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  • Signs in Mandarin at Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Mandarin Chinese lessons offer summer enrichment opportunity
    If you are among those who are still looking for enrichment options in the summer, acquiring skills in a new language may be well worth your consideration. Sage Academics is offering Mandarin Chinese classes for beginners who are interested in...
  • Chinese socialite makes attempt towards getting back to her roots
    Chinese socialite makes attempt towards getting back to her roots
    The new series, #Rich Kids of Beverly Hills on E! has definitely drawn its fair share of criticism from audiences. While some are irked by the fact that the cast members aren't kids and are in fact in their 20's, others are bothered by the...
  • Iron Man 3
    Review: Iron Man 3 Breaks Expectations
    As an original Firefly fan there is a special place in my heart forJoss Whedon and anything he puts his name on. So, when I saw he wrote the screenplay for Avengers, I took an interest in all the supporting films, and was pleased to discover they...
  • Iron Man 3
    We are Iron Man (3)
    Iron Man 3 3D:Rated “PG-13” (135 Minutes)Starring:Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Jon Favreau, Guy PearceDirected by:Shane BlackIn Marvel’s first post-Avengers film the company proves once again that it is...
  • Ben Kinglsey Mandarin action figure
    Kingsley thrilled about 'Iron Man 3' Mandarin action figure
    Sir Ben Kingsley already has an Oscar, and soon he'll have a similar-sized treasure to go with it: an action figure bearing his likeness.Kingsley told me in a recent interview that the upcoming Marvel Legends action figure of him as the...
  • Iron Man 3
    'Iron Man 3' details of plot revealed (trailer) (spoiler)
    We have a few good flicks coming to theaters in May. Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” is the long-awaited comic book movie that will be in theaters on May 3, 2013.In “Iron Man 3,” we have all heard by now that Tony Stark will be...
  • Mandarin
    the “Mein” Lo Down - Mandarin Chinese Restaurant
    The “Mein” Lo-DownChinese Take-out and Buffet ReviewMandarin Chinese Restaurant9548 Mount Holly Huntersville RdHuntersville, NC 28078Neighborhood: Huntersville/NorthlakeFortune Cookie Scale: 4 out of 5I found this place on the go,...
  • Iron Man 3 trailer finally released
    'Iron Man 3' trailer finally released with Ben Kingsley as Mandarin
    The first trailer for Marvel's "Iron Man 3" was released at midnight and it shows a much darker storyline.Billionaire playboy Tony Stark is up against super-villian Mandarin (played by Ben Kingsley) and it looks as if he will lose...
  • 'Iron Man 3' new villain: Marvel releases teaser trailer
    New 'Iron Man' villain Mandarin in third Marvel installment?
    Marvel Studios released a new "Iron Man 3" teaser trailer days ago that gave a glimpse of The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). Comic junkies believe the 18-second clip revealed the new villain, first thought to the Iron Patriot. What is a new...
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    New 'Iron Man 3' poster and first look at Ben Kingsley as Mandarin
    Back when Shane Black(Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) was brought on to direct and co-write Iron Man 3, he expressed a severe lack of desire to use Tony Stark's arch-nemesis, the Chinese villain known as Mandarin. There seemed to be a number of reasons...
  • China Gate Restaurant
    China Gate’s Subtle to Bold Asian Cuisine Will Keep You Coming Back for More
    What do you want when you dine out? If you are like most diners, you want a clean, comfortable, stress-free atmosphere, delicious food (served hot), and prompt service. If you like Asian cuisine and are a picky diner, then you will love China Gate...
  • Iron Man wax figure
    'Iron Man 3' villain buzz suggests Mandarin and 'Patriot' twist
    Rumors about an "Iron Man 3" villain are running rampant. While not much is known about Marvel's plot details, some sites suggest Mandarin appears in the film, along with a possible twist involving Iron Patriot sans Norman Osborn....
  • Language kids summer Mandarin camp
    Learning Chinese language with fun: Chinese language summer camp in Los Angeles
    With the Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional beginning of the summer vacation season, summer pastimes and activities are top of mind for many Americans. And with Chinese language learning becomes a worldwide trend, some parents may want to...
  • Andy Lau
    Hong Kong star Andy Lau to be added to 'Iron Man 3' cast
    The cast of “Iron Man 3” continues to grow as production is slated for late May. First Ben Kingsley was added as the ‘main villain’, then Guy Pearce jumped onboard as the Extremis creator Aldrich Killian and now Andy Lau...
  • Art
    Art, art, and more art
    In addition to a multitude of local art galleries, Jacksonville is popping with art shows on a monthly basis. Check out these venues in and around JacksonvilleNorth Beaches Art Walk – April 21st – and every third Thursday - 5-9pStroll...