“We have calcium in our bones, iron in our veins, carbon in our souls, and nitrogen in our brains.  93 percent stardust, with souls made of flames, we are all just stars that have people names.” ― Nikita Gill, author   On SATURDAY June 1st, I’ll be collaborating with MADU.CHINO/Matthew Dumpit alongside NXA Music and Szeho for Sound Pedro: An Evening of Ear-Oriented Multi-Sensorial Presentations. Location: Angels … Continue reading SOUND PEDRO

Indigenous Contemporary Dance Gathering

  Mabuhay, Kia Ora, Aloha- We are hosting a gathering of dialogue and sharing on the potential for cultivating an indigenous contemporary dance community on these lands of the Chumash, Tongva, and the Tataviam. Our long-term goal is to create spaces for our cultural art practices to be conducted beyond the entertainment platform. Our intentions for this gathering are to meet and hear one another, … Continue reading Indigenous Contemporary Dance Gathering

SALAYSAY: An Embodied Tagalog Workshop

LOCATION | Native Sol, 2018 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814 DESCRIPTION This interactive workshop is a creative and embodied approach to learning Tagalog. Through intentional breathing, movement gestures, dialogue, and performance, participants together will engage with activities that intend to activate the language from within—through the visual, vocal, sonic, and somatic senses. This workshop aims to create a safe space to explore creative … Continue reading SALAYSAY: An Embodied Tagalog Workshop

Urban x Indigenous: Unite the Tribes

  WHEN: June 16 – 17, 2018 (detailed schedule below) WHERE: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. San Francisco, CA 94103 WHO: All ages, all abilities, all identities PRESENTED BY THE ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER CULTURAL CENTER AS THE FEATURED EVENT OF THE 21ST ANNUAL UNITED STATES OF ASIAN AMERICA FESTIVAL: REGENERATIVE COMMUNITY Join us in Ohlone Territory/San Francisco (Yelamu) to experience a weekend full of learning, the arts, … Continue reading Urban x Indigenous: Unite the Tribes

I LAND @ UCLA: Jack Gray Regents Lectureship

Thursday, May 10, 2018 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Glorya Kaufman Hall 200 UCLA World Arts and Cultures/Dance presents: UC Regents’ Lecturer Choreographer Jack Gray Performance activation and talk by Jack Gray of Aotearoa (NZ) with I Moving Lab (Dåkot-ta Alcantara-Camacho, Sammy Dizon, Toni Pasion and Bianca Hyslop). I LAND 2018 is part of a global movement of Indigenous performance making where contemporary and ancestral … Continue reading I LAND @ UCLA: Jack Gray Regents Lectureship