FIRST LOOK @ ‘Isugid Pinoy’ Poster Artwork | Open to the public @ UNDISCOVERED SF, NOV 17

November 10, 2017 in Isugid Pinoy, Uncategorized

Team #IsugidPinoy is READY to share NEW poster artworks from our 2017-19 visual arts project with illustrators, Don Aguillo & Raf Salazar, entitled “ISUGID PINOY: Stories in Pictures and Words!” (ee-soo-ghid), is ‘tell it Pilipino!’ in Bisayan language. Under Kularts Making Visible Program, it highlights the vibrant works of members of SOMA Pilipinas: Filipino Cultural District.

At next week’s UNDISCOVERED SF Night Market Kularts, with Don and Raf will be unfurling SIX poster poster artworks inspired by members & staff from our pamilya South of Market-based organizations: Bayanihan Community Center, Veteran’s Equity Center, Arkipelago Books, West Bay, Arkipelago Books, Bindlestiff Studio, & SOMCAN.

Here’s the details: 
First Look at Isugid Pinoy @ UNDISCOVERED SF
Friday November 17, 2017
6 – 11 PM
The SF Mint
5th & Mission St.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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!*

Alleluia ‘Manai’ Tita A Will Receive a Certificate of Honor from the Mayor – OCT 30!

October 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

What are you doing Monday, October 30th? If you’re available, we’d love for you all to be there as the SF Mayor honors our Kularts Executive & Artistic Director Extraordinaire, Alleluia Panis at the Filipino American History Month Celebration!

Filipino American History Month Celebration
San Francisco City Hall
Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, SF, CA
October 20, 2017
5:30 – 7:30 PM

Can’t forget to support our community Pamilya, including performances from Parangal Dance Company & LIKHA! Remember to RSVP, see you then! 


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 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


· 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.


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

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