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Fire in the Belly: Music, Poetry, Dance and Chants (A benefit for typhoon Haiyan Philippines Reconstruction Phase)

  • I-Hotel Manilatown Center (San Francisco) 868 Kearny Street San Francisco CA 94108 USA (map)

Featuring Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, Barbara Dane, Rinabeth Apostol, Golda Sargento, Allan Manalo, Lou Syquia, Shadia Fairuz, Jason Magabo Perez, Chris Bautista, Antonia David, Nancy Wang, Ted Kuster, Rebecca Apostol, Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor, Ted Hipol

Premiering: A multi-media staging of Carlos Bulosan's "If You Want To Know What We Are.” Ermena Vinluan & Jason Magabo Perez, Co-Directors; Robert Kikuchi, Musical Director; Joyce Manalo, Stage Manager. Ermena Vinluan, Producer-Touch Base Productions”

Q&A with Estella Habal (San Jose State University) and Theo Gonzalves (University of Maryland, Baltimore County). Inspired by AAAS Roundtable:  "Spirits Uprising: Roots of the Asian American Arts Movement.”