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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 pm

Free

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.

Performance Line-up:
Lily Flowers Chinese Folk Dance Group
Dance-A-Vision
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
Emeryville Taiko
African Drumming
Sambafunk!

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.

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Details

Date:
February 4
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://oacc.cc/event/lnyxbhm/

Organizer

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Phone:
(510) 637-0461
Email:
akemiimai@oacc.cc
Website:
www.oacc.cc

Other

Company/Artist Name
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Purchase Tickets Link
https://oacc.cc/donations

Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St #290
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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