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P.O. Box 31928
San Francisco, CA, 94131-0928
USA

A space to encourage writing of Filipino American literature and the arts

 

PAWA, INC.

A space to encourage the creation of Filipino American literature and arts

 
Since 2009, we have held our monthly literary and performance series in collaboration with Arkipelago Books, the Bayanihan Center, the Filipino American Center at the SF Public Library, the Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Kundiman, Achiote Press, Poets & Writers, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Eth-Noh-Tec, Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Kearny Street Workshop, and Bird & Beckett Books. We are invested in creating venues for Filipino American artists, and have worked to grow our community across ethnic and aesthetic boundaries. We believe it is important to provide access, and opportunity, which we have also done through fiscal sponsorship of community artists.
 

Upcoming Events

September 17 to December 7, 2018: Mountain Spirits: Textiles and Folk Arts of Cordillera and Ilokos

The Mills Building, 220 Montgomery Street, SF, Mon.– Fri. 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays (by appointment): 11:00 am, 1:00 pm

September 20, 2018: African American Center, San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch. 100 Larkin Street, SF, 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Presentation of a new publication—Rampage: MacArther, Yamashita and the Battle of Manila (Publisher: Norton)—by its author James Scott.

September 21, 2018: I-Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Book launch of The New Filipino Kitchen published by Agate Publishing.

September 22, 2018: Kalayaan Hall, The Philippine Center, 447 Sutter Street, SF, CA

• 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Textile Trunk Show (NTFP)

• 4:00, 5:00 pm: Guided Tours of Exhibit at the Mills Building

Group meets at the lobby of 447 Sutter. RSVP: hinabi@thehinabiproject.org. Indicate time of tour.

Community Opening Reception of Mountain Spirits

• 6:00 pm: Reception

• 7:30 pm: Mountain Spirits, Mountain Lore—featuring dance, music, poetry, and video. Produced and directed by Voltaire Gungab with the collaboration of Joyce Juan Manalo, Allan Manalo, Don Aguillo, Jethro Patalinghug, Fausto Daos, Parangal Dance Company, and other guest artists.

September 27, 2018: Samsung Hall, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 6:30 pm: NCCA Dayaw International Performers direct from the Cordillera and Mindanao and Premiere of Living Asia’s documentary on The Hinabi Project Weavers.

September 28, 2018: I-Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny St. SF, 5:00 pm: Presentation/Demonstraton/Workshop by NCCA Dayaw International Performers from Kalinga, Ga’dang, Subanon.

September 29, 2018: Kalayaan Hall, The Philippine Center, 447 Sutter Street, SF

  • 12:00 to 5:00 pm: Textile Trunk Show (NTFP)

  • 3:00, 4:00 pm: Guided Tours to Exhibit. RSVP

  • 5:00 pm: Community Reception

  • 5:30 PM: Living Asia’s documentary on The Hinabi Project Weavers and NCCA Dayaw International Performers direct from the Cordillera and Mindanao

September 30, 2018: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607

• 1:00 to 4:00 pm: Textile Trunk Show (NTFP)

• 2:00 pm: Living Asia’s documentary on The Hinabi Project Weavers and NCCA Dayaw International Performers direct from the Cordillera and Mindanao

October 1, 2018: New Gym, City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112

• 5:00 to 7:00 pm: Demonstration by NCCA Dayaw International Performers

October 5, 2018 to November 4, 2018: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607

PAWA’s THP’s Weaving Peace and Dreams: Textile Arts of Mindanao

• October 5, 2018, 6:00 pm: Opening Reception at OACC

 
 
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