Past Events in 2014

January 2014

January 3-19, 2014
Kristina’s short play “The Rapture” is being performed in Miami!
(Kristina won’t be there…)
as part of MadCat Theater Company’s “MIXTAPE 2: UMMAGUMMA FORZA ZUMA”
Ticket and show info here

January 11, 2014
KCRW Presents: Storytime for Grown-ups (Part of Riot LA: Alt Comedy Festival)
Kristina performs a story…
Also on line up: Steven Yeun (Walking Dead), Thomas Lennon (The State, Reno 911), Andy Daly (Eastbound & Down), Brendon Small (Co-creator of Metalocalypse), Kim Coles (Living Single, In Living Color), Bobcat Goldthwait (Jimmy Kimmel Live!)
At Downtown Independent Theater, Downtown LA
Tickets $35   More info here

January 13, 2014, 7pm
Kristina dukes it out at Write Club, Literature as Bloodsport
3 bouts of 2 opposing writers/ 2 opposing ideas
7 minutes a piece

Bootleg Theatre, 2220 Beverly Blvd.
$8, winner gets money for charity of their (my) choosing

January 16, 2014, 10am PST, 1pm EST
“The Past Present and Future of Asian American Grassroots”
WORLDWIDE Google Hangout to deepen the National Conversation on #NotYourAsianSidekick!
Moderated by PaKou Her
Watch it live from anywhere in the world FREE at NotYourAsianSidekick.com (this will be archived)

January 18,2014 (approx 1:15pm)
Kristina gives the KEYNOTE ADDRESS
“Listen to the Silence Conference: Art + Activism: Find Your Outlet, Unleash Your Voice”
Cubberley Auditorium and the School of Education
Stanford University

January 25, 2014, 10am-1pm
Kristina leads guerilla theater workshop for members of ROC-LA
Open to all (restaurant workers and not) who register in advance
Los Angeles, CA
More information here

February 2014
February 6, 6-8pm
Kristina is a guest at “Dinner with 12 AAPI Friends”
at UCLA

February 15, 10am
Kristina leads Performance workshop for ROC-LA and Teada Productions
RSVP and event info here.
Los Angeles, CA

February 26, 8-10pm
Notes-in-Process Showing of “The Wong Street Journal”
Grand Star Jazz Club, Sun Mun Way, Los Angeles, CA
$5-100 Admission (Pay what you will) goes to Nerio’s Music Studio in Gulu, Uganda and gets you a copy of the “Mzungu Price” rap album!
Event info here.

March 2014

March 1, 2014, 5-10pm
Kristina is a Guest Judge at a Talent Show!
UC San Diego

March 6, 2014, 7pm
Kristina performs Notes-in-Process Version of “The Wong Street Journal”
University of Waterloo
Open to the Public
Event info here

March 7-11, 2014
Kristina at SXSW
Austin, TX

March 8, 5-6pm CST
SXSW Panel: xoJane’s Fearlessly Funny: The Women Changing Digital Humor
Kristina talking with Fellow Panelists: Lori Conte, Jane Pratt, Issa Rae, Michelle Panzer, and Mandy Stadtmiller!
Austin Convention Center: Room 18ABCD (500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701)
Austin, TX

March 14, 2014, 7pm
Kristina performs “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” Live
Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas
Forum Hall
Free

March 20, 2014
Kristina performs at Multicultural Media Forum
Conference Registration information here
New York City, NY

March 21, 2014, evening
Kristina shows Notes-in-Process for The Wong Street Journal
New York City, NY
private event/Invite Only

March 27, 7-9pm
Kristina is panelist on KPCC Forum
“From Burning Bras to Hot Debate: Is Feminism Doing Right by People Today?”
The Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena
Free but RSVP is required.
For tickets and info go here.

March 29, Kristina goes on at 10:45
Kristina performs jokes and poetry
Heart of Art Gallery
1907 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90018
Event starts at 8pm, $5 cover

April 2014

April 1
Kristina on Bravo TV’s “Online Dating Rituals of the American Male”
Season 1, Episode 5

April 8, 7:30
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA

April 11
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME

April 12, 7:30-8:30
Kristina gives a speech at
TAASCON, the Triangle-Area Asian American Student Conference
Theme: SELF– Stories Empowering Love and Fortitude
DUKE University  Durham, NC

April 19, 8pm
Kristina hosts Mr. Hyphen Pageant
Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Buy tickets here

April 21, 6:30pm reception, 7pm Showing
Notes-in-Process Showing of “The Wong Street Journal”
San Francisco, CA
More info here

April 23, 8pm EST/7pm Central
Kristina featured on “I’m Asian American and…”
Myx TV
Episode will appear online on the MyxTV site on April 24!

April 23, 8-9:30pm
Kristina does Stand-up
Hollywood Improv–  8162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048
To benefit “Peace Over Violence” Programs for Rape Survivors
Host: Aloe Blacc, Also on Line-up: Laura Kightlinger, Matt Kirshen, Baron Vaughn, Brendon Small, and Ahmed Bahroocha.
Tix are $25 Buy tix here

 April 30, 9pm
Kristina does Stand-up
On the bill:  Andres Du Bouchet (“Conan” writer) and Adam Felber (“Real Time with Bill Maher” writer)
Los Globos, 3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026   $5
Show info here

May 2014

May 3
Kristina gives opening Keynote
7th annual Queer and Asian Conference
University of California, Berkeley

May 20, 2-3:20pm
Kristina speaks at “Asian American Women’s Film” class
University of California, Irvine
Professor: Julie G. Cho
Event is open to the public with limited seating

May 20, 7:30pm
Kristina Performs with Pop-Up TeAda/Delicious Reality
120 Judge John Aiso St, Los Angeles, California 90012
FREE!

May 24, 7:30pm
Kristina telling some kind of classy story at….
BUSted!,True Stories About getting around Los Angeles, told by people who don’t drive.
StoriesLA, 1716 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026
FREE!

May 31
Kristina gives Keynote speech at
“Your Story Our Movement” Conference at DeAnza College
Cupertino, CA

June 2014

June 8, 1pm
“L.A. Theatre: Past, Present and Future”
A Pre-Show Panel to Alice Tuan’s “HIT” at LATC
Panelists: Morgan Jenness, David Mack, Kristina Wong, Annie Laskey
Moderator: Miranda Wright

June 15, 3-6pm
Kristina gives the COMMENCEMENT SPEECH AT UCLA!  (approx 3:20pm)
UCLA API Graduation
Dickson Court North, UCLA

June 21, 10:30am
Kristina speaking on panel at V3 Conference
Los Angeles, CA

June 19, 9pm
Kristina does RISK! Show and Storytelling Podcast
Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles
Ticket info here

July and August 2014
Kristina working furiously as an artist-in-residence
at Montalvo Center for the Arts
Saratoga, CA

August 2014

August 2, 2014
Kristina is a Guest Judge at “Runway 2014: The Mr. & Miss GAPA Pageant”
(Pageant hosted by Gay Asian Pacific Alliance!)
Marines Memorial Theater in San Francisco, CA
Event info here

August 30, 2014  9pm
Kristina shows in process version of The Wong Street Journal
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
The Hideout Theater (Upstairs)
preceded by two other comedy acts
Austin, TX
Festival info here

September 2014

September 2, 2014
Kristina has an appearance on GENERAL HOSPITAL, the SOAP OPERA (yes, really)
Episode #13129
Check  your local ABC listings for AIRTIME!

September 5-7
Kristina at Creative Wildfire Retreat
Arts, Culture, & Climate Justice National Retreat
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

September 26, 6pm
Kristina performs an excerpt-in-process of the Wong Street Journal
Carriage House at Montalvo Arts Center
As part of “Final Friday” and in association with Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014
Double Bill with Sheetal Ghandhi
Saratoga, CA
MORE INFO HERE

October 2014

October 4, 6-8pm, After party to follow
Kristina performs stand-up at Los Angeles Women In Comedy Festival
5930 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028  (323) 960-3100
Tix are $10 PURCHASE HERE

October 12, 2014, 8pm
Kristina does benefit performance for BROADLY SPEAKING
at LA Storytelling Festival
Busby’s East
5364 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles,CA, 90036
Tickets here!

October 17-19, 2014
Kristina at Creative Wildfire Retreat
Arts, Culture, & Climate Justice National Retreat
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

October 19, 2014  7pm
Creative Wildfire showcase
in Oakland, CA
Sweet’s Ballroom (1933 Broadway)
Oakland, CA
$15 pre-sale / $20 day of show
18+  INFO HERE

October 21, 2014
Kristina hosting Creative Capital benefit event in NYC!
Buy Tickets here!

October 28, 2014, 8pm
Kristina showing work-in-process of Wong Street Journal
Comedy Central Stage!!
6539 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90038
Tickets are FREE but you must call to reserve!
323-960-5519

October 30, 2015
Kristina is a guest judge on TELEVISION!
Eat Your Words on Myx TV!
Watch the episode online here!

November 2014

November 7, 2014
Kristina presenting an entertaining transportation talk at Making LA
Conference info here

November 13, 2015
Kristina is back on reality TV again!
Eat Your Words on MYX TV!
Check the site for airtimes!  Episode is online the next day!

December 2014

December 1-22
Kristina is artist in Residence at Montalvo Arts Center
Saratoga, CA

December 22
Kristina does performance/ guest workshop at San Quentin Prison, CA
Hosted by Asian Prisoner Support Committee
(Unless you are an inmate or part of APSC, this is closed to the public)

 

 

 

Past Events in 2013

January 2013

January 3-20, 2013 Three weekends! (Thurs-Sunday)
CAT LADY (Kristina’s ensemble play) in Miami
with Mad Cat Theater Company
The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse
Miami, FL

February 2013

February 22, 10am EST
Kristina gives a talk to Wellesley College by Skype about BigBadChineseMama.com
(the site Kristina built when she was a young child)!

February 27, 7:30pm PST
Kristina guest on the “Joy Dunk Club”
(a whole web talk show dedicated to Jeremy Lin)
Show is live, archived here

March 2013

March 6-8, 9pm
Going Green the Wong Way
Contact Theatre
Manchester, England
Ticket info here

March 11, 8pm show
Kristina performs an excerpt of “Going Green the Wong Way” at….
Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club
42 Pollard Row, E2 6NB in LONDON!
http://www.workersplaytime.net/
Tickets available at door!  With Surprise Support Acts!
Presented by London’s own VERA CHOK!

 

April 2013

April 3, 7:30pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Live Screening of film (afternoon) and Live Show Performance (evening)
Jackson Theater at Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd.   Fremont, CA
FREE for students and Ohlone faculty/staff with ID, $5 for members of the community.

April 10, 8pm
Kristina performs Going Green the Wong Way
at UCLA’s Schoenberg Music Hall
Free admission but please RSVP on this site.

April 22-28
Kristina in Residence at York University working on “Wong Street Journal”
Currently no public events scheduled for this residency.
Toronto, Canada

May 2013

May 1, 6-8pm
Kristina is keynote speaker (!) at “Dinner for 12 AAPI Strangers” at UCLA
Private event by invitation only.

May 15, 10am
Kristina on “Actor’s E” Web talk show for actors
Show is archived here.

June 2013

June 7, 2013  8pm
Kristina is panelist at post show talk of “Cooking Oil” (play)
Theme:”Debating Artists as Change Agents in Kampala, Kigali, and Los Angeles
AT1 Warehouse
,  3245 Casitas Ave,  Los Angeles, CA 90039
Play is $20, post-show discussion is free

June 15, 2013 Midnight (late night Friday, Early Saturday)
Kristina wrote a sketch in “Not too Shabby”!
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
5919 Franklin Ave  Los Angeles, CA 90028
with David Ury, Jessica Farr and Dwayne Perkins
Free! No reservations!

June 16, 2013, Noon
Improv 301 Graduation Show at Upright Citizens Brigade
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles CA 90028
$5 or free with UCB Student ID

June 24 and 26
Kristina is Substitute Professor for Asian Pacific Art Music and Literature Course
CSU Dominguez Hills

July 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 7:30pm
Kristina performs 10 minutes of something
“The Quirky Show” as part of “Tuesday Nights at the Cafe”
Aratani Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(Between Temple and 1st)
FREE!

Friday July 12, 8PM
Kristina performing 15-20 minutes of something fresh and funny
At Grand Performances, curated by Beth Lapides and UnCabaret
at The California Plaza (an outdoor amphitheater)
300-350 S. Grand Avenue, Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90071
FREE

Thursday, July 18, 8pm
Kristina performing a new super funny character as part of “Julia and Maria:Witch Hunters”
Hosted by Julie Brown and Maria Ciampa
Improv Olympic West,
6366 Hollywood Blvd.  Los Angeles, CA 90028
only $5!

August 2013

Sunday, August 3 at 6pm
Kristina doing Improv at Upright Citizens Brigade!
401 Class show!
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles CA 90028
$5 or free with UCB Student ID

Tuesday, August 20, 7:30pm
Kristina hosts Tuesday Nights at the Cafe
Theme: DIY/Self-Determination
Aratani Courtyard
120 Judge John Aiso
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(Between Temple and 1st)
FREE!

Sunday, August 25 at 6pm
Kristina doing Improv at Upright Citizens Brigade!
401 Class show
5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles CA 90028
$5 or free with UCB Student ID

Wednesday, August 28 at 8pm
Kristina performs brand new story at “The Trunk Show!”
Tix are at plays411.net, and there are always a few half priced tix available online. $5 for half priced tix, $10 online tix, and $15 at the door!
The Elephant Theatre, 1076 Lillian Way, Los Angeles, California 90038
Facebook Invite

September 2013

September 13, 7pm
Kristina tells story in NYC!
Sharing the bill with comics, musicians and storytellers
Otto’s Shrunken Head (538 East 14th St, between Ave A & Ave B)
FREE, no bar minimum!  Outside food ok, no outside drink!
Venue is 21 +, EVERYONE must have valid ID

September 16, 11pm
Kristina on an episode of “TOTALLY BIASED with W. Kamau Bell” on FX!
Taping in NYC!  Airing on FXX!

September 21-October 30
Kristina is in Gulu, Uganda doing research on new show!
Working with the Women’s Global Empowerment Fund!

October 2013

September 21-October 30
Kristina is in Gulu, Uganda doing research on new show!
Working with the Women’s Global Empowerment Fund!

November 2013

November 19, 6:30pm
Kristina gives a “Notes in Process” showing from her trip to Uganda
as I work out ideas for my new show “The Wong Street Journal”
Santa Monica Annenberg Beach House
Event is free but you must RSVP here

December 2013

December 2, 2013, evening
Kristina does “Show and Tell” of her trip to Uganda
San Francisco, CA
by invitation only

December 12-16
Kristina at the National Performance Network Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA