Past Events in 2008

January 3-16
Kristina is in residence in Miami, FL
Doing workshops, talks, performances at Youth Expressions, New World School of the Arts, South Beach Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and Miami Dade Community College.

January 16
“Free?” at Colony Theater in Miami, FL
Weeklong performance residency
Presented by the Miami Light Project and South Beach Comedy Festival

January 22, afternoon and 8pm show
CBS Sketch Comedy Showcase
Coronet Theater
Hollywood, CA

February 7
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at UC Santa Barbara

February 12, 6:30-8pm
Kristina does excerpt performance and panel discussion at UT Austin
Sponsored by UT Austin’s Center for Asian American Studies

Februray 14-16
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” in Austin, TX
at the Off-Center Theater
Part of the “Throws like a Girl Festival”

February 15
Q&A in Jill Dolan’s class at UT Austin, with playwright Alice Tuan

February 16, 1-4pm
Workshop at the Off Center
Austin, TX

February 28
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at CSU Long Beach
Excerpt Performance and Discussion

March 8
Kristina previews very short section of “CAT LADY” (work-in-progress)
Venice Public Library
Venice, CA

(Then… later that Evening)
Kristina does some standup at “Magic Garage 3″
Eagle Rock, CA

March 18, 7:15pm
Kristina does 12 minutes of Stand-up! (No props!)
Lost Souls Cafe
124 W. 4th St. (Harlem Place Alley), Los Angeles, California 90012
Part of Tuesday Nights at the Cafe
FREE!

March 23-30
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio, TX
Workshops and Performances
Part of week long residency at Jump Start Performance Company

March 25, 2pm
Performance Excerpt and Talk at UT San Antonio
UTSA 1604

March 28, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio TX
Jumpstart Performance Space
108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX
$12 General, $9 Discount
Event information here

March 29, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio TX
Jumpstart Performance Space
108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX
$12 General, $9 Discount
Event information here

April 4-6
Kristina in attendance at Intersections Conference
New World Theater, Amherst, MA

April 5
Kristina hosts solo performances at Intersections Conference
New World Theater, Amherst, MA

April 7
(Day)
Class Visit at Amherst College
Professor Karen Cardozo’s class
(Evening)
Performance Excerpt and Talk at Amherst College

April 8
Performance Excerpt and Talk at Smith College

April 10
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Performance and Discussion
Stony Brook University, New York

April 20, 10pm(-ish)
Kristina does stand-up
Bowery Poetry Club (part of the Sulu Series)
$8 general, $5 for students
308 Bowery (Between Houston and Bleecker St.)
New York, NY

April 23, 2:30pm
Workshop at LaGuardia Community College
New York City

April 24, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Full Performance
Part of the Asian Theater Festival
All tickets are $10, more info here
Queens Theater, New York City

April 27, 3pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Full performance
Part of the Asian Theater Festival
All tickets are $10, more info here
Queens Theater, New York City

May 3 and 4
Kristina doing guerilla performances as part of…
Ming-Yuen S. Ma and Visual Communications Presents
“Xin Lu Video Bus Tours, Los Angeles”
Part of 24th annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
See here for more info.

May 3, 4pm
“Yours Truly, Miss Chinatown” Screening
Documentary by Daisy Lin Shapiro that Kristina is featured in
(Kristina should be present during Q&A, depending one when above bus tour ends)
Directors Guild of America, Theater 1
Los Angeles, CA
Ticket info here
Documentary info here

May 27, 7pm
Kristina does Stand-up
Downbeat 720 Series
Miles Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA
This event was cancelled.

June 2, 8pm
Hooray WHORING for Hollywood!
Kristina Wong’s Big Industry Showcase
Comedy Central Workspace in Los Angeles, CA
6539 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood
RSVP: 323-960-5519
FREE!

June 4
Kristina’s birthday!

June 5- 8
2nd Annual Asian American Theater Conference
Minneapolis, MN
(Kristina on “APA CUNT” Panel for this Conference.)

June 15
Kristina delivers commencement speech
UCLA Department of English Graduation
Pauley Pavillion
Los Angeles, CA

June 9- July 23
Kristina gets R&R by the beach at schmancy artist’s retreat!
Writing and Relaxing (Relaxing? WTF is that?!)
Hermitage Retreat for Artists
Englewood, FL

July 1-23
Kristina still at Heritage retreat
Englewood, FL

July 24-27
Kristina at Creative Capital Retreat in Williamstown, MA

July 31- August 2
Kristina premieres NEW WORK!
“The Cat Lady”
Part of the NOW Festival
REDCAT Theater
Los Angeles, CA

Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Santa Monica! (Nine Shows!)
September 19- October 5 (Fridays- Sunday!)
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30pm
Sundays at 3:00pm (please note time change)

Miles Memorial Playhouse
1130 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

September 23, 7:20pm
Kristina featured at Downbeat 720, Open Mic for Youth
Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica

October 2
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Special Film Shoot (thanks to support from the Center for Cultural Innovation)
Miles Playhouse in Santa Monica
Pleae email me to part of our audience!

October 10
Kristina speaks to WAC 85 Class
UCLA, Department of World Arts and Cultures
Professor Angelia Leung

October 11- December 6 (Eight Saturdays, 2-6pm)
Kristina facilitates BECAUSE: a performance and writing workshop for women of color)
Mid Valley YMCA in Van Nuys, CA.
Part of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist-in-Residence Award
Please email for registration information.

BECAUSE workshops continue on Saturdays 2-6pm

November 12
5- 6:30pm
Kristina on “Asian Americans Producing Public Cultures” panel
CSU Long Beach

at 10pm…
Kristina performs at the REDCAT birthday party
Rooftop of the Standard Hotel
Downtown Los angeles

November 15
Kristina speaks at “Engaged Scholarship and Involvement: the Past, Present, and Future of Asian American Studies and Activism”
UCLA

(later that night)
Kristina does stand-up at MAGIC GARAGE 4
Eagle Rock, CA

December 1, 7:30pm
Kristina trying out 10 minutes of something or other (new work!) at Max 10
$10– free beer and chips after!
Electric Lodge in Venice

December 6, 3pm (Saturday)
Final Showing for BECAUSE workshop.
2pm

December 11-15
Kristina in Seattle for Annual National Performance Network Meeting