Friends & Neighbors: Weekend Roundup (Nov. 20-23, 2009)

Some interesting happenings and cool things to do around the country this weekend. (To add to this list, leave a comment below).


Sarita See discusses The Decolonized Eye at Eastwind Books of Berkeley
November 21 | 3 pm
2066 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

Los Angeles

BANANA AsAm Blogger Roundtable
(Hosted by Lac Su, author of I Love Yous Are For White People).
November 21 | 3-6pm
University of Southern California
University Park Campus, Taper Hall, Room 101

New York City

Faces of Tsai Ming-Liang Film Series
Nov. 13-21 | See web site for showing times
Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave.

Spoken Word duo Yellow Rage at Columbia’s Culture Shock charity performance
November 21 | 7 pm
Columbia University, NYC
Roone Arledge Auditorium
$10 General Admission

Beau Sia at the Bowery Poetry Club
November 21 | 7:40 pm – 9:30 pm
308 Bowery (btwn. Houston and Bleecker Sts.)
$7 Admission


Family Style Open Mic Series
November 20 | 7:30 PM (Sign-ups start at 7)
$5-10 sliding scale admission
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street


Eth-Noh-Tec at Portland’s Tapestry of Tales Festival
November 21 | FREE
North Portland Library (11am)
Holgate Library (2pm)
1st Unitarian Church; 1011 SW 12th Ave, Portland (7pm).


Lee Herrick & Michael Medrano read at the Sacramento Poetry Center
November 23 | 7:30 PM
1719 25th Street
FREE + Open Mic

San Francisco

FACINE16: the 16th Annual Filipino American Cinefest
1 pm on November 20 – 5 pm November 21
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library


Myung Mi Kim reads at The Drawing Studio
November 21 | 7 pm
33 S 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ

Washington, D.C.

D.C. Poetry Tour, just released today by the Poetry Foundation.
Free!  Available Anytime.  (Also check out their Chicago Poetry Tour).
Download the walking audio tours to your mp3 player and print the maps on their web site to experience the nation’s capital in a new way.

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