All Week – Chicago
Friday, April 7 – Oakland
VietUnity Community Forum: Building a Progressive Movement in the Vietnamese Community and Beyond. (7:30-9:30pm, EastSide Arts Alliance. 2587 International Blvd, Oakland. 510.238.8080 x306. Free).
Saturday, April 8 – San Francisco
The Chinese Historical Society of America presents the untold stories of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Since the Quake: The Rebirth of San Francisco Chinatown exhibit opens this week. Reading with Milly Lee, author of Earthquake!. (2pm, CHSA Learning Center. 965 Clay St., SF. 415.391.1188. www.chsa.org).
Saturday, April 8 – Oakland
Still Present Pasts: Korean Americans and the Forgotten War presents 6.25 history beneath the skin by Grace Mitchell, Hosu Kim and Hyun Lee is a collage of personal testimony, audio recording, body movement, and video projection that breaks the silence surrounding each performer’s own Korean War legacy. The spoken word performances will be followed by dance and music by Bay Area performance artist, Dohee Lee. (7-10pm, The Metro. 201 Broadway Ave, Oakland. www.oaklandmetro.org).
Saturday, April 8 – SF
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