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“Emil Amok! Married to PETA and Other Love Stories”: Coming to SF SoloFest Feb. 1, 2020–Two shows only. Get discount code for tix here!

It’s happening …

“Emil Amok! Married to PETA and other Love Stories.”

at the SF Solofest, two nights only.

 

Come to the Potrero Stage – 1695 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Get your tickets with this  special amok insiders’ code:

SPF3EG$10.

Go to:  https://playground-sf.org/solofest

Here’s what critics have said about  Emil Amok’s performances:

“Charismatic…Guillermo’s life is one worth exploring.”–DC Metro Arts

“A refreshing experience in more ways than one. At the end of the hour, when Emil thanks the audience for seeing him as his authentic, non-invisble self–well, that’s what makes theatre so worthwhile, isnt’ it?” –DC Theatre Scene

“Was this standup, a monologue, a rant? …Enjoy trying to keep pace with Guillermo’s brilliant mind.” –Orlando Weekly.

“Excellent…Emil Guillermo knows how to tell a story and that ability sets “Amok Monologues” above other solo shows.” –San Diego Story

Get your tickets with this  special amok insiders’ code:

SPF3EG$10.

Go to:  https://playground-sf.org/solofest

It’s “Emil Amok: Married to PETA and other Love Stories.”

The fruit bat flies again!

Emil Guillermo is an award -winning journalist and commentator whose “Amok” columns have appeared for the last 25 years in print and on the web in both mainstream and ethnic media. Home based at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund website , he’s also read in Filipino American web and print publications in the U.S. and Hawaii.  Inspired by his columns, Emil takes to the stage to make his stories come alive, A former NPR host,TV broadcaster, and talk show host, he is the host and producer of “The PETA Podcast.” Listen here.

Don’t miss out:

Get your tickets with this  special amok insiders’ code:

SPF3EG$10.

Go to:  https://playground-sf.org/solofest

It’s “Emil Amok: Married to PETA and other Love Stories.”

 

Emil Amok Now 2

Emil Amok’s procrastination tool: A mini-podcast!

And this is one about a vegan Filipino restaurant in the Bay Area.

Emil Amok—Emil in a minute or so. He says what’s on your mind and his!

 

You can shove the big yellow thing off the pancake and use a light dousing of the maple syrup to limit calories.  These are the ube pancakes at Nick’s on Grand, a legit Filipino VEGAN place.  Weekends only for the pancakes (served with vegan bacon). Check out the vegan lechon and vegan sissig! Fat still an issue. But no animal fat. You’ll get all the Filipino flavor without the cruelty. Worth checking out if you’re near South San Francisco.

Check out Emil’s columns on http://www.aaldef.org and on amok.com. Twitter @emilamok

Emil Amok Now 2

Emil Guillermo: “More Amok,” coming soon late January at the SF Playground Solo Fest at the Potrero Stage in January!

The full hour-long performance of my Amok Monologues, “More Amok,” is coming to the Potrero Stage in January.

Jan 27-7PM / Feb 1-8PM / Feb 7-8PM

http://playground-sf.org/solofest/

In the meantime:

**Check out my writing on the AALDEF blog every week! 

**Listen to me here on the PETA PODCAST  or search my name on Apple Podcasts.

**Check out the original “Emil Amok’s Takeout.”

**Read me on the Inquirer.net.

**Check out my monthly workshops at the Filipino American National Historical Society Museum in Stockton, CA. 

**Check out reviews of the solo show here.

**See a video clip here.

**For more information: Go to the Contact section!

 

 

 

Emil Guillermo: Thank you for “Amok Monologues” at Manilatown; See future shows, workshops. And where to read Emil

Thank you all for the great response at to “Amok Monologues” at SF’s Manilatown Last Friday!

Check back here to see where I’ll be popping up next.

Or sign up! Send me an email and get on the list.

Next scheduled Amok excerpt and workshop is Sept. 2nd in Stockton at the FANHS National Museum at 2pm.  Learn to how to tell your story.

And keep reading my regular  Amok columns at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Also at inquirer.net.

And diverseeducation.com.

And listen to my podcasts:

The PETA PODCAST

and

Emil Amok’s Takeout

Emil Guillermo: Full speed ahead #SDFRINGE; Going “Amok” at the San Diego International Fringe Festival June 23- June 29

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.

Emil Guillermo: Defending the Philly Take-outs! Chinese owners discriminated against, says Councilman David Oh

After home invasions robberies in their store/residences in Philadelphia, Chinese take-out owners are banding together and sometimes even arming themselves to fight discrimination.

David Oh said there is a real potential for violence between the Asian and African American communities, in my podcast interview with him.

But he’s hoping for a way to find a peaceful resolution by bringing the communities together.

Listen to the new Podcast.

Oh speaks around 30:00 in.

Also more on David Dao/United; Trump’s 100th day; and the 25th Anniversary of the LA Riots–from the Korean American perspective on “Emil Amok’s Takeout”

Emil Guillermo: New Amok podcast, “Emil Amok’s Takeout,” on the kidnapping claims of the forgotten people of the Japanese Internment during WWII, Japanese from Latin America

You can call it “The Other Roundup.”
Art Shibayama will tell you exactly what it meant to him and why all Americans need to be ashamed.

Shibayama was just a 12-year-old boy in Lima,Peru. A Peruvian citizen.
His whole family was taken by the U.S. government and incarcerated in America.

If you don’t know about the Japanese Latin American part of the World War II internment story, you’re not alone.

When Executive Order 9066 cleared the way for the round-up of Japanese and Japanese Americans in the U.S. at the start of World War II, a different kind  of roundup was taking place in Latin America, especially Peru.

The U.S. government was taking Latin American citizens of Japanese descent, what the victims call kidnappings. Those taken were of all ages, and often, whole families were rounded-up. They were placed on U.S. ships and took a long boat ride to America.  They lived in camps like one set up in Crystal City, Texas.

Art Shibayama says they were kidnapped to provide the U.S. a supply of pawns to trade for U.S. GIs held by the Japanese.

His story on my podcast, “Emil Amok’s Takeout.”

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