Kularts’ 2017 Roundup!

December 14, 2017 in Classes & Workshops, Dialogue on Philippine Arts & Cutlure, Incarcerated 6x9, Isugid Pinoy, Parol Lantern Festival & Parade, Performances, Pinoys Here & Now Workshop Sampler, Uncategorized

Big thank you to all of our SOMA Pamilya who pitched in & helped us with this year’s Parol Lantern Festival, our last event of 2017!

It’s been an AMAZING year from SOMA Pilipinas: Filipino Cultural Heritage District being named one of the first 14 state-designated Cultural Districts to our Director Extraordinaire, Alleluia ‘Manai’ receiving the first ever San Francisco Artistic Legacy Grant!

We want to dedicate this eblast to our support system – our entire Kularts Community: commissioned artists, presented performers, community partners, collaborators, funders, staff, volunteers, audiences, and all of our supporters! SALAAMAT PO!  

Enjoy memory lane with our little collage above and SHARE photos of your favorite 2017 Kularts memories with us! Tag us on instagram: @kulartspresents

Support Kularts & Pilipino Arts! Make an end of the year donation:

 

Don’t miss the LAST 2017 Workshop Sampler // TOMORROW SAT NOV 4!

November 3, 2017 in Pinoys Here & Now Workshop Sampler, Uncategorized

Saturday, November 4
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
12 – 5 PM
Sliding Scale Donation: $10-$20

(12 – 1:30p) Aileen Suzara’s Philippine Culinary Workshop

We’re prepping for our holiday meals with Aileen  ~  recipes will include savory ginataan (coconut milk) with seasonal vegetables, spicy salabat to warm your bellies, and sweet rice desserts to celebrate the harvest. 

(1:45 – 3:15) Graphic comic storytelling with Don & Raf

Last chance this year to learn about the art of storytelling through graphic illustrations and comics with ‘Clan of Saints Bay’ artists Don Aguillo & Raf Salazar.

(3:30-5pm) Writing & performance with Jason Bayani

Then we officially end our 2017 Sampler with Jason! ~ This writing and performance workshop will take you through a generative exercise that moves you from the page to the stage as you will create new work in class and learn how to harness the voice and body to unlock your writing.

*Walk-ins are ALWAYS welcome & feel free to invite your friends!*

2017 Finale Workshop Sampler: Culinary, Komiks, Writing & Performance ~ Sign-up Now: Nov 4

October 27, 2017 in Pinoys Here & Now Workshop Sampler

Join us for the LAST 2017 Workshop Sampler!!

With the end of the year approaching (ahh it’s so close!) the November sampler will be our last one of the year!! Then we’ll turn our December energy toward the 15th Annual Parol Lantern Festival & Parade, December 9, 2017 (no shame in our Parol game – go to kularts.org to sign-up to be a contingent OR volunteer and get a FREE hoodie).

BUT before we switch to Parol mode, sign-up for our 2017 sampler finale!: Saturday, NOV 4

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· Saturday, November 4, 2017 Line-up ·

12 – 1:30pm: Philippine Culinary Workshop with Aileen Suzara 

Join an interactive culinary workshop that connects the seasonality, stories and soul of Filipino American foods. Recipes will highlight healing ingredients that cross home and homeland, including kamote (sweet potato), malunggay (moringa) & luya (ginger).

1:45 – 3:15pm: Graphic Storytelling Workshop with Illustrators Don Aguillo and Raf Salazar

3:30 – 5pm: Writing with the Body; Writing & Performance Workshop with Jason Bayani

The development of a written piece doesn’t always end on paper. This writing and performance workshop will take you through a generative exercise that moves you from the page to the stage as you will create new work in class and learn how to harness the voice and body to unlock you’re writing.

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Pinoys Here & Now Workshop Sampler | November 4, 2017
Saturday | 12 – 5 PM | Sliding Scale Fee: $10, $15, or $20

Rondalla / Sama & Tausug Music Workshop SAT – 10/21! SIGN-UP STILL AVAILABLE!

October 20, 2017 in Pinoys Here & Now Workshop Sampler

Kularts Workshop Sampler
Saturday, OCT 21, 2017
Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street
12 – 5 PM
Sliding Scale Donation: $10-$20

Only TWO 2017 Samplers left this year! Don’t miss your chance tomorrow ~ learn the basics of Rondalla, and Sama & Tausug tagunggu’ music plus graphic storytelling!

 

12 – 1:30 PM: Rondalla with Executive Director & Co-Founder of American Center of Philippine Arts (ACPA) Herna Cruz-Louie

1:45 – 3:15 PM: Graphic Storytelling with Illustrators Don Aguillo and Raf Salazar

3:30 – 5 PM: Sama and Tausug tagunggu’ ensemble music workshop with Ethnomusicologist Bernard Ellorin, PhD

Tagunggu’ ensemble music of the Sama & Tausug, signifies the start of every ritual and special occasion. In this 90 min session, learn the basic compositions from both categories of titik (melodic compositions).

 

~ Friendly Reminders ~

If you do have any or all of the following please bring them: bandurria (Rondalla workshop); a sarunay, dabakan, or jimbe drum, agong or agong mallets (Sama Tausug workshop)

& for those wondering, the final 2017 sampler is Nov 4!

 

 

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