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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of APA Heritage Month (1978-2018)

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events are happening throughout San Francisco in the month of May. This Master Calendar of events is  compiled by the APA Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Mayor’s APA Heritage Celebration Committee and the Official Celebration Partners of the 40th Anniversary:

Asian Pacific Fund

CAAM
Asian Art Museum
SF Public Library


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Chinese in the Sunset Art Exhibition

May 12 @ 12:00 am - May 14 @ 12:00 am
Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
Free

This exhibit tells the story of the Chinese in the Sunset. Excluded from the Sunset for generations, in the 1960s Chinese Americans began buying homes and opening businesses in the Sunset. Today the neighborhoods of Oceanview, Carville, Parkside, Dolgerville, and Outer Sunset, which constitute Supervisor’s District 4, are often referred to as the third Chinatown […]

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2:00 pm

Film: The Big Sick

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Addition Branch Library, 1550 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
Free

Join us at Western Addition Branch Library for a viewing of The Big Sick. Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought […]

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2:30 pm

PanAsia FantAsia: theatrical storytelling with the Eth-Noh-Tec ensemble

May 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bernal Heights Branch Library, 500 Cortland Avenue
San Francisco, 94110 United States
Free

Asian storytelling is deep in our Pan-Asian heritages. Playful and poetic - the Eth-Noh-Tec ensemble weaves together storytelling from China - Korea - India - the Philippines and other Asian cultures using humor and wit in fun-filled performances for the entire family.

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