Thursday June 3rd -- San Francisco
MATCHA: The Shanghai Dress
Inspired by the stylish, sophisticated qipao dress that emerged in 1920s Shanghai, this MATCHA showcases the work of designer Jane Zhu, who has studied the art of qipao patternmaking and construction, and been featured in Vogue, Newsweek, and more. Event includes the opportunity to see the Shanghai exhibit, make your own Chinese button, and enjoy cockatils and music spun by DJ Quantum. More info and event schedule here. Co-sponsored by Hyphen.
5 to 9 pm
200 Larkin St, San Francisco
Friday June 4th -- NYC
Hyphen Issue 20 Release Party
Come celebrate Issue 20 and Hyphen's return to NYC after seven years! With live music by Seattle hip-hop duo Blue Scholars, Magnetic North + Taiyo Na (debuting their 2nd album Home: Word), Conchita Campos, Cynthia Lin, Heather Park, and The Misnomers. With Beats by DJ Icewater and DJ Zombicide. First 50 guests get a free copy of Hyphen Magazine. See you there!
9 pm to 2 am
168 Delancey St, New York
$10 at door
Saturday June 5th -- Oakland
Chinese Soups Culinary Workshop
This workshop pairs traditional Chinese and Western approaches to recipes brought from immigrants from South China. Dishes like fuzzy melon soup will follow the Chinese approach to health through seasonal ingredients and yin-yang balance. Presented by Teresa M. Chen, author of A Tradition of Soup: Flavors from China's Pearl River Delta, and Jing Liu, registered dietician and educator. More info here.
10 am to 1:30 pm
388 9th St, Suite 290, Oakland
$5-$30 donation; register by calling (510) 637-0462
Saturday June 5th -- San Francisco
Salon! You're On!
Eth-Noh-Tec in collaboration with Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc. (PAWA) presents Salon! You're On! Featuring playwright Sean San Jose, poet Aileen Ibardaloza, comedian/actor Al Manalo, musician Kulintronica, and filmmaker Nara Denning. More info here.
977 South Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
$5-$15 sliding scale
Sunday June 6th -- NYC
Philippine Independence Day Parade & Street Fair
Celebrate Philippine Independence Day with a parade down Madison Ave, followed by a street and cultural festival. More info here.
8 am: Opening Ceremony & Thanksgiving Mass
Phillippine Center -- 556 5th Ave
Noon: Parade down Madison Ave (starts at 41st St)
10 am to 6 pm: Street Fair
Madison Square Park -- Madison Ave b/w 24th and 26th Sts
Hyphen Meet & Greet
Mingle and get your issue or album signed with folks from Hyphen Magazine, and Magnetic North and Taiyo Na.
2 to 4 pm
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)
215 Centre St, New York
Monday June 7th -- NYC
Asian American Legal defense Fund (AALDEF) Summer Cocktail Party
Join AALDEF for a summer cocktail party with a live DJ, cash bar, and hors d'oeuvres. More info here.
6 to 9 pm
609 W 29th St, New York