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09/10/2012: SAN FRANCISCO AND BAY AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CULTURAL AND RELATED EVENTS 2012

SAN FRANCISCO AND BAY AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR OF CULTURAL AND RELATED EVENTS 2012

As of 18 October 2012

Month

Event

Details

Contact

Oct 12 – Nov 10

Opening Reception on Oct. 12

GRAND BIRDS OF THE PHILIPPINES EXHIBIT by JEEPNEY PROJECTS WORLDWIDE ART FOR CONSERVATION by DAVID TOMB

Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA

For more info: http://jeepneyprojects.org/current-projects/

Oct 19 - 21

ASIA ALIVE WRITING AS ART SERIES – NEW TRADITIONS: SIMULA X GEN

12 noon – 4pm Friday to Sunday, North Court, Asian Art Museum

Free with Museum Admission

For more info: www.asianart.org

Oct 21, Sunday

MASS TO CELEBRATE CANONIZATION OF SEVEN SAINTS INCLUDING BLESSED PEDRO CALUNGSOD BY POPE BENEDICT XVI

11:00 am at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco CA 94109

Oct 23, Tuesday

ON3 SHOWCASE ON PHILIPPINE ENTREPRENEURSHIP & TECH START UPS

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Stanford University, Henry and Monique Brandon Family Community Room

Please join STAC Silicon Valley for a showcase of

participant s f rom the ON3 Pitching

Competition, an annual competition for Filipino

start ups to receive Silicon Valley mentorship

from industry experts and exposure to the

network through a grand prize residency at the

Plug and Play Tech Center.

For more info: http://philentrepreneurship.eventbrite.com

Oct 26,

Friday

BOOK LAUNCH of  “A Gun Dealer’s Daughter” by Ms. Gina Apostol –

6:00 p.m.

Social Hall, 5th Floor, Philippine Center Building, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

Philippine American Writers and Artists pawa@pawainc.com.

http://pawablog.wordpress.com/2012/08/31/10262012-pawa-presents-gina-apostols-gun-dealers-daughter-at-the-philippine-consulate/

Gemma Nemenzo gnn881@yahoo.com

Nov 2 & 3, Friday and Saturday

KULARTS presents the World Premiere: PALAU’AN BIRD CALL- HUNI NG TANDIKAN

By Philippine Master Choreographer Jay Loyola & Musical score by Nick Obando

For more info and tickets purchase: http://tickets.ybca.org/single/psDetail.aspx?psn=15918

Nov 10, Saturday

LAUNCHING OF THE PROGRAM, “BREATH OF LIFE,” in the Philippines

- organized by East Meets West Foundation

5:30 – 8 p.m. at the San Francisco War Memorial Bldg, The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue,  San Francisco, CA 94102

RSVP: events@eastmeetswest.org/ 510-763-7045

Nov 16 – Dec 16

Opening Night- Nov 16

GLOBAL ARTISTS’ CREATIVE COLLABORATION FOR EMPOWERMENT PRESENTS “PHILIPPINE NOSTALGIA”

Philippine Center, Social Hall, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

A showcase of artworks and photographs by six Filipino-American artists and photographers from the West Coast portraying the life, events and landscapes that are reminiscent of their native country, the Philippines.

Contact: gacceusa@yahoo.com

Nov 18, Sunday

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL AID : HOLIDAY HAUTE COUTURE- Featuring the designs of Patis Tesoro

Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA

10:00am  Bazaar / Silent Auction

12:00nn- Luncheon/ Fashion Show

All proceeds benefit programs for disadvantaged children in the Philippines and in San Francisco Bay Area.

Ticket: $100

Call 415-401-7157 or go to www.phil-aid.org to purchase

Nov 28, Wednesday

BOOK LAUNCH of “Monstress” by Mr. Lysley Tenorio

6:00 p.m.

Social Hall, 5th Floor, Philippine Center Building, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

Philippine American Writers and Artists pawa@pawainc.com.

http://pawablog.wordpress.com/2012/10/02/11282012-lysley-tenorios-monstress-at-the-philippine-consulate-sf-moderated-by-rashaan-alexis-meneses/

Gemma Nemenzo gnn881@yahoo.com

Late November or Early December

BOOK LAUNCH OF THE WORKS OF MS. GERALDINE SOLON

Social Hall, 5th Floor, Philippine Center Building, 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

One of her books “The Love Letters” is being produced into a movie

For more info:

http://www.geraldinesolon.com/.

Dec 1, Saturday

SIMBANG GABI COMMISSIONING at St. Augustine Church

 

The Commissioning is about sending the Filipino Community on a mission to be the light in their respective parishes. By this ceremony, the Archdiocese recognizes the significant spiritual impact of the Filipino tradition of the Simbang Gabi.  The event will be on its 5th year.

Ms. Nellie Hizon

nelliehizon@yahoo.com

Dec 8, Saturday

PAROLE LANTERN PARADE FESTIVAL

 

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Now on its 10th year, the parade of lights stretches from the Yerba Buena Gardens and culminates in a celebration with performances at the Jessie Square.  Lantern workshops are held months prior to festival.

Mr. MC Canlas

(Bayanihan Community Center)

c/o www.bayanihancc.org

Bernadette@bayanihancc.org

For more info:

parolsf@gmail.com

Dec 9, Sunday

KULINARYA COOKING COMPETITION FINALS

Mr. Rene de los Santos, DOT