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Friday, March 13, 1998
7:00 PM

Conversations with the Artists

Panel discussion at Self-Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles 90063

Featuring: Joyce Dallal, Aaron Glass, Eddy Kurushima, Frank LaPena, Judith Lowry, and Kim Yasuda.

Finding Family Stories artists explore personal and private stories in their art. How does an artist make a private story the subject for public viewing? How does one engage an audience while maintaining the integrity of personal experiences? Join the FFS artists as they discuss their motivations and experiences of making art about their families. The discussion will be moderated by Self-Help Graphic Director, Tomas Benitez. Free.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Thursday, March 12, 1998
7:30 PM

Conversations with the Finding Family Stories Artists

Panel Discussion at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Fleischmann Auditorium

Featuring: Joyce Dallal, Eddy Kurushima, and Judith Lowry

Artists Joyce Dallal, Eddy Kurushima, and Judith Lowry will talk about their work, their inspirations, and the role of art in defining cultural communities. Free.

In conjunction with the exhibition Finding Family Stories
Thursday, March 5, 1998
7:30 PM—9:00 PM

Asian American Writer's Workshop Reading Series

Thursday Evenings at the Museum

The fourth edition in this series is a premier party for a new book published by the Asian American Writer’s Workshop entitled, Waterbook. Edited by Barbara Tran, Waterbook is an anthology of Vietnamese American fiction and poetry. Many of the featured writers will be reading from this new publication. Free. Reservations required by February 24. Limited seating available.

Saturday, February 28, 1998
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

California Pacific Cooking with Jozu's Andy Nakano

Japanese American Cuisine Series

Join us as we bring in 1998 with a cooking demonstration of gourmet Pacific California cooking with Andy Nakano, owner of the award-winning restaurant, Jozu in West Hollywood. At age 11, Andy started working in his family’s legendary restaurant, Imperial Gardens on Sunset Boulevard. Don’t miss this special gastronomic treat. Samples are served to all of the cuisine series programs. Members $5, non-members $7, includes Museum admission. Reservations required by February 21. Limited seating available.

Thursday, February 26, 1998
7:30 PM—8:30 PM

Cold Tofu Improv: Tofu on the Edge

This talented, energetic, multicultural comedy improv group has an amazing assortment of entertainment techniques that will keep you laughing all night. Reservations suggested by February 19. Limited seating.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department.

Thursday, February 19, 1998
7:30 PM—9:00 PM

AT&T and East West Players New Voices Writer's Gallery Series: Aiconana

This month, the series presents playwright Alice Tuan’s wild arrangement and sequel to her award-wining Ikebana which was performed at East West Players and John Anson Ford Theater last year. Free. Reservations required by February 12.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department.

 

 

 

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