Wednesday December 15th -- San Francisco
Hyphen Year-End Community Mixer
Hyphen, Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), Nakayoshi Young Professionals, and South Bay First Thursdays (SBFT) will be celebrating the great work the API Bay Area community with a song and game-filled evening! Connect with new people, share ideas (and drinks) and learn more about some great local community organizations! Includes karaoke ($2/song, with proceeds to be shared with partnering nonprofit of your choice!), and a flip cup tournament! More info here.
5 to 8 pm
The Mint Karaoke Lounge
1942 Market St, San Francisco
No cover, suggested donation only; $2/song
Hep B Free Calendar Launch Party
Join the Hep B Free campaign in celebrating the release of their first ever calendar, focused on raising awareness of Hep B in APIA communities. This 2011 calendar features 13 striking Asian Americans impacted by Hep B. More info here. Buy your calendar here ($10/each) to help raise awareness and funds for the campaign.
5 to 7 pm
The Artists Alley
863 Mission St, San Francisco
Thursday December 16th -- Atlanta
Kevin So & Mike Willis Joint CD Release Party
8 to 11 pm
515-B N. McDonough St, Decatur, GA
$10 advance, $13 door; tickets here
Saturday December 18th -- San Jose
Home for the Holla'Days II
Check out Home for the Holla'Days II, a charity event for the nonprofit Aid to Children Without Parents (ACWP), which helps children in Vietnam and Cambodia who are at risk of child trafficking. featuring Magnetic North, Taiyo Na, Vudoo Soul, Geunjin, Ruth Cho, and the House Band. More info here.
7 to 9 pm
271 S Market St, San Jose
$20-70; tickets here
Saturday December 18th -- San Francisco
"Golden Voice" Karaoke Contest
Check out this amateur karaoke contest, with a chance to win up to $1,000. More info and complete sign-up rules here.
1 to 4:30 pm
Japantown Peace Plaza
Post St at Buchanan St, San Francisco