[API Events: May 29-June 4]

May 29, 2006

Thursday, June 1 – Los Angeles


Hapa comedian and performer Brent Weinbach – featured in hot-off-the-press Issue 9 of Hyphen – performs in Los Angeles with Boomtime, a sketch group of stand-up comedians from San Francisco. Also performing will be Moshe Kasher and Alex Koll. (8pm, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 5919 Franklin Ave., Hollywood. For more information, go here. $5).

Thursday, June 1 – San Francisco


Learn poetry writing with Truong Tran. Thursday, June 1 is the registration deadline for the poetry workshop, which runs June 12-August 7: Mondays, 7-9pm. Find out more about the course here. (180 Capp St., SF. 415.503.0520. www.kearnystreet.org. $195 nonmembers, $175 members).

Friday, June 2 – Los Angeles


So you think you can shoot? Write, film and edit a short film in 72 hours from June 9-12. June 2 is the deadline to register for the 3rd Annual Asian American Film Shootout. Find out more here.

Email events to: momo [at] hyphenmagazine.com.


Momo Chang

Senior Contributing Editor

Momo Chang is the Content Manager at the Center for Asian American Media, and freelances for magazines, online publications, and weeklies. Her writings focus on Asian American communities, communities of color, and youth culture. She is a former staff writer at the Oakland Tribune. Her stories range from uncovering working conditions in nail salons, to stories about “invisible minorities” like Tongan youth and Iu Mien farmers. She has freelances The New York Times, WIRED, and East Bay Express, among other publications.