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

Asian Art Museum
SF Public Library



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4:00 pm

International Film: Lady Vengeance

May 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ocean View Branch Library, 345 Randolph Street
San Francisco, 94132 United States

After being wrongfully convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young child - Guem-Ja Lee is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her own daughter. Guem-Ja Lee seeks vengeance on the man responsible for the boy's death. The truth turns out to be horrifying and beyond imagination. Starring Yeong-ae Lee - Min-sik Choi […]

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5:00 pm

Koto Music Performance

May 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Western Addition Branch Library, 1550 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States

Shoko Hikage performs traditional and contemporary songs on the koto (Japanese zither).

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6:30 pm

Beeswax Sushi Candles: Free craft for adults

May 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library – Excelsior, 4400 Mission St.
San Francisco, 94112 United States

We'll transform colorful - beeswax sheets into a variety of "sushi" rolls. Join us for easy DIY and arts & craft projects on the third Thursday of most months. For adults. Advanced sign-up is required. Please call 415-355-2868 or visit the Excelsior Branch Library to register.

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7:00 pm

SHOW & TELL: David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori

May 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St
San Francisco, 94102 United States
$29 - $85

Two of theater's most unique and contemporary artists join us in a conversation about creating - collaborating - and the genesis of their exciting new work - SOFT POWER. They provide a rare peek behind the curtain that will show us what it really takes to get plays and musicals from Idea to Opening Night. […]

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