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Oakland Asian Cultural Center: Lunar New Year x Black History Month: Celebration of Black & Asian Solidarity
February 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
OACC is collaborating with the Malonga Arts Residence Association (MARA) to create an intentional space for Black History and Future in Oakland Chinatown while continuing to honor Asian American cultural traditions. This event will spotlight performers that celebrate arts and culture in Oakland, and highlight how our communities are intertwined through both our similarities and differences.
Lily Flowers Chinese Folk Dance Group
Tae Kwon Do demo
Capoeira Bay Area
Cal VSA Lion Dance
Destiny Muhammad, Harpist from the Hood
Poetry and Storytelling by Journey, featuring Tureeda Mikell, Tarika Lewis, Val Serrant, Tacuma King, and Genny Lim
Our Auditorium will include a marketplace for vendors and organizations that serve the Oakland community, a featured exhibition: Bandung to the Bay, which showcases the history of Black and Asian solidarity across various movements, and a Literature Fair, which includes a book giveaway and special poetry and storytelling session.
The event is in-person, with performances live streamed. Register for the event to receive the livestream link by email. To support OACC, register for the event through the donation tier.