[API Events: June 19-25]

June 18, 2006

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).

E-mail 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.