Past Events in 2003

Kristina performs “Auction”
at 15 minutes of Fem IV
The Egyptian Arena Theater, Los Angeles
Saturday, January 18, 2003

I am not performing in this show, but two of my scenes are appearing in…
1/30 ­ 2/1 Thursdays & Fridays @ 8 p.m.
2/6 ­ 2/8 Saturdays @ 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
2/13 ­ 2/15 2/20 ­ 2/22
The Flight Theatre @ The Complex 6472 Santa Monica Blvd.

Kristina leads Performance Art workshop at UC Irvine class
February 13, 2003 9AM-11:30AM

Kristina is “Fannie Wong, A Touch of Class”
Fundraiser for Toxic Shock Stage and local women’s shelter
The Culver Hotel, 9400 Culver Blvd in Downtown Culver City
March 1, 2003 8 to 11PM
Visit the TSS site for more info on tickets and participating artists!

Kristina speaks at UC Irvine for Korean American Women class
(though last time I checked, I wasn’t Korean!)
March 3, 2003 6PM-9PM

Kristina performs “Auction”
At “Trophy Wife and Other Houseguests”
At Fake Gallery, at 4319 Melrose Ave.

Kristina performs a new work!– “Free?”
At Fresh Tracks at the George Doizaki Gallery at the JACCC
244 South San Pedro St., LA
Thursday, March 20, 2003 8:30PM

Kristina is a panelist at a conference in at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
“Crossing Boundaries: Interethnic Coalition Building, Community Formation, and Activism”
Panel: ” Enacting Identity: Asian American and Pacific Islander Performance Artists and Activism”
March 21-23, 2003, Exact day, fellow panelists and time TBA

Kristina performs “Laundry and Language”
at the Los Angeles Women’s Theater Festival (10th Anniversary!)
Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S. Spring St.
Sunday, March 30, 2003 7PM

Kristina lectures on “Suversive Art and Activism”
Campus-wide event at Cal Poly Pomona
April 7, 2003 4-6PM

Kristina performs “Auction” at the Claremont Colleges
April 19, 2003

Kristina speaks on panel “APA Internet Celebrities”
(No, I know what you are thinking. I didn’t name this panel ok?)
at UC Davis! Home of the cows!
April 21, 2003

Kristina’s Lecture/ Performance Demonstration at USC
With discussion moderated by Meiling Cheng [Associate Professor of Theatre, Gender Studies, American Studies and Ethnicity (Asian American Studies) Director of Theatre Studies Affiliate, Southern California Studies Center]
April 29, 2003 6:30PM-8:30PM

Lecture at UCLA Class
Korean American Experience Class (Because I’m so Korean!)
April 30, 2003 2-4PM

Kristina’s Documentary “Beat the Bus” (5 min. version)
screens at the VC filmfest!
David Henry Hwang Theater, 120 Judge John Aiso St., LA
May 6, 2003 7:30PM

“Fannie Wong, A Touch of Class” makes a celebrity guest appearance at
the Grand Opening of the New Chinatown Barber Shop Gallery
930 North Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90012, p:323.810.8830
May 10, 6 to 9PM

BEAT THE BUS (Chicken-bone version) screens in SF!
Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center’s “Pelikula Oriental”
934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, California 94103
8PM on MAY 15 and 16

Kristina is one of the artists performing in “LAsians”: Solo performances about being in L.A.
produced by the Mark Taper’s Asian Theatre Workshop!
at the Ivy Substation 9070 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles
(Intersection of Venice and Culver boulevards)
Also performing that night: Jude Narita, Denise Uyehara, Dan Kwong and Alison De La Cruz
Friday May 16 & Saturday, May 17 8 PM

Kristina performs in Wet Daddy Literary festival in Altadena
(Still getting details for this event, write me for more info)

Grand Dystopia
June 13 &14, 2003 8:30PM
Highways Performance Space
Santa Monica 90405 Reservations
Premiering my new solo show “FREE?”!!!!
“Free?” part- dream, part- nightmare performance-hybrid that takes on SARS, Los Angeles, and “freedom” with a theatrical punch!
in association with Toxic Shock Stage

“Memoirs of an Almost Geisha”, written & produced by Penney Wei and Justina Walford, is a series of comedic & dramatic monologues and one-acts exploring the trials, tauntings and titillations of the world of Asian American women, as they demystify stereotypes and empower themselves in the process.
(monthly series through end of the year)
DATE: Fri-Sun, July 11-13 TIME: 8PM, Sun matinee 3PM
PLACE: Split Id Theater at The Complex @ 6470 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA
FOR INFO/PRESS, contact: Justina Walford 323.668.0071

Guest Lecture at UCLA
Monday, July 14, 2003

July 29th
Guest Lecture at Cal Poly Pomona

“Beat the Bus” Screening at Visual Communications!
Tuesday, August 5 , 8PM
Featured as part of the first ever outdoor screening at the Union Center for the Arts!
Part of Tuesday Nights at the Cafe.

“Looking for Yllogrl” fundraising reception!
Tuesday, August 26th at Cinespace, Hollywood
Emmy award nominated Director Daisy Lin Shapiro is doing a documentary on me and some other cool Asian women, check out this event!

Kristina performs “Auction” from her solo show “Free?” , part of “Memoirs of an Almost Geisha”
DATE: September 5-7, Friday- Sunday
TIME: 8PM, Sun 3pm & 8pm
PLACE: Split Id Theater at The Complex @ 6470 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA (west of Cahuenga)
PRICE: $10 evening, $5 matinee

Kristina on KPFK radio reading her fiction!
Late Nite Friday/Early Morning Saturday–
September 6, between 1AM- 3AM, KPFK 90.7
Listen from anywhere in the world at

* I am not performing in this, but my sketch “Grandma Chung, Homeless Asian Woman” is appearing in…

“I Can’t Believe They’re Not Oriental!”
OPM’s show at the San Francisco Fringe Fest!
Tickets are $8. No advance reservations. Arriving 45 minutes ahead of time is recommended.
EXIT THEATRE at 156 Eddy Street, in San Francisco
Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2:30 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10:00 PM
Sunday, Sept. 14 at 4:00 PM
more info at OPM’s site

September 27–all day
My new project with artist Gennifer Hirano is an Asian Sorority project!
Join the sisters of Kero Kero Kero Pi as we rush new pledges at…
APAture 2003 in San Francisco at SOMarts

* I am one of the 30 media artists doing a 30 second video for:
Past/Forward: A Visual Communications fundraiser
Saturday, October 25, 2003
Aratani/Japan American Theatre 6:00 PM
VIP Reception 7:30 PM
Screening 9:30 PM
Gala Celebration
VC Digital Slam 30 media artists have been invited to submit 30 second short videos for the first VC Digital Slam Tickets:$50 general seating $100 VIP tickets includes VIP reception RSVP: (213) 680-4462 x59

Guest Lecture at UCI, Prof. Glen Mimura’s Asian American Pop Culture Class
Wednesday, October 29 (e-mail me if you want to crash)

Encore screening of “YES” and all the other 30-second films from last month’s VC fundraiser!
Tuesday, November 11 8:00PM
Union Center for the Arts/David Henry Hwang Theatre
120 Judge John Aiso St Los Angeles, CA 90012

Excerpt of Free at Scripps College
November 19, 2003

Beat the Bus Screening at Pomona College
Thursday, December 11 at 7:00PM, the API Arts Initiative Committee of the Asian American Resource Center at Pomona College

Kristina performs “Calendar” at Phonetikka: The Power of One! A collection of monologues Wednesday the 17th theater 6470 santa monica blvd hollywood, CA 90038