Check it out at the San Diego Art Institute space next to Victoria’s Secret/Horton Plaza. Thursday night 10:30 pm.
Tickets just $10.
It’s funny, tragic, provocative personal history. An American Filipino story.
But here’s what critic Bill Eadie of San Diego Story, the area’s premiere arts journal, had to say:
Come and by and go “Amok.” And if you can’t make it, contact me and I’ll bring it to your city!
San Diego for the weekend? Come on by Horton Plaza at the San Diego Art Institute space (to the left of Victoria’s Secret). Come for the panties, stay for the show! Amok is based on my columns and Filipino and Asian America history. Funny, tragic, and there’s a gong present.
Tickets $10! Click here!
Get Fringey. Go Amok!
Had a great prep at the SF Marsh on Monday, same night as the Warrior victory. If you were able to test your TIVO and come out to the show, thank you.
If you didn’t, you can take a road trip to San Diego and catch my one-man show at the San Diego International Fringe Festival, June 23-June 29th! I will be performing at Horton Plaza at the Art Institute Space,
141 Horton Plaza.
Tickets here: https://sdfringe.ticketleap.com/amok-monologues/
Make it a weekend, see me, and catch some great performances all over San Diego.
I’m at the Marsh in SF for a 20-min excerpt of my Amok Monologues.
Check it out if you can. I may have a gong!
Yes it’s “all pucked up,” with stories from NPR, Harvard, and the murder of my cousin in SOMA.
And you’ll also see me call up the spirit of Jimmy Bob Amok!
But the big treat, the full show is in San Diego, at the San Diego International Fringe Festival, June 23-29. Come by if you can!
And if that’s not enough, listen to the latest “Emil Amok’s Takeout.”
Perfect if you’re feeling Comey-tose about now.
Hopefully, you will download a podcast, or see a show, and get energized!
I’m giving a storytelling workshop and performing an excerpt of my “Amok” monologue, “All Pucked Up: A short history of the American Filipino,” at the Filipino American National Historical Society conference in New York City on June 24.
Read about it here, on my blog post on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund site.
Also, I reflect on Vincent Chin, 34 years later.
Read the column on Remembering Vincent Chin.
Back in the days when libraries loaned records, I remember as an 11-year old taking out all the Ornette Coleman records I could get my hands on. I don’t know if I really understood what I was listening to. It was just an explosion of sound, so different from my parents records of music from the Philippines.
It was an aural representation of freedom.
Coleman was 85 when he died this morning.
Click here to read more of his life, and to hear some of his music.
My friend Kenna Fisher is a librarian.
But she is also a man transitioning into a woman.
And her story is every bit the equal of Jenner’s, but without Kim, Khloe, Kris, or Olympic medal.
Google her, you’ll see.
Kenna and I are in a solo performance workshop group at the Marsh and had coffee afterwards one day.
Read my column here.
It taught me why it’s important to stand with the LGBTQ.
Literally stand next to a friend some time.
You’ll see enough ignorance and hate drawn to you to last a lifetime.
You can hear Kenna’s story here.
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