:  Enjoy cultural diversity!  There is so much to learn, savor, and share! Your real kindred spirits may – or may not – come from your own background.  Why limit your friendships to people who look or sound like your relatives?   Life is like a rolling cart of steaming dim sum (Chinese dumplings)  – you have to sample a few to find out what’s ho mei!

Susan (“Dr. Sue”) Horowitz, Ph.D.

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Susan “Dr. Sue” Horowitz, Ph.D. Award-Winning Author of Musicals/ Plays/ Books/Screenplays/Songs, Singer-Comedienne, and Adjunct CUNY Professor. Original Musicals/ Plays: “SssWitch!” (An Anti-Bullying Musical), “Club of Dreams” (Original Musical - NYFA Sponsorship & Grants); “Angelface” (Play) 1st Prize Hunter Playwrights, “The Golden Heart” “Judy Maccabee” 1st Prize National Contests for youth comedies, “Doctor Dick” (One Woman Musical Show) “Poe-tic Justice: A Naughty Thriller”: published on-line by www.infinity-stage.com ; Published Scenes/Monologues: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Screenplays: “Planet of the Ticklebops” (Cine Golden Eagle Award), “Leroy & Lebowitz” (Finalist Blue Cat Screenplay Contest), Books: “Queens of Comedy” (interviews with Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, and more!).“Read with Me” Children’s Book of the Month Club, “I Am Loved” (Poetry Book). CD of Original Songs “For Heroes and Lovers” www.cdbaby.com/drsue2 -including radio-syndicated song “The Heroes of Nine-Eleven” Licensing/Trademarks: Teddly® Teddly & Buddyfly® My Teddyfriend® Media Personality: Good Day New York, E! Entertainment, BBC (International Pick of the Week), NBC, MTV, WBAB-WLIB, JCT Multimedia, etc. Education/Training: B.A. University of Chicago, Graduate Work/Ph.D. Yale School of Drama/City University of New York (Graduate Center), BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, Second City Improvisation Workshop, Songwriting Workshops/Classes: Summersongs, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Private Studies.