This week’s Happenings 4.19-4.26
It’s already the middle of April, and Audrey Magazine is gearing up for the summer months by presenting you with a multitude of activities, from the budding talents of young Asian Americans at Kollaboration Boston, to a Californian film festival and a visual and literary art exhibition.
When: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Where: John Hancock Hall, 200 Berkeley St, Boston 02116
Organized by 45 students from 13 Boston metro area schools, Kollaboration Boston will take place on April 21, 2012 at the John Hancock Hall. This will be the city’s 2nd annual Asian American talent show featuring Boston’s finest dancers, musicians, vocalists, rappers. The contestants will be competing for a $1000 grand prize and will perform in front of celebrity guest judges and guest performers.
Hungry Ghost: Yearning for Fulfillment: A visual and literary art exhibition featuring 38 artists curated by Lisa Chiu
When: Monday, April 23 – Saturday, June 9, 2012
Where: Thoreau Center of Sustainability: The Presidio, Building 1014
Tourney Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129
The Hungry Ghost, a concept based in Buddhist and Taoist beliefs, is a lost soul that roams burdened by unmet needs. Hungry Ghost: Yearning for Fulfillment asks Asian American women artists to interpret and illuminate this powerful, culturally rich metaphor. They address the questions: How do we crave acceptance and fulfillment? What feeds us?
The exhibit’s curator, Lisa Chiu, is a Taiwanese American writer and food fanatic. Chiu brought about Hungry Ghost as a forum to amplify Asian American women’s voices and showcase their art.
The San Diego Asian Film Foundation 2nd annual Spring Showcase
When: April 19-26, 2012
Where: Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas (7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92108)
How: Pre-sale tickets are available online through 4/19. Tickets can be purchased at the Hazard Center UltraStar box office starting April 19 (Member $7 | General $11). Student/Military/Senior/and Group discounts are available.
The San Diego Asian Film Foundation (SDAFF) is excited to announce its 2nd annual Spring Showcase of Asian Films. The showcase will run from APRIL 19-26, 2012 at the Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas in San Diego, California The diverse and dynamic collection of 12 films represent 8 countries including South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, India, Taiwan and the US.
For ticketing info, full film details, and schedule, please visit http://festival.sdaff.org/spring2012/ or contact 619.400.5911