Wednesday June 9th -- NYC
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, The Korea Society presents a special screening of Chosin, a documentary that preserves the personal stories of veterans who survived the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. Followed by a Q&A with director Brian Iglesias.
2537 Broadway, New York
$15 / $10 Asian Cinevision members
Thursday June 10th -- San Francisco
Gene Luen Yang Book Signing
Author and artist Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) will be signing for his new book, Prime Baby. According to Yang, "Math nerds, new parents, and really evil third graders ought to get a kick out of this one."
6 to 8 pm
Giant Robot San Francisco
618 Shrader St
Thursday June 10th through Monday June 21st
Second Generation (2g) presents In the Works
Dustin Chinn and Eugene Oh, photo by Peter Chin
2g Productions invites you to a new series of works-in-progress, from playwrights such as Dustin Chinn, Nandita Shenoy, and Sung Rno. Details and reading times here.
305 W 38th St, New York
FREE; reserve tickets here
Friday June 11th and Sunday June 13th -- Minneapolis
Bao Phi's The Nguyens
photo by Anna S. Min
A performance work based on Bao Phi's spoken word poems that explore fictional characters from across America with the last name Nguyen. Part of the Alternate Visions Festival. More info here.
711 West Lake St, Suite 101, Minneapolis
Saturday June 12th -- Queens
'Letters to our Mothers" Readings
In "Letters to Our Mothers", writers Meera Nair, Arun Storrs, Amy T. Paul, and Shardha and Megha Lama (theater members of Adhikaar's Arts & Activism Group) will celebrate the multi-faceted voices of South Asian women in Queens and what it means to be heard across distance. More info here.
6 to 8:30 pm
3747 74th St, Flushing NY
Monday June 14th and Tuesday June 15th -- NYC
Cineamore: Speed Dating Fundraiser
Asian Cinevision is hosting a speed dating fundraiser for the 2010 Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF). Enjoy happy hour specials, win festival tickets, and maybe even meet your cinema soulmate.
6/14 (ages 21-30) & 6/15 (ages 31 -40): 6 pm
212 Avenue A, New York
$25; pre-registration required here
Kolalboration DC Auditions -- June 12th and 13th
Kollaboration DC is seeking Asian American talent: musicians, performers, martial artists, jugglers, You name it! Auditions are being held this weekend.
Saturday, June 12
11am - 6pm
George Mason University Campus (Johnson Center Bistro)
Sunday, June 13
4pm - 9pm.
Chinatown Cultural Community Center
616 H St NW
Reserve your audition spot here