Interdisciplinary dance works giving artistic voice to Asian Americans

“Remembrance Rise” by Francis Wong, Lynn Huang, Flora Han 5/19-5/20!


Remembrance Rising: In Tribute to the World War II Comfort Women

Remembrance Rising: In Tribute to the World War II Comfort Women is an interdisciplinary work featuring poetry, dance, and music in dialogue with the public art piece Comfort Women Column of Strength Memorial in St. Mary’s Square in San Francisco Chinatown.
Featuring composer/saxophonist Francis Wong, dancer and poet Lynn Huang, dancer Flora Hyoin Kim Han, tuba performer William Roper, violinist Sandy Poindexter, and multi-percussionist Karen Stackpole. Parallel to the performing arts work is a companion zine set, created and illustrated by Katie Quan, focusing on the experiences of comfort women, Jan Ruff-O’Herne and Maria Rosa Henson.
Both projects are made possible through the inaugural Comfort Women Research and Creative Scholarship Small Grant Awards program. Presented by Asian Improv aRts, API Cultural Center, and Lenora Lee Dance.
Admission free!
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Friday, May 19, 7-8pm, at Manilatown Heritage Foundation (868 Kearny St., SF) 
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Saturday, May 20, 2-3pm, at St. Mary’s Square (651 California St., SF) outdoors at the site of the Comfort Women Memorial. Please note: there is only a public restroom on site.
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