IN OAKLAND: “Fighting Dictators in the Philippines, Then & Now”

“A Time to Rise: The Fight Against Dictatorship in the Philippines, Then and Now”

The discussion will be moderated by Lillian Galedo, and will feature Cindy Domingo, Co-editor, “A Time to Rise;” Geline Avila, National Council, Akbayan Party-list; and Edwin Batongbacal, Friends of Akbayan, USA.
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 3-5 pm

Free and open to the public, as part of the Filipino-American History & Heritage Series organized by The Oakland Asian Cultural Center, from September 9 to November 2, 2018.

Forgotten Heroes of the Delano Grape Strike and United Farm Worker

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Sunday, September 16, 5-8 PM

Film screening of “Delano Manongs:  Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers”; readings from the novel A Village in the Fields; and a rare display of photographs taken during the 1965-70 grape strike and boycott. 

The discussion will be hosted by Cynthia Bonta and feature filmmaker Marissa Aroy, author Patty Enrado, and photojournalists Gil Ortiz and David Bacon

This program highlights the Filipino-American contribution to the farm labor movement and pays tribute to the sacrifices that Filipino immigrant farm workers made to bring justice to the fields.

OACC’s Partner: Lenora Lee Dance presents the World Premiere of “Beneath The Surface”

Beneath The Surface

A new underwater, multimedia experience by Lenora Lee Dance

Saturday, 10/6/18, 8:30pm
Sunday, 10/7/18, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
Saturday, 10/13/18, 8:30pm
Sunday, 10/14/18, 6:30pm & 8:30pm

Performances will begin on time, please arrive early.

YMCA of San Francisco Chinatown Branch
855 Sacramento (between Stockton & Grant)

Portsmouth Square Parking Garage
733 Kearny (between Clay & Washington)
(Very limited street parking in the area)

There are a VERY LIMITED number of tickets and they are going fast! 

Purchase your tickets HERE

For more info:
email, (415) 913-8725

Lenora Lee Dance (LLD) celebrates its 11th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Beneath The Surface, LLD’s first underwater, multimedia experience premiering in a two-week run 10/6 – 10/14/18. Beneath The Surface serves a meditation on forgiveness, reconciliation, and redemption, speaking to the power of individuals to transcend.

Audiences are reoriented for a unique perspective that merges memory, contemporary reality, and social commentary, experiencing epic storytelling inside an underwater world.