Interdisciplinary dance works giving artistic voice to Asian Americans

Community Events

Wednesday, May 23, 8pm – “4×4” Francis Wong Special Edition Quartet meets Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quartet

Featuring: Wayne Wallace, Murray Low, David Belove, Colin Douglas, Francis Wong, Jon Jang, Deszon X. Claiborne, Tatsu Aoki

   Wednesday, May 23, 2012 / 8pm 
   Hall of Culture, African American Arts and Culture Complex (AAACC)
762 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Admission: $15 advance online, $20 at the door
Five-time Grammy nominee, WAYNE WALLACE, is one of the more respected exponents of African American-Latin music in the world today.  He is an accomplished trombonist, arranger, educator, and composer with compositions for film and television.  Wayne will lead a stellar ensemble featuring Murray Low, piano; David Belove, bass; Colin Douglas, drums. 

Creative Director and co-founder of Asian Improv aRts, saxophonist/composer FRANCIS WONG, is celebrated internationally for his role in sharing the experiences of Asians in America through music and interdisciplinary collaborations.  His ensemble will feature Jon Jang, piano; Deszon X. Claiborne, drums; and Tatsu Aoki, bass. 

Photos by Andy Nozaka and Dennis Scherzer
For more info, email, visit , or call (415) 908-3636

KPIX CBS Channel 5 – May 9, 6pm segment on CHSA and “Passages” installation

IMG_1031  Please watch the KPIX CBS Channel 5 news at 6pm on Wednesday, May 9th  to see Linda Yee featuring CHSA exhibits and programs.  She speaks with CHSA director Sue Lee and “Passages” installation artist / dancer Lenora Lee.  Special performance by Lenora and Francis Wong.

The Music That Started The Movement, With Charlie Chin

  This Saturday, May 12, 1pm at CHSA – 965 Clay St (bt Powell & Stockton)