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Saturday, February 25, 2017
7:30 PM

Comedy InvAsian Live Tapings—Robin Tran

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JANM is pleased to host Comedy InvAsian, a new series of one-hour standup comedy performances that will be filmed in front of live audiences in our Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Come be a part of the audience as six of the nation’s most exciting Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) comedians take the stage.

Robin Tran came out as a transgender woman in 2015 and has been writing about her experiences ever since. Based in Orange County, Tran has performed all over Southern California and has won first place in three comedy competitions.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased at this link. For more information, including biographies of the performers, visit comedyinvasian.com.

Friday, February 24, 2017
7:30 PM

Comedy InvAsian Live Tapings—Joey Guila

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JANM is pleased to host Comedy InvAsian, a new series of one-hour standup comedy performances that will be filmed in front of live audiences in our Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Come be a part of the audience as six of the nation’s most exciting Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) comedians take the stage.

Joey Guila has been featured on Showtime, VH1, G4 Tech TV, and Myx TV, and was the headliner on the Filipino Kingz Comedy Tour. In 2003 he won a regional Kings of Comedy Search competition.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased at this link. For more information, including biographies of the performers, visit comedyinvasian.com.

Read about Comedy InvAsian on the JANM blog.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Day of Remembrance 2017: Unite to Uphold Our Civil Rights

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PAY WHAT YOU WISH

On February 19, 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which paved the way for the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast during World War II. This year’s Day of Remembrance commemorates the 75th anniversary of this historic miscarriage of justice, recognizing its continued relevance in today’s political climate and supporting civil and human rights for all.

2 p.m.: Indoor Program and Reception, including talks and presentations by Norman Y. Mineta, former US Secretary of Transportation and US Secretary of Commerce; Mike Honda, former US Congressman; representatives from local Muslim, Native, Latinx, Jewish, and African American communities; and musicians, poets, and spoken word artists.

3:30 p.m.: Outdoor Rally

No RSVPs necessary; seating is first come, first served.

Presented in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center; Japanese American Citizens League–Pacific Southwest District; Manzanar Committee; Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress; Progressive Asian Network for Action; Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden; and United Teachers Los Angeles. Supported by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center.

Sunday, February 12, 2017
7:30 PM

Comedy InvAsian Live Tapings—Kevin Yee

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JANM is pleased to host Comedy InvAsian, a new series of one-hour standup comedy performances that will be filmed in front of live audiences in our Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Come be a part of the audience as six of the nation’s most exciting Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) comedians take the stage.

Kevin Yee’s original satirical songs have made people laugh across America and beyond. A former member of Quincy Jones’s boy band Youth Asylum, Yee has toured in many Broadway productions and been featured at comedy festivals throughout the country.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased at this link. For more information, including biographies of the performers, visit comedyinvasian.com.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
7:30 PM

Comedy InvAsian Live Tapings—Atsuko Okatsuka

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JANM is pleased to host Comedy InvAsian, a new series of one-hour standup comedy performances that will be filmed in front of live audiences in our Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Come be a part of the audience as six of the nation’s most exciting Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) comedians take the stage.

Atsuko Okatsuka is a co-founder of Disoriented Comedy, the first-ever all Asian, mostly female standup comedy tour. She has performed on Comedy Central Presents: Stand Up, Asia! and opened for Margaret Cho at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased at this link. For more information, including biographies of the performers, visit comedyinvasian.com.

Friday, February 10, 2017
9:00 PM

Comedy InvAsian Live Tapings—Paul "PK" Kim

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JANM is pleased to host Comedy InvAsian, a new series of one-hour standup comedy performances that will be filmed in front of live audiences in our Tateuchi Democracy Forum. Come be a part of the audience as six of the nation’s most exciting Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) comedians take the stage.

Paul “PK” (stands for Paul Kim/Preachers Kid) Kim, winner of the Clyde’s Cup at Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Contest, is a regular at Hollywood’s Laugh Factory.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased at this link. For more information, including biographies of the performers, visit comedyinvasian.com.

Read about Comedy InvAsian on the JANM blog.

 

 

 

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