Saturday, June 24 – NYC
(8pm, The Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St., NYC. 212.219.3132. Purchase tickets here. $20).
Saturday, June 24 – LA
The 7th annual summer arts festival, ArtWallah, displaying international work form the South Asian diaspora, including artists from Africa, Canada, Europe, South Asia and the US. (11am-10:30pm, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St., Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. (1)800.595.4849. www.artwallah.org. Daytime programming $12, Evening show $25-50, after party $30, all festival pass $70).
Friday & Saturday, June 23-24 – SF
See the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors in “Asian Bird Flu Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” The 18MMW are the most prominent APA sketch comedy group in the U.S., founded in the Bay Area over 12 years ago. Watch one of their skits, ”Memoirs of a Chinese Geisha”. Special half-price tickets here (just use the password HYPHEN). (8pm, Theater Artaud, 450 Florida St., SF. 800.838.3006. www.18mmw.com, www.asianamericantheater.org $10-25).
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