Uncommon Ground: Write Now! SF Bay’s New Anthology

Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290, Oakland, CA, United States

READINGS • VISUAL ART • WRITING WORKSHOP Featuring readings by Avotcja, C. K. Itamura, Tureeda Mikell, Shizue Seigel, Kimi Sugioka, and Janice Hom. Artwork by Adrian Arias, Salma Arastu, Lorraine Bonner, Mark Harris, Wanda Sabir, Josué Rojas, Twin Walls Mural Company. Followed by an interactive creative writing workshop with the audience. Co-sponsored by  Eastwind Books […]

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CRESCENCIANA Book Talk: Connecting with our Ancestors’ Narratives

Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290, Oakland, CA, United States

Back in San Jose, Lola and I started drawing and painting together. I’d read somewhere that art was a form of therapy with seniors, so we gave it a try. Lola made watercolor paintings, and when they dried I drew her memories on top of them. We called ourselves The Lola x Kenneth Collaboration. When […]

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Bandung To The Bay: Intersections of Solidarity

Part of OACC's Open E.A.R.S. for Change series In partnership with the EastSide Arts Alliance and the Joyce Gordon Gallery, the Oakland Asian Cultural Center presents the reinstallation of “Bandung To The Bay,” a showcase of the history of Black and Asian solidarity across various movements. This exhibition consists of historical, archival documents connected to […]

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Lunar New Year x Black History Month: Celebration of Black & Asian Solidarity

Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290, Oakland, CA, United States

    You can livestream this event by clicking here. LANGUAGE AND ACCESSIBILITY We will have interpreters for ASL translation during the performances in the auditorium. There will be accessible seating for any wheelchair users. If you have any accessibility needs, please email programs@oacc.cc or let an OACC staff member know at the event. Volunteering Interested in volunteering for the event? […]

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PEONY AMOUR – Sultry Ecstasy and Frosty Agony: Book Talk with Raymond Chong

Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290, Oakland, CA, United States

Raymond Douglas Chong (Zhang Weiming) was born and raised in Los Angeles, and is sixth generation Chinese American. His family roots in America extend back to California Gold Rush (1849 to 1855), First Transcontinental Railroad (1865 to 1869), Boston Chinatown (1891 to 1926), Imperial Restaurant at Central Square in Cambridge (1923 to 1936), Kubla Khan […]

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MY BOYFRIEND APOCALYPSE: Chapbook Reading and Writing Workshop with antmen pimentel mendoza

Oakland Asian Cultural Center 388 9th St. #290, Oakland, CA, United States

  To celebrate Valentine's Day and the release of antmen pimentel mendoza's chapbook MY BOYFRIEND APOCALYPSE, join the poet in an evening of queer and trans love poetry. antmen will host a writing exercise and workshop including time to share your newly written work! Arrive with a notebook and an open mind and heart. The […]

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