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Art in Graduate School Workshop: 5/17, 5:00 PM, Campbell 1101

Yes, you canŠ
Do Art in Graduate School
Thursday, May 17, 5:00-6:30 PM
Campbell 1101

Come learn how to
· Find Arts Internships to get hands on experience before or doing Graduate School
· Fund your Graduate Education with fellowships, scholarships, loans and TA ships
· Get Research Experience to study your art making process

Learn how other students are making it happen:

Yvette Martinez-Vu
A Ph.D. student in Theater and Performance Studies at UCLA, examining indigeneity, corporeality, intersectionality and identification in contemporary Mexican and Chicana/o performance.

Lorenzo Perillo
A doctoral candidate in Culture and Performance with a specialization in Dance Studies at UCLA. His dissertation analyzes Filipino identities in Hip-hop dance.

Carissa Garcia
A poet and transfer student, pursuing a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures at UCLA. She is producing a documentary about her grandfather addressing the intersections between activism, family, and cultural identity.


Manzanar Fishing Club special film screening Sat & Sun April 21 & 22 at 11:00 a.m. in Santa Monica, Pasadena, North Hollywood & Claremont.

The Manzanar Fishing Club film documentary is about Japanese Americans who were interned at Manzanar, who slipped away under the cover of night to find freedom and adventure matching wits with the prized trout of the Sierra Nevada’s high-altitude lakes and streams..

Manzanar Fishing Club returns for Special Engagement Sat & Sun April 21 & 22 at 11:00 a.m. in
Santa Monica, Pasadena, North Hollywood & Claremont.

For more info view:

Manzanar Fishing Club Site:
Special Engagement info:
Rafu Shimpo articles:

Refugee Nation play in LA, June 2 – June 24

Los Angeles Premiere of Refugee Nation!
After touring the country and growing for two years, Refugee Nation makes it’s Los Angeles for debut at the LATC.
Co-Sponsored by the Latino Theater Company, Refugee Nation features Leilani Chan, Ova Saopeng and Lidet Viravong, directed by Armando Molina.

A mother lives alone in the darkness. A father struggles to forget a lost war. A son battles in the streets of urban America.
A daughter searches for answers in her community. “RefugeeNation” is about a young generation struggling to understand their history
and the silence of an elder generation still healing from the traumas of war. Based on the stories of Laotian refugees in the U.S.,
Refugee Nation returns to L.A. to premiere the completed work after touring the country for over 5 years.

Produced by TeAda Productions and The Latino Theater Company
June 2 – June 24, 2012
Previews: May 31, June 1
Thursday-Saturday 8pm | Sunday 3pm
General $30 | Students, Seniors, Veterans $20 | $10 Thursday
Los Angeles Theatre Center
514 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90013
Tickets Coming Soon!

(Re)Claim AAPI – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


Re(Claim) AAPI – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

It is undeniable that Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities have played key roles in shaping the institutions, cultures, and histories of the United States. Today, AAPI communities comprise a significant portion of the United States, growing in prominence and power. However, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders still face multiple forms of misunderstandings, misrepresentations, and discrimination which attempt to stifle collective voices and erase self-determined histories. In a tense political climate where the importance of race and ethnicity are continually denied, we must remind ourselves that contentious figures such as Alexandra Wallace, Pete Hoekstra, and the perpetrators of Danny Chen’s suicide occurred only within the last two years alongside the rise of inspirational figures such as Jeremy Lin.

It is in these multi-faceted experiences of being Asian American and Pacific Islander today that we invite you to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) during May. We call upon our community to reflect upon and engage in what it means to (Re)Claim our AAPI identities alongside our multiple intersecting identities. Throughout May, we invite you to join the Asian Pacific Coalition at UCLA in partnership with our member organizations and the Office of Residential Life to our events to remember and reflect upon our homes, heritage, and histories, both in the United States and elsewhere.

To kick off our month, Office of Residential Life and Asian Pacific Coalition will be hosting Dinner with 12 AAPI Strangers on May 1st in Covel Grand Horizon Room from 6P – 8P. This event is an opportunity to break bread with community leaders and alumni while dialoguing about the state of our communities.

RSVP NOW! Spots are limited!:

Save the Date – Yellow Lounge 2012

WHAT:Khmer Girls in Action presents Yellow Lounge 2012: YOUTH at the CORE, Fighting for Wellness

Hear the untold stories of Khmer youth living in Long Beach and their fight for wellness through arts and performances!

WHEN:Friday, May 11th, 2012; 7:00-9:00 PM (Doors Open at 6:00)

>b>WHERE:Covenant Presbyterian Church
607 E. 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA 90802

Parking located on the side entrance off Atlantic Avenue + street parking

Free community event with raffle prizes and food!