[API Events: July 31-August 6]

August 1, 2006

Thursday, August 3 – SF


Kearny Street Workshop’s APAture 2006 preview party at the Asian Art Museum, featuring performances by Shailja Patel, Goh Nakamura, Barbara Jane Reyes and grooves from DJ VNA. (6-9pm, Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin Street, SF. Free with museum admission, $5 after 5pm. www.kearnystreet.org. This program is the August event for the museum's Matcha series).

Thursday, August 3 – NYC


The Notorious MSG’s "Chinatown Hustler" Music Video premiere and release party! Featuring a live performance by The Notorious MSG with Cipha Sounds of MTV’s Direct Effect, Hot 97, Shade 45, and DJ Woody Fu and Get Live. Presented by MTV Chi. (7-10pm, club Show, 135 W 41 Street, NYC. www.notoriousmsg.com $12).

Friday, August 4th – SF

In commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the eviction, Manilatown Heritage Foundation presents “Reclaiming Our Home: A Multi-media Exhibition on the Struggle to Rebuild the I-Hotel.” Special Displays: Manong Freddie Comes Home. Manong Freddie was a beloved tenant who always loved to sing, dance and play his banjo. We recently discovered that for years his ashes have been quietly stored in a box in an office file cabinet. On August 4th, Manong Freddie comes home at last to the I-Hotel. Help us celebrate his homecoming by placing flowers and memories on his altar. Poetry, photography, and rare recordings of Freddie's music. Exhibit opens Friday. (5:30-9pm, Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny Street, SF. www.manilatown.org).

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.