March 29, 2013 Dear Friends, It is with my deepest appreciation that I thank you for your gracious support. We are writing to ask you to consider contributing to our 6th Anniversary Spring and Fall Seasons at the de Young Museum as we reach new and broader audiences with our work! “I can’t think of any choreographer who [...]
Miyoshi Sketches & The Escape – May 17th, 7pm at the de Young Museum!
Miyoshi Sketches is a new work by composer Francis Wong created with the support of Individual Artist Commissions of Cultural Equity Grants. This work features Tatsu Aoki and Chizuru Kineya, shamisen (Japanese 3 string lute), Yangqin Zhao on yangqin (Chinese hammered dulcimer), Jim Norton and Francis Wong on woodwinds, Wayne Wallace on trombone, Melody Takata on [...]
Celebrating 25 Years of Asian Improv aRts – Saturday, May 11th, 1pm!
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Asian Improv aRts, and API Cultural Center present Celebrating 25 Years of Asian Improv aRts! The Francis Wong Unit featuring saxophonist Francis Wong, bassist John-Carlos Perea, multiple percussionist Karen Stackpole, and guitarist Karl Evangelista with guests taiko (Japanese drums) artist Melody Takata, dancer/choreographer Lenora Lee, poet/performer Genny Lim, and other special guests TBA. Saturday, May 11th, [...]
Open process with de Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee – beginning May 1st
Lenora Lee The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories Presented with Asian Improv aRts, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, and Donaldina Cameron House The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories are interdisciplinary companion performance pieces inspired by stories of women who had become vulnerable upon arrival into [...]