Now through Sunday December 19th -- Los Angeles
Laughing With My Mouth Wide Open
Actress and musician Gwendoline Yeo's show, Laughing With My Mouth Wide Open, is a celebration of her cultural journey from Singapore to America, accompanied by her performance on the gu-zheng (Chinese long zither). More info here.
804 N. El Centro Ave, Los Angeles
$30; tickets here
Wednesday November 24th through Monday November 29th -- NYC
Contemporasian@MoMA: Ahasin Wetei
In this 2009 film, a man who apparently fell from the sky picks up a young woman and flees with her from a burning city to the countryside. His travels through a mythic landscape moves between realism and ritual in this tableau-like, episodic tale. Written and directed by Vimukthi Jayasundara, in Sinhalese with English subtitles. More info here.
11/24 & 11/26: 4 pm
11/27: 2 pm
11/28: 5:30 pm
11/29: 4 pm
Museum of Modern Art
11 W 53rd St, New York
$5-10; tickets here
Saturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th -- San Francisco
A Celebration of Craftswomen
Twenty Asian American craft artists --selling a variety of items ranging from jewelry to hand-made soaps, will participate in the 32nd Annual Celebration of Craftswomen. More info here.
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
$7-9; tickets here
The ActNow Foundation presents "The Next 15 Minutes" screenwriting competition, open to writers under-represented in the American film industry with respect to ethnicity, gender, sexual identity and/or disability. All genres welcome. Submit the best 15 pages of your original script for the chance to be a part of a live staged reading at South Oxford Space in Fort Greene, New York. Winners will also receive a copy of Final Draft. Submission fee: $10. More info and guidelines here. Deadline: November 30, 2010.
The previous issue of Hyphen is available in its entirety for your perusing pleasure. Almost as good as having it right in your hands!