July 14, 2012
Explore traditions, techniques, and mouth-watering stories! This delectable exhibit investigates cultural traditions and cooking techniques that have changed with time and generations. Experience the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of food in the homes and restaurants of diverse Asian Pacific Americans.
America through a Chinese Lens surveys photography of American life as shot by contemporary Chinese and Chinese American artists, documentary photographers and non-professionals, identifying the specific ways in which the Chinese have used the camera to see this country – its beauty, contradictions, and realities. The exhibition spans many generations of photographers: contemporary artists who use the medium as well as snapshots taken by new immigrants from the 1950s to today which have been selected [...] Continue »
June 4, 1989: Media and Mobilization Beyond Tiananmen Square draws from MOCA’s extensive collection of Asian-American and Chinese-language periodicals to reconstruct a narrative of the coverage of and response to the Tiananmen Square protests and massacre of 1989. These periodicals tell the story of the sister movement sparked in America: thousands, mainly young Asian-Americans, marched and rallied in cities across the country in solidarity with the Chinese protesters. The crackdown of June 4 politically galvanized [...] Continue »
Through My Father’s Eyes: The Filipino American Photographs of Ricardo Ocreto Alvarado (1914 – 1976) is a collection of 50 photographs chosen from more than 3,000 discovered by his daughter, Janet Alvarado after his death. This exhibit offers a rare view into the daily life of the Filipino American community in the post-World War II era in the Bay Area. “It is such an honor for History San José to offer the South Bay premiere [...] Continue »
626 Movemeant & Team Janet would like to invite you to our dance competition / bone marrow registry benefit for Janet Liang/A3M. Local Dance Crews from the 626 Community will be competing for the title of “626 Best Dance Crew” Winning team will receive: – A dinner valued at $100 from Cha Cafe – 15% VIP discount cards from Ray Ray – A free drink at Factory Tea Bar (one drink per team member for [...] Continue »
Dis/orient/ed Comedy: Showcasing the funny and powerful voices of Asian American female comedians. All female. All Asian. All funny. The Dis/orient/ed Comedy Show: Los Angeles Date: Saturday, July 14, 2012 Time: 8pm show time. Doors open (Tix on sale http://disorientedcomedy.com) 7:45pm. Pre-Show Happy Hour and Community Mixer (Free Entry) 7:00pm Portion of the proceeds benefit California Healthy Nail Salons Collaborative Location: The David Henry Hwang Theater, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles (120 Judge John Aiso Street [...] Continue »
(Seattle, WA) It’s Ham-azing! It’s Oink-tastic! It’s Porktacular!, a new sketch comedy show with vaudevillian flair from the Pork Filled Players, Seattle’s Asian American sketch comedy institution, playing at the Ballard Underground (2220 Market Ave. NW, Seattle), July 13 to 28, Friday and Saturdays at 8 pm. Porktacular! is a whiz-bang variety show of original new sketch comedy, with special guest stars Assaulted Fish (perennial favorite from Vancouver, BC), sketch comedy duo Charles (“Best Writing” [...] Continue »