TNT SideCaraoke

APICC is proud to co-present TNT SideCaraoke as part of CHINATOWN: OUR FUTURE IS NOW! an outdoor showcase taking place at Portsmouth Square on May 30th, 2021 for the 24th annual United States of Asian America Festival: Forging Our Futures - SoMa & Chinatown

APICC is also excited to showcase TNT SideCaraoke as part of the outdoor showcase at Kapwa Gardens in the SoMa on June 5, 2021 for USAAF 2021.

TNT SideCaraoke is an outdoor karaoke experience where participants can sit on a Filipino trike while singing popular songs in public. TNT Traysikel is a mobile public artwork that will function as a light show, karaoke machine and decorative stage all at once. For the USAAF events, it will be a site for celebrating the resilience of SOMA and Chinatown communities through singing and quirky humor. A collective sing-along couldn’t be more crucial at this time. We hope to sing together at TNT SideCaraoke!

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Michael Arcega and Paolo Asuncion, immigrated from Manila. Their interests in Visual culture, motorbikes, humor and social justice was the catalyst for their collaborations. The desire to create a vibrant artwork for SOMA Pilipinas and the Bay Area resulted in the public sculpture, TNT Traysikel.


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Follow on Social Media: @TNT_Traysikel

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TNT Traysikel in San Francisco. The photo is shot from a low angle pointing up at TNT Traysikel with the sky in the background, with festive bright, yellow and blue colors and text decals.


This event is occurring at both Portsmouth Square on May 30th and Kapwa Gardens on June 5. 

Stay tuned for more info on how to register!

May 30, 2021 at 1pm - 6pm
Portsmouth Square

June 5, 2021 at 2pm - 8pm
Kapwa Gardens
Portsmouth Square
745 Kearny Street between Clay Street and Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94108
United States
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Kapwa Gardens
976 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

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