The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in association with Asian Improv aRts, Lenora Lee Dance, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center and the Chinese Historical Society of America invite you to:
A performing arts tribute to the contributions of Asian American communities to the historic vision of victory over both fascism and racism in World War II.
Photo Credit: Fort Point, by Robbie Sweeney
Featuring the Francis Wong Unit (music) and Lenora Lee Dance, with special guests Kei Lun Martial Arts, and Okinawan music and lion dance by Wesley Ueunten and ensemble. Special out of town guests: William Roper (Los Angeles) on Tuba, Michael Jamanis on violin (from Lancaster, PA) and Amanda Kemp (Sunday only) with spoken word (also from Lancaster) Remarks by historian Connie Young Yu and SFSU Asian American Studies Professor Wesley Ueunten and other guests to follow Saturday’s performance.
1 pm–2:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, 2016
999 Marine Dr, SF 94129
Under Golden Gate Bridge entrance
Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in CBI
A special educational mini-installation exploring Chinese American participation in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater of World War II.
On view May 6–June 30, 2016 at Fort Point
Hours: Friday–Sunday 10am–5pm, Thursday–Tuesday 10am–5pm starting end of May.
This project was made possible with financial support from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, San Francisco Arts Commission, California Arts Council, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, Zellerbach Family Foundation, and the Wildflowers Institute.
999 Marine Dr
San Francisco, CA 94129
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