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July 2015

Lost in Translation 3: Comedy Night at the CHSA Museum

July 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Would you like to sponsor this event? Click here to learn how. Ready for a night full of laughs and good company? You’re in luck! Our “Lost in Translation” Comedy Show at the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) Museum is back for its third consecutive year. This event benefitting the Annual Fund will feature local Asian American comedic talent and a cash bar. DATE: Saturday, July 11, 2015 TIME: Doors open at 8pm, program begins at 9:00pm LOCATION: 965…

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“Building Community, Chinatown Style” book talk with Gordon Chin

July 21 @ 7:00 pm
CHSA Museum,
965 Clay Street CA 94108 United States

Please join us on July 21st at 7pm for “Building Community, Chinatown Style” book talk with Gordon Chin at the CHSA Main Gallery. Refreshments will be served. This is a free event but RSVPs are required. Book overview: Over the last half century, San Francisco Chinatown has been a place where civic leadership has been nurtured, attracted and cultivated. Building Community, Chinatown Style tells the story of generations of young activist leaders who have transformed San Francisco Chinatown for the…

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Wawona Sing Peak Pilgrimage

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Area and Grey Barn, Wawona, Yosemite National Park,
CA United States

When: Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. (Check in at 12:30) Where: Historic Area and Grey Barn, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, Calif. What: All persons portraying Tie Sing should dress as he may have 100 years ago as in the photo of him above taken in 1909 (from USGS photo library). Participants should be familiar with his life and will walk around the Historic Area of Wawona while in character and converse with the public and possibly…

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August 2015

“The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority” with Madeline Hsu

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Madeline Hsu, associate professor of history and director of the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will be at CHSA Museum’s Main Gallery for a book talk on her book “The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority.” Book talk is on August 6, from 6-7:30pm on Tuesday. The book examines shifts in immigration laws and perceptions of cultural traits that enabled Asians to remain in the United States as exemplary,…

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September 2015

Above & Beyond Chinatown: CHSA GALA 2015

September 19
CHSA Museum,
965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

  We’re changing the game. Chinese Historical Society of America is bringing the party to our museum on September 19, 2015 Saturday at our museum on 965 Clay Street. We are excited to present to you: ABOVE & BEYOND CHINATOWN GALA 2015! This year’s honoree is Cecilia Chiang, who transformed Chinese restaurants and cuisine by introducing authentic food from different regions to the American public. Inspired by Chiang’s game-changing efforts, our celebration will be part block party, part award program…

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