[API Events: June 5-11]

June 4, 2006

Friday, June 9 – Oakland


Join VietUnity’s film screening and discussion of “Eating Welfare,’ a documentary about a community group working in the Southeast Asian community in New York City. (6:30pm, EastSide Arts Alliance, 2587 International Blvd., Oakland. vietunity04 [at] yahoo.com. Refreshments served. Free).

Sunday, June 11 – LA


Native Guns “Barrel Men” album release party in LA – a rooftop bbq also featuring local artwork and talent. (5-11pm, Remy’s. 2126 W. Temple St., LA. All ages. $8 or donations accepted).

Sunday, June 11 – SF


Join Kearny Street Workshop for a rare and dynamic evening of spoken word, hip-hop, and acoustic soul, featuring performances and collaborations by the brightest stars of the Asian American performance poetry and music scenes, including Ishle Park, Taiyo Na and Denizen Kane. (6:30pm, Space180. 180 Capp St., SF. www.kearnystreet.org. $10).

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.