Barrio Fiesta 2016 celebrates the beauty, resilience, culture and spirit of San Francisco's Filipino community in the heart of the South of Market. On May 21, 2016 the smell of roasted pig, and pancit will rise from the Gene Friend Recreation Center and spread to our friends throughout the city, as an invitation to come and share the laughter of children, families, and seniors as the day will feature food, performances, games, entertainment, cooking demonstrations and more. The Barrio Fiesta also celebrates the establishment of SoMa Pilipinas: Filipino Cultural Heritage District. Everyone is welcome to this FREE event! WHAT: Barrio Fiesta 2016 will feature performances, games for children, healthy eating demonstrations, music, a fashion show, LECHON, and more. And, in keeping with our tradition, started by Russell Robles, Al Robles, and Bill Sorro, it's a people's event--no corporate sponsors--period. WHEN: May 21, 2016, 11am - 4pm WHERE: Gene Friend Recreation, 270 6th Street at Folsom Parking is limited so we recommend you take public transportation. The Gene Friend Recreation Center is in walking distance of the Powell and Civic Center BART/Muni Station. Accessible also by the 14 Muni. Wanna help out? We're looking for awesome individuals/groups who are down to volunteer! Sign up at: http://tiny.cc/BF2016
Kularts newest exhibition showcases comic style art works featuring everyday San Francisco Filipino superheroes at the historic I-Hotel Manilatown Center. I-Hotel Manilatown Center 868 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108 San Francisco
On Sunday Feb 14, 2016. Salupongan International (SI) will be hosting To Mindanao With Love - Pt. 2, an event that celebrates the resistance and resilience of the Lumad people in the Southern Mindanao Region of the Philippines. Through art, culture and dialogue, this event aims to inform the community (here in the Bay Area) about the Lumad struggle for equitable education, human rights, genuine rights and justice. Presale $10 (salugpongan.org/shop/tmwl2) Door $12 This celebration is sponsored by NAFCON and will include musical performances by Mass Bass, Equipto x Otayo Dubb, Dirty Boots, dance by Sammay Dizon, and more music from DJ Wonway…. In addition to the musical performances there will be a report-back from SI delegates who recently returned from community integrations with the Lumad communities in Mindanao. Proceeds from this event will provide direct support for Lumad evacuees who have been forced to leave their homes due to the heightened militarization of their communities in addition to raising funds to build a water tower through NAFCON's adopt-a-community program. Salupongan International (SI) is a solidarity network, that aims to empower the indigenous people of Southern Mindanao, through the building of educational centers, organizing medical missions and creating awareness on their issues. For more information please visit http://www.salugpongan.org/ .
Attention friends, neighbors, kasamas, comrades and beautiful community folks! Jaynee, Mel & Tina would like to cordially invite you and your friends to celebrate their birthdays! These lovely Aquarian sisters have dedicated their lives to serving the people and want YOU to join them in this community birthday celebration! This party is also a fundrasing effort to raise funds for GABRIELA USA's 3rd National Congress that will be hosted here in San Francisco next month. Your presence will contribute to our efforts to continue to advance the rights of women and children here in SF and abroad. Music brought to you by DJ LN & MISTER REY Special guest performance by Rachel Lastimosa of Dirty Boots $10-15 Suggested Donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) All proceeds will benefit GABRIELA USA. 6-9pm Happy Hour Specials on Wine & Beer
Sounds Like: The Roots, Erykah Badu, The Black Keys, Bill Withers, Adelle
Label: Clockwise Records
Bio: Dirty Boots is an indie soul, r&b band from San Francisco, CA. A multi-instrumentalist duo consisting of piano/guitar (Rachel Lastimosa) and percussion/trumpet (James Dumlao), whose influences range from hip hop, jazz and indie rock. Poetic, introspective and conscious, Dirty Boots' approach to ...See Full Bio
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