Can’t Stop Cryin’ for America: Black Lives Matter! w/ Jon Jang

Can’t Stop Cryin’ for America: Black Lives Matter!, a music work dedicated to victims of police brutality and hate crimes this past year, will feature local jazz pianist, Jon Jang, in collaboration with poet performer, Amanda Kemp.  The piece will be organized into seven vignettes, named after each black victim group killed this past year.

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Black Geomancy and Liminal Space w/ Genny Lim

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Join artist Genny Lim and other performers as they explore the time-space continuum and dark holes as metaphors for change, transformation and existence.  

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A Place of Her Own

 

Beginning on May 19th, A Place of Her Own will showcase its eighth exhibition featuring 20 assemblage artworks.  Curated by artists Cynthia Tom and Maggie Yee, the exhibition will illustrate the imaginations and desires of women through various mediums.  

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Legions of Boom: Panel & Party

Legions of Boom, celebrates the legendary Filipino-American mobile DJ crews of the Bay Area and their influence on music, culture and community.

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Cinematic SF: Community Preview

 

Cinematic SF, API Cultural Center’s premiere film program, will be previewing and speaking with filmmakers who highlight the Bay Area’s most underserved and underrepresented communities.

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Resistance

With the steadily increasing fear of displacement, many artists ask, what is our role and how can we both make space and retain the ones we currently occupy?

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Aesthetic Blitz/Waves of the Past

Beginning in May, USAAF will be showcasing Aesthetic Blitz (Asian American Women Artists Association) and Waves of the Past (College of Ethnic Studies at SF State).  As products of a few of San Francisco’s long-standing arts and culture programs, they encapture how we see ourselves as people and as artists.

 

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San Francisco to Salupongan

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Drawing on parallels between the displacement of the working-class in San Francisco and the indigenous communities in Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines, San Francisco to Salupongan, a multi-disciplinary arts exhibition, will showcase work commenting on their mirrored experiences, highlighting their struggle and resistance.

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URBAN x INDIGENOUS: Remember Our Place?


URBAN x INDIGENOUS: Remember Our Place?
presented by API Cultural Center- San Francisco
supported by SOMArts Cultural Center
as part of USAAF 2016: Civil Dis(place)ment

Community artists from the Bay Area and beyond are invited to submit work that asks the questions of revolution in a time of displacement. What is happening to the Pilipin@ community* in San Francisco?

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QUEER as F*CK call for content

QUEER as F*CK - a new production opening at Bindlestiff Studio and Presented in APICC's United States of Asian America Festival and featured in QCC’s National Queer Arts Festival - is currently seeking original short plays, monologues, or multi-disciplinary works.

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