Sonia Carlson performs the fan dance during the Chinese New Year performance at Meneley Elementary Schol, Friday. Ingrid Carlson, 8, does the dance, ‘Little Girl Playing by the River’ as part of the Carson Valley Chinese Cultural Group’s performance. Members of the group performed dances, read poems, sang songs and shared the Chinese culture with the students at Meneley as part of an annual Chinese New Year presentation. Parts of the performance were funded by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council.
Shannon Litz photos