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08/02/2016: February Calendar Events 2016

EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2016

DATE

EVENT

ATTENDANCE

22 January – 15 February

EDSA People Power @30 Essay Writing Contest

 

- Open to Filipino Americans, aged 18-30, and residents of the United States

-Theme: “Recapturing the spirit of 1986 People Power revolution and what it means to me as a Filipino American”

- Prizes include national publication of the winning entry, 1st place $500 2nd place $200 3rd place $100

For more information, visit www.pawainc.com

12 February, Friday, 6:00 PM

Voices of People Power

 

Author Benjamin Pimentel and activist Cindy Domingo recall their experiences during martial law and how People Power affected their lives.

Award-winning documentarist Jethro Cuenca Patalinghug will show “My Revolutionary Mother”.

 

Venue: Social Hall, Philippine Consulate General

Open to the public

 

Visit www.pawainc.com for more details.

03 – 28 February, matinee and evening shows

 

“Dogeaters” by Jessica Hagedorn

The Bay Area premieres the much talked-about theatrical play on the power, culture clash, activism, rebellion, and celebrity of the Philippines in 1982, at the end of the Marcos regime.

 

A panel will be held on the 21 February matinee performance, featuring author Myles Garcia, to speak about their personal experience of EDSA.

 

Venue: Magic Theater, Fort Mason Center

Ticketed event

 

Visit www.magictheatre.org or call 415-4418822 for tickets

 

25 February, Thursday, 6:00 PM

 

EDSA People Power @30 Reception

A gathering of inspiring speakers and the photo exhibit of Kim Komenich will be hosted by the Philippine Consulate and the EDSA People Power @30 committee

Venue: Kalayaan Hall, Philippine Consulate General

Open to the public

 

RSVP: cultural@philippinessanfrancisco.org