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:


Mark your May, 2017 Calendar with KULARTS!

March 29, 2017 in Classes & Workshops, Dialogue on Philippine Arts & Cutlure, Other Work by Alleluia Panis, Performances, Uncategorized

01 6x9 Eblast

“6×9 dance-media performance work inspired by the lives of young pinoy-americans entrapped in american judicial system..what gives hope, courage, the will to survive in the loneliest and most bitter place on the planet?”– Alleluia Panis

Are you ready for Alleluia Manai’s next dance work!?

We are less than two months away til ‘Incarceration 6×9’ makes it’s way to the SOMA, Bindlestiff Studio –  185 6th St. SF

Save the performance times:
7:30pm Fri/Sat May 19, 20, 2017
2:30pm Sun May 21, 2017

Tickets will be on sale the first week of April! Check back for more info!!

02 Dialogue Eblast 3.24

This May we’re also bringing back the Dialogue on Philippine Arts & Culture in the Diaspora!

SUN May 28 & MON May 29, 2017
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street, SF 

Sneak peek of some of our favorite returning & NEW activities:

~ Kamayan Legacy Dinner, honoring our 2017 multi-disciplinary lineup of phenomenal artists, cultural bearers
~ Dance & Music Workshops led by a roster of talented Pinoy artists
~ Series of panels focusing on an array of genres, issues featuring local & international artists

Be on the lookout for more details and tickets coming soon!

This month is for you, Orlando & LGBTQIA Pamilya!

June 18, 2016 in Film Screening, Uncategorized


We dedicate this month of programming to everyone affected by the events in Orlando and our LGBTQIA pamilya.

In addition to social media posts, prayers and donations let’s empower and honor the ones we love through the power of arts.

Our Bay Area folks, before the big game Sunday make your way to the heart of the LGBTQIA community to watch the SF Premiere Documentary, OUT RUN.


Sunday, June 19 at 1:30 PM
Castro Theatre
429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114

ABOUT: Mobilizing working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, the dynamic leaders of the world’s only LGBT political party wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress. – More Info 

For all of our New Filipino Cinema goers make sure to check out:
Miss Bulalacao

Sat, Jul 2, 4:30 PM
Screening Room
701 Mission St, San Francisco

ABOUT: A drag princess gets pregnant following an alien abduction, and rumors of immaculate conception raise his status to that of a cult leader. Bursting with small-town flavor, this film displays a keen understanding of the nation’s evolving attitudes toward gay people. (2015, 102 min., Bisaya with English subtitles) – More Info

For full movie listings and to buy tickets visit:


Kularts Saturday Suggestions: today check out Fandango-Pandanggo & Barrio Fiesta 2016!

May 21, 2016 in Performances, Uncategorized


We have your schedule for today set with back to back must see events:

At 11 AM bring your family to the SoMa (Gene Friend Recreation Center) for Barrio Fiesta 2016
FREE food (roasted lechon!!), games, & live performances!

– Have you wanted to learn or teach someone how to ride a bike? –

Kularts’ go to cyclist pro – League of American Bicyclist Instructor Jason Serafino-Agar will be there offering a FREE all ages learn to ride a bike workshop 11AM – 1PM!

*If you have your own bike & helmet please bring them!*

Barrio Fiesta 2016
TODAY SAT May 21, 2016
11 AM – 4 PM
Gene Friend Recreation
270 6th Street at Folsom
More info: FB event page



After Barrio Fiesta make your way to Cowell Theater for Fandango-Pandanggo (6 – 7:15PM)

–  A music, dance and multimedia performance exploring past and present musical connections between the Philippines, Mexico, Cuba and Spain –

The production includes some of Kularts’ pamilya: Wilfred Galila, Wawa Jay Loyola, Fides Enriquez and Alleluia ‘Manai’ Panis!

Special shout-out to the dynamic duo, Chus Alonso and Florante Aguilar!
an’t forget they ran 10ks to support their brainchild!!

Show your support! Purchase tickets to F-P!!

TODAY SAT May 21, 2016
6 -7:15 PM, Doors Open 5:30 PM at Cowell Theater
Tickets: General Admission $20 advance, $25 at door

Purchase Tickets
RSVP via Facebook Event Page
Learn more about the artists & event

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