Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at OACC

Asian Pacific American
Heritage Festival 2009

May 2 – May 30

Seasonal Dishes Workshops
A focus on traditional food culture
driven by seasonal and local ingredients.
May 2 10:00am – 1:30pm:
Fresh Bamboo Soup and
Watercress Salad, Laos
May 16, 10:00am – 1:30pm:
Banh Xeo and Spring Herbs, Vietnam
June 6, 10:00am – 2:00pm:
Demystifying Chinese Greens, China (Sold out)
July 18, 10:00am – 1:30pm:
Riot of Summer Vegetables and Korean Sides, Korea
July 25, 10:00am – 1:30pm:
Green Curry from Scratch, Thailand
$5-$30 suggested donation.*
Contact April Kim, 510/637.0462 to register.

Film Screening Mosque in Morgantown
May 27th 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Directed by Brittany Huckabee, this
documentary follows an Islamic woman’s
fight for equality in a West Virginian
Mosque. Screening is co-presented
by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).
$5 suggested donation.*

*No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

APA Women Writers Literary Night
May 28th 7:00pm

A writers showcase, guest-curated by the editors of Writing the Lines of Our Hands, the first anthology of South Asian American poetry. Featuring Diana Ip, Summi Kaipa, Neela Banerjee, Maya Khosla, Aimee Suzara, Mimi Lok, Pireeni Sundaralingam and more.
$5-$20 suggested donation.*

Asian Arts Together
May 30th 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Make cultural art activities like Lunar Year Ox puppets, Tet Dragon Mobiles, & Korean Kites for the whole family!

Dances of Asia
May 30th 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Performances by the Sahiyar Dance Company, DowneFx, OACC Artists in Residence Jay Loyola, AYPAL, Kyoungil Ong and other performers to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!
$3-$20 suggested donation.*

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th Street, Suite 290
. CA 94607
Tel: 510.637.0455
Fax: 510.637.0459

With Community Support from
Hypen Magazine
Narika, South Asian Sisters, South Asian Studies Institute SFSU, Asian American Studies Program UCB

Media Sponsors
APEX Express (KPFA 94.1)
KOIT Radio (96.5)

For more information
Please visit or contact April Kim
Programs Director
Tel: 510 637 0461

OACC would like to thank the generous sponsors and donors of our Asian Pacific Heritage Festival 2009. The James Irvine Foundation, the Alameda County Arts Comission, the City of Oakland, East Bay Community Foundation, U.S. Bank, NCB, Halton Suen, D.D.S. Asian Network, Comerica Bank, and other donors.

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