10th Annual United States of Asian America Festival, San Francisco

Presented by Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Info: (415) 864 – 4126

Our Stories/ Our Way: API Artists & Illustrators with Children’s Book Press
May 3 – May 26, Panel May 19: 4 – 5:30 PM
SOMARTS Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Admission: Free

Curated by Nancy Hom, this exhibition showcases the work of award-winning and up-and-coming Asian American artists published by the pioneer of multi-cultural children’s literature, Children’s Book Press. Featuring the work of Carl Angel, Tomie Arai, Shiraaz Bhabha, Nancy Hom, Felicia Hoshino, Conan Low and Hideo Yoshida.

Love Stories: Queer API Women’s Films
Saturday, May 5: 7 PM
SOMARTS Theatre, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Admission: $ 8.00 advance, $ 10 at door

Featuring: Tina Bartolome’s “Balikbayan Confessions” * Katie Joaquin’s “Spoken Smoke” * Tonilyn Sideco’s “Sleeping Through the Gospel” * Narissa Lee’s “Love in Chaos” * Vanda Chong’s “Tuberose” * Christine Liang’s “Infinite Breath” * Laurie Koh’s “Between the Lines” * and Debbie Ng’s “Troo Bloo”

Pinay Stories
May 12 : 8 PM, May 13 : 3 PM
SOMARTS Theatre, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Admission: $ 13 advance, $ 16 at door

Eight emerging Pilipina American performers and writers in a work that “is a raw and euphoric reflection of our colonial selves”. Featuring : Aileen Suzara, Aimee Suzara, Aureen Almario, Charity Ramillo, Grace San Pablo Burns, Irene Faye Duller, Lolan Sevilla, Tina Bartolome, Stephanie Sampang and performers from The Alleluia Panis Dance Theatre

Spotlight Stealerz
May 26: 8 PM
SLGBT Community Center, Rainbow Room, 1800 Market Street @ Octavia Street
Admission: $ 10 advance, $ 12 at door

A Los Angeles-based theatre/comedy performance troupe, the group “was created, founded and based on the writings” of Adelina Anthony, Alison de la Cruz and D’Lo.

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