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Events

 

The Manilatown Heritage Foundation produces a variety of free family-friendly programming at the International Hotel Manilatown Center. As a multipurpose gallery and presentation space that honors the I-Hotel Eviction and Historic Manilatown legacy we are both a museum about this legacy and a home for a variety of present day multi-generational creative voices in the areas of visual art, performance art, education and advocacy. 
ARTvolution
The Autonomous Region
Club Mandalay
I-Hotel Speaks
International Hotel Historical Tours

Kommunity Kulintang

ARTvolution
November 5, 2016 – February 28, 2017

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 The Autonomous Region
Friday, February 24th at 7pm
Club Mandalay
Friday, March 10th at 6pm
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R&B Dance Party featuring Spontaneous Collective, Benito Santiago & DJ Rudy Choy

Start your weekend with a community dance party reminiscent of the basement parties at the original International Hotel. Spontaneous Collective will get us started with live R&B cover music, Benito Santiago will get us on our feet with line dancing, and DJ Rudy Choy will keep us dancing for the rest of the evening.

I-Hotel Speaks
Friday, February 24th at 6pm
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KULINTANG DAZE:
Kommunity Kulintang

The Autonomous Region Project
Featured Art Exhibit: ARTVolution by Leon Sun
Featured Culinary Artist: BogBerry Bakery

Please join the Kapwa Kulintang ensemble at 6pm for their Kommunity Kulintang drop-in kulintang music workshop.  Kulintang is the indigenous gong traditionof the Southern Philippines. All levels are welcome!  Then at 7pm The Autonomous Region take the stage as they discuss and demonstrate how they are fusing American Jazz with Philippine Kulintang.
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What is “I-Hotel Speaks”?
What do you want it to be?

Please join us every Friday evening for FREE family-friendly gatherings featuring our I-Hotel community’s diverse creative expressions – all set within a comfortable “Cafe” style setting. Every week will be a new celebration of our culinary, artistic, healing, educational and activist voices.

Upcoming I-Hotel Speaks Presenters:

March 3rd:
Club Mandalay
Featured Art Exhibit: ARTVolution by Leon Sun
Featured Culinary Artist: BogBerry Bakery
Featured Performers:
Jibril Alvarez
Sharman Duran
Joseph Niehuis

March 10th:
I-Hotel Dance Party
Featured Art Exhibit: ARTVolution by Leon Sun
Featured Culinary Artist: BogBerry Bakery
Featured Performers:
Spontaneous Collective, R&B Band
Benito Santiago, Dance Instruction
Rudy Choy, DJ

March 24th:
Kulintang Daze
Featured Culinary Artist: BogBerry Bakery
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The Autonomous Region KulJazz Project

March 3rd:
Club Mandalay
Featured Culinary Artist: BogBerry Bakery
Featured Performers:
The Autonomous Region

For more information or to present at I-Hotel Speaks, please contact us at mhf@manilatown.org

International Hotel Historical Tours
By Appointment

tourwebDiscover the mystery of San Francisco’s forgotten neighborhood, Manilatown. Witness the merging of time, the past to the present history of San Francisco’s International Hotel. Visit a Filipino arts and culture center in San Francisco. Share in the history of San Francisco’s “rich” history. Manilatown Heritage Foundation offers tours for K-12 students, college, adults, and everyone. Bring your class, student group, organization, club and friends to experience the complex history of Manilatown and the International Hotel. $5 donation per person.

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Kommunity Kulintang

Friday, February 24th at 6pm

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Please join the Kapwa kulintang ensemble every 3rd Saturday for drop-in kulintang music workshops. Kulintang is the pre-colonial indigenous gong tradition of the Southern Philippines. All levels are welcome!

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