Kularts Presents: SPRING FORWARD!
SPRING FORWARD! A RED HOT SHOWCASE OF FILIPINO PERFORMANCES - ONE WEEKEND ONLY!
Two days packed with electric stage performances: literary voices, cutting edge theatre, tribal music and ritual, and fresh dance theatre!
SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2PM, Free Event
BRONZE LIT, Filipino American voices in literature
Witness this living anthology, from award-winning writers to poetry slam champions: Barbara Jane Reyes, Jaime Jacinto, Jason Bayani, Jason Perez, Joel B. Tan, Leny Strobel, and Marianne Villanueva.
Note: Although this event is FREE, capacity is limited, so please RSVP on Brown Paper tickets to guarantee entrance.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 8PM
POMO, Post Modern American Pilipino Performance Project
Groundbreaking works by the next generation of young, risk-taking Pilipino artists.
BERNIE SIBAYAN ROSQUITES
Stand-up comedienne and actor Bernie Sibayan Rosquites has appeared in Jeannie Baroga's Gadgets, Bindlestiff's Midnight Mass, Clit Chat, Bindlestiff Pinay Collective's Summer's Eve, Melinda Corazon Foley's Coconut Masquerade. Bernie has performed stand-up in the comedy show Pull My Finger, Kimballs, Ruby Skye, Locus, and Club Lamia. And has been featured in Filipinas Magazine and Asian Weekly.
Janet is a spoken word artist who has performed at Intersection for the Arts, Locus Arts, Pusod, SomArts, Berkeley Art Center, the Jahva House, and Asian Pacific Islander American Writer's Summit in Seattle. Her art explores love, grief, and resurrection within her identity as an African-Filipino-American woman. Stickmon's published works are used in courses at UC Berkeley, SFSU, and Santa Rosa Junior College.
Regie Cabico found the emerging slam scene to be the perfect outlet and drew inspiration from Ntozake Shange's seminal "choreopoem" for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. "I'm not an angry black woman," says Cabico, "but I'm an angry gay Asian male." Cabico has since won three National Poetry Slams and is the 2005-2006 artist-in-residence at NYU's Asian/Pacific/American (A/P/A) Studies Program and Institute. He has toured with the Beastie Boys and Smashing Pumpkins during Lollapalooza, appeared on HBO's Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry and co-hosts "Smut" a weekly evening of readings and performance at Galapagos bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
SEAN SAN JOSE
Sean San Jose is co-founded award winning theater company Campo Santo and is a recipient of a prestigious TIME award. Sean San Jose's newest, Strange Games, developed with Jonsen Vitug, is the 3rd in a series of plays - I Feel Love (2002), Domino (2005) - a search to come to terms with death and loss using actual personal events as the starting point to reveal universal truths. This piece opens after a murder and unravels the secrets of
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (Forum)
San Francisco, CA 94103
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