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10:00 am

Kimono Refashioned

May 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St
San Francisco, 94102 United States
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In the early 1980s, Japanese avant-garde designers took Paris by storm, disrupting the world of haute couture with their minimalist, deconstructed clothing. But this was not the first time that Japanese design principles had transformed international fashion. Instead, as Kimono Refashioned reveals, kimono — its materials, forms, techniques and decorative motifs — has inspired designers […]

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1:00 pm

Author Jeffrey Leong Presents: Wild Geese Sorrow

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Beach Branch Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, 94133 United States
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Join poet and writer Jeffrey Thomas Leong as he takes us through the hidden history of the Chinese wall inscriptions at Angel Island. Drawing from his recent published works, Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island and Writ, Jeff will give us a glimpse at this dark, yet relevant periods of the […]

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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Dance & Music

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Francisco Main Library, lower level, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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Performances include ethnic dance, singing, instrument, martial arts, quiz with prizes, and more. The program will be conducted in English and Chinese.

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