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Montalvo Art Center:  The Long Distance Call  

January 27, 2017

Lucas Artists Program Fellow Christy Chan and actors Gail Jones and Catherine Lerza present a live performance of Chan’s The Long Distance Call. A Q&A with Chan will follow the performance. In addition, visiting artist Simón Adinia Hanukai will discuss his new work informed by questions and concerns about data mining and Lucas Artist Program Visual Arts Fellow Kim Beck will present her past work and projects she intends to explore while in residence. Link






100 Days of Action:  Phone It In

February 12, 2017

Community day at studio.. Provided with call lists and various provided scripts for causes, guests are invited to call their congresspeople and let them know how they feel on the new administration's proposals. Participants each receive a hand-made button that says "I phoned it in."  Or, use a button machine to create their own wearable mantras. Snacks, music and children welcome. RSVP

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SOMArts:  Magic Word Mother Tongue

March 9 - April 30

A poly-lingual exhibitions, public workshop and performance series features artists, linguists and performers investigating the ways in which language forms our culture, society and sense of self. Participating artists include Michael Arcega,  Christy Chan, Jamil Hellu, Desiree Holman, Sasha Petrenko, Christina Victor,  and the Bureau of Linguistical Reality.  Curated by Sasha Petrenko. as part of Somarts Curatorial Residency.  Opening reception: March 9th at SOMArts. Link






Kala Art Center:  Just Breathe

Thursday, March 23  7 PM - 10 PM

Kala Art Center presents an evening of live storytelling and music. Hear strange, funny and true stories about how people are surviving the new regime. Emceed by Bay Area artists Christy Chan and Maria Finn. Curated by Mayumi Hamanaka and Amber Hoy.  







Temescal Art Center:  The Long Distance Call

May 18 - May 28th

Christy Chan,  Gail Jones and Catherine Lerza present a live performance of Chan’s The Long Distance Call. A Q&A with Chan and community racial justice advocates will follow each performance. More details to come.